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JBS USA QA/FOOD SAFETY SUPERINTENDENT in Riverside, California

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Update SOPs and forms as necessary from HACCP reassessments, program changes, corrective actions, etc.

  • Provide production support, decision making for food safety/quality issues.

  • Assist in preparing for audits (customer, BRC, etc.).

  • Supports process and practices necessary to maintain and improve the food safety culture.

  • Leads and directs the work of the Quality Assurance Team.

  • Provides functional, technical, and process leadership to the team.

  • Ensuring that all process owners and Supervisors develop and maintain their part of the food safety management system.

  • Ensure that FDA, FSIS and corporate requirements and expectations are being met or exceed expectations.

  • Develop strategic plans to achieve goals and targets within deadlines.

  • Promoting food safety achievements and performance.

  • Maintaining constant awareness of food safety standards.

  • Bringing together Production and Quality Assurance staff and driving the group to formulate and agree on comprehensive food safety procedures.

  • Monitor sanitation team compliance to standards through audits, inspections and analysis.

  • Ensure that audits, procedures, and SOPs are properly understood and executed by the QA Team.

  • Pinpointing food safety related training needs.

Requirements

  • Perform verification and validation of Preventive Controls, HACCP and Prerequisite Programs.

  • Perform and Lead Internal audits.

  • Conduct/ensure PPC, CCP and Prerequisite program training.

  • Provide reports and feedback to top managers on the effectiveness and suitability of the food safety systems.

  • Review documentation for completeness and accuracy.

  • Follow up on corrective actions and preventative measures.

  • Suggest and implement changes in the working conditions and use of equipment to increase food safety.

  • Prompt investigation and distribution of details of non-conforming inspections and test results.

  • Liaison between plant and USDA.

  • Investigates Customer complaints.

  • Interface with other departments to develop a strong food safety awareness culture.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Agricultural Science or related field and/or a minimum of 5 years of experience in food manufacturing in a QA Management position.

  • Experience with FDA and USDA Regulations.

  • HACCP and PCQI Certified.

  • Experience with GFSI Audits (Preferably BRC).

  • Strong attention to detail with good oral, written and technical skills.

  • Good decision making with the ability to think and work under pressure.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and organize work effectively.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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