Food Safety Quality Engineer in Tulsa OK

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CPS, Inc. (Consumer Products Laboratory Division)
Title: 
Food Safety Quality Engineer
Date: 
03/11/2020
Job ID: 
38.20MR
Location: 
Tulsa OK
Degree: 
B.S./B.A.
Salary: 
92,000
Job Types:
Food Safety, Quality Engineer
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Food Safety Quality Engineer

As the Food Safety Quality Engineer reporting to the Quality Manager, your responsibilities are the following:

  • Providing leadership and direction for cGMP and food safety engineering to Maintenance, Engineering, and Operations Departments
  • Overseeing the implementation of the facility’s food safety plan, HACCP to HARPC transition and assure facility meets FSMA Section 103 Preventive Controls and Supplier Controls regulatory requirement
  • Maintaining awareness of the food regulatory environment and emerging microorganisms of concern
  • Providing support for: CAPA/Nonconformance Investigations, Customer Complaints and Audits and leads validation of corrective actions that meet CAPA closed-loop regulatory requirements of FDA registered food or pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities
  • Leading the plant Food Safety Management System to ensure compliance with regulatory, quality system and customer requirements. This includes a thorough evaluation of building infrastructure and expansion or upgrading facilities and food contact equipment to assure that quality and food safety are built into all new/upgraded equipment or structures
  • Leading facilities with focus on cGMP and adequacy of the areas after the completion of the work, supervision to ensure that all the work was completed, and improvements to meet the GMP guidelines/food safety, commissioning and validation activities and evaluation of HACCP plans/HARPC
  • Leading all product adulteration incident reviews and provides leadership in micro-management and sanitation excellence
  • Strong knowledge of FSMA Preventive Controls requirement and development of Food Safety Plans with experience driving corrective actions of food safety issues
  • Lead site quality and food safety risk assessments and management programs. Drive improvement projects to mitigate and address potential quality and food safety risks for the site
  • Capable of influencing people while managing issues with a wide variety of internal and external partners

Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Food Microbiology, Process Development and Quality and Food Safety Management Systems
  • Bachelor of Science Degree (i.e. Process Engineering, Chemistry, Microbiology, Food Safety) required; Certified HACCP manager preferred; Certified in Food Preventive Controls preferred
  • Knowledge of food microbiology, good laboratory practice, food safety controls, manufacturing processes, sanitary design, food law, cGMP, auditing, troubleshooting and microbiological test procedures is required
  • Experienced with implementing management systems in the CPG Industry-ISO 9001, 22000, 22002 background with accomplishments in design and implementation
  • Demonstrated leadership in QA, Quality and Food Safety Management Systems, New Product Development and Food or Pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Ability to lead constructive, positive change within a plant environment to create awareness to Food Safety regulations and execute programs and achieve goals to meet regulatory requirements
  • Strong computer skills with proven proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and flowcharting software
  • ASQ Quality Engineer Certification or ASQ Certified Black or Green Belt preferred
  • Be able to display proficiency in developing mutual respect with operators, mechanics, forklift drivers, etc. in order to execute programs and achieve goals
  • Ability to be flexible with work hours, shifting priorities, ambiguity

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Mary Rigas at maryr@cps4jobs.com.

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