USDA Compliance Career Careers in the United States

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Regional Food Safety and Quality Manager

Here at FFG we produce exceptional food destined for customers in the airline catering, grocery, food service and specialty markets. Our customers include over 70 premier airlines?primarily international carriers?and leading food retailers. Flying Food Group produces over 300,000 meals and snacks daily for retail and airline customers. Its network of 18 US kitchens stretches from Honolulu to New York City, which assures freshly made retail products with maximum shelf life and minimal distribution costs. Airline catering kitchens are located close to terminals of major US airports. FFG also maintains a busy kitchen in China. Our company has approximately 4000 employees worldwide. FFG has implemented a Preferred Employer Plan, which has been designed to provide our employees with careers, not just employment. The Company recruits, trains and develops management and other specialized employees as part of an integral career development plan designed to attract and retain highly qualified personnel. The next step is that I am going to describe the position to you in detail and from that point, you can let me know what your compensation is based on the detailed job duties. You will oversee 6 plants but you will be primarily stationed at the location near Midway Airport with 5 or 6 managers reporting to you. The 6 plants that you manage vary in size from 40 to 400. This position will involve: Ensure compliance with all ?Good Manufacturing Processes" in a food processing environment Manage processes that meet corporate and customer quality assurance requirements Ensure FDA and USDA standards requirements are documented and compliance is maintained Prepares reports on inspections, compliance attainment and corrective actions Design quality assurance training programs that meet the needs for the entire facility Conduct training with employees to transfer knowledge of their requirements for QA compliance Ensure HACCP standards are followed and documentation compliance is verified Monitor processing procedures to ensure compliance with quality standards Prepare monthly quality assurance reports Analyze and interpret numerical data and perform basic financial analysis. Facilitate uniform quality standards for food safety. Ensure sanitation requirements are maintained in all areas of the facility via periodic audits. Ensure compliance of Corporate Foodservice Standards. Participates in continuous improvement efforts. Working with other facilities within Company Other Responsibilities and duties will include, but not be limited to: Knowledge of internal policies and procedures Competent to work independently within area of expertise Ability to solve quality related problems Ability to deal with a variety of compliance situations and implement continuous improvement. Knows and follows all safety requirements; strives to maintain a safe work environment. Effectively gives and receives feedback; willingly asks questions and seeks direction, as needed. Must be able to function within a team environment. Performs tasks under general supervision....

HUD Section 184 Indian Housing Underwriter(Remote)

TAKE YOUR CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS IN 2014 WITH SUN WEST MORTGAGE, INC. Freddie, Fannie, and Ginnie Direct. Privately Held Since 1980. Never Lose Touch with Your Customer: We Service 99.9% of All New Originations. Custom Non-Agency Prime Jumbo Products ARM and FIXED. Common Sense Underwriting. Agency and Government Loans are Not Subject to Investor Overlays and Investor FICO Restrictions. 20 Day Closings. Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc . (www.swmc.com) is a full service, mortgage banker established in 1980. Our excellent service and fast turn times have made Sun West a multi-billion dollar national originator. As a result, Sun West is a leader in offering a diverse set of products at excellent pricing. Sun West is a HUD approved mortgagee (FHA & HECM), VA LAPP approved, USDA lender, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer, and Ginnie Mae Issuer. Sun West is a national leader in HMBS, residential, and commercial securitization. Sun West is well recognized for its stability, capitalization, and technological superiority. We are growing rapidly in this unique market and we are inviting top-notch professionals to participate in our success. WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN SUN WEST: Comprehensive Mortgage Lending Program Offerings ?FHA Section 184 Native American Program ?Manufactured Homes ? FHA, VA, 203K, Conventional Streamline ?HECM Reverse Mortgage ? Purchase and Refinance ?Property Flip Waiver Program ?FHA Jumbos ?Repair Escrow Hold Backs ?Home Path ?Multi Family and Health Care Facility ?All VA and USDA programs ?Non-Conforming Jumbo ?All Conventional Programs ?Non Agency Prime Jumbo up to $3 million. (ARM and Fixed) ?High Balance Conforming ?VA Jumbo up to $3 million ?Competitive base salary plus commissions. ?Sun West is Licensed in over 45 states. ?Quick and efficient funding & closing your loans. Work from home. Job Description: Review and evaluate information on mortgage loan documentation to determine if borrower and/or property meet loan standards. Complete a thorough analysis of loan files to determine compliance with company and government guidelines and standards. Evaluate the entire credit package and collateral for residential mortgage loans and ensure quality loan product. Meet or exceed established production goals. Communicate decision (approval, suspense, denial) on loans to appropriate parties....

Underwriter Level 5

Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc., a national mortgage company headquartered in San Diego, California, has an excellent opportunity for an Underwriter Level 5 in our San Jose Branch. Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. was originally founded in December of 2000 to serve the San Diego area mortgage market. Due to our growth and success, we now have branches throughout the United States and we are continuing to grow and expand in anticipation of market demands. Plaza is privately owned and operates as a full service Mortgage Banker. We originate mortgage loans on both a wholesale and correspondent basis. Plaza?s mission is to become the premier provider of mortgage loans by developing a distinct, sustainable competitive advantage through superior execution of a business philosophy that combines knowledge, technology, and service. Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. is dedicated to building long term relationships with both customers and employees through quality training and excellent customer service. Our ideal candidate should be outgoing, hardworking, and maintain high levels of professionalism and ethics. POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for analyzing and evaluating consumer home loan applications and the supporting documentation to assess borrowers' credit worthiness. Types of consumer loan applications include, but are not limited to, Conventional Conforming and Non-Conforming loan amounts, FHA, VA and USDA residential first mortgages. Is able to recommend approval or denial of credit applications and provide written and verbal decision and documentation to support the lending decision. Individual interact and work well with appropriate individuals including branch operations staff, loan originators, loan processors, and account executives within and outside the company in order to obtain information for the credit decision. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : The following job functions are not all-inclusive. The employee will be required to perform other job-related tasks/responsibilities requested by the supervisor. Job duties may change as required by needs of company. 1. Must demonstrate leadership qualities, as a resource to others on questions related to Underwriting. 2. Will be required to provide training and mentoring of Jr. Underwriters and Level I, II, III, IV Underwriters. 3. Has the ability to second sign decisions for Level I, II, III, and IV Underwriters. 4. Perform mortgage credit analysis, with or without the assistance of automated underwriting system, to determine borrower?s willingness and ability to repay the mortgage debt. Review credit documents for completeness and accuracy. 5. Perform detailed review of appraisal for one-to-four family residential property appraisals to determine acceptability of security for loan programs offered by Plaza. 6. Maintain production goals & standards and the investment quality of loans underwritten with an understanding of industry standards and documentation requirements for loans sold to investors, FNMA, FHLMC, VA, FHA and Ginnie Mae Securities. 7. May underwrite one or all of the following loan types; Conventional, FHA, FHA203k, VA and USDA loans. 8. Must be able to evaluate and analyze income tax returns to establish qualifying income. 9. Is able to act as FHA DE and/or VA Automatic and SAR Underwriter, if not is pursuing these designations. 10. Evaluate risk to ensure a prudent decision is made. 11. Approval authority based on level authority limits authorized by the company. 12. Partner with sales to ensure mortgage applications are originated efficiently and in compliance with all Plaza Home Mortgage regulatory requirements, especially as it pertains to Underwriting....

Subject Matter Expert (USDA District Stability Framework)

CASE, LLC Company Job Title: Subject Matter Expert (USDA District Stability Framework) Clearance: Secret Location: Tampa, FL; Barstow, CA; or Alexandria, LA Reports To: Program Manager FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular This position is contingent upon contract award. Summary: The Subject Matter Expert (SME) will possess relevant and real world experience in Afghanistan, and a superior knowledge of Pashtunwali, agnatic rivalries and segmentary lineage in Pashtun tribes, Pashtun tribal culture and history/sensibilities and aspirations, specifically oriented toward western Afghanistan. The SME will work closely with a team in support of the Village Stability Operations (VSO) training requirements for the RAVEN Mission Rehearsal Exercise (MRX) Program. The SME will support the planning, influencing and replication of villiage harmonics found in theater. The SME will support istruction guiding trainees in the four lenses that drive the data requirements within the DSF methodology to enhance situational awareness, analysis of that data, and the design of stability programs. The ideal candidate will be a well experienced individual with a deep understanding of the USDA policies with excellent public speaking skills and capable of learning all aspects of the CASE?s processes, procedures and methodologies. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position) ? Plan and teach courses on DSF to SOF and MARSOC forces. ? Provide input to the Raven MRX scripting process on meaningful sources of instability (SOI) that shall support the RAVEN VSO scenario development. ? Employ DSF tools (i.e., matrixes, spreadsheets and database) to provide input to the scripting process. ? Provide formal instruction (in a classroom environment with presentation capabilities) as well as informal instruction (in a field environment with no electronic presentation capabilities) on development issues in Afghanistan and organizations involved in this area (government and non-governmental). ? Provide scripting input on development issues and vignettes that should be exercised. ? Participate in scripting conferences. ? Assist in the preparation of written formal After Action Reviews following the completion of each exercise, and provide notes and input to lessons learned collections. Non-Essential Duties: ? Other duties as assigned Supervisory Responsibilities: ? This position has no formal supervisory functions. Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.) ? Minimum five (5) years of exercise support and/or training experience. ? Must possess a strong understanding of the U.S. military; SOF knowledge and experience preferred. ? Level 2 certified as Senior Trainers per the Office of Military Affairs (OMA) U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) requirements. ? Clearance: Secret. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: ? Proven experience providing training and instruction. ? Proven experience responding to new and changing requirements as directed. ? Must have experience in the conduct of stability operations and employment of the DSF in the Raven exercise/training area of responsibility (Afghanistan). ? Meaningful and recent experience in Afghanistan as a USDA representative. Experience as a USDA representative shall fall within one year of the last tour in Afghanistan. ? Experienced engaging Afghans at the district and village level in dealing with development issues. ? Knowledgeable on development (agriculture and livestock) programs in Afghanistan as well as knowledge on Afghan government agencies responsible for development. ? Knowledgeable on inner workings of the District Stability Team (DST) and be able to play the role of the USDA SME within the DST. ? Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Diversity: ? Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce. Ethics: ? Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Physical Demands: ? The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. ? While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Work Environment : ? The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. ? Work will be done mostly in a harsh field environment where temperatures may range from the upper 120s degrees Fahrenheit in the daytime to the lower 20s degrees Fahrenheit at night. ? During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise. Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Native preference under PL 93-638. We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program....

Quality Assurance Technician - Compliance / Food Safety Manager

Quality Assurance Technician - Compliance / Food Safety Manager Job Description Quality assurance professionals?are you looking for a rewarding new position with an established and respected company? Join our team at Biery Cheese Company! For over 80 years, we have built our reputation on providing top quality cheese products to all sectors of the cheese business: retail, food service, and industrial. Producing quality products is not merely our job; it?s our commitment to providing "The Finest Cheese in All the Land." We are currently seeking experienced Quality Assurance Technicians to support our plant food safety and quality programs. We offer a very competitive compensation package, including full benefits. If this sounds like the kind of opportunity you?ve been waiting for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to talk with you. Contact us today! Quality Assurance Technician - Compliance / Food Safety Manager Job Responsibilities As a Quality Assurance Technician, you will be responsible for implementing QA/QC procedures, processes, and controls in accordance with regulatory requirements and customer specifications. This will involve completing thorough inspections and generating written documentation, when necessary, in order to detect and rectify deficiencies in a timely manner. Your specific duties will include: Training, coaching, mentoring, empowering, and developing good GMP practices with all team members Maintaining compliance throughout all internal departments and handling all non-compliance and deviations in a swift manner Monitoring packaging operations for compliance issues Developing, advising on, and coordinating continuous improvement initiatives Preparing organization for USDA audits, third-party audits, military, and organic audits Creating, maintaining, and investigating in-house microbiological testing Developing and implement SOPs, work instructions, and form documents Supporting QC personnel needs on the production line Investigating customer complaints and responding with appropriate corrective actions, including written communication and complete training with associated personnel Supporting vendor approval program and cheese grading programs Conducting and submitting monthly internal audits Conduct daily sensory reviews and customer document requirements...

Bowl Line Supervisor

Description - Bowl Line Supervisor Reports To: Production Manager POSITION SUMMARY: Supervises the bowl line associates in the value added production plants. The supervisor will provide leadership and direction to their team to achieve performance results in the area of safety, quality, cost control (overhead, productivity, and yield) and service. Supervisors will identify and implement corrective actions to drive continuous improvement of performance. The supervisor is responsible for the leadership and development of the associates in the team. The supervisor will provide coaching, training, communication/feedback. The supervisor will be responsible to comply with the USDA-FSIS regulations including the adherence to SOP, review and verification of documents, HACCP and Food Safety Program, and monitoring of associates for compliance to these programs....

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Quality Assurance Supervisor Johnson Service Group is searching for an experienced Quality AssuranceSupervisor for a food manufacturing and food processing plant located in thecity of Chicago, IL. This is a contract - hire opportunity offering acompetitive hourly rate, full benefits and a 401k. QUALITY ASSURANCE SUPERVISORRESPONSIBILITIES -Quality Assurance Supervisor will ensure compliance to local, state, and federalfood safety standards through the execution of Company food safety standards. - Quality Assurance Supervisor will manage company compliance in an FDA,GMP, HACCP environment through training, annual review, monitoring, andmentoring - Quality Assurance Supervisor will supervise, train and led ateam of Quality Technicians on regulatory food compliance, testing, safetyand documentation - Quality Assurance Supervisor will work closely withthe Quality Director to help development and maintain qualityprograms, coordinate inspection and develop testing requirements - QualityAssurance Supervisor will maintain, review, and file Quality and Food Safetypaperwork on a daily basis in accordance to company guidelines - QualityAssurance Supervisor will perform root cause analysis, implement correctiveactions, manage all quality documentation for food compliance (USDA, FDA, GMP,SQF, HACCP etc.) - Quality Assurance Supervisor will work with Director toperform internal GMP audits, create SOPs and record all findings for analysis...

