Apex Systems is actively hiring for a Quality Assurance Director with a major Food Manufacturing companybased in Orange County, California!
For immediate consideration, please send your most up-to-date resume in a Word Document to: Jailene at
Job Type: Full-time
Oversee and maintain systems to assure facility meets all SQF certification requirements, including commitment, document control, records, specifications, food safety and quality, verification, product identification, trace and recall, food safety fundamentals, establish and implement training needs of personnel, building design and construction, HACCP and pre-requisite programs.
Ensure that all SWF documents and records, and document control systems are reviewed.
Create, manage, and ensure compliance with the internal audit schedule, conduct supplier audits.
Manage the quality database, audit production quality and customers standards, system improvements and implementation.
Ensure compliance by monitoring programs, policies and from Food Safety and Regulatory Manager procedures, SOPS, audit, documentation, improvement plans training.
Ensure that all Federal and State food legislation is maintained and updated
Oversee and coordinate the testing of new items and product launches from production to shipping
Maintain responsibility for daily operations of the QA Lab including cleanliness safety and scheduling of lab activities and events.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (four-year college or technical school) Required, Field of Study: Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or related field, master's degree preferred. SQF Practitioner status required. Knowledgeable of FDA and or USDA inspected manufacturer. SQF Practitioner status required.
10 year in related functions and demonstrated ability to work well with executive leadership and multiple departments. Two years in a manufacturing environment under USDA and or FDA. Two years facilitating food safety and quality related training events.
ERP and or WM Experience
Basic Math Skills
SQF Auditing experience
Demonstrated leadership in the areas of food safety, research, development, and plant regulatory affairs.
Microsoft experience, computer ability.
Knowledge of food purchasing, distribution, and logistics
This role routinely is on their feet and in an office environment.
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