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Corporate Quality Manager

The function of this position is to oversee the quality system as it applies to laboratory operations and the performance of professional chemical and microbiological testing of food products and environmental samples for all Food Safety Net Services facilities.
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Job Information
Job Type
-
Salary
$75,000
Benefits
Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, LIfe Insurance, 401K, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement
Job Location
San Antonio, TX, USA
Closing Date for Applications
01 Jan 2019
Job Description

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage all aspects of the network-wide QMS to include the development, execution and results review of a network proficiency program. Promotes a Culture of Quality and champions efforts to achieve Organizational Excellence
  • Supervise laboratory quality system operations at all Food Safety Net Services facilities to maintain ISO 17025 compliance
  • Independently pursue consistent review of processes, procedures, and techniques in accordance with guide ISO 17025 as they apply to the proper implementation of the Food Safety Net Services Methods Manual, Quality Manual, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Safety Manual, and approved laboratory procedures
  • Oversee quality system training of new and current laboratory personnel in the practices of an accredited facility to include quality system functions, laboratory procedures, and protocols as assigned
  • Performs internal audits of all quality system documentation and personnel utilizing the A2LA auditor checklists for general quality system compliance, food microbiology/food chemistry, and laboratory quality system documents including methodology and work instructions
  • Responsible for ensuring preparedness for surveillance audits as they occur and working closely with each facility Laboratory Manager as the key contact for external auditors
  • This position has the authority to stop work and request sample resets as necessary
  • This position has the authority to perform internal audits on all parts of the quality system including documents, methodology (as it pertains to the laboratory's Scope of Accreditation), and personnel
  • This position has the authority to train all employees on all parts of the quality system
  • With permission of laboratory management, this position has the authority to implement internal proficiency testing as necessary.
  • Apply aseptic/microbiological techniques in the daily workload
  • Apply technically sound chemical techniques in the daily workload
  • Accurately perform and interpret test results, notifying the Laboratory Manager of deviations
  • Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food industry issues and trends
  • Ensure quality monitoring in the laboratory is performed at the required frequencies
  • Supervise special quality system reviews and revisions as assigned

 


OTHER DUTIES

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job may have supervisory responsibilities. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

  • MS degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Technology, or related field
  • ISO / IEC 17025 training strongly preferred
  • Hands on experience in a microbiological and chemical testing environment
  • 2 years experience in a commercial testing laboratory
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • ASQ certification preferred
  • Must have experience as a thought leader or change agent in Life Sciences Quality Management
  • Must be willing to travel up to 40% of the time

How to apply for this job?
Send resume and covering letter quoting Job Reference Number to:

Contact Person
Victor Moy
Contact Email
victor.moy@fsns.com
Contact Telephone
210-477-3625
Job Reference Number
Corporate Quality Manager
Closing Date for Applications
01 Jan 2019

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