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Quality Operations Manager

Company: John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc.
Location: Elgin
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Summary of the Position:The Quality Operations Manager is responsible for the management and execution of operation quality control programs and systems at the JBSS plant. The person in this position provides program oversight and continuity for the food safety plan. The Quality Operations Manager provides people leadership for the quality function and is a go to resource for daily operations quality activities.Functions of the Position:

  • Oversees department supervisors and evaluates their performance to assure that all policies, procedures, programs, and systems are fully implemented. Provides coaching, scheduling, recruiting, and development plan activities.
  • Assures that all quality control procedures and associated documentation (pre-ops, line sheets, manuals, etc.) are properly developed, verified, validated, updated, and compliant with company policies and procedures. Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of production related quality policies, procedures, programs, and systems.
  • Coordinates with plant operation departments daily to ensure quality of products and programs during operations. Manages OOS and food safety concerns in a timely manner.
  • Supports the Quality Systems Manager, Sanitation Manager, and teams to help implement, improve, and maintain the prerequisite programs and sanitation programs.
  • Ensures Food Safety Plans are maintained, verified, validated, and kept current and CCP's/PC's and pre-requisite programs are monitored, verified, and validated as required by the plan.
  • Investigates product holds, implements corrective and preventive actions, and provides responses and reports in a timely manner. Provides assistance to customer service representatives when technical expertise is needed.
  • Acts as an SQF practitioner; assures that a protocol for validating pre-requisite programs and critical food safety and food quality limits is developed, implemented, and maintained.
  • Assists in the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality and food safety related training.
  • Leads or Participates in regulatory inspections and customer and third party audits such as AIB and SQF.Education, Experience and Knowledge:
    • Bachelors' degree in a food science, technology, or laboratory science (such as biology, chemistry or physics, etc.) is required.
    • Seven or more years of experience in managing quality operations in a food-manufacturing environment requiredCertificates, Licenses and Registrations:
      • PCQI- Preventative Controls Qualified Individual for food safety plan
      • Certified SQF practitioner
      • Must be a strong communicator with comprehensive hands-on experience in both food manufacturing/operations and QC lab environments
      • Highly proficient in utilizing computer software/desktop applications (such as MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook, Visio, etc.)
      • Must be capable of serving as a "customer advocate" within the JBSS environment
      • Must be capable of positively interacting with other companies/customers upper managements
      • Able to travel up to 5%

Keywords: John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc., Elgin , Quality Operations Manager, Executive , Elgin, Illinois

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