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Director of Quality Assurance

FEP Search Group

Location: Owensboro, Kentucky
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: November 19, 2022
Job Description
Our client, a leading food service company, is currently recruiting a Director of Quality Assurance who will infuse the Quality Assurance Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:
1) Carry out QC policies, procedures and directives in the development of and compliance with company, customer, and government expectations while providing feedback and required follow-up to ensure proper corrective action
2) Guide the plant's SQF certification program
3) Perform customer audits and annual SQF audits
4) Develop and maintain the HACCP plan and train plant personnel on quality programs
5) Communicate to USDA regarding preoperational or operational inspections
6) Develop and maintain quality control systems and programs, such as pest control, self-inspection, supplier management, safety, microbiology testing and defense
7) Conduct pre-shipment review, CCPs, validation studies, and report on deficiencies for GMPs, HACCP and SSOPs
8) Perform microbiological tests on finished products, environmental and direct food contact surfaces
9) Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes within each department
10) Direct inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products
11) Investigate and responds to customer complaints
12) Implement changes and write corrective actions for complaints
13) Work with the Plant manager and Sanitation manager to ensure proper housekeeping and maintenance of the facility, equipment and grounds
14) Work with vendors to ensure the quality of all purchased products, associated equipment and materials to meet established quality standards
15) Perform other duties as assigned
Critical Requirements
1) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
2) Recent experience in the food service industry is strongly preferred
3) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in quality assurance management
For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.
Compensation and Other Details
Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience
Employment Type: OTHER