DIRECTOR OF QUALITY ASSURANCE AND FOOD SAFETY 107754

Denham Resources
Visalia/Hanford Area
Denham Resources has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Director of Quality who will have oversight of all Food Safety and QA Programs for this highly successful, well established, family owned world class agri-business.

-Oversee and ensure Quality Management System is in compliance with all Federal and State agencies and in accordance with applicable regulations and standards
-Provide direction and leadership to Quality Assurance, Food Safety and Customer Service programs
-Oversee the overall quality and safety of food products
-Leverage continuous improvement tools and industry best practices to improve quality systems and develop systems and processes that increase and improve operational efficiency
-Lead and manage internal and external audit teams during audits of facilities and drive consistency
-Represent the company in regular and frequent contacts with representatives of the regulatory agencies such as USDA and FDA
-Interact effectively at all levels within the organization and effectively communicate food safety and ingredient/product quality concerns to senior management
-Transform data into meaningful information and define activities that will drive improvement
-Develop procedures, standards and operational objectives guidelines for the Quality department
Requirements:
-Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry or Food Industry Management
-5-7 years demonstrated successful experience in food production industry, Quality & Food Safety, HAACP, GMP's, SOP's, Audits
-Knowledgeable about all food safety standards that are customary within the food industry and mandated by government regulations
-Strategic and tactical success in designing and executing highly effective Quality Systems a plus
-Proven leadership and management experience
-Excellent communication skills verbal and written

Send your resume in MS Word format to Doreen Dunn at doreen@denham.net or call (559) 222.5284 if you have any questions. All candidates with the above listed qualifications will be considered and contacted. Compensation commensurate with qualifications.

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Salary: Excellent Salary, DOE