MSP-Operations Supervisor (828-574)

LSG Sky Chefs is the world?s largest provider of in-flight services. These include airline catering, in-flight equipment and logistics, as well as the management of onboard service and in-flight retail. The group is also the industry leading expert in managing the in-flight service supply chain for several airlines. LSG Sky Chefs partners with more than 300 airlines worldwide and operates some 200 customer service centers in 50 countries, producing around 460 million airline meals a year. In 2010, the companies belonging to LSG Sky Chefs Group achieved consolidated revenues of ? 2.2 billion. In addition to in-flight services, LSG Sky Chefs operates in several adjacent markets (non-airline) such as retail and catering for passenger trains, educational and healthcare facilities. These business areas are fast-paced environments characterized by a strong entrepreneurial spirit. Our teams identify customer needs proactively, respond to them very quickly, and coordinate internally to ensure a high-quality delivery. We are seeking candidates who have the desire and commitment to help us achieve our mission, as well as develop our adjacent markets around the world. Role Purpose Statement: The job incumbent manages a shift, an area and/or a department within the Customer Service Center (CSC). Also monitors and engages employee safety within the CSC. Duties and Responsibilities Supervisor Responsibility Supervise daily area / department activities in the CSC Conduct daily work group meetings Manage allocated labor to maximize productivity Schedule and control employees to meet labor productivity and overtime targets Ensure compliance with all government regulatory agencies standards (example: Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), etc.) Document and follow up on all department processes in order to implement improvements Ramp and Dispatch / Account Management Conduct daily safety audits (A1s) Ensure compliance with customer specifications, quality standards, FDA, HACCP and other regulations Ensure on-time and accurate production and/or catering of all flights Monitor and ensure compliance with ramp safety regulations Account management responsibilities 30% or less of job Equipment and Sanitation Supervise personnel to maintain proper cleanliness of dish-room Responsible for the delivery system to the other departments Maintain the equipment storage room Oversee the loading of carts with beverages and equipment Materials Supervise personnel to maintain proper requisition and return processing, as well as handling of product through issuance to production Ensures food cost control Participate in determining par levels and order quantities based on airline specs, menu, and vendor lead-time Tracks product usage, waste, and yield in relation to requisition requirements Participate in end of month inventory process Food Production Supervise personnel to ensure food is produced and assembled in accordance with FDA, USDA, HACCP and airline specification Ensure on-time and accurate food production to meet Kitchen Ready Times Conduct daily manpower planning and adjust as necessary to ensure efficient allocation of labor. Maintain Knife Log and ensure compliance with Knife Policy Leadership Ensure that the area of responsibility is properly organized, staffed and directed Guide, motivate and develop the subordinate employees within the Human Resources Policy Participates in coaching the expanded Global Performance System (GPS) process, as well as additional career development activities to enhance the effectiveness and potential of the team Make the company''s values and management principles live in the department(s) Plan / Implement and control the cost budget in the area of responsibility; initiate and steer corrective actions in case of deviations Participate and support company sponsored initiatives such as GQS, HACCP, Lean Manufacturing, Employee Safety and CBase Key Performance Indicators Cost and productivity Quality score (GQS) Food cost if applicable Frequency and severity of work accidents Days on Hand if applicable Absenteeism rate Customer satisfaction...

Associate Nutrition & Regulatory Scientist

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRFT) is one of North America?s largest consumer packaged food and beverage companies, with annual revenues of more than $18 billion. With the spirit of a startup and the soul of a powerhouse, Kraft has an unrivaled portfolio of products in the beverages, cheese, refrigerated meals and grocery categories. The company?s iconic brands include Kraft, Capri Sun, JELL-O, Kool-Aid, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia, Planters and Velveeta. Kraft?s 22,500 employees in the U.S. and Canada have a passion for making the foods and beverages people love. Kraft is a member of the Standard & Poor?s 500 and the NASDAQ-100 indices. For more information, visit http://www.kraftfoodsgroup.com/ and www.facebook.com/kraft . Kraft Foods is currently seeking an Associate Scientist to work within its Nutrition & Regulatory Affairs group. The position will be located at the Glenview, IL or Madison, WI site. The candidate will be responsible for nutrition and regulatory compliance for FDA and USDA regulated food products. This position provides the opportunity to develop expertise in and apply FDA and USDA labeling regulations to develop product labeling information. Key responsibilities include the following: Ensure regulatory compliance of raw materials and products, as well as adherence to Kraft policies and guidelines Develop accurate nutrition and regulatory technical information for ingredients and products Review/approve label graphics for regulatory compliance and technical accuracy Execute against project timelines Implements business initiatives related to US compliance and labeling (e.g. allergen policies, Facts up Front) within the scope of supported brands Supports internal department process improvement opportunities Builds strong relationships with regulatory counterparts at suppliers...

Food Safety Manager

PurFoods, LLC, also known by the brand name Mom's Meals, prepares, packages and ships fresh-made meals to senior citizens, handicapped and disabled individuals. We are searching for a Food Safety Manager to handle our food quality production processes at our Grinnell, IA production facility. The Food Safety Manager provides single plant leadership in all areas of food safety and compliance. The manager is the liaison for regulatory personnel including onsite USDA inspectors. FSManager provides management to all Food Safety Supervisors and in turn QC technicians. Position reports directly to the Senior Food Safety Manager. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversee HACCP and food safety programs, including implementation, staff training and documentation Provide plant food safety leadership to QC department Provide communication between management and food safety team Work with USDA, FDA and state inspectors; perform environmental and product testing samples as needed Answer Non Compliance Records (NRs) Update HACCP and food safety plans as requirements/rules and product lines change Assist with annual HACCP reassessment and audit the facility for food safety plans and training needs Assure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs). Use all required safety equipment and consistently follow all food-related sanitation and operating safety guidelines; ensure that food production staff does the same Maintain current library for all GMPs, SOPs, and SSOPs; manage GMP training and development programs. Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Food Safety Management Team...

Regulatory Supervisor

Our client, a food & bevarage company that has been in business for 40 years, is looking for a Regulatory Supervisor for their facility in the greater Visalia/Fresno region of California. This position provides specialized support to QA, R & D, Marketing and Operations by ensuring all packaging regulatory aspects are in compliance with USDA and FDA labeling guidelines and ensures all material and product specifications are accurate and current. Must manage project timelines to ensure projects stay on track while verifying all necessary QA and Operations details as they relate to product specification....

Auditor

RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client located in beautiful Irving, TX is looking for a mortgage Auditor. This position may go permanent. If you are looking for a stable mortgage company with great benefits and a profesional work environment, this is the place for you. Job Description: You will use company systems (including LOS, OnBase, and FHA Connection) to review loans for compliance to FAMC, Agency, FHA, VA, and USDA guidelines and perform loan level data entry into Company systems on each loan reviewed to determine purchase eligibility while meeting production and quality standards. In addition you will distribute suspense notifications to Lenders and facilitate the clearing of conditions by multiple loan review teams. Job Duties: Communicate with Lenders to answers questions, explain guidelines, and resolve loan level suspensions while demonstrating outstanding customer service levels In addition, you will proactively manage pipeline by working with Lenders on aged loans to ensure seasoning guidelines and turn times are met Act as the primary liaison between the Correspondent Lender and the multiple FAMC teams reviewing and placing conditions on loans such as Compliance Review, Underwriting, Pre- Purchase Review, Collateral Review, and other internal departments by relaying information through appropriate channels and providing feedback, as needed You will also participate in regular team meetings regarding trends, training, and updates to policies and procedures and provide accurate weekly suspense reports to Management....

Broker

Under the direction of World Customs Brokerage Manager, pre-approves and completes customs clearance. Applies due diligence in maintaining customs compliance. Principle Duties and Responsibilities ? Responsible for maintaining compliance and auditing of entry work Monitor inbound flight monitor to identify shipments requiring clearance into the USA Communicate with clients regarding the clearance status of shipments. Communicate with Domestic Customer Service the clearance status of shipments to agent locations Orchestrate the day-to-day brokerage operation / delegating work assignments. ? Solving / communicating problems for shipments that have not cleared customs. ? Assisting sales with business development. ? Monitoring high profile shipments Training and re-training the staff Reviewing documentation for all imports and signing documents which are submitted to US Customs, DEA, USDA, FDA, CDC, and US Fish and Wildlife Answering questions from colleagues, clients, and other offices, regarding regulations pertaining to imports/exports affecting the United States Responding to inquiries for authorization to ship to USA Rating shipments (using the US Harmonized Tariff code book) for Customs clearance. Liaising between US customs and clients Submitting all necessary paperwork to regulatory agencies as required Keep current on all customs regulation and internal SOPs Maintain Power of Attorney records...

Manager Sanitation/Safety

Maintain Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) food regulations and property food safety sanitation standards and policies. Manage, organize and conduct all food safety training courses, working closely with Division Training Manager. Conduct internal inspections of all pantries, bars, lounges, kitchens and warehouse facilities. Practice and observe safety rules and regulations and encourage others to do the same. Prepare contingency plans for equipment which cannot be repaired immediately. Assure compliance with all government regulations for all permitted facilities. Maintain professional working relationship with Stewarding, Engineering, PAD, Housekeeping, Warehouse Operations, Risk Management, Purchasing, Human Resources, Horticulture, and Food and Beverage. Maintain outside Relationships with SNHD/FDA/USDA ? Corporate Risk Safety and Health. Able to communicate with personnel at all levels and have the ability to address environmental health issues within different departments. Be involved with all environmental health issues throughout the hotel. Maintain close communication with F&B Managers. Make routine inspections of all equipment and kitchen areas to ensure that cleanliness and sanitation procedures are maintained and to ensure that all equipment is in proper working condition. React to any complaints and take appropriate action. Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, procedures and standards. Maintain positive guest relations at all times. Meet with the Executive Chef and review Kitchen issues on a regular basis. Ensure that all items are stored in accordance with State/Local Health and Fire Departments regulations and according to Hotel requirements. Develop checklists for employees to follow when completing scheduled cleaning tasks. Establish and monitor compliance with recycling/conservation specifications. Assign work duties to staff in accordance with departmental procedures Monitor and ensure that all temperature and chemical solution requirements are met with regard to dishwashing, pot washing and storage. Complete work orders for maintenance repairs and submit to Engineering. Foster and promote a cooperative working climate, maximizing productivity and employee morale. Commit to receiving all certifications to ensure currency. Performs all other duties as requested....

Director Regulatory Affairs

Director Regulatory Affairs Position Title: Director Regulatory Affairs Position Location: Duluth, GA Position Type: FTE Relocation available Position Overview: The Director of Regulatory Affairs (North America) Biologicals provides leadership for all regulatory activities for licensed US biological products in support of strategic objectives and in alignment with Business Operations, Industrial Operations, and R&D. The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of registration strategies in the area of defense, maintenance and extension of all US licensed biological marketing authorizations. The incumbent is expected to have in-depth knowledge of animal health products in general (own and competitors?) and to remain current with regard to pertinent laws, regulations, guidelines and policy to anticipate changes and recommend appropriate action to protect company interests. Major responsibilities: ? Manage a team of professional regulatory affairs experts responsible for lifecycle management of licensed biological products. Supervise and coach the team members in fulfillment of their functions. Promote functional excellence in the lifecycle management biological team with the goal to foster innovation, optimize time to market and reduce project and portfolio risks. ? In conjunction with other functions and in alignment with overall strategies, set working priorities within the team and communicate them routinely. ? Manage official contacts with the US authorities for licensed biological products. Maintain open dialogue with USDA contacts and work with the Center for Veterinary Biologics to implement priorities as agreed and in alignment with objectives. Provide representation and point of contact, as assigned, for local, state, and federal regulatory inspections. ? Supervise, develop and implement regulatory strategies necessary to: (1) optimize the position of products in the market by regulatory means; (2) implement manufacturing strategies; and, (3) maintain the products throughout the lifecycle in line with agreed priorities including routine regulatory activities and taking into account the possible future evolution of the regulatory environment. ? Lead communications and serve as principle point of contact with Business Operations, Industrial Operations, and other departments as regulatory strategies are developed and implemented in order to achieve business and manufacturing strategies while accounting for regulatory threats, opportunities, constraints, and future changes. ? Ensure regulatory compliance of licensed biological products throughout their lifecycle, ensuring proper regulatory management of changes, deviations, exemptions, notifications, etc. in close collaboration with Industrial Operations, Quality Assurance, R&D, Pharmacovigilance, Business Operations, and others. ? Prepare core regulatory documents for product renewals, variations, country extensions, etc., as assigned. ? Ensure regulatory compliance of labels by establishing and maintaining the regulatory files for labels and preparing labels and submissions based on applicable regulations in cooperation with Business Operations, Supply, and others as appropriate. ? Manage regulatory submissions and all necessary follow up. ? Provide or supervise regulatory expertise and advice, as appropriate, to other functions or interdisciplinary project teams (in-line product management, launch teams, etc.) ? Review draft regulatory texts, appropriately comment and propose amendments to draft requirements in alignment with needs. ? Maintain tools (records, schedules, reports, database, etc.) for timely management of regulatory activities. ? Provide advice on continuous improvement for the department and regulatory affairs in order to maintain excellence. ? Incorporates agenda into relevant trade associations and external forums. Represents interests in trade associations, regulatory forums and other initiatives. Influences activities of these associations in a manner supportive interests....

Sanitation Supervisor

The Sanitation Supervisor ensures food safety compliance by performing post production rinsing, cleaning and sanitizing techniques. The supervisor will work with the Quality Assurance Manager to efficiently oversee the sanitation technologist employees (including schedules), develop new/update Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs). Also, the Supervisor is responsible for guaranteeing compliance to all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, BRC issue 6-7/USDA/FDA standards, and all other required Sanitation protocols. Must understand how to correctly break down/take apart a machine to effectively clean/sanitize all areas. Must be able to work with various cleaning/sanitizing agents and have the ability to comprehend how to effectively yet safely use them. Must be able to complete daily paperwork neatly and legibly when necessary....

