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Purfoods Quality Assurance & Food Safety Specialist - SQF Practitioner in Las Vegas, Nevada

The SQF Practitioner is responsible for implementation and maintenance of the SQF System and maintenance of quality assurance and food safety initiatives. The SQF Practitioner provides servant leadership to the Las Vegas, Nevada Fulfillment Center. This position reports directly to the Food Safety & Quality Systems Manager.

  • Provides system guidance for SQF systems, food safety plans, quality programs, including implementation, staff training and documentation

  • Provide facility food safety and quality leadership

  • Provide communication between food safety and operations which includes sanitation and working on special projects

  • Update SQF systems and food safety plans as requirements/rules and product lines and ingredient changes occur

  • Assist with annual SQF system and food safety plan reassessment

  • Assure programs, policies and procedures are compliant and kept current

  • Liaison to regulatory, customer, internal and 3rd party audits

  • Perform internal audits (GMPs, Glass & Brittle Plastic, Pest Control, Food Defense, Allergen Control, Label Verification, Receiving, etc.)

  • Maintain current library for all GMPs, SOPs, and SSOPs; manage GMP training and refresher training

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Tech Services Team

  • Work in conjunction with the facility manager

  • Experience in a supervisor role in food storage and distribution or food manufacturing

  • Excellent knowledge of HACCP & HARPC and experience in implementation of Food Safety Management Plans

  • Certification by recognized HACCP training provider (Meat, Poultry)

  • Working knowledge of regulations and guidelines imposed upon meat & poultry operations by federal and state agencies and authorities required

  • Working knowledge of FDA regulations and guidelines

  • Undergraduate in Food Science, Microbiology, or Meat Science or similar

  • PCQI certification required

  • GFSI training required (SQF, BRC, FSSC 22000, etc.)

  • Experience in internal auditing (GMPs)

  • Comfortable working independently

  • Effective communication skills and able to persuasively and passionately communicate needs for continuous improvement in food safety & quality

  • Skills/knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer programs

  • Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing with coworkers, regulatory officials, and plant management

  • Ability and desire to lead multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • Initiative and ability to work as part of a team

  • Excellent organization and decision-making skills

  • Regularly required to use hands to feel, grab, or operate objects, tools, and controls while reaching with hands and arms

  • Frequently required to stand, communicate, and listen.

  • Occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Visual perception to perform job including peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Able to perform repetitive movements

  • Able to work in variable temperatures (cold/hot)

Mom’s Meals is a home-delivered meal service providing fully prepared, refrigerated meal solutions direct to homes nationwide for over 18 years. We provide seniors, patients recovering post-discharge and those managing a chronic condition with tailored nutrition solutions to manage their specific needs. If you are passionate about the well-being of others and have a strong sense of community, Mom's Meals could be the place for you! We are a family operated business looking for fun, compassionate, and friendly people who want to make a difference in the lives of others.

Mom's Meals complies with all applicable federal and state non-discrimination laws. All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regards to race, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation or military status.

ID: 2021-2522

External Company Name: Mom's Meals, a PurFoods Company

External Company URL: https://www.momsmeals.com/careers

Street: 2815 W. Capovilla Avenue , NV