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Assistant Quality Control Director

GATEWAY FOOD PRODUCTS   Dupo, IL   Full-time     Quality Control
Posted on May 12, 2022

Assistant Quality Control Director

  • Assist the SQF Practitioner in the development, implementation, continuous improvement, and continuing education in the areas of Food Safety & Quality, Regulatory Compliance, through self-audit activities to ensure that the company’s objective for food safety, regulatory mandates, compliance, meets or exceed standards.
  • Assist in the research, testing, verification and validation of new products from bench top to production.
  • Maintain documentation for regulatory compliance, including label approvals, and laboratory analysis demonstrating compliance.
  • Conduct annual system review of the SQF Food Safety Management System, Food Safety Plans, and Prerequisite Programs, including verification and validation activities.
  • Stay abreast of FDA & USDA regulations & policies, SQF standards, industry trends and new technologies, bringing recommendations to management.
  • Work closely with SQF Practitioner and Plant Management on Food Safety.
  • Perform raw material and finished product laboratory analysis.
    • Communicate to SQF Practitioner when product falls out of specification.
  • Determine application & methodology for analytical, Microbiological, or bacteriological testing protocols, and implement and direct Quality Assurance in protocol.
  • Perform any special assignments as directed by upper management.