Director, Regulatory Affairs, North America (Biologicals)

The Director of Regulatory Affairs North America Biologicals provides leadership for all regulatory activities for licensed US biological products in support of Merial strategic objectives and in alignment with Business Operations, Industrial Operations, and R&D. The incumbent is responsible for the development and implementation of registration strategies in the area of defense, maintenance and extension of all US licensed biological marketing authorizations. The incumbent is expected to have in-depth knowledge of animal health products in general (own and competitors?) and to remain current with regard to pertinent laws, regulations, guidelines and policy to anticipate changes which may impact Merial and recommend appropriate action to protect company interests. Major responsibilities: ? Manage a team of professional regulatory affairs experts responsible for lifecycle management of licensed Merial biological products. Supervise and coach the team members in fulfillment of their functions. Promote functional excellence in the lifecycle management biological team with the goal to foster innovation, optimize time to market and reduce project and portfolio risks. ? In conjunction with other functions and in alignment with overall Merial strategies, set working priorities within the team and communicate them routinely. ? Manage official contacts with the US authorities for licensed biological products. Maintain open dialogue with USDA contacts and work with the Center for Veterinary Biologics to implement priorities as agreed and in alignment with Merial objectives. Provide representation and point of contact, as assigned, for local, state, and federal regulatory inspections. ? Supervise, develop and implement regulatory strategies necessary to: (1) optimize the position of Merial products in the market by regulatory means; (2) implement manufacturing strategies; and, (3) maintain the products throughout the lifecycle in line with agreed priorities including routine regulatory activities and taking into account the possible future evolution of the regulatory environment. ? Lead communications and serve as principle point of contact with Business Operations, Industrial Operations, and other departments as regulatory strategies are developed and implemented in order to achieve business and manufacturing strategies while accounting for regulatory threats, opportunities, constraints, and future changes. ? Ensure regulatory compliance of licensed Merial biological products throughout their lifecycle, ensuring proper regulatory management of changes, deviations, exemptions, notifications, etc. in close collaboration with Industrial Operations, Quality Assurance, R&D, Pharmacovigilance, Business Operations, and others. ? Prepare core regulatory documents for product renewals, variations, country extensions, etc., as assigned. ? Ensure regulatory compliance of labels by establishing and maintaining the regulatory files for labels and preparing labels and submissions based on applicable regulations in cooperation with Business Operations, Supply, and others as appropriate. ? Manage regulatory submissions and all necessary follow up. ? Provide or supervise regulatory expertise and advice, as appropriate, to other functions or interdisciplinary project teams (in-line product management, launch teams, etc.) ? Review draft regulatory texts, appropriately comment and propose amendments to draft requirements in alignment with Merial?s needs. ? Maintain tools (records, schedules, reports, database, etc.) for timely management of regulatory activities. ? Provide advice on continuous improvement for the department and regulatory affairs in order to maintain Merial excellence. ? Incorporates Merial?s agenda into relevant trade associations and external forums. Represents Merial?s interests in trade associations, regulatory forums and other initiatives. Influences activities of these associations in a manner supportive of Merial?s interests. MERIAL GRADE: 14...

3rd Shift Sanitation Supervisor

Position Statement : Responsible for supervising all activities necessary for the cleaning and sanitizing of production, packaging, storage areas and production equipment & ensuring that all duties are performed in accordance with USDA (U.S. Department of Ag), SSOP (Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures), HACCP (Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points), FDA (Food & Drug Administration), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), all safety policies and procedures and any other established policies and requirements necessary. Essential Functions: ? Schedule and supervise a crew of hourly sanitation workers to ensure plant operations meet mandatory sanitation requirements for machinery, equipment, and facility. ? Train sanitation and plant employees to achieve and maintain sanitation objectives. ? Meet cleaning frequencies established in the Master Sanitation Schedule. ? Make recommendations for improvements and lead improvement teams. ? Work with the Quality Assurance Manager to troubleshoot issues. ? Make recommendations on hiring, firing, discipline, and promotions. ? Explain hazards and safety measures to employees and monitor compliance. ? Maintain chemical inventory quantities on an ongoing basis, and interact with the chemical supplier for advice on training or issues related to sanitation. ? Participate in the development and auditing of SSOP?s. ? Maintain the sanitation program with minimal supervision. ? Strictly enforce safety and GMP policies, and maintain superior plant cleanliness. Safety: ? Understands and follows all food and personal safety policies, reporting any safety hazards to supervisor or member of management immediately. ? Knowledgeable about safety practices and adheres to safety policies. ? Attends all required safety meetings. Follows all safety and OSHA regulations at all times. Quality: ? Has in depth knowledge of safety regulations, company policies and procedures. Works with all employees to create world class safety results. ? Adheres and promotes all food and personal safety policies reporting any safety hazards to Supervisor immediately. ? Complies with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements for the position at all times. ? Ensures safe work environment and safe behaviors for self and coworkers. Provides Work Direction To: ? Sanitation Laborers...

Gen Prod Mgr III

Function: Operations (Beef, Poultry, Pork, etc.) Pay Type: Exempt Position Number: 11053575 Gen Prod Mgr III Employee Type: Full Time Relocation: Yes SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the total operation of the assigned business unit. The position reports directly to the plant manager. This position is responsible for the efficient and safe manufacturing of quality products in amanner that is consistent with company policies and procedures. This includes providing supervisors with information, materials, and training, enabling them to produce the highest quality product possible, monitoring records for attendance, payroll, production, safety and ergonomics, TQM, monitoring and promoting new ideas and encouraging the development of ideas from Team Members. Other responsibilities include overseeing the daily operation of their assigned area or responsibility and analyzing non-routine problems and offering recommendations for solutions to the Plant Manager. Insure compliance with USDA, Federal and State Regulations. Maintain entire operation of their assigned area, including but not limited to, safety, production yields, quality, Team Member relations, turnover and absenteeism, discipline, payroll, staffing, and line speeds....

PLANT MANAGEMENT

MULTIPLE OPPORTUNITIES AT ALL LEVELS IN PLANT MANAGEMENT! Our clients have great new management opportunities in PA, NJ, and MD! These positions are charged with supervision of multiple co-workers, leading development of new product offerings, development, formulations and coordinating extensively with customer relations, FDA compliance and testing. Direct staff in the monitoring of quality performance, serve plant in providing HACCP, USDA, GSF1 and SQF practice leadership. Daily challenges lead to visible advancement and professional development. Quality Manager (Food Industry) Electrical/Automation Engineering Manager Plant Engineer Mechanical Engineer Maintenance Supervisor (Food Industry) Production Supervisors Plant Manager (Food Industry) Maintenance Managers (Food Industry) QC Technicians (Food Industry) SQF a big plus !! Please submit resume (MS Word format), references, and salary requirements for immediate consideration. Comprehensive benefits, competitive compensation, and visible advancement opportunities are all available! S.T.E.P., Inc. represents hundreds of leading firms throughout the Mid Atlantic States Region (PA, MD, NJ, DE, NY, DC, NC, VA, MA, and FL). We are a FREE service to applicants, and have been matching people with permanent career opportunities in infrastructure engineering consulting for over 35 years. Client firms will be interviewing qualified applicants for several positions. Keywords:food, ingredient, development, research, R&D, recipe, FDA, Sanitation...

Quality Assurance Manager - DuBois, PA

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This high visibility position is responsible for leading and -managing the Quality program at the DuBois, PA facility. Also leads the Quality Improvement Program and acts as the plant liaison in dealings with regulatory agencies and client companies. Certified as SQF Practitioner, experienced in HTST and UHT processing and reporting, well versed in FDA, CFR, Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Grade A and PMO regulations and is responsible for assuring excellent performance within the SQF program at DuBois (Food Safety and Food Quality). Knowledge in the USDA NOP is beneficial. RESPONSIBILITIES: Continuously improves food safety and food quality performance at the plant. ? Manages the internal audit program of the facility to verify that procedures mandated by the company and State and Federal governmental agencies are being adhered to. This includes GMP?s, Sanitation, HACCP, Preventative Maintenance and Safety. Installs appropriate controls, hold/release system modifications, code rotation, batching and processing controls and other production systems where problems might exist. Troubleshoot quality problems associated with production; investigate root cause, develop and implement corrective actions, prevent reoccurrence through development of long term solutions. Implement and ensure conformance to Corporate Quality assurance programs to prevent food quality or food safety issues to include Environmental monitoring, Pest control, sanitation, GMP?s, etc. Install and manage the plant?s quality systems. Coordinate and manage sampling plans as per the corporate standards to monitor finished product quality, raw materials, and compositional results to ensure standards of identity are maintained. Oversees the management of all aspects of the Quality Control Laboratory, including microbiological, chemical, physical and sensory aspects of all food products manufactured at this facility. This also includes coordination of the sampling and testing effort with Production needs. Manages the food safety programs (ie. pest control, allergen, sanitation) and quality programs (ie. IQS) in the facility. Develops and maintains a plant specific QA/QC manual of Standard Operating Procedures based on the Corporate Quality Manual. Initiates and maintains the weight control program of all processing lines in the facility, as well as other loss-control programs. Participates in troubleshooting events associated with production, ensuring root cause/corrective actions are appropriate and are fully implemented. Manages the development, updates, and implementation the plant HACCP, Food Safety, and SQF programs. Manages the reviewing and maintenance of all required processing records and regulatory inspections and reports. Develops tools to monitor deficiencies and quickly implement corrective actions when necessary. Acts as plant liaison with regulatory agencies and client company representatives and auditors. Manages regulatory issues to include Federal and State inspections, Kosher inspections, etc. Coordinate corrective actions with Corporate QA, plant and operations management. Leads the Quality Improvement Program through training of new and existing employees, including the Quality Control Technicians and Management. This also includes coordination of consumer complaints and prevention programs. Helps develop and maintain a Quality budget. Assures that plant is audit- and inspection-ready at all times. Coordinates QA efforts with R&D, Technical Services, and plant involving new product launches, trials, and installations. Coordinates all research and development testing on associated projects. Stays current with all key regulatory and certifying agency guidelines. Manages regulatory issues within assigned region. Ensures annual permits and certifications are renewed and kept up to date. Improves the quality metric tracking program and develops site-specific metrics relevant to DuBois, PA operations. Delivers company and facility performance targets in areas of food quality attributes, food safety metrics, and cost. Manages release of product following verification of conformance to specifications Supervisory responsibilities: Provides work leadership to more junior level staff doing the same type of work; may assist in training and checking work of more junior level staff. Provides direct supervision to subordinates, including making hiring/firing decisions, providing training and development opportunities, and conducting performance reviews and coaching sessions....

Research and Development Chef

The Assistant Research and Development Chef supports the organization?s goals in taking a food idea from the concept to plate. Under the direction of the Chef ? Research and Development, the role combines culinary skills and food science knowledge to develop new products, improve current products within defined parameters including recipe development, accurate documentation of ingredients used and working knowledge of nutritional labeling and ingredient declarations. The Assistant Chef stays current on food trends, flavors and cooking techniques and equipment and works with the Chef to respond to internal and external suggestions. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assists with food preparation for recipe development, demonstrations and documents all interim assessments up through roll out and customer feedback. Coordinates and maintains all culinary related activities in the kitchen including recordkeeping of menu development and ingredients used and formulation modifications. Keeps current on USDA requirements and works with support departments to ensure compliance. Assists in the development of training materials and standardized recipes for food preparation and production departments. Contributes ideas and concepts for training to Kitchen Manager - Operations to ensure product quality and credibility; customer satisfaction; and resulting in revenues generation. Ongoing oversight of product quality through guidance and education of production staff to enhance efficiencies. Other Responsibilities: Contributes to the Menu Planning Committee to identify and develop concepts for new products. Develops food presentation, including education of committee on product ingredient content, taste and texture of products and packaging/presentation of food products. Documents recipe processes with results of items being properly replicated. Conducts tests and inspections of products, services or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems. Performs daily administrative tasks including maintaining recipe information files and upkeep of essential paperwork and processes. Maintains a clean, organized development lab and efficient work areas. Manages multiple tasks and projects while meeting established deadlines. Assists Chef as directed on special projects and serves on cross-functional teams....

Property Manager (Market Rate or Section 8)

Millennia Housing Management, Ltd; a successful property management company located in the Midwest is looking for an experienced Property Manager for 100 unit family property located in Somerset, KY. This community is a family, project based section 8 and market rate property. We are looking for someone that has experience in Market Rate or Affordable Housing (rent based on income such as LIHTC, Project Based Section 8 Housing, USDA, RD and HUD) Regulations. A COS or similar designation is preferred. This is a full-time position, with an excellent benefit package and attractive salary. Responsibility includes: Marketing property and increasing traffic (Leasing) Being well organized and having attention to detail Processing applications and certifications Weekly and monthly financial reports Budget compliance Excellent customer service Supervise maintenance and part-time office staff Ensure the curb appeal is impeccable Section 8 HUD regulations adhered to...

2nd Shift Plant Manager

2nd Shift Plant Manager Position Summary : Manage, supervise, direct and ensure that the process of products consistently meet and/or exceed customer?s expectations. This candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the company achieves its goal of quality that is essential for enhancing growth and stability. Duties and Responsibilities : Oversee and demonstrate thorough knowledge of the operation process to the shift production operations. You will be responsible for planning, coordinating and supervising daily production activities ensuring efficient and successful daily production. Create a culture of Safety and Teamwork throughout the facility. Ensure compliance with GMP, USDA, HACCP, SSOP, SAFETY and OSHA standards. Support operations to improve efficiencies and help reduce costs. This person will need to be results oriented and have strong communication abilities with Management, Supervisors, employees and other departments. You must have strong decision making abilities. This candidate will also need to understand and incorporate HR policies and procedures....

OVERNIGHT SANITOR - 10pm to 7am - HALTOM CITY, TX

Essential Responsibilities: To efficiently clean assigned equipment in a safe and accurate manner using high pressure hoses, foamers, and chemical cleaners. SCOPE OF POSITION: Ability to work with a team to accomplish cleaning, sanitizing, and safely handling chemicals and equipment to accomplish USDA standards work environments, while being able to operate under tight deadlines, or to set priorities, or reprioritize work based on overarching goals. TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT: Personal protective equipment, high pressure hoses, foamers, scrub pads. MATERIALS: Cleaning chemicals and equipment...

Kitchen Manager

To prepare and present food quickly and efficiently as required by USDA for preschool children. To ensure the smooth operation of the kitchen at all times. I. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Plans and works within a described budget. Follows standardized recipes and uses portion control methods, including the weighing/measuring of meal components. Ensures that special diets are adhered to. Ensures that meals are prepared on schedule. Uses appropriate guidelines for estimating amounts to be prepared, utilizing leftovers for subsequent child meals wherever possible and ensuring that extra food or leftovers are distributed or disposed of per policy. Uses food production and food storage procedures that are in compliance with the Pinellas County Health Department. Performs weekly food inventory for orders of items needed. Plans and completes routine cleaning of kitchen. Washes and sanitizes utensils and dishes thoroughly. Maintains proper hygiene and dress requirements for food service staff. Meets all agency requirements. Performs other duties as assigned....

