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Feed Mills Quality Assurance Manager

About this Job:

SUMMARY:

To maintain a Feed/Food Safety Program that will meet all the requirements of the customers, the FDA, and any audits requested by end user.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance
    • Able to work overtime as needed
    • Able to work holidays as needed
  • Develop and implement a standardized Food Safety Plan that satisfies the requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act. Responsible for assisting the mill managers in education, implementation, and program compliance in addition to record keeping and overseeing internal audits of processes and procedures at specified intervals.
  • Serve as the Preventative Control Qualified Individual (PCQI) – FMSA for all Lynch Nutrition Feed Mills Facilities.
  • The Maintenance of product labels/tags and will maintain responsibility over any changes to formulas, making sure the tags get updated appropriately.
  • Review of drugs for compliance with FDA record keeping requirements/VFD Compliance.
  • Writing and developing re-work procedures as necessary
  • Conduct routine on-site internal audits of Feed Mills to ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements, customer required certifications, and company prescribed standards.
  • Assist in revision and implementation of all internal programs to meet FSMA requirements.
  • Assist Feed Mill management in revising, implementing, and maintaining the Standard Operating Procedures and work instructions necessary to achieve quality and product safety standards. To also include Current Good Manufacturing Practices and other duties as aligned.
  • Maintain and improve quality programs. Oversee ingredient and product sampling, perform quality measurements, and prepare analysis for products to ensure compliance with all quality criteria. Create and/or maintain and manage appropriate paper and electronic documentation.
  • Test grains and other ingredients as needed for mycotoxins, GMO’s, etc.
  • Work with purchasing team to ensure quality standards are achieved.
  • Assist with conflict resolution regarding plant processing, inventories, new systems, etc.
  • Maintain FDA annual registrations and Bioterrorism registrations for all Lynch Nutrition Feed Mill facilities
  •  Other Duties Assigned by Management
Requirement:

• BS Degree (preferably Food Science, Animal Science, Agricultural Business, Feed Technology, or related field)
• Minimum 5 years quality management experience, experience in feed manufacturing preferred.
• Must be detailed oriented, have strong mathematical and analytical aptitude.
• Must have the ability to make sound judgment and good decisions regarding quality and wholesomeness of product.
• Able to prioritize/adjust quickly to changing work environment with minimal supervision to meet changing plant needs.
• Experienced in FDA, AAFCO, FSMA, GMP’s, SSOP’s, SPC
• Proficient use of computers including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment and physical characteristics are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Refer to the “Essential and Marginal Function Analysis” statement for a complete description of essential functions and functional requirements.

EEO- Pre-Employment Drug Test and Post-Offer Physical

Salary:
How to apply:

Click HERE to print off a job application.

Submit your application by fax: 563.552.7444

By mail:
Attn: Human Resources
331 3rd St. NW
Waucoma, IA 52171

OR click on the BLUE “Apply for this Job”button to email your resume. Please state Lynch Livestock and the job title as the subject of your email application.

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