Conagra Brands (www.conagra.com)
Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.
The Quality Assurance Team Lead provides supervision, technical assistance and scheduling to quality assurance technicians and associates. As a quality assurance professional, he or she is involved in all aspects of quality and safety including but not limited to audits, HACCP program evaluation, GMP training, sanitation evaluation, pest control, purchasing supplies, working with operations personnel on quality and safety issues, inspecting returned and incoming products, customer complaints, implementing policies and procedures and evaluating new equipment installation or repair.
Coordinates quality assurance activities (e.g., audits, training, purchasing, etc.)
Provides technical assistance and training to QA personnel
Monitors and verifies the HACCP plan’s CCPs adhering to policy and procedure
Conduct GMP and sanitation audits of operations and warehouse areas
Works with operations personnel on quality and safety issues
Verifies operations control systems are functional and being followed
Places product on hold, release or disposition as necessary while adhering to policy and procedure
Evaluates damaged products
Coordinates resolution of customer complaints as necessary
Ensures SPC Management practices are followed
Completes analytical reviews of product
Other duties as assigned
BS Degree in Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science or other related degree required. Education may be substituted for years of experience
3-5 years related experience required preferably in the food industry
Complete understanding of Food Safety Guidelines/Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and safe practices and procedures
Complete understanding of HACCP Plans
Understanding of government regulations (FDA, USDA)
Familiar with Fundamentals of Total Productive Maintenance (TPM)
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to read, write and speak fluent English
Large organization/corporate experience
Ability to prioritize and manage tasks
Proficient computer skills
Ability to read measurements
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; taste and smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee will be exposed to a noisy environment that varies from hot to cold in temperature. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.