Maintenance Mechanic (20120951)

SUMMARY Inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining food processing and packaging machines, mechanical/utility equipment, buildings and office facilities in a USDA production environment. SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Perform all work as assigned while adhering to established standards associated with workmanship and safety. Responsible for the safe and dependable operating condition of all equipment in the facility. Set-up, troubleshoot and repair of stacking, bagging, check-weighing, UPC bar coding, case erectors and conveyor equipment. Dismantling and re-assembly of equipment to perform repairs, cleaning and lubrication according to established maintenance schedules. Testing, troubleshooting and repair of 110/230/460 volt electrical equipment including motors, starters, relays, timers, panels, breakers, conduit and wiring. Able to read and interpret Electrical Control schematics for trouble shooting purposes. Minor programming and troubleshooting of VFD?s and PLC?s. Understands and adheres to established safety programs (ex/ lock out/tag out, ladder safety, etc). Communicates effectively at all levels in the maintenance and operating departments. Provides rapid response when equipment malfunctions or breaks down. Ensures that all the equipment is ready prior to production. Ensures the building is maintained in compliance to city and fire regulations. Assists in coaching and training of maintenance and operating personnel. Fabricates parts and modifies equipment as required. QUALIFICATIONS Possess good language skills (verbal & written) to interpret procedures, comprehend instructions, and to communicate effectively with others. Be self-motivated, a self starter and self-directed to work without close supervision in a team environment. Hard working, dependable, safety and quality conscious. Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred. Valid Illinois Drivers License preferred....

Compliance Specialist

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation"s service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, and known as the College of New Jersey until 1896, it was British North America"s fourth college. Department: Research Integrity & Assurance - 51704 Position Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Director in the office of Research Integrity and Assurance (RIA), this position provides administrative and operational support for the Human Research Protection Program, which consists of an Institutional Review Board (IRB), a Quality Improvement Program, an Educational Program and a Compliance Review Program. RIA team members are responsible for formulating and implementing research compliance programs in accordance with federally mandated regulations and Princeton University policies. Among other areas, the office ensures compliance and promotes ethical conduct of research in the areas of Institutional Review Board for human subject (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC). The successful candidate will perform complex duties to facilitate the Institutional Review Board's review and approval process to ensure the protection of human research participants. Additionally, this individual is expected to appropriately interpret and apply relevant federal and state laws, regulations, guidelines institutional policies and procedures while facilitating ethical research. S/he will utilize well-developed interpersonal skills, a collaborative style, exceptional oral and written skills, and a reputation for successfully working with faculty, staff, and students to share in the vision of RIA and implement new policies, procedures and programs. Duties and Responsibilities ? Serve as a resource to the IRB & Chairs, Board members, investigators, and staff to assure adherence to regulatory requirements with federal regulations, guidelines state and local laws, applicable institutional policies and IRB policies and procedures ? When applications require IRB review, determines appropriate level of review and assigns protocols to IRB members for review by the convened IRB or to designated members for expedited review procedures ? Compose and distribute letters and correspondence to researchers that accurately document the determinations of the IRB and describe any revisions that are required ? Serve as back up in the absence of the compliance administrator with management of the Full Board meetings, producing minutes, and other related duties ? Attend IRB meetings and take notes on agenda items, document discussion, vote count and IRB actions as needed ? Manage preliminary review process by independently performing administrative reviews to ensure applications qualify for level of requested review, verify application completeness, ensure accuracy of each new protocol and responses to required requests in accordance with IRB policies and procedures and federal regulations for all applications for initial review, continuing review, modifications, and submission of reportable events ? Independently work with PIs to request revisions to IRB submissions identified during the preliminary review ? Manage expedited review process by ensuring all eligible submissions are assigned, reviewed and approved in a timely manner, per internal procedures ? Independently conduct regular follow-up with PIs on all outstanding issues resulting from review for all new expedited items and responses ? Provide timely and accurate guidance to investigators on preparation and submission of all applications including but not limited to initial applications, unanticipated problem reports, continuing review, protocol amendments, and/or changes in study status, consent form revisions and associated documents ? Monitor IRB email inbox and independently consult with faculty, research staff, students, and Board members while exercising sound judgment and working with highly sensitive and confidential information...

Chef Director

AVI FOODSYSTEMS, Inc. is currently seeking a Chef Directo r to oversee our entire foodservice operation at an account in Marietta, OH. Responsibilities: Participates in the development and adherence of policies and procedures that direct food preparation, distribution and service, purchasing, sanitation, safety practices, performance improvement, and staff education and development, USDA National School Breakfast Program , National School Lunch Program, National Summer Feeding Program, Smart Snacks and After School Snacks and USDA compliant meal benefit processes and records. Oversees the food safety aspects of the operations to ensure full compliance with federal, state and other regulatory agencies. Achieves culinary operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews, develop standardized recipes and menus compliant with USDA standards. Maintains friendly, efficient, positive, hospitable customer service attitude toward customers, clients and team members. Is responsive to customer needs. Builds and maintains a positive relationship with the clients. Develops action plans and timelines. Establishes and maintains a proactive human resource function to ensure employee motivation, training and development, wage/benefit administration and compliance with established labor regulations. Perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary. Responsible for continuing education on USDA NSBP, NSLP, SS and any other area changed or developed by the USDA....

Supervisor, Quality Assurance & Compliance

Dairy Farmers of America is all about milk and the 16,000 dairy farm members who produce it. We are proud to be a cooperative, owned and operated by the dairy farmers whom we serve. We are one of the country's most diversified U.S. manufacturers of dairy products, food components and ingredients. We are a leader in formulating and packaging shelf-stable dairy products in can and glass. We are one of the most vertically-integrated and future-focused co-op and food companies in the industry. We are an organization with over 4,000 employees. We are DFA-the premium provider of market opportunities for farmers and a value-added supplier of innovative dairy products and food components for customers around the world. The Quality Assurance Supervisor function is to manage documentation and quality activities associated with the facility?s food safety and quality assurance programs and quality control laboratory operations to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, Local, and Company rules and regulations. Additionally, the Quality Assurance Supervisor is to manage training that includes communicating the expectations of Dairy Farmers of America in the areas of food safety / GMPs and product quality programs to production and maintenance personnel. Duties and Responsibilities: ? Support compliance with all company policies, local, state, and federal regulations. ? Support the following facility programs for regulatory and food industry compliance: 1. Food Safety 2. GMP 3. Product Quality Assurance 4. Sanitation 5. Maintenance for Food Safety ? Manage documentation and quality activities that support the plant Quality Assurance programs. ? Actively promote and support a Behavior Based employee safety culture and support 100% OSHA compliance in all plant activities. ? Support and assist the Plant Manager and Production Supervisor in effective Root Cause Analysis and corrective action planning and execution for all product quality issues and customer concerns. ? Perform annual review of Adrian quality procedures, support annual review of Adrian production and sanitation procedures. Assume Documentation Coordinator responsibilities to manage control of procedure and forms distribution, control of revisions protocol for procedures and forms. ? Oversee outside lab testing with attention to cost, compliance, and accuracy. ? Oversee plant pest control program assurance compliance with all relevant agencies. ? Become a Certified Industry Supervisor for PMO Appendix N Drug Residue Screening and oversee the milk receiving Appendix N Drug Residue Screening activities such as routine review of lab documentation, daily review of Incoming Milk Drug Residue Screening Log sheets, oversight of annual Appendix N split samples with Michigan, Dept. of Agriculture, and Bi-annual Milk Laboratory Evaluation Survey by Michigan Dept. of Agriculture. ? Manage internal customer complaint process. ? Conduct quarterly mock recall exercises and annual review of the facility recall program documentation. ? Support the maintenance of a HACCP program including annual employee training, conduct review of HACCP documentation on routine basis, and coordinate HACCP team activities such as an annual review of the HACCP plan. ? Conduct annual GMP?s training for plant personnel and support Food Safety / GMP?s compliance activities such as oversight of the monthly DFA Food Safety / GMP?s self-audits. ? In tandem with annual GMP?s training for plant personnel conduct Food Safety training that includes review of DFA?s Risk Assessment Plan for Product Defects and the investigative and reporting process of potential product defects via a 170-S form. ? Oversee completion and compliance of the DFA PEM (Pathogen Environment Monitoring) program sampling and corrective actions. Maintain documentation defined by the PEM program. ? Oversee completion and compliance of monthly food contact sampling and air monitoring sampling and corrective actions. ? Review food safety documentation such as Security Shipping and Receiving documentation, equipment calibrations documentation review, maintenance for food safety forms review when maintenance work is completed on food contact surfaces, etc. ? Oversee completion of monthly breakable materials (glass & brittle plastic) audits of the facility. ? Complete SAP quality inspection and usage decision transactions for powder products. ? Participate as directed with regulatory audits such as USDA, Michigan Dept. of Agriculture, or 3rd party audits. ? Complete all reports for company management, vendors, and customers as required in a timely manner. ? Maintain a safe, clean, organized work area throughout the laboratory and office area. ? Perform all other duties deemed necessary or required by the Plant Manager. ? Demonstrate good judgment in safeguarding customer, company, vendor and employee information. ? Maintain a cooperative working relationship with customers, vendors, employees, and peers. ? Consistently show the ability to recognize and deal with priorities. ? Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Dairy Farmers of America. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment. ? Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary and promptly share relevant information with others. ? Able and willing to perform tasks and duties without constant supervision....

Quality Manager Compliance

Assures that all Human Pharmaceutical and Animal Health products which are manufactured, packaged, tested and distributed, are acceptable (approved) and that only products meeting all regulatory requirements are introduced into the Bayer distribution channels. Assures all Parenterals, API's, Solid Dosage, Pastes, and Liquid products are produced per the requirements defined by the applicable regulatory agencies. (FDA, cGMPs, cGLPs, cGCPs, MCA, EPA, etc. Assures all required Quality Systems are in place and operating procedures are being followed. Systems monitored are facilities, utilities, equipment, training, process, deviations, recall, validation, calibration, preventative maintenance, change control, Quality Agreements, environmental monitoring, etc. (per 9CFR, 21CFR and other regulations as applicable). Manages resolution of Quality issues with Pharma Division, contract manufactures and other third party customers. Manages the on-site inspections performed by regulatory agencies, third party customers and internal/corporate auditors for QA / QC, Manufacturing, Packaging, Stability and Distribution. Responsible for preparing audit response, filing reports and following up to assure corrective actions have been completed satisfactorily. Provides quality/cGMP input and direction to meet the requirements for the development, testing, vendor approval, component list, production process, clinical testing, pre-approval auditing, method and process transfer, validation, training, auditing, material review, and periodic stability review of new products. Manages the activities involved in all field notifications, recalls, market withdrawals and stop sale actions initiated by the Pharma or Animal Health Products group. Manages the review of data, trend evaluation, deviation review and acceptable resolution, directing cross-functional problem solving to resolve quality issues. Reviews and approves all plant Critical Changes which includes utilities, processes, laboratories, manufacturing equipment, and computer systems. Interacts with the QC Inspection department and is responsible for the management of the Non-Conformance Report system used for the investigation of all out of specification raw materials, packaging components, and contract-manufactured products. Manages QA Compliance issues with other countries as required by product distribution. Responsible for communicating changes to Critical System Requirements....

Product Quality Assurance Associate

Job Summary: Our client's Product Quality Assurance team is seeking a professional who shares their belief in improving quality of life. As a Product Quality Assurance Associate , you will support their team in activities to ensure that all food suppliers meet product quality assurance requirements. Responsibilities: ? Ensure that food suppliers meet product quality assurance requirements ? Collaborate with Supply Management Team in this effort ? Evaluate samples and provide information to food suppliers for follow on food complaints that stem from supplier defects ? Minor, non-hazardous lab work involved ? Other Duties as Assigned...

Quality Assurance Technician

Family-owned, dynamic and growing food manufacturer located in Long Island, NY seeks an experienced and qualified Quality Assurance Technician . Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician Responsibilities: ? The position has direct responsibility to ensure that all work activities under its focus are performed with attention to the highest standards for food quality, food safety and food defense programs at the facility. ? Assist the QA Manager in implementing and maintaining the HACCP program. ? Audit and verify proper sanitation on a daily basis. ? Carry out pre-ops and targeted daily, weekly and monthly audits. Oversee the implementation of remedial actions as required. ? Assist QA manager in training team members on Food Safety, and Food Security. ? Carry out raw material sampling of incoming material for microbiological and physical testing of product. ? Assist in implementing the environmental monitoring program by taking ATP swabs. ? Audit the food processing facility, compilation and analysis of data. ? Review product labels, ingredients, packaging and product specifications. ? Check that the seals of the packages are well sealed and not melted or leaking. ? Ensure that the internal/external defects, products taste and product ounce count size meet customer specification. ? Confirm that all paperwork related to the packaging audits are properly filled out. ? Enforce company policies such as Good Manufacturing Practices (i.e. proper use of hair nets, no jewelry, no gum chewing, etc.) and USDA policies such as grade standards by informing packaging room Lead/Supervisor. ? Assist the QA Manager in other projects , as needed. Food Safety Requirements/Responsibilities : ? Compliance with all GMP, Food Safety, and General Safety rules and regulations ? Compliance with local, state, federal (USDA and FDA) and corporate food safety regulatory standards as well as company quality standards provided by facility, regional, and corporate quality authorities Experience: ? Minimum 2 years of experience as a QA/QC technician. ? Experience with enforcing a HACCP plan. ? Experience in food industry is preferred. Education: 2-year or 4-year degree preferred in Food or Biological Sciences...

Customs Compliance Analyst (29370)

Customs Compliance Analyst scope includes Customs compliance and related business processes, systems and resources. The Customs Compliance Analyst will be responsible for administering Graham Packaging Company?s compliance with U.S. & other country import & export regulations, with special emphasis on Harmonized Tariff Classification, Free Trade Agreements (e.g. NAFTA), and other import & export compliance related activities as determined by Graham Packaging. Principal Responsibilities Primary focus of the Analyst will be regulatory compliance and internal controls procedure documentation to ensure compliance with current Customs requirements. Create as needed, review and update the import/export procedures manual (Customs Compliance Manual) to maintain controls, record keeping and compliance as necessary. Perform periodic import/export compliance audits of internal processed and post entry reconciliation to verify that internal controls are effective. Monitor government and industry developments (e.g. security, customs compliance, etc), and make recommendations to management regarding modifications to business best practices. Ensure that current classification and valuation procedures are effective and accurate to support import/export operations. Inform, advice and provide recommendations to clients and suppliers in relation to regulatory compliance and/or Customs/USDA/FDA requirements, changes in policy and opportunities. Assist with training as needed to the various Departments that affect the import and export process to ensure proper procedures are followed to maintain compliance Develop and implement best practices for C-TPAT program and associated training for complying with agreed to procedures. Coordinate and follow-up on all NAFTA Compliance issues for Graham and all associated risks and liabilities in order to maintain standing as a low-risk importer entitled to fewer intensive Customs inspections and to ensure continued NAFTA eligibility. Determine eligibility for preferential duty treatment under applicable FTA rules of origin and enters eligibility status in Parts Database. Monitor other Free Trade Agreements and import and export entries to ensure preferential treatment when applicable. Manage FTA solicitations from suppliers and issue FTA certificates to customers Maintain records in accordance with CBP record keeping requirements Identify and develop the appropriate tools to manage and monitor Customs Compliance. Create and recommend programs and best practices to maintain Graham standing as a low-risk importer, prevent penalties and fines, provide for proper classification for tariffs and duties and ensure overall customs compliance. Conduct post entry reconciliation and verification and provide recommended actions that may result in corrective actions, disclosures, fines, penalties or recoupment of tariffs and duties to ensure compliance. Serve as a point of contact for customs brokers. Minimum Requirements 4 year college Degree in Business, Logistics, Finance, International Trade or relevant field, Minimum of 4 years? experience in import & export compliance position, or minimum 6 years relevant business experience Previous management experience preferred Proficiency in Microsoft office suite Effective written and oral communication skills Experience in preferential duty programs Strong analytical and interpretation skills Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus...

