Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the establishment, development, and management of the quality department at the production plant;
  • Ensuring product quality through the implementation, monitoring and management of programs, GMP, and BRC;
  • Responsible for Food Safety, integrity, legality, and quality of the products;
  • Organizing and monitoring for continuous improvement of pest control program;
  • Auditing the plant processes to ensure both internal and external regulations and standards are being adhered to;
  • Ensuring auditing and manufacturing documentation is kept up to date. (food defense, monthly audits + pictures, glass audit);
  • Reporting improvement possibilities;
  • Helping with the cleaning weeks (courses allergen etc.);
  • Proactively oversee equipment sanitation procedures (Monday’s morning, Saturday cleaning);
  • Monitoring and verifying monthly chemical titration of water;
  • Assist with new product development project as needed;
  • Monitoring and verifying circular charts from CIP units and the Pasteurizer;
  • Recognizes and resolves documentation discrepancies. Communicates any such occurrence and corrective action to QA Manager;
  • Implements revisions to BRC documentation by accurately incorporating changes;
  • Assists QA line and lab technician with the tasks when needed;
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as delegated by QA Manager;
  • Assist the QA supervisor with maintaining supplier specifications.

Your profile:

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably Food Science, Chemistry or Biology) or appropriate combination of education, training and experience;
  • Experience in food manufacturing environment, knowledge of HACCP, GMPs, and AIB standards preferred;
  • Excellent communication, writing and proofreading skills;
  • Attention and detail-oriented;
  • Team player.

Our offer:

  • A versatile position in an internationally growing company with a dynamic culture;
  • Driven colleagues with passion and drive;
  • Intensive training in an environment where you can develop. 

If interested, contact Rhonda Perry at rhonda.perry [at] poppies.com or apply online.