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Posted 12 January 2015 - 10:16 PM



Can you post what you would consider a job description with qualifications for a Food Safety/QA/ SQF Practioner preffered Manager position. Handles all audits and programs at multiple sites. 


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Posted 12 January 2015 - 10:40 PM

Lead SQF certification process as SQF practitioner.  This position has the responsibility and authority to: oversee the development, implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF System (including food safety fundamentals and the food safety plan), take appropriate action to ensure the integrity of the SQF System, and communicate to relevant personnel all information essential to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance.

Develop, implement and maintain programs related to providing safe and high quality foods (ex: food safety plans, environmental monitoring, hold & release etc.)

Develop and facilitate trainings on quality programs for managers and employees

Communicate non-conformances, trends and compliance information to managers and supervisors, providing instruction or recommendation on action to be taken

Manage lab functions and staff
- Coordinate sample preparation, testing and shipment
- Manage the relationship and communications with our 3rd party labratory
- Manage lab staff to include work direction and guidance, career growth and development, proficiency/skill testing, performance management, scheduling, ensuring safe work practices, etc.
- Perform pricing analysis, negotiations and price approvals for lab related items

Serve as lead person on audits (ex: SQF, USDA, FDA, Kosher, customer inspections, Organic, etc.)
- Ensure managers and supervisors understand regulations, audit process and compliance requirements as it relates to their assigned areas
- Serve as the company representative throughout the audit process and associated follow up
- Resolve issues identified within audits

Respond to customer complaints, exercising a high level of customer service throughout the process and partnering with other facilities as needed.

Support new product development from a Quality perspective

Oversee Sanitation, ensuring proper sanitation procedures are being followed to produce a safe and high quality product

Direct Reports to include: Lab Technicians (4), QA Technician and Sanitation Supervisor

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