Quality Assurance Audit Manager

3D Corporate Solutions, LLC, an Inc. 5000 company, is a leader in the pet food/food ingredient industry. 3D has a truly three-dimensional array of service by providing our customers with top quality PRODUCTION, flexible LOGISTICS, and creative SOURCING. Located in Monett, Missouri, 3D is experiencing phenomenal growth and is creating the following position that needs to be filled immediately at its Pet Solutions, LLC location in Danville, AR. We operate in a fast paced, dynamic environment that encourages and requires people to have entrepreneurial spirits, be self-starters and to be positive role models at all times, in all ways. Quality Assurance Audit Manager Responsibilities will include providing focus on Product Quality Programs and Food Defense Systems. Will work directly with operations management and suppliers to assure implementation and adherence to these programs and systems Responsibility for managing compliance with regulatory agencies and programs i.e., HACCP, FDA, USDA, AIB, SQF, GMP's, SPC, SOPs, etc. to ensure alignment with the business direction and consistency . Will update and monitor key performance indicators to ensure continual process improvement efforts. Travel required...

Technical Assistance Provider ( TAP)

aGENCY Description : Southeast RCAP is a statewide program that provides training, technical assistance, and seed funds to CAAs, CBOs, elected/appointed officials and the private sector in developing affordable safe drinking water/sanitary waste facilities and other needed services to serve low-income rural residents. JOB TITLE: Technical Assistance Engineer/TAP SALARY: See Salary Chart JOB DESCRIPTION : Major responsibilities include, but not limited to: provide technical assistance; plan and/or deliver training; perform outreach and networking; program development; perform research and analysis and publish results; administrative duties. Work performed may be in the technical areas of: wastewater, water and solid waste operations, management and financing. DUTIES : ? Conduct operation and maintenance evaluations - work with tribal clients to evaluate the conditions of water and/or wastewater facilities; make recommendations for improvements, repair or staff development. ? Provide technical assistance - deliver direct technical assistance and service to tribal clients; work one on one with utility operators, managers or decision makers demonstrating proper techniques used to operate a small utility and maintain facility equipment. ? Training - plan, prepare and deliver technical training at various conferences institutes, workshops, clinics or client agencies. ? Outreach and networks - form, coordinate and participate in tribal development networks and associations; form and maintain links between agencies and/or other networks; perform facilitation for clients and funders; maintain current information on environmental programs, policies and regulations; market department and SERCAP programs. ? Program development - in coordination with department director and program developer may participate in development of funding strategies; initiate contacts and identify opportunities; determine scope of work with funders; coordinate, write, develop and submit small proposals; work as a team member on large proposals. ? Finance - market and represent SERCAP and the loan fund. ? Research, analysis and publications - remain current on applicable government regulations and policies; comment on the impact of proposed regulations and policies; analyze rural development issues and needs; develop policy and technical papers, articles and manuals for SERCAP and other publications. ? Administrative - assemble and lead project teams; prepare written reports and documentation of activities; maintain contact with funders; respond to inquiries as needed. ? Work plan management - develop and maintain project work plans; maintain accurate records of progress; monitor implementation and compliance. QUALIFICATIONS : Preferred Education and Experience: A combination of experience and education is necessary to qualify for the position. A typical qualifying combination may include: Experience: Five (5) years of any combination of applicable experience in a public water and/or wastewater utility. This includes: management, water, wastewater operation & maintenance. Experience in a small, medium or large utility is highly desirable. (Education may be substituted for the experience). Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree or special course work related to the field of water and wastewater. Operator Certification in either wastewater or water in the state where the job is to be performed is highly desirable. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education). Special Requirements: Drinking water operator certification and/or utility management experience is a plus. Possession of a valid driver?s license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum requirements ($100,000/$300,000) of SERCAP corporate liability policy may be required when traveling for business purposes. Knowledge of: ? Standard office procedures ? Personal computers including word processing (preferably Word), spreadsheet and presentation programs ? English language, grammar, spelling and punctuation ? Federal, state, tribal and local government agencies, programs, issues and regulations related to rural water and wastewater systems and facilities ? Communication, facilitation, mediation and meeting management skills ? Nonprofit, tribal, and local agency and rural community dynamics ? General record keeping practices ? Principles of adult learning Ability to: ? Complete course work and pass associated test(s) for eleven core competency courses and achieve internal trainer certification within two years of the date of hire, as required by SERCAP?s environmental staff competencies program ? Use a personal computer at high-level proficiency ? Use spreadsheet, database and presentation programs ? Proofread and edit documents ? Demonstrate a high level of customer service skills ? Work with minimum supervision and handle multiple priorities simultaneously ? Follow detailed instructions ? Use initiative to approach troubleshooting and problem-solving alternatives ? Organize and prioritize work to meet established timelines ? Effectively listen and communicate verbally and in writing ? Perform research and analysis ? Facilitate meetings ? Write and deliver material ? Develop and deliver training for adult learners Physical Job Requirements: Light - lifting overhead (25 pounds or less), filing, operating fax machine, operating copier/printer, operating 10-key, data entry (average one hour or less per day per activity) Moderate - lifting (50 pounds or less), word processing, operating telephone, standing, walking (average two hours per day per activity), airline travel (five days per month average) Heavy - sitting (average four hours per day) automobile travel (average ten or more days per month) SUPERVISED BY: State Program Manager Rev : 7/5/2011...

Managerial Dietician

The Managerial Dietician position provides valuable expertise and oversight for Early HeadStart and Headstart menu and meal preparation, management and oversight of the Branch Couthy Meals on Wheels as well as the kitchen operations. SUMMARY Under the direction of the Director of Programs is responsible for all kitchen operations and menu design for the Community Action Nutrition programs in the four county service areas. PRINICPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the operation of all kitchen facilities throughout the four counties: Franklin Center, Coldwater Kitchen, Shippy Kitchen.* Responsible for the timely, accurate, and quality preparation of meals for all nutrition programs. * Ensures that meals served meet the required nutritional guidelines set forth by USDA, Administration on Aging, Office of Services to the Aging, Calhoun County Senior Millage, Area Agency on Aging Region 3C and 3B, Head Start Program Performance Standards, State of Michigan Licensing Requirements, CACFP, and Community Action.* Ensures compliance with all health and safety standards in accordance with Health Department, USDA, Administration on Aging, Office of Services to the Aging, Calhoun County Senior Millage, Area Agency on Aging Region 3C and 3B, Head Start Program Performance Standards, State of Michigan Licensing Requirements, CACFP, and Community Action.* Maintains sanitary kitchen facilities, supplies, equipment and ongoing preventative maintenance of the kitchen.* Creating clear production goals and schedules for staff and ensuring they are met. Creation, revision, and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures as needed to facilitate efficient operations.* Analyze and revise policies and procedures to adapt to funding streams, production forecasts. Creates menu in collaboration with Director. Monitor special dietary recommendations as needed.* Create individualized meal plans for seniors and children in conjunction with physicians, nutrition assessments, and the customer.* Evaluate completed menu records from the classrooms.* Evaluate Nutrition and Growth forms for newly enrolled children and expectant mothers.* Evaluate the nutritional needs for re-enrolled children when Body Mass Index is below 10% or over 85%.* Evaluate growth assessments.* Follow-up with family workers and/or families and individuals to ensure nutritional needs are being met for ?at-risk" children and seniors.* Offer nutrition counseling and education to individuals and families.* Coordinate the annual update of the agency Nutrition Plan.* Attend community meetings as needed and relevant.* Responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and development of kitchen staff and volunteers (in coordination with Volunteer Coordinator). * Submits reports and documentation to Director on a timely basis. Fulfills information requests made by director, managers, and funding sources. Maintain professional confidentiality of customer and staff information. Participates in trainings as required. All other duties as assigned. Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships with the public, managers and staff. Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a diverse work force. Ability to work in a fast paced environment. Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines. Ability to multi task and prioritize job duties and functions. Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations, policies and procedures set forth by OSA, Michigan Department of Education, USDA, Area Agency Aging Region 3B and 3C, Calhoun County Senior Millage, State of Michigan Licensing, CACFP, and Community Action. Proficient in Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, and Word. Must obtain Certified Manager Food Safety Certification within first 3 months of employment. Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs....

QUALITY ASSURANCE SUPERINTENDENT

Large food manufacturer in East Texas is seeking a QA Superintendent. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages and coordinates quality control program to ensure continuous production / service consistent with established standards. Implements and manages food safety programs and controls, audits and Food Defense programs. Plans and conducts training activities related to quality and food safety. Manages installation, inspection and testing procedures for finished products. Implements and coordinates quality control objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other managers to maximize quality, reliability and minimize costs. Manages and updates the HACCP program and works closely with USDA to ensure all regulations are properly followed. May investigate customer complaints regarding quality. Qualifications: BA/BS Strongly preferred Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred 3 to 5 years QA supervisory experience, to include working knowledge of fast food operations, poultry processing or food industry experience in Quality Assurance and Food Safety programs. Must have working knowledge of HACCP and SSOP plans and be able to review for accuracy and compliance the documentation created by HACCP and SSOP plans, USDA Regulations and Standards and GMP requirements. Must be self-motivated and able to work well with other employees, both hourly and salaried, and USDA Inspectors. Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Must be dependable, prompt and willing to work weekends or as needed to meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines....

Export Coordinator

Lineage Logistics currently has an immediate opening for an individual for an Export Coordinator in our Smithfield Division, located in Smithfield, Virginia. The Export Coordinator is responsible for the following: Prepare all export shipment documentation as required by US Law, while complying with multi country import requirements. Maintain accurate export records as required by the USDA Coordinate export bookings with multiple international forwarders and carriers to ensure adequate and timely transportation. Provide guidance and assistance to the operations. Provide order entry and general customer service questions for our customers....

Manager of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

Summary Dietary Supplement manufacturer, with specialty in botanicals, botanical extracts and superfoods in powder and encapsulated form, in Tempe Arizona is looking for a Manager of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance. This position works under limited direction and is primarily responsible for possessing the knowledge of regulatory requirements affecting our business and communicating that knowledge within the company in an efficient and timely manner. All compliance work and paperwork like FDA, GMP, fire, state, inspections, insurance, labeling, product claims, light legal matters, etc. You have got to be a real ?thinker? for this position. You will need to interface with most other departments. Heavy computer and paperwork, and coordinating and implementing the compliance yourself in many cases. Our company has high standards for ingredients. These standards include using the highest quality vegan plant-based botanicals and botanical extracts that are pesticide, irradiation, solvent and GMO free. We also manufacture without excipients, fillers or any chemicals. Our company has high ecological and environmental standards related to any chemicals or materials used in the facility for a safe environment for the staff, the finished product, and the outside environment. Most of our products are bottled in glass packaging. The person we are seeking is able to work with these high standards and help create solutions that comply with existing regulations. Responsibilities 1. Prepares timely and accurate responses to inquiries regarding the regulatory status of our products, the ingredients they contain and the processes we use to produce them. 2. Directs and manages activities related to process and product compliance with applicable food laws and regulations. 3. Assists in the development of systems and procedures. 4. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving challenges. 5. Communicates with government agencies on matters affecting our regulatory compliance. 6. Manages and develops QA/QC staff by providing direction, technical expertise, and training. 7. Supports and reviews labels for compliance with FDA regulations. 8. Certification management including NSF, USDA Organic, NON GMO Project Verified....

Regulatory Affairs Specialist-FLAVOR/FOOD & BEVERAGE

SENIOR REGULATORY SPECIALIST Erlanger, KY Kelly Scientific Resources is looking for a Regulatory expert to support regulatory affairs and ensure customer satisfaction and success of the overall business strategy of the organization. The position requires overseeing compliance to FDA and USDA regulations on food labeling and nutritional/supplement panels as well as international country review and compliance . The Senior Regulatory Specialist would participate in many areas, such as ingredient documentation, labeling support, finished product documentation, and customer documentation support in a great, high throughput, state-of-the-art facility. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Create and expedite nutrition/supplement facts panels and ingredient declarations, including internal and external support for international compliance . 2. Create and expedite ingredient declarations for sellable products. 3. Maintain database of technical data for products manufactured and sold. 4. Coordinate projects regarding a variety of regulatory topics , both domestic and international. 5. Perform Regulatory research on variety of topics/products. 6. Coordinate USDA formula/label submissions and approval. 7. Evaluate formula revisions and communicate labeling modifications to customers. 8. Act as an information resource for both internal and external customers to include education and guidance to affected departments regarding various regulatory topics. 9. Perform root cause analysis for customer complaints related to Regulatory. 10. Develop and follow ISO instructions to support company ISO 9001 and FSSC 22000 certification. 11. Perform other duties and special assignments as required. 12. Perform as back-up for identified responsibilities. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. B.S. degree in Chemistry or Food Science-related field 2. 2 years of Regulatory Compliance experience REQUIRED. 3. Strong, independent analytical and problem-solving skills. 4. Attention to detail. 5. Ability to work in a team environment. 6. Excellent communication skills. 7. Computer Skills. DESIRED EXPERIENCE Candidates with at least 5-7 years? experience in food/beverage , flavor or related industry are preferred and will be given priority for consideration. * *Excellent benefits package offered and salary commensurate with experience is determined** If interested in this great opportunity, where exceptional food and beverage products are at the forefront of the industry, please apply here and you will be considered and contacted if you meet the criteria. Note: Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer. About Kelly Services ® Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly ® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion. [Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Download WorkWire ? , a free career and employment resource iPad® app by Kelly Services.] iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Our science specialty places professionals to a broad spectrum of industries, including biotechnology, chemical, clinical research, consumer products, biotechnology, consumer products, environmental, food sciences, pharmaceutical, and petrochemical fields. Want more information? Visit kellyservices.com/science Connect with us on...

