The FSQA Manager (FSQM) is responsible for Quality Management System (QMS) compliance. The FSQM manages all company-wide, quality policies, procedures, processes, programs, and practices, to assure the company of continuous conformance with appropriate standards and regulations. This position is at-will, and nothing in this job description is intended to create a contract of employment.
Conduct regulatory response to notices, directives, guidelines and recommendations
Ensure effective implementation of quality programs manuals
Conduct routine validation of pre-requisite and food safety programs including annual reassessments with management teams
Develop & maintain facility HACCP plans
Manage and lead the efforts to maintain BRC certificate
Monitor adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices
Verify compliance to customer quality specifications through program documentation
Monitor and verify quality process controls
Provide problem solving skills with the use of data collection and interpretation
Conduct decision making with “panoramic view”, sensitive to extra-departmental implications and constraints
Work cooperatively with management team to ensure accomplishment of overall plant objectives
Promote positive team dynamics through consistent and effective feedback to all levels of the organization
Accountable for the compliance verification and implementation of the following responsibilities; food safety and regulatory requirements, quality systems, and product specification
Plan and schedule teams for successful completion of necessary task objectives
Manage and supervise shift teams typically compromised of 6 to 8 employees
Other duties as required to perform position
Generate reports and documents to sustain auditing, corrective actions, R&D efforts, export filing, and customers requests as needed
Verify product handling for production runs pertaining to export and process verified
Provide leadership to external auditing by implementing corrective actions and serving as point of contact to the following groups
Manage internal inspections for the following areas
Supervise sanitation of general welfare areas
Conduct program validation work through laboratory analysis
Investigate customer quality complaints and inquiries
Perform system food security tests through software traceability, yield investigations, partial packing, load procurement & shipment, and cold-chain verifications
Coordinate and maintain trend reporting and productivity data
Assist in manufacturing/shipping/receiving/administrative functions as needed
Establish and monitor productivity standards for team members
Facilitate a positive and productive work environment
Provide training necessary to continuously develop team members
Ensure adherence to all safety requirements
Communicate all quality & food safety issues with appropriate individuals
Ensure adherence to all companypolicies
Manage inventory of all related QA supplies
Supervise, evaluate, and ensure positive and compliant performance of subordinate employees
Perform administrative duties such as: time & attendance, disciplinary, performance evaluations, and training
Remain available and accessible to respond and address QA issues when necessary
Good attendance is a must and must be flexible to working different shift hours including weekends when necessary
Time will be spent in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving, mechanical parts, and extreme cold temperature. The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent industry experience) and a minimum of 3 years of hands-on manufacturing experience with supporting courses of problem solving, and training
BRC or GFSI audit experience
Ability to effectively develop subordinates through special training, coaching and exposure to new opportunities
Effectively communicate both in written and verbal form in English (Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus)
Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
Quality orientation and high attention to detail
Problem analysis and resolution
Decision making, prioritization, and organizational skills
Exhibits leadership qualities, with excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to multitask and prioritize to changing situations
Internal Number: 01-2019
About Standard Meat Company
Our story begins in 1935 in Fort Worth, Texas setting the standard in meat portioning. Today, we are an innovative team of meat processing and packaging experts where our story reaches across the country and around the globe. We’ve grown to become a global supplier of custom meat portioning and packaging solutions for the food service industry and retail segments.
About Standard Meat Company – A Family Business Est. 1935
• We don’t have a set menu of products and services. Just a mindset that serves your meat processing and packing needs.
• Pioneers in steak cutting, we’ve developed unrivaled expertise in meat science, innovative technology, food safety and beef quality assurance, culinary trends, purchasing, and packaging.
• To us, food safety isn’t a regulatory burden; it’s part of doing things the right way. Our Grade AA BRC certification is your assurance of our commitment to quality and integrity.
• With our state-of-the-art facilities and our problem-solving state of mind, we are the cutting edge in meat portioning.
• With highly automated facilities and a highly skilled workforce, we supply national and international restauran...t chains—including casual, quick-service, and fast-casual restaurants—major supermarkets, and club stores with customized beef, pork, and poultry processing and packaging solutions.
• From our industry experts to our skilled workforce, our people are the best in the business of meat processing.
• Unlike most meat packaging companies today, we’re still family owned and operated—and still dedicated to supplying not just quality products but customized solutions.
WHAT WE DO
Our name is Standard, but our game is custom. We do beef, pork, and poultry. More importantly, we do whatever it takes to deliver meat portioning and packaging solutions exactly to specifications for food service and retail industries.
We are a further meat processing company that strives for excellence on every level.
“WHATEVER OUR CLIENT NEEDS, WE’LL FIGURE OUT A WAY TO DO IT.”
BILLY ROSENTHAL, FOUNDER
DALLAS, TX FORT WORTH, TX
5105 Investment Drive 455 Sansom Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75236 Saginaw, TX 76179
Toll Free: 866-859-6313 Toll Free: 866-859-6313
Local: 214-561-0561 Local: 817-916-1319
Fax: 214-561-0560 Fax: 682-286-0807