#1714 Food Saftey and Quality Assurance Manager


Position Title: Food Saftey and Quality Assurance Manager
Location: Strafford / Virginia
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Salary: $85-95K

One of our clients - a convenience store food supplier - is currently looking for a Food Safety and Quality Manager. This position is direct hire, exempt, and salaried $85-95K per year. Relocation assistance available.

Principal Missions

  • Prepare to obtain required licenses related to QA such as USDA, FDA, Local Health department for VA facility.
  • Obtain SQF Level 3 certification by May 2023.

 FSQA Department Responsibilities

  1. Plan and enact preventative measures related to food safety and quality management
  2. Perform tasks related to quality, labeling, and quality controls, including:
  • Entering and checking labels for customer submission,
  • Confirming and managing food safety of materials and finished products during development, production, and before shipping.
  • Analyzing food allergens and radioactivity test of products and materials
  • Creating and maintaining quality assurance system manuals (GMAP, HACCEP, SSOP)
  • Tasks related to sanitation of plant equipment and machines
  1. Handle and coordinate food safety inspection and quality assurance
  • Coordinating activities for government institutes such as USDA, FDA, Local Health Department as well as inspections from Customer (SEI)
  1. Collect and analyze the claims from Customers, and make improvements
  2. Handle recalls
  3. Plan and perform education related to quality assurance (GMP)
  4. Check the consistency of data of Food Hub
  5. Tasks related to risk managements (disasters, accidents)
  6. Perform all other tasks related to the above responsibilities.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in food industry Food Safety and Quality Assurance or related experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science (desirable), Biology, Food Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, or related field (experience in lieu of education can be considered
  • Understand and conduct Lean Management
  • Streamlining processes, identify problems needing to be fixed by creating a continuous process flow. Using visual control, Problem solving and Eliminating waste
  • Knowledge of government regulations and role of FDA, USDA, SQF, Food Code & Crisis Management
  • Certification in HACCP, Seafood HACCP, Food Defense, PCQI, Sanitation and GMP
  • Able to effectively utilize quality system feedback and improvement processes to continually improve products, production, and distribution.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Open to some travel
  • Training in Texas commissary for Three Months (Estimate, Training period is not guaranteed. The training end time depends on the construction completion of the new facility in Virginia)

Benefits Highlights

  • Insurance (First of month after 30 days of completion)
  • 401K (After one year)
  • Vacation:
    • 5 days after 6 months employment
    • 10 days per year for first 1-4 years
    • 15 days per year from 5th year of employment
  • Sick Leave: 2 days per year.
  • Paid holidays.
Job Number/ID 1714
Job Type Direct Hire Exempt Full Time
Location / State Strafford / Virginia
Salary $85-95K
Language English
Visa Sponsor No
Agent Name Jeremy Salzer
Inquiry jsalzer@bond-consultants.com

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