B: Production Manager

Production Manager Massillon, OH Heinz North America Heinz is seeking to hire a Production Manager to join our Operations/Manufacturing team. In this position you will be responsible for planning, organizeing, directing, and controlling the activities of the operations function of the factory and is responsible for the performance of each production department. ?Oversee and lead the implementation of the RMP (Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the factory accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR. ?Responsible for analysis of RMP and is designated for Risk Assessment Responsibility ?It is the responsibility of the Food Safety / HACCP Team to: ?Ensure our business objectives support food safety; ?Communicate and meet the ISO standard, regulatory requirements and customer requirements; ?Establish our food safety policy; ?Conduct management reviews; ?Ensure the availability of resources. ?The incumbent is responsible for managing and evaluating the performance of personnel in the Production Department. ?Financial Controls and Budgeting: Responsible for providing leadership and guidance during budget building with constant emphasis on practical business and financial responsibility. ?The incumbent will work together with the other Business Unit Manager?s to share resources and provide multiple shift coverage. ?Assure that required company and State/Federal paperwork is completed properly and enforced (daily reports, accuracy, lot tracking, HACCP, FDA/USDA and OSHA requirement. ?Product Quality / Food Safety: Support all facets of product quality and food safety processes to ensure that finished product meet over exceeds internal specification and State/Federal regulatory standards. Comply with standard operating procedures, audit systems, and record keeping systems to facilitate process conformance to requirements. Ensure that all plant personnel have been trained to follow all provisions of operating procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP?s). ?Safety and Loss Prevention: Provide a safe and healthful work environment for all Production Department personnel through consistent support of the Heinz Safety Process. Oversee safety processes including, but not limited to, goal setting, hazard recognition and elimination, administration of safety procedures and corresponding corrective action, area inspection, job skills, and compliance training, accident investigation, and safety meetings. ?Productivity / Line Efficiency: In collaboration with Production Department team members and other departments resources, develop production goals on a fiscal basis for each assigned production area of the plant. Oversee assignment of operations personnel, equipment operation, and preventative maintenance under direction of the maintenance department, production scheduling, design and management of process flow from raw materials to finished product, in order to minimize downtime and maximize product throughout at the lowest possible cost. ?Cost Management: Develop and manage assigned Production Department variable and fixed overhead budgets. In collaboration with the Factory Manager?s staff, envelop annual direct cost standards for labor, ingredients, materials, supplies, and yields. Work closely with Production Team staff and other department resources to identify the most efficient use of plant resources and produce finished product at a cost equal to or less than established direct cost standards. Ensure that assigned key production department personnel are trained to understand the impact of their efforts with respect to fixed variable overheads and direct costs. ?Organizational Development: Develop a long-range strategic plan to prepare the Manufacturing Department Personnel for change in internal and external business environments. Improve the department?s problem solving capabilities at all levels of the organization. Organizational development efforts will address both process goals (achieving improvements in communication, interaction, and decision making) and outcome goals (achieving improvements in performance). This position is accountable for: Creating an open problem-solving environment where people have the tools and training needed to perform at the highest level possible. Move accountability and decision making to where relevant information is located, and allow people to exercise self-direction as they are properly trained to take appropriate initiative. Human Resource responsibilities will include department interviewing, evaluating, hiring prospective employee?s goal setting, performance evaluation, employee relations, consistent administration of the labor agreement and developing/maintaining good working relationships with the union committee, training, recognition, EEO/AAP commitment/opportunities, and compliance with internal and external requirements. ?Interprets company policies to workers and enforces policies and safety regulations. ?Human resource responsibilities will include departmental interviewing/evaluating/hiring prospective employees, goal setting, performance evaluation, employee relations, consistent administration of policies and procedures, training, recognition, EEO/AAP, Labor Relations commitment/opportunities and compliance with internal and external requirements. ?Training and Safety ? Provide a safe and healthful work environment for all personnel through consistent support of the company?s Heinz Safety Process. Oversee safety processes including, but not limited to, goal setting, hazard recognition, and elimination, administration of safety procedures and corresponding corrective action, area inspection, job skills, and compliance training, accident investigation and safety meetings. ?As necessary, other duties and/or projects may be assigned. This position requires a Bachelor?s Degree in Business, Food Technology, or related field, or equivalent related experience and 4-6 years of supervisory and managerial experience (preferably in a food-manufacturing environment). ?Strong team building skills. ?Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, motivation, and leadership skills. ?Ability to effectively plan and manage change. ?Ability to organize integrated systems and processes. ?Ability to analyze and solve complex problems. ?Must be able to adapt to continuous change. ?Must have the ability to provide leadership, teamwork, and cooperation. ?Excellent understanding of manufacturing processes, production line and equipment. ?Excellent financial skills and the ability to cost effectively manage department budget. ?Must have a good understanding of manufacturing procedures and practices. ?Is safety and quality minded and has the ability to make sound decisions. ?Ability to administer the Labor Agreement and policies/procedures consistently. ?Ability to multitask and work in a team oriented fast-paced environment. ?Excellent interpersonal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skills. ?Willingness to grow with the organization. ?Must have the ability to exercise considerable judgment and strategic planning. ?Incumbent must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to deal with both internal and external customers. ?In-depth knowledge of State and Federal rules/regulations such as EEO, OSHA, FDA, USDA. ?Ability to identify and solve problems. ?Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, and weekend work. ?Infrequent travel requirements. ?Detail and process oriented. ?Project management skills. ?Excellent computer skills Computer Systems aptitude: Excel, Word, and Access...

QC Technicain

Position Summary: The QA Technician performs a wide variety of quality control testing. This includes routine observations and monitoring of receiving, manufacturing and processing activities to assure that products are manufactured and processed in compliance with internal and external customer specifications that meet applicable regulatory compliance. Essential Functions: ? Performs physical, analytical and microbial testing as well as sensory evaluation, as per QA manual and procedures. ? Perform process checks throughout the production, packaging, sanitation and warehousing functions of the company. ? Performs environmental testing using sterile technique. ? Coordinates with the sanitation department for execution of the environmental testing program. ? Communicates with QA management, Production, and Sanitation personnel on test results and observations made during the sanitation process. ? Assists the line technicians as required. ? Assists in the Sample Retain Program. ? Prepares production line QA Stations and calibrates equipment for processing as needed. ? Generates departmental reports and consolidate QA audit reports. ? Provide independent oversight of processes, verifying compliance to company standards and policies, and effectively communicating when there are deviations from standards or processes ? Assist in training employees on food safety, company processes and FDA Good Manufacturing Practices ? Maintain accurate and organized records of QA activities and USDA pre shipment records. ? Adheres to company attendance and punctuality policy. ? Must have understanding of company and customer specifications and ensure proper documentation. ? Employee shall also be trained but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, CCP and Safety. ? Attends all department and company required trainings. Food Safety and Quality Responsibilities: ? Coordinates on sampling and testing requirements of raw materials and finished products. Conduct sampling as required. ? Conducts sanitation audits and performs pre-op inspection. ? Implements Environmental Monitoring Program. ? Verifies that raw materials and finished products meet set specifications. ? Conduct all monitoring activities to assure finished products comply with food safety and quality specifications. ? Reports to QA management on test results and if any result deviation ? Reports all safety, quality issues and deviations to management. ? Comply with all Plant, State, Federal, OSHA, EPA, FDA, USDA, HACCP, and SQF guidelines and regulations for food safety, quality and employee safety. ? Follow Good Manufacturing Practices requirements to ensure food safety, safe work practices....

Mortgage Claims Manager

Company Overview Flagstar Bank, headquartered in Troy, Michigan, is a full-service bank with more than 100 branches in communities across Michigan. Chartered in 1987 as a federal savings bank, today Flagstar has assets of $9.6 billion. We are the largest banking company headquartered in Michigan, a top-tier mortgage originator in the country, and one of the nation's top 10 largest savings banks. Job Summary: Manage internal staff and outsource vendor relationships to meet and exceed Investor guideline requirements for the accurate and timely submission and reimbursement of mortgage Claims for a 400,000 loan portfolio. The successful candidate will have demonstrated Claims experience in FHA, VA, USDA, FNMA, FHLMC and Private MI Claims types. The manager will be intimately familiar with each of the Investors? guide requirements including filing deadlines and expense limits for critical corporate advances such as attorney fees and costs and property preservation costs. The candidate will work with the internal corporate advance staff and external vendor networks to maintain manageable and effective transaction codes and descriptions that facilitate automation of escrow and corporate advance disbursements for Claims ready status. Finally, they will also notify Corporate Advance and Disposition Analysis departments to complete timely inactivation of loans on the servicing system of record as well as provide feedback and loss analysis for continuous process improvement to the departments contributing to controllable losses. Job Responsibilities: Manage on-site Claims staff and Claims Oversight Staff Hire, motivate and train staff Provide annual performance reviews and constructive feedback for personnel improvement Establish scorecards and SLA?s for quality, timeliness and cost to ensure vendor network is performing as agreed: Invoice Processing Property Preservation Eviction Clear Title Develop capability to identify and provide ongoing organizational feedback of controllable losses for Servicing functions to facilitate continuous process improvement Filing the following Claims Types: FHA ? Conveyance (Part A, B and Supplemental), SFLS, CWCOT, Pre-Foreclosure Sale, Mod Claims VA ? TOC, Initial and Supplemental Claims USDA ? Liquidation, Final and Supplemental Claims FHLMC - Initial, Final and Supplemental Claims FNMA - Initial, Final and Supplemental Claims Monitoring changes and updates to Investor guidelines Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Complete all required compliance training. Maintain knowledge of and adhere to Flagstar's internal compliance policies and procedures. Take responsibility to keep up to date with changing regulations and policies....

Operations Director

Summary: Our New York based client is an industry leader in the production of Ingredients and Finished Fudge Products. In business for over 50 years, they take pride in the quality of their product and the service they provide to their customers. We are working directly with their senior leadership team to fill the role of Director of Plant Operations. This position will oversee all aspects of production, ensuring operations practices are in compliance with GMPs, USDA, HACCP, SHA and internal quality control requirements and Regulations. Responsibilities: Ensure that all quality standards, specifications and policies are met or exceeded by driving continuous process and manufacturing improvements. Ensure regulatory compliance including, but not limited to, OSHA, EPA, HAACP, USDA and FDA. Maintain production schedules or production orders to drive decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, budget considerations and plant operational flow. Monitor the execution of the Master Production Schedule identifying potential issues. Analyze root causes to provide solutions in a timely fashion. Develop and implement tracking procedures for quality control, analyzing production, systems, maintenance and labor utilization. Analyze material usage, scrap and waste, and develop improvement plans to reduce each. Interact with customers with respect to product quality issues or quality improvement initiatives. Drive collaboration with R&D and Marketing in the product development area to ensure plant capabilities and production feasibility are understood and addressed. With the assistance of HR, motivate, recruit and develop key employees. Create a culture of efficient execution and an environment in which individuals and teams can excel and continuously improve. Knowledge and Skills: 10+ years operations/manufacturing experience in an FDA regulated food-processing environment. 5+ years management experience Demonstrated track record of achieving success in roles with progressive responsibility. Hands-on experience in developing food manufacturing automation systems. Hands-on experience developing and managing Master Production Schedules. Hands-on experience in Lean Six Sigma environments a plus....

Bid Sales Manager

Manage the School Bid Department comprised of Bid Account Managers and Bid Coordinators. Manage the bid evaluation, preparation and submittal process as directed. Oversee and provide the day-to-day customer support for the assigned bid accounts. Develop new school business; identify prospective customers and bid opportunities. Establish and maintain positive relationships with current and potential accounts through personal visits, food shows, conventions and bid related seminars. Work with vendors/brokers to attain special pricing and to provide other product information as needed by the bid accounts. Ensure all pricing for bid accounts is set up and maintained correctly. Maximize account profitability by ensuring compliance with agreed upon pricing and account receivable terms. Attend weekly margin meetings and identify opportunities for increased profit. Understand key financial basics, i.e. costs, pricing and budgets and provide sensible financial analysis Participate in the contract audit process to ensure compliance Follow up on any accounts receivable issues as needed. Manage school product portfolio and monitor usage by the requesting account. Provide insight to Territory Managers working Education segment and Account Managers who are assigned to school accounts....

Supervisor, Dishroom and Equipment Processing Area Req ID:4087

Supervisor- Dishroom and Equipment Processing Area Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world?s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe. We are currently looking for a Supervisor, Dishroom and Equipment Processing area to join our Field Operations team based in Chicago, IL at O?Hare International Airport. Reporting to the Director of Interior Operations, the Supervisor will be responsible for supervising thirty plus food production employees in a unionized environment to ensure security, safety, food specifications, quality assurance of products, sanitation, HACCP, USDA and FDA regulations are followed and are responsible for labor and Material cost controls. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Ensures quality production standards are followed and maintained. Ensures employees adhere to HACCP, FDA, USDA and safety regulations and compliance with company policies and procedures. Prepares management reports (ex. attendance, HAACCP and labor) reports as required. Responsible for safety, quality and compliance with customer specifications and regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures. Ensures specifications, airline diagrams, and other standards are accurate according to the airline specifications. Ensures that all products are coded according to Gate Gourmet procedures. Conducts inventory of Gate Gourmet products and customer materials to ensure proper usage and minimization of waste. Completes required requisitions for the Storeroom to ensure adequate supply is maintained. Responsible for maintaining daily temperature logs and other logs and reports as required. Works with maintenance staff to ensure preventive maintenance of machinery according to schedules, reports maintenance and repair issues in timely manner. Controls material cost and other controllable costs. Maintains all financial goals related to productivity, overtime, labor goals and hours per flight. Works with management staff to improve performance of the unit. Prepares management reports (ex. Attendance, HAACCP and labor) as required. Trains and monitors employees on proper work procedures to ensure maximum productivity with minimum labor and food costs Responsible for performance evaluation, coaching, counseling and preparing corrective action for employees and liaises appropriately with HR and other support functions. Manages work flow balancing - - the division of responsibilities amongst employees on each shift Manages daily manpower planning including assignment of responsibilities and workstations. Determines when and whether to call employees in to cover staffing needs (ex. sick calls, vacation relief, medical leaves, volume changes, etc.) In conjunction with department leaders determines number of employees needed by shift Responsible for employee retention and monitors employee turnover....

