Quality Assurance Manager in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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Quality Assurance Manager - Raeford, NC

Job Summary:

Develop, Direct and Maintain an effective QA function to produce product meeting stated Butterball requirements, and ensure all products are safe and wholesome. Ensure that all USDA mandated programs are in place and functioning per the regulation and provide leadership for the GFSI/BRC/ISO function.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements a quality production program to ensure conformity of purchased material and final products to quality standards.
  • Assure Food Safety Requirements, Regulatory Compliance, HACCP and company policies are achieved.
  • Act as Liaison with Sales, Marketing, Business, R&D, USDA, and Product Development.
  • Meets with vendors, customers, quality representatives, and company personnel to discuss and resolve quality issues as required.
  • Prepares for and represents the company during all related audits.
  • Coordinates and approves all sample submissions of new products and engineering changes.
  • Assure compliance with all established Safety Procedures
  • Provides leadership regarding BRC/ISO functions in the plant
  • Assure Q.A. positions are staffed with qualified and competent individuals

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Confer with operations and maintenance to assure quality systems are relevant to the needs and continuous improvement.
  • Champion the Safety and HR functions in the department.
  • External audits of suppliers, warehouses and co-packers.  

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability Detailed knowledge of all USDA regulations and Company Policies
  • Use of a Personal Computer to communicate, analyze data, and conduct research
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Experience with further processing and Ready-to-eat products.
  • GFSI/BRC/ISO experience and knowledge

Education & Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Meat Science or related field or equivalent experience desired. 
  • Eight plus years of practical experience in a food processing facility.

Working Conditions:

  • Cold and wet industrial environment
  • May require long periods of time on feet
  • May require a lot of walking
  • Must be able to read reports, evaluate data and use computer
  • Times when long hours are required

Supervisor Responsibility

  • Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and assisting in providing appropriate resolutions.


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