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Location: - (South Hutchinson, Kansas, Mid-West United States, USA)
Company: Tyson Foods
Open Til: 27-Feb-12
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Biotechnology
Career Type: Traceability
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for administering the job duties for QA hourly personnel on the assigned shift. Specifically hiring, training and evaluating QA personnel; scheduling the verification activities to assure that product specifications, customer expectations, Corporate Food Safety and Quality Assurance Policies and FSIS regulations are within compliance; communicating effectively with all levels of management and USDA personnel; and managing all documentation associated with the aforementioned verification activities. Other duties include researching and responding to customer complaints, participating in the Food Safety Team meetings, working on special projects as assigned by the QA manager(i.e. writing procedures, capability studies, record organization and the implementation of plant specific procedures), managing the microbiological and chemical laboratory activities on the assigned shift, and all other duties as requested by management. This position is responsible for food safety, food quality, and legality.
Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in the field of science (Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Food Science or Technology) preferred.
Experience: Completion of the six (6) month QA training program or equivalent. Computer Skills: Requires intermediate computer skills. For example, generating simple letters, spreadsheets, or creating simple queries. Requires basic knowledge of the Tyson Inventory System (WMS, SIM), Bill of Materials (BOM) and other Tyson Software Systems. Communication Skills: Good verbal and written communication skills. Travel: 1-2 trips per year Supervisory Responsibilities: This position is responsible for supervising a group of 2nd shift hourly QA personnel and Chem Lab in a large facility with a complex product mix, which may include interaction with National Accounts and/or specialized knowledge in dealing with high risk product(s).