Recently, I left a company-a manufacturer of Dairy Products to further my career in Quality, Food Safety, and additionally 30% more compensation, which they would not match.
During my 2 year tenure- I worked hard 6 days a week 50-55 hour weeks. Never once did a fail or come close to failing an audit.
I passed my SQF level 3 audit (2x) with 94 & 93, (4) Military, (1) FDA inspections, & (3) major customer audits (2 companies are in the top 3 in consumer goods in the world if you know who I am referring too).
The company now has barely passed these audits and failed SQF 2x since my departure. However, through the grape vine- and employees I am friends with- have stated Upper Management believes "that I am the reason for their failure."
This makes me very angry as I put 2 hard years working to the success of Food Safety Culture. Not only did I cover all Sanitation, Quality, and Food Safety- I ensured all Maintenance/ Contracted Service departments were in check. I personally perform a a rigorous internal audit, verification, and validation schedule 1.5 months before the audit to ensure all documentation is up-to-date and completed. Its tough-but I have done this for 5 years and never failed me. On top of that-the hired Consultant they used said I had easy auditors lmao, when all but the SQF auditor was the same.
BTW- at my new company I had 4 months to learn all programs, implement programs, and Haccp and passed our first GFSI FSSC 22000 audit with 7 minors- with the good help of my team and staff. Must have been a easy auditor.
Do you feel this is right? Seems like my bridge there is burned from his untrue statements. Or is this just to take blame off of their current staff? They also hired 2 QA Managers since I left (1 fired) and 2 QA supervisors-help I never had.
Simon can you provide some input