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Businessman builds a new business with brickPosition Title: Quality Control Manager
Company: Vanns Spices Ltd.
Department: Quality Control
Reports To: President
FLSA Status: Full-time Salary Exempt
Date:  September 1, 2011, rev. 12.27.11, rev. 3.8.18

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be responsible for food safety and report any food safety or quality issues
  • Liaise with other department heads to constantly improve Vanns’ Quality Systems
  • Oversee Vanns’ SQF and QC programs to ensure adherence to the program standards
  • Oversee Vanns’ Organic, Non-GMO, and Gluten Free programs to ensure adherence to the program standards
  • Oversee raw material sampling program to ensure proper testing and inspection are performed prior to release of materials
  • Develop, implement and ensure adherence to new and existing procedures for documentation
  • Develop, implement and ensure adherence to new and existing procedures for training employees
  • Develop, implement and ensure adherence to new and existing SOP and SSOPs
  • Liaise with customers and suppliers to provide and obtain certifications, audits and other documentation as needed
  • Manage two QC team members to aid in compliance of overall quality goals
  • Take the lead on 3rd party, regulatory, and customer audits
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications/Competencies

  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, people skills.
  • Must have HACCP and GFSI-based system certification
  • Detail oriented.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player, self starter, motivator
  • Must prioritize workplace and food safety

Education and Experience

  • Food Science degree preferred
  • Computer savvy
  • Two years experience in a food manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience in a quality control function preferred
  • Experience with GFSI audits preferred

Physical Demands: Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time. Will need to be able to lift 50 lbs on occasion.

Working Conditions: Environment can be dusty with spices and filled with strong odors.

Backup: In absence, President will perform duties.