Quality Assurance Manager in Dublin TX

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Olam Edible Nuts
Quality Assurance Manager
Job ID: 
Dublin TX
Based on Experience
Job Types:
Chemist, Food Safety, QA/Lab Manager

Job Description

The Quality Manager plans, coordinates, and directs quality control programs designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. Supervises Quality Department and coordinates Sanitation activities.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the overall development and implementation of standardized and harmonized Food Safety Policies and Procedures to insure the compliance with applicable regulatory requirements (Federal, State, Local and GFSI Programs).
  • Creates and implements inspection criteria and procedures pertaining to food quality and safety. Provide inspection activity throughout the production cycles.
  • Coordinates quality objective goals with production in cooperation with other plant management teams to maximize product reliability and minimize cost.
  • Maintain and review all quality and food safety documentation to ensure goals and objectives are met.
  • Able to complete supervisory responsibility of the Quality and Sanitation Departments in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. This includes but is not limited to interviewing, training, scheduling, directing work, performance reviews and discipline employees and addressing employee complaints.
  • Provide support and direction for employee daily activities directly or through department supervisors.
  • Maintains certifications/accreditation for regulatory agencies
  • Lead and Provide resource support for internal quality audits, customer quality audits and regulatory inspections.
  • Coordinate with Central QA Team for annual BRC audits and customer audits as required by the plant management
  • Perform periodic facility inspections (Internal Audits) and Mock Recalls as an assessment of compliance with the company GMP’s, Food Safety and Food Security polies
  • Provide timely and effective communications to management, acting as a liaison between production, shipping, sanitation, and QA management to ensure product quality.
  • All employees are directly responsible for the Quality of Olam Edible Nuts products. Each employee must perform their job function in accordance to the GMP Rules and the Sanitation, Safety and FMSA/HACCP Programs.
  • Must follow safe work practices and comply with all company, federal and state rules and regulations which apply to the job, including but not limited to, right to Know, emergency evacuation, electrical safety, confined space, blood borne pathogens, and lockout/tagout.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in related field or two to three years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of various analytical techniques and procedures used in the food industry
  • Knowledge of Pest Control Programs
  • Ability to create reports, and analyses data/information
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions
  • Able to identify issues, drill down to root cause, and suggest alternate and complete solutions

Application process: Please apply by emailing your resume, and current transcript.

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