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Quality Control Manager (Food)

Company: Pacific American Fish Co
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Located in sunny Southern California, PAFCO is a global, innovative food manufacturing company with 43 years of success. High quality products and integrity contribute to its steady growth, allowing PAFCO to consistently outperform competitors. PAFCO is dedicated to fostering the professional growth and development of its associates. Learn more about the company at www.pafco.net.

Please submit your resume to vacast@pafco.net

This is a hands-on position. You will be expected to assist the techs with physical checks when needed.
To ensure the manufacturing facility meets all minimum quality standards as defined by company policy, customer requirements, and all applicable regulatory agencies; and to ensure continued quality improvements. Also, to ensure proper implementation and maintenance of all food safety and sanitation programs.

SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for managing the Total Quality Department to ensure products and processes comply with company and customers specifications or standards to maximize revenue for the company. Ensures that food-processing conditions are such that products are produced in accordance to current good manufacturing practices.

Responsible for providing a safe working environment for department employees including training, instructions and supervision. .
Demonstrates a collaborative relationship with other department managers in order that overall plant goals can be achieved (yields, waste, safety, cost, service, etc.)
Ensure that suppliers products meet companys specifications and guidelines
Manages and audits plants corrective actions for adequacy in implementation and compliance.
Assists in resolving customer related issues
Functions as team leader when the plant conducts mock recalls and assess management preparedness for a product recall.
Reviews specifications (ingredients, packaging, processing, and finished products) for accuracy and resolves issues to assure capability to meet processing requirements.
Participates in the food safety meetings and to audits to support/adhere to food safety guidelines.
Interacts with regulatory officials
Assists in designing and carrying out process or formulas experiments with the technical service department.
Assists Sales wit customer (s) product quality and handling concerns
Maintain proper records for the departments activities.
Reports departments activities, tests and other pertinent information as required.
Support plants compliance to the corporate quality, policy, manual procedures
Follow GMPs and Safety standards at all times
Responsible for conducting monthly safety and quality sessions as required and keep adequate documented records.
Accountable for ensuring that all safety policies and regulations are enforced, by issuing disciplinary actions.

Education & Experience Level
Bachelor/ Masters Degree in Food Science/Technology or related field preferred. 5 years of Quality Control experience in a manufacturing environment required. Bakery or food/beverage manufacturing preferred. With a minimum of 3 years of experience in a managerial capacity in a manufacturing environment required. Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Extensive experience in Quality within consumer food production environments, with a proven track record in leading QA/QC teams.
Experience with regulatory inspectors: USDA, OSHA, BRC, NSF and, Health Department (City & County Inspectors)
Team management/leadership/development skills. Successful in building and mentoring high performance teams committed to quality and promoting a spirit of teamwork and a culture of continuous improvement.
Bi Lingual English & Spanish desirable

Keywords: Pacific American Fish Co, Long Beach , Quality Control Manager (Food), Executive , Long Beach, California

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