Boskovich Farms, Inc.

Job Info
  1. Job Title: Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
  2. Location: Oxnard, CA
  3. Number: 9692
  4. Post Date: 5/12/2017
Job description

The Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager must possess the desire and ability to plan, organize, and direct quality assurance personnel and programs to assure that plant products conform to Boskovich defined product quality standards, as well as, Federal, State, and local standards of product identity, safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s). This position manages and coordinates the development and implementation of quality and food safety programs to ensure that raw material, processing, and packaging standards are met. Position reports to Director of Operations.


  • Responsible for a QA technical & compliance system to assure food safety
  • Evaluating/creating/auditing all programs and policies as needed for full certification according to the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards
  • Acts as a Recall Coordinator
  • Ensure facility compliance to any legal requirements and other applicable regulations
  • Conduct Food Safety Audits in the facility and implement corrective actions based on audit results
  • Conduct Food Safety Audits with third party inspectors, USDA, FDA, DOD, County, City and customer inspector audits
  • Interact with Governmental agencies such as FDA, USDA, U.S. Military, CDFA, LGMA, California State Public
  • Monitor and support all Food Safety Program activity (micro, environmental, foreign material, HACCP, pest control, Master Sanitation Schedule, Weight control and other)
  • Responsible for all Food Safety document control
  • Responsible for coordinating and documenting Food Safety Training Program
  • Assist QA Manager in aligning processes and employee performances
  • Develop, review, and update standard operating procedures
  • Support QA Supervisor in QA department projects
  • Support other departments in audit projects and corrective actions
  • Responsible for the Quality Assurance program including raw and finished goods specification compliance.
  • Establish a technically and scientifically based set of measurement tools to determine capability and conformance.
  • Monitors and reports plant sanitation efforts. Makes appropriate recommendations to management.
  • Developed Vendor approval process for all type of commodities and packaging

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or Microbiology preferred or a related field
  • Strong analytical and computer skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up skills
  • 2 - 5 years’ experience in the areas of Food Safety, Quality, Fresh-Cut produce and/or related fields
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing, food processing, HACCP, GMP’s, GAP’s, and SSOP’s
  • Must be able to juggle multiple competing projects
  • Knowledge to use the following computer software: Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, JDE
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects
  • Bilingual in Spanish “a plus”
  • Flexible work schedule (weekdays and weekends, days and evenings)

Internal Contacts

•Food Safety/QA Manager will meet with the following departments as required: Supply Chain Mgr, Maintenance, Engineering, Sanitation, Production, Warehouse Receiving, Warehouse Shipping, Transportation, Customer Logistics, Marketing, Sales, and Cost Accounting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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