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Quality Assurance Manager (Moses Lake, WA)

Company: J.R. Simplot
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.SummaryThis role will direct and coordinate the Plant Quality Assurance Department to provide the necessary support to operations to assure all products are manufactured and/or packaged within good commercial practices, meet accepted company standards and policies and meet all Federal and State regulations in a cost effective and food safe manner. The incumbent reports to the Plant Manager, together with the Production Manager, Personnel Manager, Administrative Manager and Maintenance Manager. The facility is involved in producing food service french fries, specialty products such as taters, triangles non par fried hashbrowns and retail french fries. Key Responsibilities Ensures that the interface with other support groups is conducted in a manner that is conducive with the operations goal. Ensures that the Plant Policies, Procedures and Union contracts are administered and followed in a fair and consistent manner. Directs the loss control program in his/her area of accountability, to reduce personal injury accidents, other losses, and to ensure a safe working environment. Conduct oneself in a professional manner and ensures personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job function while representing the Company. Ensures that additional accountabilities, as may be required by management, be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational and Divisional standards. Directs the Quality Assurance functions to provide the necessary support to operations, to ensure consistent high-quality product is maintained as well as proper costs control, food safety, sanitation and safety performance. The QA Manager is the Technical and SPC expert in each facility. He or she must promote statistical processes, know and disseminate customer expectations to facility personnel, and understand division procedures.Typical EducationBachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university Relevant Experience3+ years related experience and/or training Required CertificationsOther InformationThorough knowledge of HACCP program and USDA SSOPs. Knowledge of state, federal, and local regulations. Also have basic knowledge of the budget process. Degree in food science (or related discipline), chemistry, biology, or microbiology preferred. Must have strong computer skills and analytical problem-solving skills.Job Requisition ID:9777Travel Required:Up to 25%Location(s):FG Plant - Moses LakeCountry:United States**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact simplot.com.

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