ASSURANCE SUPERVISOR (Hodgkins, IL)
- Maintain the integrity
of quality system by verifying HACCP Plans for compliance for all
- Maintain facility
pre-requisite programs including, Pathogen Environmental Monitoring
(PEM), Pest Control Program, Allergen validation, Recall program etc.
- Serve as a back up for QA Manager and oversee compliance of
food safety programs.
- Compliance on FDA FSMA
by preparing HARPC plans and identifying and implementing Preventive
- Conduct out of
specification investigations, consumer complaint investigation and
report findings to the QA Manager.
- Ensure compliance to
customer policy and/ or program requirements.
- Assist plant
management during startups, test runs or special projects.
- Perform GMP and sanitation inspections and assist
plant management with corrective action plans.
- Conduct routine
internal audits and ensure compliance of food safety and quality
- Lead/ Participate in
SQF and other third party customer audits (AIB).
- Responsible for Hold/Release
documentation and disposition of products.
- Support the operations
team efforts and provide technical assistance with training and
- Identify and maintain
the caliber of quality testing equipment in the laboratory and
troubleshoot technical issues on moisture meter, water activity meter,
- Maintain plant Kosher
- Assemble the KPI outputs for quarterly management review meetings.
- Be compliant to new regulations of FDA (FSMA), third party updates
(SQF 8.0) etc. and participate/ lead audits.
- Assist the R&D team during new product validation trials.
- Serve as a backup SQF
Practitioner in the absence of QA Manager
- Serve as a backup GFCO
contact in the absence of QA Manager
direct, and recommend terminations of QA Techs as required.
- Be engaged in the
day-to-day running of the business by performing tasks beyond
normal/baseline job responsibilities, participating in team or business
improvement meetings and initiatives positioned toward improving
- Be able to perform
other duties and special projects as assigned.
in Food Safety and Technology or related and two (2) years of experience are
required. Academic training and/or experience must include:
- PCQI/FSPCA – FDA Food Safety
Modernization Act Certification
- HACCP Certification
- SQF Level 2 Certification
- Internal Auditing
- Two years of experience with HACCP
planning and implementation
- 6 months of experience with
use of PetriFilms for Food Microbial Analysis
Please send resume AND cover letter to:
Attn: Mark Meyer,
TARA International, Inc.
West 67th Street,
Send or fax or email resume to :
Tara International L.P.
9100 West 67th Street
Hodgkins, IL 60525
Attn: J. Daily
Fax information to (708)