Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Post Date: 08/23/2017 Job ID: 918 Pay Rate: 125000

Job Description:
  • Manage daily and strategic functions for the corporate Food Safety and Quality Assurance Department (FSQA) and three USDA-inspected facilities (two raw ground and one ready to eat).
  • Establish foundational programs and procedures in FSQA to create prevention and prediction rather than correction and reaction.
  • Represent the comapny in FSQA interactions with customers and suppliers.
  • Interface closely with operations, procurement, and sales promoting a food safety culture.

 

Key Competencies:
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple projects.
  • The ability to plan, coordinate, and execute experimental plans then analyze and report in a professional manner.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written, to communicate technical concepts to business leaders, plant personnel, and customers.
  • Strong working knowledge of raw and cooking operational practices within the meat industry.
  • Oversee FSQA management systems
  • Set the foundation for all food safety and quality policies and procedures ensuring the production of safe food products with the highest quality for customers and consumers
  • Manage food safety, sanitation, and quality programs to insure compliance with company, governmental and customer requirements and expectations.
  • Understanding food safety throughout the supply, production, and transportation segments.
  • Background in regulatory affairs and USDA regulations including labeling
  • Experience with Global Food Standards Initiatives
  • Ability to manage corporate and customer product specification programs.
  • Experience in shelf life testing and design.
  • Auditing experience
  • Understand risk management analysis and outcomes
  • Actively researches industry best practices, novel approaches to solutions, benchmarks, and presents solutions to management


Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in FSQA, meat industry preferred
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Food Science or related field, Master’ s Degree preferred.
  • Travel: 25-30%

 

 

Michelle Abel
CPC

Michelle Abel, CPC, is the founder of Corporate & Technical Recruiters, Inc. She began her career after completing her undergraduate studies in Psychology at Emory University. Before founding CTR, she was a partner and CFO in a national recruiting firm. Michelle went on to establish her own firm as CEO of Corporate & Technical Recruiters. CTR's clients have a global presence and offer positions in marketing, sales, management, technology, engineering and accounting. With over 20 years of experience in the personnel field, Michelle's dedication to service makes her a leader in the industry.

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