A highly regarded poultry processor is seeking a Quality Assurance/ Food Safety Supervisor for a processing plant located in Mount Vernon, WA. This position:
·Will lead the continuous development and implementation of the SSOP and HACCP plans to meet USDA regulations and ensure food safety meets both company and customer expectations.
·Will monitor and verify production SSOP and HACCP records.
·Will ensure daily adherence to plant GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices) and other prerequisite programs.
·Will proactively identify and address problems by utilizing SPC (Statistical Process Control) tools or other tracking/trending analysis skills.
·Will conduct audits of SSOP and HACCP records and provide timely feedback to management.
·Will maintain a positive relationship with the USDA and remain up-to-date with regulations regarding SSOP and HACCP programs.
·Will be responsible for training and documenting the training of all plant associates on SSOP and HACCP programs.
·Will conduct yearly validations of scientific data supporting food safety decisions at the facility.
This position requires hands-on involvement in resolving any food safety issues that arise during the shift, as well as developing appropriate solutions and implementing corrective actions/preventive measures.
Requirements: A bachelor's degree is required, preferably in fields of study such as Food Science, Animal Science, Poultry Science, Operations Management, Biology, or Chemistry. Additionally, the successful candidate should also have:
·1-3 years of relevant experience.
·Knowledge of USDA regulations including GMP, SSOP, HACCP, and labeling.