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Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager

at Chs Inc

Posted: 4/17/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 536427
Keywords: food

Job Description

Posting Title
Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager

Job Posting
CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Processing & Food Ingredients Division. We are looking for a Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager to join our growing Sunflower Processing team. You will manage, develop and administer the Food Safety policies, GMP and HACCP programs for the facilities to ensure regulatory and industry compliance. You must be detail oriented with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have the ability to multi-task, problem solve and have ability to work effectively in a broad range of environments.
You will:
  • Develop, administer and maintain applicable Food Safety Policies and related Standard Operating Procedures for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). 
  • Conduct Food Safety and Customer meetings.
  • Identify and implement appropriate Quality Assurance testing policies and procedures.
  • Conduct monthly GMP, HACCP and GFSI internal audits, procedures, paperwork and inspections.
  • Plan, lead and coordinate quality-related activities, including the product quality metrics analyses, and lead investigations relating to food safety and quality issues.
  • Have decision-making authority regarding exceptional products and food safety.
  • Lead and manage the development of food safety programs. Track the effectiveness of these programs including standards, training and quality documentation and strive for continuous improvements.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and enterprise to ensure initiatives meet quality, regulatory and food safety standards. 
  • Monitor and update of quality documents, procedures, work instructions, forms, raw material specifications, packaging, in-process products and finished products.
  • Effectively hire, train, manage, motivate and develop team.
  • Keep current on knowledge of all food and feed safety regulations and laws within the assigned region.
  • Participate in Industry associations as it relates to food and feed safety rules and regulations.
  • Travel as needed.
  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

Basic Qualifications: (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Engineering, Microbiology or Chemistry (relevant work experience may offset degree requirement)
  • 4 plus years of experience to include:
    • Experience with food, food ingredient or feed production
    • External food safety audits such as (HACCP, GFSI, GMP)
    • 2 plus years of management or supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of Global Food Safety Initiatives (GFSI) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Preferred Qualifications: (desired)
  • SQF Practitioner
  • HACCP Certification
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations: OSHA, EPA, EEO/AA

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CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation , 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. This position will have opportunity for growth.

CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States. Diversified in energy, grains and foods, CHS is committed to helping its customers, farmer-owners and other stakeholders grow their businesses through its domestic and global operations. CHS supplies energy, crop nutrients, grain marketing services, animal feed, food and food ingredients, along with insurance, financial and risk management services. The company operates petroleum refineries/pipelines and manufactures, markets and distributes Cenex® brand refined fuels, lubricants, propane and renewable energy products. CHS is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Minority, Female, Veteran, Disability, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The CHS Talent Acquisition Team supports recruitment for positions within CHS as well as finding opportunities for candidates within our robust network of member cooperatives. By submitting an application for any position, you give CHS permission to review your application and contact you to discuss opportunities within our member cooperatives. To explore current openings within our member cooperatives, please click here.

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HM - Processing & Food Ingredients

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Quality Assurance / Quality Control