Off-site Food Production Safety & Quality Assurance Manager

Location US-GA-EAST POINT
System ID
866087
Category
General Management
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time
Posted Range
$79900 to $120890

Unit Description

Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day.

 

Sodexo Live is growing and will be part of an exciting new venture supporting a large commissary kitchen operation that will deliver thousands of ready to eat meals to our local clients.

 

We are in search of an experienced Food Production & Quality Assurance Manager in the metro Atlanta area who will build and drive all quality standards and processes to ensure alignment with health and regulatory standards.

 

Is this you?

 

The Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to provide onsite leadership in developing, implementing, and monitoring facility quality and food safety strategy and related requirements, policies, procedures, and training for our food manufacturing facility. The position serves as the lead for lot tracking process, product recall execution, allergen controls, regulatory requirements, internal audits, quality assurance, GFSI, USDA, and FSMA standards. This includes creation and maintenance of Food Safety Plans, and compliance with Food Defense, FSVP, Sanitary Transport and any other current and future regulations. The Manager is responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining Quality Assurance systems and programs to assure product integrity and compliance with SQF, GMP's, HAACP, company regulatory and customer standards. The Manager facilitates the document control program at the facility level including all programs, policies, and SOPs. Also responsible for tracking and communicating Food Safety KPIs, verifying activities associated with Preventive Controls. The manager will also establish a Food Safety Culture program to permeate the manufacturing facility. This position will work closely with the Site General Manager and workgroup managers to ensure all food safety and quality assurance practices are being fully utilized throughout the facility.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily oversight of Quality and Food Safety policies and programs including FSMA, GMP, EMP, sanitation for chilled environment, food manufacturing facility. Responsible to oversee and manage the safe production of fresh food concepts that meet company objectives and will monitor, report and fix raw material and processing deviations to standards. Investigates all food safety complaints and implements appropriate corrective actions.
  •  Verify all HACCP documentation, daily pre- and post-operational food safety checklists are completed and facilitates the document control program at the facility level including all programs, policies, and SOPs. Ensure corrective actions are taken as necessary.  Develops and implements onsite auditing programs to drive continuous improvement of Quality and Food Safety programs that will form the roadmap for future locations.
  • Leads situational analysis, risk assessments and recommendations to senior management on potential food safety/public health issues.
  • Ensures facility cleaning and sanitation program, responsible for facilitating and analysis of testing and swabbing programs.

 

We are looking for candidates who:

 

  • Have at minimum 5 years of food quality assurance management experience (high-volume ready-to-eat meals or in-flight catering experience highly desired);
  • Are familiar with the GA Department of Agriculture standards;
  • Have the ability to set up and implement food safety and sanitation programs and protocols;
  • Are HACCP and PCQI certified;
  • Have knowledge in SQFand ISO;
  • Possess excellent planning and implement skills;
  • Can independently manage a team of direct reports and QA Supervisors;
  • Will work to ensure that employees, products and services, and processes meet the needs of our clients.

 

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

 

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Working for Sodexo:

At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.

 

 

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

The Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager is responsible to provide onsite leadership in developing, implementing, and monitoring facility quality and food safety strategy and related requirements, policies, procedures, and training for our food manufacturing facility. The position serves as the lead for lot tracking process, product recall execution, allergen controls, regulatory requirements, internal audits, quality assurance, GFSI, USDA, and FSMA standards. This includes creation and maintenance of Food Safety Plans, and compliance with Food Defense, FSVP, Sanitary Transport and any other current and future regulations. The Manager is responsible for developing, monitoring and maintaining Quality Assurance systems and programs to assure product integrity and compliance with SQF, GMP's, HAACP, company regulatory and customer standards. The Manager facilitates the document control program at the facility level including all programs, policies, and SOPs. Also responsible for tracking and communicating Food Safety KPIs, verifying activities associated with Preventive Controls. The manager will also establish a Food Safety Culture program to permeate the manufacturing facility. This position will work closely with the Site Manager and workgroup managers to ensure all food safety and quality assurance practices are being fully utilized throughout the facility.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily oversight of Quality and Food Safety policies and programs including FSMA, GMP, EMP, sanitation for chilled environment, food manufacturing facility. Responsible to oversee and manage the safe production of fresh food concepts that meet company objectives and will monitor, report and fix raw material and processing deviations to standards. Investigates all food safety complaints and implements appropriate corrective actions.
  •  Verify all HACCP documentation, daily pre- and post-operational food safety checklists are completed and facilitates the document control program at the facility level including all programs, policies, and SOPs. Ensure corrective actions are taken as necessary.  Develops and implements onsite auditing programs to drive continuous improvement of Quality and Food Safety programs that will form the roadmap for future locations.
  • Leads situational analysis, risk assessments and recommendations to senior management on potential food safety/public health issues.
  • Ensures facility cleaning and sanitation program, responsible for facilitating and analysis of testing and swabbing programs.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's degree in Microbiology / Food Science / Chemistry or related area or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 5 years management experience

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years functional experience to include understanding of various cooking, prepping and packaging techniques

 

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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