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Fine Choice Foods Ltd. Quality Assurance Supervisor Full Time in Richmond, BC

Fine Choice Foods Ltd.

Branch Richmond BC CA

Position:
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Location:
Richmond, BC

Quality Assurance Supervisor. Manage, motivate and provide leadership to the Quality Assurance Department staff….

POSITION TITLE: Quality Assurance Supervisor

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • As a member of the Fine Choice Foods team, reporting to General Manager, this position will oversee the Quality Department and contribute to the overall, long – term success of the organization.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage, motivate and provide leadership to the Quality Assurance Department staff
  • Supervise, manage and train QA staff under their responsibility
  • Interact effectively, constructively and productively with personnel at all levels within the organization
  • Provide visible and committed Food Safety Leadership to the entire plant; Maintain current knowledge of trends and Ensure adequate resources to support plant needs
  • Conduct and oversee Internal Audits and mock recalls; Ensure that the facility is in compliance with Regulatory and Quality requirements (CFIA, USDA, GFSI, QMP, specifications, etc.)
  • Liaise with government agencies and 2nd and 3rd party auditors
  • Act as the point of contact for CFIA matters requiring immediate corrective action
  • Act as the role of SQF practitioner, Ensure completion of internal audits to comply with GFSI Certification and prepare & participate in audits required by others such as customers, CFIA and USDA, etc
  • Oversee and ensure effective implementation and continuous improvement of all Food Safety and Quality Standards
  • Provide leadership role to operations during Food Safety / Quality issue investigations; Primary individual to direct food safety investigation activities in the event of a food safety issue or product recall
  • Assist, provide instructions and training to the production / sanitation staffs, lab and production employees related to Food Safety / Quality activities
  • Ensure documentation, corrective actions and follow-ups are completed for food safety or quality non-conformance issue
  • Ensure current maintenance of HACCP system in place to be in compliance with regulations
  • Ensure pre-shipment requirements are completed for USA exports
  • Analyze micro and product analyses data to provide QA & Food Safety recommendations to Management
  • Review customer complaints and consumer complaints, and approve or recommend final changes within responses to address root cause
  • Primary participant in projects supporting new or modified products, new equipment installations, and quality improvements

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • HACCP certification
  • SQF certification
  • Self-motivated and passionate individual, who has a high sense of urgency, thrives with a wide variety of work and can deliver consistent results on multiple priorities
  • Degree or certificate in Biology, Food Science or Microbiology
  • Minimum 5 years of related Supervisory/ Management QA experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Strong leadership presence with the ability to mentor and coach
  • Ability to manage and operate in high pressure situations
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to analyze issues and apply critical reasoning for problem solving

Fine Choice Foods Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit resume to [email protected] .

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-16
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