Quality Assurance and Food Safety Specialist

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Job Description: 

Florida Beef Inc. is currently seeking a talented Quality Assurance and Food Safety Leader to work at our Zolfo Springs, Florida location. The individual in this role will work to develop, implement, monitor and continuously improve quality and food safety programs and successfully lead the organization in acceptable audits. Success in this role will require team work, strong technical skills and knowledge, strong influencing skills, and an understanding of the Beef industry. This role will require some travel to support an additional facility opening in the future for quality systems support, and audits.

Responsibilities & Duties: 
  • Provide leadership on quality programs and training with business partners, including product accountability, net weight control, HACCP, GMPs and CCP’s.
  • Monitors, reports, identifies and directs appropriate corrective/preventive action plans with cross functional partners (Operations and Production)
  • Primary point of contact and leads Quality programs and training at manufacturing sites: product traceability, weight control, HACCP, GMPs, Sanitation and Regulatory Compliance.
  • Facilitates sharing of best practices between different sites
  • Provides audit support to site and facilitates identified corrective/preventive action plans and develops strategy plan.
  • Oversee compliance responsibilities of the position; lead ethically, maintain an environment where employees can speak up without fear of retaliation; ensure employees in area of responsibility understand the compliance responsibilities of their jobs and actively participate in the compliance program.
Requirements: 
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
  • Knowledge of Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Office programs such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills within cross-functional teams (Oral and written) Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Associates Degree required
  • One year of quality assurance experience is required

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

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