QA Manager

MAC Incorporated

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QA Manager Downey, California
Job Ref:
36932

Job Title:                     Quality Assurance Manager                             

                               

 

Summary

This position manages, organizes, and directs quality department personnel in all phases of QA/QC process to assure the facility operates in accordance to Company Standards. Ensure that the plant products manufactured conform to Company defined product quality standards, as well as Federal, State and local standards of product identity, safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). The successful candidate must be able to understand all policies, procedures, instructions, rules and regulations (including all safety training and safety information) associated with this position which is written in English. 

 

Essential Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Manages adherence to GMP’s with regards to sanitation
  • Manage Quality Assurance and Control programs
  • Monitor, audit, and modify as necessary, processing and packaging cleaning systems to ensure optimal performance and sanitation
  • Schedule and conduct periodic maintenance of wear and tear component on filler equipment and valve clusters
  • Ensure compliance with company, and regulatory, product quality standards, sanitation standards, food safety standards, employee safety standards, and environmental standards
  • Ensures that proper GMP & housekeeping procedures are followed plant-wide
  • Be proactive in identifying needs around the plant
  • Works closely with management and production personnel on sanitation issues, recommending changes to improve sanitation policies, procedures, and standards
  • Compiles reports regarding inspections, sanitation violations, and steps taken to resolve deficiencies
  • Ensuring plant readiness for inspections.  These inspections include, but are not limited to; CDFA, FDA, USDA, vendors, internal and external 3rd party audits
  • Continue the development of training programs for sanitation and GMP’s, train employees
  • Facilitate the implementation of responses to address sanitation and regulatory issues and trends
  • Work with chemical suppliers on chemical system and sanitation improvements
  • Oversee and support the plant laboratory as necessary
  • Participate in developing and maintaining plant safety awareness
  • Manage Vendor Approval Program and help establish standards
  • Maintain master sanitation schedule to ensure compliance
  • Monitor adherence to a master sanitation and PM programs assure tasks are being completed
  • Special projects as assigned
  • Conduct trainings and lead meetings when assigned

 

 

Competencies

  • Performance Management
  • Technical Capacity
  • Organizational Skills
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ability to multi task and work under pressure, with a high sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of associates and teams
  • Ability to read, analyze, and technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Higher level education (BS/MS) in Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry or related field.
  • 5 to 10 years of Quality Supervisory experience 
  • Certified SQF Practitioner and HACCP training
  • Proven history as a leader
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Continuous Improvement Experience

 

 

The Company offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage; short and long-term disability insurance; life/AD&D insurance; flexible spending accounts; incentive program; and a 401(k) retirement benefits.  EOE & AA Employer M/F/D/V.

 

 

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