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Food Safety QA Supervisor in Tempe, AZ at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  980039
We are looking to hire a Food Safety & Quality Supervisor for our ever growing and innovating team!  We offer a professional environment where we make quality products, have a well-established quality program, and strive for the highest quality metrics in the industry.
Position Summary: Supervise, educate and coach the Quality Assurance Team, and champion a company-wide culture of product quality excellence
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Directly and/or through subordinate staff, ensure compliance with product and process specifications (Quality Standards) and metrics to monitor and report product and process performance and assure consistent product quality excellence
-Ensure performance of cGMP, SSOP and HACCP programs, including GFSI (SQF) systems
-Participate in self- and third-party audits of company facilities; establish, implement, communicate and document corrective and preventive actions
-Under direction of FSQA Manager, investigate, respond to and document product quality issues
-Alert and provide guidance to FSQA Manager regarding quality issues, customer complaints and related technical matters
-Support liaison for local regulatory agencies (with FDA, USDA, state and local agencies in areas of food safety, health, agricultural, and environmental/wastewater compliance); assist in maintenance of current status of and compliance with facility permits, registrations and certifications
-Report conformance with Quality Standards to FSQA Manager as directed
-Supervise hourly employees and assist with scheduling and training needs
-Manage and report conformance to departmental budget as directed
-Maintain an ongoing and current awareness of food regulatory and related industry topics
  • Associate’s degree in food science or related field; BS degree in food science or related preferred
  • HACCP and GFSI (SQF practitioner) certification
  • Possess working knowledge of FDA (including CFR) and USDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices, sanitation, pest control, and food allergens.

Experience: 3+ years of experience in Quality Assurance/Control in a Food & Beverage company
Knowledge of:
  • Pasteurization and related processes, sanitation systems, QA laboratory equipment, analytical/microbiological testing methodologies
  • Sensory and shelf-life evaluation techniques

Proficiency with:
  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Leadership and oral/written communication skills

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