Nutrition & Account Specialist I & II

These positions serve as in-house and client service experts on child nutrition. The nutritionist aligns federal, state and local child nutrition regulations and guidelines with menu design and meal planning. The Nutritionist validates school menus to meet USDA guidelines, monitors internal data bases and training programs to organization and client staff and students. It advises company management regarding appropriate meal management and supports various departments with effective value-added program execution at client schools. This position is the liaison that delivers positive attributes of the organization's services. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES General Responsibility Coordinate and monitor programs and services for assigned clients and represent the client's needs and interests within the Company. Nutritionist is the internal 'voice of the customer' Act as a liaison between Company, Clients and community by attending meetings, working with various school staff (teachers, nurse, etc.) and participating in nutrition and health related events Works closely with Sales and Marketing Departments to develop and implement customer focused programs and initiatives Serves as in-house content expert on child nutrition regulations and programs Participate in company nutrition standards development and implementation Occasional over-night travel required Perform other duties as assigned Financial Adhere to Company standards and service levels to increase sales and minimize costs Assist in developing, planning and executing programs that generate additional revenue sources Menu Planning and Analysis Conduct nutritional analysis of elementary, secondary and special menus to include all nutritional information on products and data verification Verify and approve student menus to ensure USDA compliance Create menus for students with special diets as necessary Assist with the selection and evaluation of food products for menus through taste testing Maintain nutritional data base accuracy Client Management Consults with the clients and serve as the Company's expert for nutrition education Establish effective working relationships with appropriate personnel of assigned client schools Responsible for understanding the Client's organization and structure; staying aware of Client's needs and satisfaction level Coordinate the promotion of special events throughout the year, including but not limited to National Nutrition Month, National Lunch and Breakfast Weeks Evaluate each client school's food service program to determine its effectiveness in achieving program goals and compliance with the federal, state, and local rules and regulations Client Retention Establish and promote goodwill with assigned accounts Develop and implement nutrition education programs Monitor and resolve client issues relating to services received...

Facilities Project Manager (1910)

Position Summary: Assist Facilities Director and Associate Facilities Director with the Residential site maintenance, enhancement and development of all MHCD and Sabin facilities presently owned and operated throughout the City and County of Denver to maintain the properties in a safe, clean and healthy manner. Essential Job Functions Assist with capital budget development for renovating and upkeep of all residential properties. Oversee remodel renovation and construction process in existing facilities and the development of new residential facilities. Assist in the operations and maintenance of all residential facilities. Develop PM schedules for all properties. Coordinate duties to ensure safe, clean and healthy facilities. Assist with all aspects of the janitorial requirements for all residential facilities to ensure proper cleanliness and housekeeping. Primary function would be to advise outside management contracts. Assist in maximizing comfort and working condition in all facilities by keeping all heating and air-conditioning in good operating condition. Oversee the administration of outside contracts in accordance with MHCD?s facility goals and objectives. Responsible for the security at all residential locations, including alarms, panic buttons, surveillance cameras, entry systems, etc. Coordinate with architect and engineer consultants on various residential projects. Ensure proper and current insurance is available on all residential properties. Stay current on all fire, state, city and HUD physical condition regulations and ensure properties are up to said regulations. Attend all REAC and compliance inspections at residential sites as required by funders or regulating authorities. Performs other duties as assigned....

VP Mortgage Lending -Direct

Who we are: Guaranteed Rate is one of the ten largest retail mortgage lenders in the U.S. The company has become The Home Purchase Experts® by offering industry-leading self-service tools and low rate, low fee mortgages through an easy-to-understand process and unparalleled customer service. Headquartered in Chicago with approximately 2,500 employees in 175 offices across the U.S. and licensed in all 50 states, Guaranteed Rate has helped hundreds of thousands of homeowners with more than $65 billion in home purchase loans and refinances since 2000. Guaranteed Rate was ranked No. 1 in Scotsman Guide?s ?Top Mortgage Lenders 2013? honors, and was recognized by Inc . magazine as the No. 4 private company job creator in the U.S. in 2013. Guaranteed Rate has many growth initiatives to continue exceeding industry expectations. Our strategies focus on adding to our already extensive group of mortgage professionals by combining our unique business structure with a seasoned operations staff. We offer our employees attractive compensation plans combined with a benefits package that includes health, medical, dental, vision and a 401K matching plan. We are currently seeking hard-working, dedicated loan officers to work in our Direct Division in a number of cities nationwide, including Chicago, Louisville, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Atlanta, Boston, Wilmington (NC), Warwick (RI) and Scottsdale, AZ. The Direct Division offers loan officers a unique opportunity to receive the best converting real-time leads with no daily/weekly caps and strong filters that emphasize lead quality as well as marketing support to build your own referral base and personal brand. We provide an industry-leading automated dialing system that helps you contact your prospects with less manual dialing effort. As a Loan Officer in our Direct Division you will be required to: Maintain compliance standards. Maintain an understanding of loan products and close a minimum of four 1st Lien Mortgages per month. Generate a minimum of $1,000,000 in funded loan volume per month. Actively work all leads until client is reached. Effectively manage all leads and pipeline through our Lead Management System. As a Loan Officer in our Direct Division you will receive: High quality, real time Internet mortgage leads . The ability to originate loans in 50 states. The following retail marketing solutions to help your business grow: 1. Personal website hosted on GuaranteedRate.com 2. Personalized materials to reach your clients on a monthly basis, including a weekly market update newsletter, post card mailings, brochures, email blasts and other database campaigns. 3. Full color photo email signature and biography to help increase your personal brand awareness. 4. Access to our real estate agent portal, Partner Xchange, to help you drive more leads. 5. Marketing kit with promotional and presentation materials surrounding Partner Xchange. 6. In-house training courses to help you build your business. 7. One-on-one social media counseling to help you build your brand. 8. Guaranteed Rate report weekly eNewsletter Best in Class Processing Support . Our POD (process support model) is the impetus for the company?s success. Benefits include higher productivity, happier employees and consistent customer satisfaction. Our processing staff works directly with loan officers to close loans more efficiently. Superior Products and Pricing . Guaranteed Rate has developed the deepest lending platform in the country. Our products include Conforming (97% available), FHA, VA, USDA, Jumbo options and non-warrantable condos. In addition to the many banks we do business with, we are also a direct seller to FNMA and Freddie Mac. In-House Underwriting with 24-48 hour turn times. Includes in-house FHA underwriting, FHA/FNMA in-house condo approvals....

Product Development Scientist

North Dallas Food and Dietary Supplement Manufacturer - The company is a large privatelyheld manufacturer of branded and private label nutritional and dietarysupplement products. Thesenutraceuticals are produced and distributed to major retail and club chainsthroughout North America. The corporateheadquarters and manufacturing operations are located in the North Dallas areaof Texas. The company has earned areputation and is committed to making the highest quality products possible andproviding world class customer service. Lead or assist with new product formulation development orimprovement of existing formulations and/or processes for Nutraceuticals, FunctionalFoods, and Dietary Supplements. RESPONSIBILITIES Follow all standard operating procedures and safety regulations in accordance with cGMPs. Follow all standard operating procedures in accordance with cGLPs. Assist in planning, organization, and implementation of projects designed to result in new products and improved quality or reduced costs of existing products and processes. Interface with sales department, customers, and vendors on a regular basis. Conduct bench-top, pilot trials, and scale-up trials. Prepare and communicate test plan, formulas, specifications, formula costs, and other required documentation. Obtain raw material pricing and develop raw material costs for developed formulas. Work with raw material suppliers to source, identify, and qualify new raw materials for cost reduction. Effectively work with suppliers to obtain or develop ingredients or formulation solutions. Maintain awareness of technical developments in the field and of product/process improvements and opportunities. Enter and maintain nutritional data on the Genesis system and verify label data for finished products produced. Check raw ingredients for stability for processing, and finished products for stability, safety, quality, and nutritional value. Study methods to improve aspects of products such as chemical composition, flavor, color, texture, nutritional value, and convenience. Demonstrate products to customers. Develop and maintain effective organization and time management through use of effective record keeping. Meet safety requirements in accomplishing responsibilities of this position in compliance with all policies or regulations....

Executive Director

Our client, United States Dry Bean Council,seeks to hire a full-time administrator as its Executive Director . This position is responsible for theorganization?s consistent achievement of its mission to include but limited tostrategic planning, maintaining the interface between the Board and staff,preparation of financial plans, budget, implementing and maintaining policiesand procedures, overseeing USDA program contracts, assist and superviseinternational Consultants, develop and oversee all legal documents foroperation, preparation and submission of grants and contract proposals, and coordinatingevent efforts. Duties 1. Mission a. Align organizationalresources to support the mission and goals of the USDBC b. Embrace and engage incontinuous improvement to insure high qualitycontributions 2. Board Governance a. Providethe USDBC Executive Committee, Board and Officers with information to support decisionmaking. b. Assistthe Board in strategic planning. c. Maintainand develop the interface between the Board and USDBC staff. d. Prepareand present operating and financial plans to the Board for review and approval. e. CoordinateUSDBC meetings of the Executive Committee and Board as well as Standing andSpecial Committees. f. Serveas liaison between USDBC committees and Executive Committee. g. Provideadministrative support to USDBC Committees and representatives. h. ImplementBoard policies and directives. i. Serve as Parliamentarian advising the Presidenton the interpretation and application of these Bylaws. j. Solicit, produce and distribute Board-and ExecutiveCommittee-agendas and reports, supporting documents and related information tothe affected Members and as appropriate, others; and arrange for archivalservices for all temporary and permanent records of the organization. 3. Program Management a. Oversee all USDA programcontracts (MAP, FMD, QSP, EMP) insuring consistency and accuracy in satisfyinggoals and objectives, fiscal responsibility, program outcomes, and reporting. b. Assist international Consultantsand USDBC representatives in the conduct of their efforts on behalf of theUSDBC. c. Oversee and evaluate all USDBC programmaticefforts, as directed by the Executive Committee. d. Withthe assistance of and consistent with the various committee missions, assist the various Committees in theachievement of their goals. 4. Human Resources Management a. Ensure that the USDBC complies with all Federal, State, and localemployment statutes b. Identify needs and make recommendations for staff development andtraining c. Coordinate and oversee staff employment 1. Manage staffing procedures, including development of job descriptions, screening,salary/appointment, evaluation, promotion/discharge and meritreview 2. Consult with the Executive Committee and/or other Board-designated personnelas needed to effect staffing decisions d. Superviseinternational Consultants and complete periodic re-bidding process per federalrequirements. e. Develop and maintaina sense of teamwork within the Council staff 5. Other Operations Management a. Develop and/or oversee the development of all legal documentsnecessary for operation of USDBC. b. Identify and recommend risk management issues and procedures,including their redress through 1. Association property-casualty liability insurance, addressing bothdomesticand international perils 2. Internalpolicies and procedures c. Supervision and coordination of USDBC Directors in the areas ofCompliance and Reimbursement, Marketing and Nutrition Outreach, GovernmentAffairs, and International Marketing, and their staff. 6. Financial Management a. Supervision of the systems and reports relating to accounting andfinancial practices and reporting, including internal- and/or other- audits b. Review and oversight of all USDBC revenues collections andexpenditures. c. Assists in the coordination of Committee-level budgeting andmonitoring thereof, in coordination with the related Directors and CommitteeChairpersons d. Preparation and submission of grants andcontract proposals in support of the USDBC Mission and Objectives 7. Communications a. Oversee organizational communications relating to Members andexternal constituencies b. Act as liaison among and between Members and Staff, theExecutive Committee and Members, and between the formerand external constituencies c. Coordinate Convention/Events efforts administratively d. Oversee records systems relating to Membership development and communication e. Maintain and implement a technology plan to ensure effectiveand efficient communication systems...

Experienced- Loan Officer

TAKE YOUR CAREER TO NEW HEIGHTS IN 2014 WITH SUN WEST MORTGAGE, INC. Freddie, Fannie, and Ginnie Direct. Privately Held Since 1980. Never Lose Touch with Your Customer: We Service 99.9% of All New Originations. Custom Non-Agency Prime Jumbo Products ARM and FIXED. Common Sense Underwriting. Agency and Government Loans are Not Subject to Investor Overlays and Investor FICO Restrictions. 20 Day Closings. Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc . (www.swmc.com) is a full service, mortgage banker established in 1980. Our excellent service and fast turn times have made Sun West a multi-billion dollar national originator. As a result, Sun West is a leader in offering a diverse set of products at excellent pricing. Sun West is a HUD approved mortgagee (FHA & HECM), VA LAPP approved, USDA lender, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Seller/Servicer, and Ginnie Mae Issuer. Sun West is a national leader in HMBS, residential, and commercial securitization. Sun West is well recognized for its stability, capitalization, and technological superiority. We are growing rapidly in this unique market and we are inviting top-notch professionals to participate in our success. WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN SUN WEST: Comprehensive Mortgage Lending Program Offerings ?FHA Section 184 Native American Program ?Manufactured Homes ? FHA, VA, 203K, Conventional Streamline ?HECM Reverse Mortgage ? Purchase and Refinance ?Property Flip Waiver Program ?FHA Jumbos ?Repair Escrow Hold Backs ?Home Path ?Multi Family and Health Care Facility ?All VA and USDA programs ?Non-Conforming Jumbo ?All Conventional Programs ?Non Agency Prime Jumbo up to $3 million. (ARM and Fixed) ?High Balance Conforming ?VA Jumbo up to $3 million ?Competitive base salary plus commissions. ?Sun West is Licensed in over 45 states. ?Quick and efficient funding & closing your loans. Top producers can earn up to $10,000-$30,000 per month. UNLEASH YOUR EARNING POTENTIAL! Aggressive Comp Plan ?A true six figure ?plus" income opportunity that is compliant with all new laws. Accurate and fast underwriting / closing times ?Each step occurs in-house, from processing to funding. NO INVESTOR OVERLAYS - We service our own loans. Competitive mortgage rates... just ask to see them! Proprietary, cutting-edge SunSoft technology. Access your pipeline, rates, and view the details of your loans to communicate in real time with your team anywhere / anytime! RESPONSIBILITIES: Identify partnership opportunities and develop strong business relationships through company-sponsored events. Develop knowledge of Company products, policies, procedures, and underwriting requirements. Analyze detailed financial and credit data, matching customer needs with an appropriate loan program and level of risk. Develop and maintain a high degree of visibility for SWMC in the marketplace....

