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HIRING: Quality Control/Production Manager
TransAgra International Inc. is hiring a Quality Assurance/Quality Control and Production Manager for their Storm Lake, Iowa plant. TransAgra International Inc. is a manufacturer of microbial products for animals, forage and crops. The Quality Control and Production Manager is responsible for ensuring the overall safety, quality and integrity of these products through the development, implementation and maintenance of an animal food safety plan. Duties in this area include performing hazard analyses, recordkeeping, updating technical documents and providing food safety training to employees. The Quality Control Manager must possess or will need to obtain training as a Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI). The Quality Control Manager is responsible for managing the company’s third-party certifications, which include Safe Feed-Safe Food (SF/SF) and the Quality and Safety System for Specialty Feed Ingredients and their Mixtures (FAMI-QS).
Qualifications: B.S. (Biology, Food Science, Agriculture or related field) or equivalent experience. Experience in laboratory and manufacturing environment preferred. Experience in fermentation or microbiology desirable. Training or certification in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point), HARBPC (Hazard Analysis Risk-Based Preventative Controls), PCQI, OSHA, EPA compliance, and internal food safety auditor preferred. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs. Requires some weekend work.
Physical demands: Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs. and wear respirator.
- Quality Control Production Manager Description0 Bytes | 11/10/2017
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