FSQA Manager (Food Safety Quality Assurance) Stock Yards

US Foods, Inc. Saint Petersburg, FL
Manage the internal quality audit function and sanitation functions for the site and ensure effectiveness of the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of the plant's Quality Management System

Site leader responsible for on-site product risk assessment and risk management plan

Attend site leadership meetings to report and drive continuous improvement: in sanitation, food safety, quality, and preventative maintenance.

Enforce production suspension to ensure food safety and quality continuity

Ensure regulatory compliance with FDA, State and local authorities and act as division's primary liaison with these agencies

Develop & implement site specific programs for GMP's, SSOP's, allergen control etc.

Develop and conduct site specific training programs for employees

Manage HACCP and SSOP validations and verifications

Manage to contract 3rd party labs and develop bacteria and quality lab testing as needed / required

Perform 3rd party audit preparation and supplier audits as necessary

Ensure sanitation requirements are maintained in all areas of the facility under scope

Work with management, sales and customers as needed to understand and reduce product returns and complaints and implement appropriate corrective actions

Manage vendor relationships to ensure food safety and raw material compliance specifications

Manage labeling compliance with FDA regulations

Ensure complete data collection and trending on relevant programs

For exporting facilities only - manage export program, including update of product lists, AMS audit, update of QSA manual, exporting certification, troubleshooting of export related issues and review of all appropriate paperwork

Other duties assigned by manager.

* EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

Education/Training:

* Four-year college degree or formal training/certification in Animal science/Food safety/Veterinary science required

* Minimum 2 years' experience LEADING plant food safety program required

* Preferred 5 years' experience in a food service processing & distribution environment

Related Experience:

* Seafood industry background/experience with food safety/quality knowledge in a production environment required

* Food safety training, sanitation (SSOP & GMP), quality troubleshooting and QA process improving skills required

* Experience with Seafood HACCP plan design, measurement, documentation & training required. Formal HACCP training/certification preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize required

* Critical thinking. Analytical skills. Written and verbal communication skills.

* Seafood HACCP. GFSI.

* Strong interpersonal skills required, including the ability to relate and positively influence employees & third parties at all organizational levels