JBS USA QUALITY AND FOOD SAFETY MANAGER - TECHNICAL SERVICES in Greeley, Colorado

TECHNICAL SERVICES, QUALITY & FOOD SAFETY MANAGER:

This position is responsible for maintaining various quality programs, specifications, food safety SOP’s, quality SOP’s, USDA labeling, and using regulatory knowledge to ensure product meets customer and USDA requirements.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science, Meat Science, Food Science or other food related field minimum requirement.

  • Experience: 5 years of food/meat industry experience.

  • Demonstrate experience in management of teams.

  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Office applications, Power Point, Excel and Word.

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written skills.

  • Understanding of USDA regulations.

  • Understanding of animal production and meat plant operations.

  • Strong organizational and accuracy skills.

  • Ability to execute quality system programs & audits.

JOB TASK DUTIES:

  • Collaborate on the update to the co-packer/supplier Guidelines and Expectations, the accompanying audit, and the Outside Supplier Survey as regulatory and internal needs mandate. Keep aligned with the current GFSI auditing standards.

  • Work with the Contact Manufacturing operations, Marketing, R&D, and Procurement to help find potential supplier/ co-packers.

  • Screen supplier and co-packer abilities to meet Guidelines and Expectations.

  • Maintain and update the approved supplier and co-packer list and contact information, including protocols for addressing issues that could lead to potential recalls.

  • Perform annual audits at all co-packers to observe a production run and focus on AQL’s.

  • Request and maintain current supplier & co-packer documents. Keep them posted on the QA portal so they are readily available to our facilities for their auditing needs.

  • Assign co-packer ID to each co-packer/ supplier for traceability identification in SAP where needed.

  • Perform random trace backs monthly by PO # to ensure the inventory is being received into SAP with the correct co-packer ID in SAP for traceability purposes.

  • Perform mock trace backs with co-packers at least annually.

  • Track supplier performance based on complaints and the number of pounds supplied weekly. Share this information monthly with CVA team.

  • Handle communication between customers and the supplier/ co-packer.

  • Perform product cuttings on co-packed product from each co-packer.

  • Collaborate with all business segments, customers, suppliers and the USDA.

  • Assist with maintaining CVA specifications in the SAP PLM database.

  • Manage the labeling approval process & learn USDA requirements. Submit labels for USDA approval.

  • Assist with writing various SOP’s.

  • Assist with completing customer GFSI audit requests, supplier quality/food safety questionnaires and supplying BRC and other 3rd party audit results.

TRAVEL:

  • Up to 40% travel to work with processing plants, and customers.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled