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Quality Assurance Manager- Bilingual English/Spanish

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Quality Assurance Manager- Bilingual English/Spanish
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Quality Assurance Manager- Bilingual English/Spanish  


Reports to:  VP of Operations

Our client is looking for a QA Manager for their plant two hours North of San Francisco. This is an exciting opportunity with a natural food manufacturer!  The QA Manager ensures that products received, produced and shipped meet company specification. This position is responsible for implementing and maintaining the HACCP, SQF & safety programs, as well as working closely with other departments to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations. 

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for carrying out management responsibilities for the Quality department
  • Responsible for timely completion, review & disposition of regulatory documents & facility records
  • Perform activities associated with document flow & all other documents managed by Quality Assurance
  • Monitor Quality Control of production lines
  • Organizes and prepares for internal and external audits & conducts audits of entire facility and grounds
  • Coordinates with all departments to organize, develop & implement food safety programs and trainings  
  • Ensure finished products comply with food and safety quality specifications
  • Responsible for meeting and/or exceeding all established quality standards
  • Assist the Sanitation Supervisor with the following tasks: planning daily responsibilities, organizing pickup of waste and recyclable materials, maintaining equipment (service orders & ordering parts), etc.  
  • Communicate effectively with plant & company personnel, departments, and other internal & external teams to ensure smooth operation of processes
  • Manage all food safety systems & compliance programs
  • Maintain & comply with all guidelines and regulations for food safety and quality (including but not limited to: OSHA, GMP, FDA, HACCP, USDA, etc.) and enforce compliance on the line and throughout the plant
  • Promote quality, safety programs & policies and teamwork
  • Source, order & manage inventory, supplies and costs
  • Attends all company and department required trainings
  • Conduct new hire orientation
  • Provide corrective actions for food safety needs
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills/Qualifications (including but not limited to):

  • NEED to be bilingual in both English and Spanish - this is a requirement as the ideal candidate must have the ability to speak Spanish fluently as there is a large population of Spanish only speakers in this plant 
  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred but will consider a long and solid career in lieu of an advanced degree
  • 3+ years of  experience as a Quality Assurance Supervisor or Manager in a food manufacturing environment required
  • 5+ years of experience in food safety or quality assurance is required
  • Must have good working knowledge of all U.S. Food & Drug Administration, state and local health department regulations & policies applicable to food safety and compliance. Also needs to be knowledgeable of recent Acts implemented by the USDA and FDA
  • Work experience in a warehouse/distribution operation is highly preferred
  • Organizational, problem solving, decision making and technical skills are required
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work independently with attention to detail
  • Needs to be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds  
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment background, drug and criminal screens

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