Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager Position Available


  • Maintain, update and implement national food safety and quality programs
  • Develop plant specific programs and forms in conjunction with plant leadership 
  • Coordinate, implement and maintain the GFSI FS22000 food safety standard
  • Manage the internal quality audit function for the site and ensure effectiveness of the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of the plant’s Quality Management System
  • Serve as HACCP Coordinator and be responsible for coordination of recalls
  • Serve as 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
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with USDA, 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.
  • Manage HACCP and SSOP validations and verifications 
  • Manage to contract third-party labs and develop bacteria and quality lab testing as needed or required
  • Perform third-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 USDA/FDA regulations
  • 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
Adverrtised Salary: $70,000

Working Hours: Varies

Skills and Education/Training:

  • High school graduate or equivalent required
    • Four-year college degree or formal training/certification in Animal Science/Food Safety/Veterinary Science preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience leading plant food safety program required 
  • Preferred 5 years experience in a food service processing & distribution environment

For more information and to apply, please contact:
Erica Otero, Branch Manager
Randstad US
6061 E. Broadway Blvd. Suite 119
Tucson, AZ 85711

Posted: May 24, 2017


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