Working Fields LLC
Job Title Assurance Quality Coordinator
Location Fairfax, VT
Job Type Contract Full-Time
Job Description

Part I – Job Description and Accountability

  1. A) Overall Purpose:

The incumbent is responsible for all activities of implementation, creation and management of the SQF/HARPC and Quality programs for plant.

The incumbent will have to maintain professional contacts with auditors, visitors, customers and all company employees to ensure that the needs of both the clients and Company are met.

  1. B) Scope

  • Writes procedures
  • Trains
  • Authorizes SQF/HARCP documentation
  • Represent Quality on special projects

  1. C) Responsibilities:

  • Establish and Elaborate the SQF/HARPC program documentation: collect all necessary information, write procedures covering the application of GMPs, HARPC and other pre-requisite programs, make the documentation available to all users/followers of HARPC program (on the server and in manuals)
  • Review all Critical Control Point (CCP) monitoring and verification records to ensure compliance with HACCP critical limits and frequencies, as required by the HARPC plan
  • Monitor HARPC and PRPs to ensure procedures are properly carried out
  • Review and evaluate all records for accuracy and completeness and determine need for process improvement
  • Develop and implement training plans for SQF, FSMA, HARPC, GMP, allergen control, chemical control, glass control, SSOPs and all required plant programs
  • Perform mock recalls and ensure identification, labeling, and traceability system functions as planned
  • Conduct SQF/ HARPC team meetings and required HARPC review
  • Analyze processes, identify trends and anomalies, and continuously evaluate plant programs for improvement
  • Ensure all food safety-related documents and records are controlled and that current issues are in use
  • Keep informed of food safety laws and regulations
  • Lead/Guide the FDA inspectors and customer’s auditors during their inspections/audits
  • Manage the issues of non-compliance
  • Manage customer complaints
  • Follow inspections/audits (by ACIA or clients), write an action plan, Coordinate the non-compliance report, request corrective actions
  • Perform the internal audits of the HARPC program
  • Participate and contribute to the efforts of the Quality Control & Assurance team in order to ensure the success of tasks and projects
  • Adherence to Company policies and procedures for GMP’s, Food Safety, Security and Safety
  • All other tasks that may be related to the position
  • Back up for this position is Senior Manager Quality Control & Assurance

  1. C) Accomplishment Measurements:
  • Meet all annual position objectives
  • Ensure complete company compliance to FDA, FSMA, SQF/ HARPC regulations & requirements
  • Complete and accurate records
  • Reduce customer complaints
  • Increase KPI’s numbers
  • Meet customer expectations in audits

Part II – Major Contacts

  1. A) External:

  • Auditors, Inspectors and customers

  1. B) Internal:

  • All Company functional departments, but mainly production, maintenance, human resources and the Quality Control Technicians.