Nutrition Operations
FSQR Specialist

General Purpose and Scope of Position

The FSQR specialist will ensure quality and safety of products through inspections, audits and investigations. Responsibilities include implementation and documentation of SQF system and FSMA Food Safety Plan.

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Key Skills and Abilities Include

  • Experience with SQF or other GFSI schemes
  • Familiarity with manufacturing of dry and liquid foodstuffs
  • Quality inspection experience
  • Knowledge of FSMA
  • Ability to evaluate tasks based on defined specifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required; scientific discipline preferred
  • 2 years experience in a GMP manufacturing environment

Key Personal Attributes Include

  • Self-motivated
  • Team-oriented
  • Organized
  • Adaptable to business needs
  • Attention to detail

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include

  • Comply with all Food Safety Guidelines, work rules (including safety guidelines), Standard Operating Procedures, FDA and OSHA guidelines, as well as Federal and State laws governing the workplace
  • Implement necessary Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) principles within the facility including coordination and execution of the Food Safety Plan
  • Perform hourly production line inspections, weight checks, and work-in-progress (WIP) sample checks, as needed
  • Notify management of, and utilize stop work authority to address potential food safety issues as they arise
  • Support internal food safety systems to control product safety
  • Assist with completion of SQF program tasks to ensure compliance to standard; maintain documentation of SQF system activities
  • Participate in annual review of all SQF system elements and ensure completion including all prerequisite programs, review of policies, etc.
  • Assist with Internal, Customer and Supplier Corrective Action Preventive Action reports to include internal issues through closure
  • Assist with maintaining expired raw material inventory, sampling of expired inventory, and communicating any re-testing to the laboratory
  • Execute environmental monitoring and microbial program to ensure release of equipment and production areas post-sanitation
  • Perform required inspections, as needed, to support FSQR priorities
  • Coordinate training needs of organization personnel to ensure competency

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive hourly wage  (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Comprehensive employee health and retirement benefit offerings

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