Associate Quality Specialist in Carrollton, TX at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/21/2020

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Job Description

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TX Carrollton

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Associate Quality Specialist

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  • Support Plant Food Safety Plan.  Perform Food Safety Plan verification and validation activities. Perform Food Safety Plan Hazard Analysis on any new ingredients or processes.  
  • Support the GMP program.  Inspect the plant on a routine schedule.  Monitor deficiencies and track corrective actions from the routine plant inspections.  Lead Food safety team with GMP and Food Safety focused projects.
  • Conduct daily Quality analysis of finished products in lab setting.
  • Conduct daily Quality evaluations and verification of key quality functions on all production lines during scheduled shifts.
  • Provide leadership, support and backup for Quality Technicians.  This may involve working off shifts and weekends as needed.  Primary shift will be second shift.
  • Coordinate non-conforming product issues including identification, segregation, disposition, tracking, and corrective action of non-conforming product.
  • Establish and maintain plant sanitation program including detailed written procedures for the cleaning of all processing equipment and facilities.  Perform verification and validation activities on the program. 
  • This position will be the primary backup to the Sanitation Supervisor and will directly supervise and direct activities of hourly shift sanitors.
  • Support elements of the allergen control program including ingredient labeling, segregation, storage, cleanup process, verification of cleanups, and validation of cleanups.
  • Support microbiological program: track, verify, and validate environmental program at plant.
  • Manage integrated internal and external pest management programs for bird, rodent, insect, and weed control issues and develop plans for exclusion or elimination of the source of problems.  Coordinate activities of the external PCO vendor.  
  • Provide monthly reports, as part of activities verification, on Food Safety Prerequisite programs, FOOD SAFETY PLAN program, and other projects as needed.
  • Represent the Department as needed in special projects, supplier programs, process improvement projects.  Support and lead TreeHouse initiatives (TPS) and Global Food Safety programs. (SQF)
  • Provide leadership in training for food safety and quality related topics, primarily to off shift employees.
  • Assist with Regulatory audits, 3rd Party inspections, corporate audits, customer inspections when necessary.    
  • Respond promptly, effectively and accurately to consumer complaints.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all employees, working closely with managers and Group Leaders, primarily during off shift production hours.   Serve as backup to Quality Team Lead and Sr. Quality Specialist as needed.
  • Serve as positive emissary through interactions with suppliers, customers, vendors, commercial laboratories, custom packagers, government agencies, and warehouses.

Disability Assistance
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EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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