FSQA Manager - B Shift
Company: Seaboard Corporation
Location: Sioux City
Posted on: September 22, 2022
SUMMARY: The FSQA Manager is responsible for establishing and
implementing FSQA department programs and maintaining the
measurements to assure finished products meet or exceed company
standards, customer standards, and industry standards. Direct,
plan, supervise and control all aspects of plant/corporate
operations to include; coordination of the development, training,
implementation and reporting of Quality into 100% of facility
processes; monitor and maintain compliance with USDA regulations
and requirements; consistently implement requirements set forth for
maintaining the highest standard of quality for products and
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This list is not intended to
be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
- Responsible for effective management of FSQA technicians and
FSQA Supervisors in a Pork Harvesting (kill /cut)
- Develop, manage, train, and supervise all plant FSQA hourly
staff promoting both individual and team success.
- Provide necessary technical resources to all department
managers, report all quality deviations to appropriate facility
- Leads and monitors the food safety and quality assurance
- Communicate with operations management, purchasing and /or raw
material suppliers, regarding product quality deviations and
supplier audit information
- Provide guidance to supervisors regarding all product
- Investigate all quality complaints, document, and implement
both corrective and preventative actions.
- Perform and/or oversee HACCP and GMP audits of the process as
well as employee training in these areas in conjunction with the
- Prioritize supervisory tasks in regards to customer focus and
- Work with operations to ensure products on hold are released
- Ability to participate in cross-functional management
- Act as USDA facility contact
- Prepare for and participate as needed in third party customer
- Direct reports include: All FSQA Department Technicians and
- Indirect reports may include Lab Technicians, Sanitation and
Production labor force.
- May at times fill in for Director of FSQA or FS Regulatory
- Aid in R D projects with quality issues
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or
preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: A Bachelor's degree in a related field
(food or meat science) or four plus years within the meat industry
with an emphasis in pork or the combination of education and
experience that enables performance in all aspects of the position,
including supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
Well-developed management skills utilizing sound management
principles in leading a team of employees. Must be resourceful,
self-sufficient and able to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Must have excellent written and verbal
communication skills and demonstrated ability to work well with
others. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and/or
governmental regulations. Must be able to write informative
reports, busliness correspondence and formal presentations on food
safety topics that can be effective to all levels of personnel.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents in the
English language such as safety files and procedure manuals. Must
be able to effectively communicate with management personnel and
others within and outside of the organization.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical applications to
practical situations. Must possess strong analytical and
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret
an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical,
diagram, written and/or verbal form and deal with several abstract
and concrete variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Strong personal computer skills such as
Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and preferably Visio as well as
all standard programs used by the industry and the ability to learn
and effectively use any and all other computer programs that are or
will be made available. Must have a basic understanding of
statistics to be able to prepare and/or interpret data. Must hold a
valid driver's license due to occasional travel to remote
facilities for training and meetings.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is frequently required to talk or hear. Generally the
incumbent must be able to sit and use a computer for extended
periods of time. The employee frequently is required to stand;
walk; move about the facility; use hands to finger, handle or feel;
and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required
by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
This position requires the ability to occasionally lift up to 20
pounds. Individual must be able to effectively work in a laboratory
environment as well as normal production environment where
temperatures and noise levels may vary.
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