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Posted: Thu, February 11, 2021

dependent Bealeton, VA job

Phone Number: ‭(412) 427-0133‬

Email: corin@newdayfarms.com

Position: Quality Assurance & Certifications Compliance Supervisor

Position: Quality Assurance & Certifications Compliance Supervisor

Job Description:

The QA & Certifications Compliance Supervisor will implement and manage the Company’s quality systems to ensure proper execution of products, adherence to best practices throughout the production process, achievement of ongoing customer satisfaction, and compliance with all relevant certifications and standards.

Specific Responsibilities & Duties include:

Work jointly with the Company’s quality consultant and coordinate with greenhouse production and packaging management to:
• Ensure that all quality assurance programs and procedures are being implemented correctly
• Ensure compliance to Federal, State and local regulations
• Evaluate performance to GMP’s; Enforce plant quality standards
• Produce and monitor performance to SOP’s
• Monitor, enforce and further develop the operation’s HACCP program
• Follow all Food Safety requirements
• Direct audit activities: train and conduct meetings regularly with audit team to educate and assure ongoing compliance
• Guide organization personnel through new practices and certifications; Interpret quality control system to personnel within organization; Supervise and review corrective solutions and prevent action claims
• Lead audits; produce monthly reports on inspections and audit performance and propose improvement opportunities
• Coordinate all testing with outside laboratories
• Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
• 3-5 years in food industry, with 1-3 years in supervision in a quality assurance lab or plant QA Department
• Supervisory and training skills
• Working experience with Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), and Statistical Process Control (SPC)
• Knowledge of related Federal and State regulations
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills required
• Competency in computer word processing (MS Word), Spreadsheet (Excel) and Google suite (Sheets) required
• Excellent communications skills
• Bilingual in Spanish/English desirable
• Willingness to have flexible work schedule
• Some weekend work required
• Able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

Education:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Postharvest Physiology, related field or equivalent experience.
Compensation:
• A combined wage, benefits and commission package, based on qualifications