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Quality Assurance- Regulatory Affairs Associate- Entry Level- Permanent Position

Kelly Services
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Regulatory Affairs- Associate


Pennsauken, NJ 08110


Permanent Position


POSITION SUMMARY:


+ This position participates in and is responsible to ensure successful and accurate application of various food safety systems in our production environments.

+ Responsibility includes reviewing and reporting on the following: supplier and production food safety records and data, incoming materials, and nonconforming materials. This role also participates in and supports in-plant audits by various customers and agencies, as well as participating in and supporting food safety and quality business systems.


DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:


Food Safety Records Management:


+ Maintain up-to-date understanding of all regulatory and customer requirements pertaining to the completion, review, and filing of production records.

+ Actively manages and updates data in various systems including vendor management systems, ERP system, certificate of analysis (COA), standard operating procedures (SOP), formula database, internal and customer templates and forms, preserved identity systems, and other document management platforms.

+ Utilize various systems and platforms (e.g., Oracle, RedZone, data recorders, equipment specific interfaces) to review and approve required production records, ensuring that all process control, product specifications, CCPs and CQPs, and customer requirements have been met. Ensure that all production records are completed, collected, organized, reviewed, and filed to the satisfaction of all pertinent regulatory agencies and customers.

+ Report product deviations and missing records to total plant staff (e.g., production, sanitation, maintenance, quality, warehouse) and place on hold as required. Participate in material review board.

+ Issue record deviation forms and conduct record retraining. Work directly with all plant staff to identify, implement, monitor, and validate corrective actions. Also report on metrics.


Materials Compliance and Data Management:


+ Approve supplier certificate of analysis (COAs) against material specifications; communicate and coordinate with purchasing/procurement, buyer/planners, warehouse, and suppliers to ensure that COAs are available to key personnel utilizing databases and electronic platforms (e.g., TraceGains).

+ Document and report on metrics for all COA issues (e.g., non-compliant occurrences) with vendors and/or customers.

+ Participate as a regular member of supplier management/compliance electronic platform workflows.

+ Serve as a site subject matter expert for electronic supplier management/compliance electronic platform.

+ Oversee document management program for raw material specifications.

+ Review incoming raw material and product labels for compliance.

+ Place raw materials and packaging on hold as required. Issue supplier corrective action requests to suppliers for deficiencies. Track and validate supplier corrective actions

+ Extract and enter raw material and technical information into electronic databases (e.g., TraceGains).


Audit Support:


+ Support customer, government, and third-party audits (e.g., USDA, FDA, State Dept of Public Health).

+ Coordinate, plan & schedule all preserved identity audits supporting Product Regulatory Compliance team.

+ Provide production records to required regulatory agencies as required to facilitate the approval of processing records and subsequent release of finished product.


Food Safety and Quality System Support:


+ Review and execute positive release of finished goods.

+ Participate in and support trace and mock recall exercises as required.

+ Support research on inquires and requirements for future preserved identity status or claims. Able to backup quality technicians as needed.

+ Participate on cross-functional continuous improvement and problem-solving teams. Use proven statistical methods, problem solving techniques, and recognized testing methods to develop data, recommendations, and solutions in office and production environments.


Certifications:


+ Obtain and maintain a combination of certifications necessary for specific site and/or as required by regulation (e.g., SQF Practitioner, Better Process School)


REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:


+ College degree in business, science, or related field preferred.

+ Excellent software proficiency (Word, Excel).

+ Ability to accurately work with and report on data.

+ Attention to detail and strong organizational ability.

+ Demonstrated ability to work independently with limited supervision.

+ Strong teamwork and communication skills with employees at all levels.

+ Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

+ Ability to attend and successfully complete related training programs.


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**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise 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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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