ADM Quality Food Safety (QFS) Manager- Los Angeles, CA in Los Angeles, California
Quality Food Safety (QFS) Manager- Los Angeles, CA
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we’re one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world’s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com .
Quality/Food Safety (QFS) Manager-Los Angeles, CA
This is a full time, exempt position
The Quality/Food Safety Manager is responsible for leading the quality assurance, quality control and food safety functions for the facility. The QFS Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance with customer, regulatory, corporate, and 3 rd party audit requirements. The manager will oversee the quality control laboratory and quality control technicians. This role will be responsible for implementing and improving quality management programs and procedures and will oversee the day-to-day facility operations to ensure adherence to all quality and regulatory standards. This position reports directly to the Regional Quality Manager.
Ensure compliance with regulatory, corporate, customer and 3 rd party audit requirements
Ensure all products meet all specifications and requirements
Manage plant HARPC food safety program and associated prerequisite programs
Ensure all employees are properly trained in quality related procedures by developing and/or presenting training materials
Participate in the establishment of quality specifications and standards for raw materials and for in-process and finished products
Team with sales, commercial and technical services to respond to customer complaints and inquiries in a proactive manner
Responsible for implementing solutions to quality problems through inspection, CAPA investigations, and audits
Perform or lead investigations on quality deviations or other concerns
Responsible for the ongoing development, implementation and improvement of the Quality Management System
Implement plant policies and procedures and be a driver for continuous improvement in the facility
Establish performance goals for the quality assurance department staff, making certain key objectives of the business unit are met
Encourage project/process designs that simplify compliance with quality requirements
Conduct or direct supplier and internal food safety/GMP audits, and handle third party customer and regulatory food safety/GMP audits
Develop and maintain documentation to comply with record keeping requirements
Assess product quality risk as needed in determination of final product disposition
Perform other duties as needed for the successful operation of the manufacturing facility
Job Description (Continued):
BS degree in science related field preferred
Previous supervision of QC/QA department in food processing industry required
Solid understanding of QA methodology and processes. Knowledge of GFSI standards preferred
Technical competence in analytical chemistry or microbiology
Understanding of HARPC and Quality Management Systems
Strong analytical and problem solving skills and attention to reporting accuracy
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) to all levels and functions of employees and customers
Experience in computer data bases and Microsoft Office applications
Physical Requirements: The physical requirements of the job requires ability to climb stairs, lifting up to 55 lbs, prolonged periods of standing and sitting, computer work, meeting deadlines, providing calculated information, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, working adjusted hours, and working as instructed. Prompt attendance is a must. Physical qualification to wear a respirator is required.
Relocation assistance is available with this position.
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical questionnaire and a background check.
ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.
CA - California
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Age/Disability/Veterans