This position will assist the Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager with basic supervision and the direction of the FSQA staff as well as serving as backup for the FSQA Manager in all quality and food safety matters when the QA Manager is not present. The responsibilities include conducting quality audits, perform pre-operational inspections of equipment and processing areas, gather and compile production samples, provide incoming ingredient inspections, monitor and ensure compliance with facility HACCP, SSOP, Quality and GMP programs. This position will work on multiple tasks at a time while making decisions independently and handle themselves calmly in stressful situations. There will be travel to cold storage facilities as well as suppliers to conduct ingredient inspections, supplier approvals, and other special projects.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud in the production area. Capable of 24-hour, 7-day a week, emergency work assignments.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, sit, walk and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance in a manufacturing facility; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to taste product (poultry, pork, vegetable shrimp, wheat) required.