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Direct Hire QA Manager

Kelly Services
Everett, WA 98213
**Direct Hire QA Manager**



**Everett, WA**



Monday- Friday Standard working hours of 8am-5pm with occasional overtime*





*In-season flexibility to work overtime (August-January)



*Off-season flexibility on days off (February-July)





**Direct Hire** opportunity working as an **QA Manager** at a food production company in **Everett, WA.**





This individual will manage the quality assurance team to verify that the Quality Management System is successfully executed every shift, every day. The role ensures that all materials and finished products are safe and conform to all relevant specifications, regulatory and customer requirements.





Responsibilities




+ Management and training of the QA team to ensure cover across all shifts as required

+ Supervises the daily execution of the Quality Management System

+ Ensures operational verifications are conducted as per HARPC and HACCP plan and that they are fully documented

+ Ensures Good Manufacturing Practices are upheld and maintained

+ Complete internal audits and monitors the consistency of outputs across the team for compliance purposes

+ Ensures procedural or process deviations are captures and that appropriate interventions are made to keep product safe and maintain compliance with specification

+ Investigates deviations and uses Root Cause Analysis techniques to complete CAPA (Corrective Action Preventive Action) to mistake-proof and prevent re-occurrence.

+ Utilizes continuous improvement techniques to improve standards

+ Uses KPI information and trends to improve our systems and compliance

+ Liaises with USDA and FDA inspectors when necessary

+ Trains the operational team to ensure that new process and procedures are adopted

+ Builds production and QA team capability to improve communication and understanding of quality standards

+ Investigates customer complaints or any non-conformance raised internal or externally to provide data which informs resolution

+ Organizes organoleptic panel to ensure consistent quality

+ Runs 3rd party audits, when needed (Customer/Regulatory/GFSI (SQF))

+ Provides and encourages a safe working environment for all personnel





QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE




+ Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience

+ A minimum of 3 years' experience in QA Management/Supervision in relevant food manufacturing business





PREFERRED SKILLS




+ Knowledge of Quality systems, food safety programs, HACCP, HARPC and GMPs is required (Including GFSI standards such as SQF or BRC)

+ Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and team-building skills. Ability to impact and influence others to drive change

+ Experience with regulators (FDA) and, preferably USDA.

+ Understanding of important microbiological, physical, and chemical hazards to food

+ Continuous improvement knowledge preferred (including Root Cause Analysis and CAPA)



$80k/year **Why Kelly** **** **?**



Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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