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Quality Assurance Specialist

Job Title
Quality Assurance Specialist
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Quality Assurance Specialist

Food Safety and Quality job opening outside of Omaha! This position is with a plant-based food manufacturer that is looking to fill a newly created position in a growing facility. The QA Specialist will be responsible for product testing, maintaining organic, kosher and BRC certifications along with a hands-on approach with operations. Will offer relocation for the right candidate!

Job Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate with Production, Maintenance, Sanitation, Warehouse, and contractors
  • Conduct and record FSQ logs during sanitation and production
  • Ensure adherence with FDA and USDA regulations
  • Conduct and record FSQ logs during sanitation and production
  • Drive inspections, calibrate equipment, and the line release
  • Own and successfully execute the environmental monitoring program
  • Coordinate retains tracking and storage system
  • Implement and uphold shelf-life testing program
  • Conduct internal audits and line audits
  • Perform and complete product testing
  • Support and champion food safety control systems including – HACCP, SSOPs, GMPs, and BRC standards
  • Assist the FSQ Manager in providing leadership and director to plant staff in outputting uniform product, continuously improving sanitation, & implementing food safety control system programs
  • Assist with all BRC, organic and kosher prep activities
  • Communicate with R&D to further R&D goals, coordinate and help R&D projects at the plant
  • Own the environmental program

Required Skills/Qualifications:  
  • 3+ years’ experience in a food manufacturing environment in food safety/quality role
  • Past experience performing sensory analyses
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Past history in implementing food safety and quality programs
  • Solid understanding of FSQ checks, inspections and equipment calibration
  • Past experience maintaining organic, kosher and BRC certifications is helpful
  • Understand and apply GMP principles consistently
  • Proficient with Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint
  • Cross functional team player
  • Spanish is a plus


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