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Food And Nutrition Quality Assurance Manager

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: FOOD AND NUTRITION SERVICES
Categories: Management, Professional, Service/Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Are you a caring, compassionate, customer service focused individual who enjoys helping people? If so, read on!

When you join Lee Health, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, our employees feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health.

Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.





This position will manage our quality assurance / food safety programs at the central production facility and receptor sites. This shall include but is not limited to monitoring our product quality// micro lab functions// sanitation activities// quality related programs and projects. The Quality Assurance Manager will need to be able to work alone in many of the core functions and also work as a team member with the system management team and with site production personnel. Will be responsible for working with plant management to motivate the plant exempt and non-exempt workforce to assume ownership of all areas of the quality program. The ideal candidate will also have a thorough understanding of food safety (GMP// HAACP and SOPs)// food regulations and basic statistic process control. Responsibilities: The position will be responsible for educating plant personnel on quality systems// and assures plant compliance with record keeping// laboratory execution and product grading standards. Shall oversee the monitoring of sanitation process effectiveness assuring plant compliance with food safety (HACCP) programs. Work collaboratively with site management to evaluate food safety systems// and quality control checks to ensure that they are compliant with HACCP plans// SQF / regulatory standards. Shall oversee system QA personnel at all locations Will work with plant management to assure plant level preparedness for customer// regulatory inspections through routine audits of operations and review of quality control tools. The ideal candidate will also have a thorough understanding of food safety (GMP// HAACP and SOPs)// food regulations and basic statistic process control. Responsible for developing appropriate food safety training modules designed to provide all staff with appropriate knowledge and skills for safe food handling. This position will coordinate with system quality / food safety teams to verify appropriate outcomes are achieved on all customer and regulatory issues (complaints// audits// requests for information). Leads the Division in troubleshooting plant quality execution deficiencies// and the management of product recalls working with technical resources (Engineering// Quality// and R and D) and plant management resources to identify root cause in such a way as to eliminate recurring quality problems. Supervise technical staff in carrying out appropriate product quality// environmental tests and checks. Collate and analyze performance data and charts against defined parameters. Ensure tests and procedures are properly understood// carried out and evaluated. Report outcomes of statistical analysis to appropriate management groups.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Bachelor'sFood SafetyRequiredor
Bachelor'sMicrobiologyRequiredor
Bachelor'sChemistryRequiredor
Bachelor'sFood ScienceRequiredor
Bachelor'sEngineering GeneralRequired

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
3 YearsFood Service ManagementRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Not Required

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or