Quality Assurance Manager

Turner Dairy Farms Inc - Pittsburgh, PA

Full-time

Turner Dairy Farms, Inc.

Quality Assurance Manager

Join our team and be a part of producing the best products in the world! Repeated gold medal winners and the LA international Dairy Expo and Wisconsin Dairy Expo.

POSITION OVERVIEW: The QA Manager is responsible for safeguarding product safety and quality while meeting company and regulatory standards, and has oversight responsibility for a continuous quality improvement program that includes quality control and quality assurance. This person is responsible for ensuring that the production and distribution of products meets or exceeds all quality standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Ensure all quality standards and specifications are met or exceeded

Ensure proper sanitation procedures are utilized

Monitor compliance to accepted standards from receipt of raw milk and ingredients to shipments of finished products

Ensure products and processes are safe and meet regulatory requirements

HACCP coordinator; complete all HACCP records

SQF Practitioner

Main contact for Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, FDA, USDA

Troubleshoot quality issues

Maintain Master Cleaning and inspection program

Preform Environmental swabs and follow up

Maintain vitamin usage records

Maintain recall program

Train employees on Good Manufacturing Practices

Complete all records required by federal, state and local authorities

Must follow all FSMA, GMP, SQF, HACCP & Safety Policies and Procedures

Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner

Enforce sound safety and housekeeping practices

Ability to creatively solve problems in a timely manner

Proficiency in communication with a wide range of personality types is needed to successfully deal with customers, employees, contractors, vendors and owners

Requires leadership aptitude and ability to motivate employees to excel in their jobs

Ability to work in a union environment

Counseling of employees when problems occur

Attendance at disciplinary sessions, monthly manager meetings and other meetings as needed

REQUIREMENTS:

Must achieve and maintain Approved Sampler Permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Must achieve and maintain PMO Appendix N lab analyst certificate

Must achieve and maintain IMS HACCP Certification

Must achieve and maintain SQF Certification

Must achieve and maintain FSMA Certification

Completion of Sensory Training

Trained in OSHA programs and best safety practices as required: which could include but not limited to; PPE, Respirator, Hazard Communications, Hearing Conservation, Lockout/ Tagout, Confined Spaces, Forklift, Emergency Evacuation

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Ability to drive between plants

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Math skills including basic understanding of statistics

Must be able to work with others

Must be able to handle multiple tasks effectively

Must be able to organize work

Must be able to maintain good relations with co-workers

Must maintain professional attitude

EDUCATION/ WORK EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor degree in a science-based area of study such as; Food Science, Dairy Production, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology

5 years’ of experience preferred but not necessary

Knowledge of dairy equipment, how they work and troubleshooting problems desirable

Experience in a manufacturing environment

Previous supervisory experience desirable

Ongoing education of machinery, best practices, and OSHA regulations by attending classes or seminars

Great Benefits including: Paid holidays, Vacation, 401k, Health Insurance which is FULLY paid for by the employer, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance

* Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

* Please, no phone calls about this position

Turner Dairy Farms, Inc.

1049 Jefferson Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15235

www.turnerdairy.net

412-372-2211

Turner Dairy Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- EEO/AA All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender identity, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetics, or any other category protected under federal, state or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Quality Assurance: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)