Quality Assurance Manager - Lubbock, TX

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Position Summary:

Our role of Quality Assurance Manager is based outside Lubbock, TX and will be responsible for leading and coordinating all activities of QA Technicians and Sanitation departments while providing technical guidance and support to production departments for continuous improvement of product processes and services. Management will be overseeing up to 15 on the Quality Team and reporting is to the Plant Manager/General Manager.

Key Activities:

  • Ensure quality systems are optimized to ensure ongoing product quality and product performance
  • Perform analysis of all quality data and present findings
  • Oversee all FSSC, Halal, GMP, HACCP etc. and product quality in line with specifications and lab functions
  • Solicit feedback from FSQA and Ops teams to ensure quality programs are functional and what needs to be improved Lead customer audits or ensure resources are aligned to lead the audits
  • Manage and develop CAPA framework
  • Authority on QMS, risk assessment and CAPA
  • Collaborate with internal communication team to ensure quality message is delivered to Team Members
  • Develop and deliver (or ensure it has been delivered) quality related training to all stakeholders (operations, sales)
  • Implements and maintains 5S standards
  • Lead organizational efforts to continuously improve Quality results
  • Prepare responses back to significant/complex customer quality concerns
  • Provide trouble-shooting support to plant FSQA teams
  • Lead collaboration efforts regarding product expectations
  • Based on attributes defined in specification, ensure checks are in place to comply
  • Communicate and troubleshoot with significant customers regarding any issues with meeting specifications
  • Review results from shelf life assessment program and coordinate resources to establish action items to address deviations
  • Supplier, internal and FS & QA auditor
  • Collaborate with operations & FSQA team to establish quality targets/KPIs
  • Evaluate and ensure ongoing effectiveness of quality programs
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or, Master’s degree highly preferred
  • 8 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • HACCP certification, FSMA and SQF experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have management and leadership skills

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Posted: Apr 03, 2018

Type: Full Time

Category: Quality SQF HACCP Quality Manager Assurance GMP FDA