Job Info
Job Title: National Food Safety & Quality Assurance
Location: Salinas, CA
Job Number: 11101
Posted Date: 11/25/2019
Job description

Position: National Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Department: National Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) Support Team

Reports to: Vice President Food Safety & Quality

Position Summary:            

This salaried, exempt position audits Taylor Farms manufacturing plants for compliance with customer, regulatory, and Taylor Farms FSQA program requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains internal FSQA facility audit criteria and checklists.
  • Schedules and performs annual audits of all Taylor Farms manufacturing plants and co-packers:
    • Thoroughly reviews completed facility FSQA process documentation for compliance.
    • Audits GMP and process compliance through on-floor observation of employee activity
  • Documents findings and communicates non-conformances to plant leadership and the National FSQA Support Team.
    • Assigns non-conformance incidents to the appropriate process owner within the manufacturing plant.
    • Coordinates tracking and completion of root cause analysis and corrective action implementation with the Quality Systems Specialist.
  • Provides summary reports of audit findings to Taylor Farms management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years in a FSQA position in a food manufacturing environment, including experience in high risk RTE foods.
  • Preventive Controls Qualified Individual certification.
  • Thorough knowledge of the SQF Food Code.
  • 85% travel is required in this position (domestic and international) and is based remotely.
  • Valid driver’s license and U.S. Passport.
  • Ability to spend significant amounts of time in refrigerated and/or frozen environments.
  • Self-starter.
  • For promotion consideration, must be willing to relocate to Taylor Farms manufacturing locations globally.

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