Associate II, QA Release

Description: The basic purpose of this position is to assure that all components, raw materials, printed components used for the manufacture of pharmaceutical and biological products at BIVI have been released prior to use, and to assemble and audit completed batch records to assure that all documentation is complete and accurate prior to release of product for shipment. The scope of the support includes every aspect of biological production in BIVI governed by USDA and EU regulatory requirements. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees. Duties & Responsibilities: Issuance, assembly and auditing of batch records to assure all regulatory and internal requirements for the product quality. Included is the verification of calculations associated with formulation, and overall review of documents for cGMP and EU compliance. Execution of final product release prior to shipment. This involves assuring that all GMP or APHIS documentation is correct and proper labeling has occurred. Create and maintain certificate templates, create certificates as needed for batch release and send to appropriate parties as required Process QA Holds as required to including all required system transactions, physical tagging of material and ensuring physical movement of material, if required. Perform product inspections and reconciliations as needed to assure accountability is within specifications and product meets established specifications. Perform sampling, inspection and release of raw materials, components, printed materials and contract manufactured pharmaceutical products. Performs all Company business in accordance with all regulations (e.g., EEO, FDA, etc.) and Company policy and procedures. Requirements: Minimum of a high school education and three (3) years of experience in a cGMP or APHIS regulated environment. Good written communication skills, including attention to detail, ability to follow written procedures, SOPs, specifications and other documents, and ability to perform basic mathematical calculations. Project and employee leadership experience Demonstrated high ethical and professional standards with all business contacts in order to maintain BIVI's excellent reputation in the community. Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities: Work experience in USDA or European Union (EU) regulated animal health industry is beneficial. Eligibility Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) Must be 18 years of age or older Our Culture: Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Roxane Laboratories Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Ben Venue Laboratories Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Person with a Disability Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings....

Mortgage Loan Underwriters

Mortgage Loan Underwriters West Town Savings Bank is growing and expanding our mortgage operation to include adding experienced Mortgage Loan Underwriters . A successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of recent mortgage loan underwriting experience in order to make an immediate contribution to the department. Position Specific Responsibilities: To perform timely and accurate underwriting of applications for mortgage loans submitted to the Bank to determine compliance with the Bank?s requirements, as well as the requirements of FNAM, FHLMC, the VA, the FHA, secondary market loan purchasers (the investors), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the FDIC) and private mortgage insurers (PMI) To apply Underwriter?s professional experience and judgment in a fair and objective manner in reviewing, evaluating and synthesizing application data to determine each applicant?s satisfaction of applicable criteria, including debt-to-income ratios, loan-to-value ratios, credit score, and property valuation, while assessing and identifying risk issues (including credit, collateral and legal risk) and the potential for fraud To review, analyze and evaluate verification reports, including Data Verify, credit reports and tax transcripts from the IRS to confirm the applicant?s identity and validate the applicant?s information To review, analyze and evaluate appraisal reports (as applicable) to confirm applicable appraisal standards have been met; appraiser assumptions are realistic; comparables utilized are appropriate and reflect current market value; and proposed security property meets Bank/Investor/Agency/PMI and FHA mortgage (MI) requirements To review, analyze and evaluate property abstracts, title report and surveys; property hazard insurance; and flood hazard, pest, will and other certifications, to confirm marketable title is or will vest in the name of the applicant(s) and collateral risk is appropriately documented and insured To review, analyze and evaluate the application file information to verify that the application data is complete and meets established Bank/Investor/Agency/PMI/MI standards and program guidelines, including but not limited to type, term and amount of mortgage loan; the proposed security property; and applicant income, credit, asset, liability, and length of employment criteria To review, analyze and evaluate applicant credit, performed with or without the assistance of AUS system, to determine the applicants(s) willingness and ability to repay the proposed mortgage loan debt, including review, analysis and evaluation of all applicant credit information to determine qualification for mortgage loan amount and term; calculation of required investment by the applicant; determination of assets required for closing; analysis of applicant(s) credit history, and calculation of applicant(s)? proposed monthly housing expense and recurring debt To inform your Manager of any discrepancies in title, credit appraisal and other verification reports To utilize informed, professional experience, skill and judgment in determining compensating factors applicable to particular applications To impose conditions to final mortgage loan approval and assistance in verification of satisfaction of all conditions imposed To deny applications for mortgage loans when appropriate, prudent and in the best interest of the applicant(s) and the Bank To perform other duties as assigned by the Underwriter?s Manager and/or the Director of Mortgage Operations *Candidates may have the ability to work remotely...

Loan Assistant/Specialist

The USDA, Farm Service Agency in Caldwell is hiring a Loan Assistant/Specialist. This is a permanent FT federal position. Salary $31,628 - $75,376 DOE. Employee makes & services loans, provides credit counseling, has knowledge of crops, livestock & farm operations. Apply on-line: www.usajobs.gov/Job# FSA-14-0263-ID-AD, FSA-14-0264-ID-AD. Must be received by 7/23/14. For questions e-mail: . USDA is EOE. Source - Idaho Statesman...

Administrative Officer

Administrative Officer The USDA's Agricultural Research Service in Brookings, SD seeks a full time Administrative Officer to provide leadership in the management of business functions in support of research programs. Duties include management advisory services, budget, human resources, agreements, purchasing and contracting, safety, and facilities. Salary is $39,197 to $62,297 per year, depending on qualifications. For more information and instructions on applying, go to USAJobs.gov and search Administrative Officer vacancies in the Agricultural Research Service or vacancies in Brookings, South Dakota. U.S. citizenship is required. USDA/ARS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider....

Cleanup Assistant Manager GCBP Egg Break (3202-3)

POSITION TITLE: Night Sanitation General Laborer IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: The Night Sanitation General Laborer reports directly to the Breaker Plant Sanitation Manager. POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Night Sanitation Lead Person works with both the Breaker Plant Clean-Up and the Egg Grader Clean-Up Crew. Overall duties include sanitation of both dry and liquid processing areas in compliance with USDA standards. In addition, cleanliness standards must meet a specified RAF checklist for overall sanitation. All duties should be performed in an exemplary and professional manner. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: (non-exclusive list) ? Work efficiently with all breaker plant and egg grader clean-up personnel. ? Familiarize and insure that ones self complies and adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices Handbook (GMP) policies. ? Responsible for familiarization and compliance with all company polices and regulations, and all tasks as requested by supervisor. ? Perform and properly log, dispense, and use chemicals as required in a SAFE manner. ? Performs sanitation of all Breaker Plant rooms (i.e., floors, walls, and pipes in transfer room and breaking machine rooms). ? Insures job performance meets Breaker Plant compliance with all Federal, State, and Local directives and regulations. ? Assists other co-workers as needed. ? Alert (within a reasonable time frame) the Manager of any urgent, or emergency situations, which require immediate attention or approval. ? Perform any other duties deemed necessary or vital to Rose Acre Farms operations or interests. ? Must be able to lift 65 lbs. Must be able to reach areas only accessible by ladder. Must be able to climb to and perform repairs on equipment in hard-to-reach areas. ? Insure housekeeping duties are routinely completed. ? Perform all job duties in the safest manner in compliance with safety requirements. ? Must wear safety gear at all times. ? Must report any unsafe acts and or situations to supervisor immediate...

Shift Supervisor

Come and start your career with us!! Salm Partners, a contract manufacturer of ready-to-eat sausage products, has an immediate opportunity for a 3 rd shift production supervisor to oversee and coordinate stuffing & packaging operations & sanitation activities, and supervise production personnel assigned to the shift. Accountable for worker safety, food safety, quality, & production operations, and effectively communicating shift performance metrics. Key responsibilities will be to: Facilitate all production activities & manage shift personnel to ensure safe and efficient operations. Conduct regular shift meetings to communicate pertinent production information. Ensure ongoing compliance with all production, sanitation and food safety requirements. Ensure compliance with GMP requirements. Analyze and resolve production issues utilizing root cause problem solving methods. Maintain production records, & report shift performance results daily. Oversee & coordinate the daily, weekly & end of week sanitation activities on the shift. Provide coaching and performance feedback through the training and review process. Identify training needs and promote ongoing development of personnel. Address and resolve personnel and performance issues. Monitor daily and weekly staffing; communicate temporary staffing needs based on the weekly production schedule. Promote a positive, supportive and inclusive work environment. Actively promote & maintain a high level of safety awareness, & identify and resolve potential safety issues; ensure compliance with established safety policies & procedures. Assist with the development of standard work processes and documentation in support of Lean Manufacturing....

Underwriter

SUMMARY & PURPOSE OF POSITION: The Underwriter underwrites mortgage loans ensuring compliance with appropriate company and secondary market investor standards. This position is responsible for evaluating loans in order to maximize organizational profit and minimize risk or loss, and examines loan documentation for accuracy and completeness. This position requires the employee to collaborate with loan originator or production staff to secure all required documents. The Underwriter has authority to withdraw and decline loans and the ability to validate income, asset and collateral documents including self-employed tax returns. The Underwriter may be involved in one or several types of mortgage lending (conventional, government-backed, etc.). Lending authority to include Conventional and government loan programs. Excellent phone and communication skills and a value of providing superior customer service experiences to internal and external customers is required. POSITION-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Review new loan files to ensure loan meets investor and program criteria. Review transmittal & 1003 to make sure it is accurate and complete, compare to findings to verify that all information matches. Review credit report and compare to liabilities on 1003. Verify the investor guidelines for outstanding derogatory items and requirement payment or satisfaction if needed. Request updated mortgage history if needed. Calculate income using documentation required per investor, questioning any large changes in income. Review assets statements to compare to required assets. Require documentation and source for any recent large deposits. Review title to verify our borrower has ownership on a refinance transaction and that the seller has ownership for purchase transaction. Check that chain of title meets investor requirements. Verify there are no unpaid liens or judgments and that all mortgage liens are being paid off through the transaction. Compare tax figures to 1003. Review appraisal to ensure the value is supported and that the appraiser has provided complete accurate appraisal. Order value review on loans considered high risk. Review file to make sure compliance has been met; regulatory, state compliance and federal (patriot act). Calculate net tangible benefit for those states /programs that require this test Verify that the rate lock matches the underwriting file with the correct program, LTV, credit score and pre-payment penalty. Review final conditions turned in for Underwriting Final Approval within 24 hours. Maintain current and fluid knowledge of investor and agency guidelines....

DIRECTOR CLINICAL RESEARCH Job

DIRECTOR CLINICAL RESEARCH Location: Methodist Health System Department: Clinical Research Institute Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Hours: 8:00 - 5:00 Job * Bachelor's of Science * The Director of the MHS Clinical Research Institute working in collaboration with the Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer, and the MHS Clinical Research Advisory Board is responsible for establishing strategic relationships for the Institute, aligning staff and resources, and energizing staff to accomplish results that support Methodists mission to improve and save lives. The Director is charged with guiding the Institute to maximize the success of research conducted within MHS, strengthen the curriculum of scholarly activities for faculty and residents, increase opportunities for growth and revenue from outside sources, provide integrated financial, legal and operational controls to limit risk to the organization, and promote Institute. The Director works closely with special research physicians and residency program directors to enhance the research education curriculum, establish training programs, build partnerships with academic and private institutions, and to stimulate medical research by MHS allied health professionals, physicians and physician residents. The Director is responsible for developing and ensuring internal expertise for faculty, fellow and resident physicians in graduate medical research education in order to promote MHS reputation as a strong, productive research and teaching system. The Director acts as a central point for staff physicians seeking both administrative and Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for clinical studies and facilitates organization-wide support for clinical research studies. POSITION REQUIREMENTS BS in scientific or technical discipline with strong aptitude for mathematics. Masters Preferred Specialized knowledge: Operations Knowledge of financial systems, budget models and financial reporting. Knowledge of FDA regulatory requirements and sound working knowledge of sponsored clinical research. Understanding of advanced teleconferencing communications. Research Design and Analysis A thorough understanding of study design and statistical analysis to most effectively meet study objectives. Strong analytical skills to compile and tabulate data, run statistical testing, and draw meaningful conclusions. In addition, the ability to educate on study design and statistical methodology utilized in a particular study. Computer Proficient in statistical software including SPSS, N Query, and Excel. Also advanced software knowledge in Microsoft Office. Ability to utilize PowerPoint to create sophisticated poster presentations that are displayed and presented at research conferences. Proficient in Internet use for literature research and other secondary research. Medical Writing Excellent writing skills and understanding of medical terminology needed to write and edit research manuscripts, articles for patients and customers, and grant proposals. Kind & length of experience: Three to five years management experience, knowledge of team facilitation skills, demonstrates professional image. PERFORMANCE MEASURES & STANDARDS Using the vision for MHS as a guide, explore and establish strategic relationships with private and public sectors for the Institute. Develop partnerships with industrial companies and academic institutions that will enhance the education and research efforts of MHS. Support MHS in developing effective and productive working relationship with specialized physicians engaged in research through routine communication and awareness building of potential partnerships or relationships. Responsible for marketing the MHS Clinical Research Institute to both internal and external customers. Develop proposals for potential donors or major funding campaigns. Provide information to Corporate Communications for potential coverage by the press, by the television media or in MHS publications (i.e. Spirit and Progress Notes). Produce tailored presentations and informational pieces on behalf of the Institute for various audiences and purposes. Responsible for content of the Institute website. Facilitate organization-wide support for clinical research trials and manage the administrative approval process of clinical research studies working with the operational leadership for all service lines including the Liver Institute. Consulting with the MHS legal staff as necessary, incorporate appropriate language in contractual agreements. Overall responsibility for clinical research staff, organizational accountability and compliance with established regulations. Maintains protocol, contract, and budget information as well as a tracking system for reporting. Ensure compliance with Federal Regulations (45 CR 46, 21 CFR 50, 21 CFR 56) and the policies and procedures for conduct at either Good Samaritan Hospital or Bethesda Hospital. Ensure compliance with requirements of the Animal and Plant Inspection Service of the USDA (9 CFR Ch. 1). Direct the consultation and assistance to faculty, fellows and residents in the following areas of graduate medical education: research project design, protocol development, computer programming, patient data collection, data reduction and analysis, statistical analysis, manuscript writing and preparation of presentations. Provide leadership and direction to staff, directly supporting the efforts in complicated projects if necessary. Maintains communication process with faculty, researchers, staff and hospital operations to ensure deadlines are met, work effort is coordinated, and accomplishments are recognized promptly. Maintains data to measure research progress for Medical Education Program Directors. Operationally responsible for yearly spending of the MHS Clinical Research Institute. Responsible for managing the transactions for any MHS funds dedicated to research. Accountable for dispersed grant dollars. Plan and manage the growth of the MHS Clinical Research Institute staff through creating leadership positions, developing internal staff for the leadership positions, and recruiting new staff and minimizing staff turnover. Provide necessary training and create a department atmosphere conducive to an excellent working environment. Encourage calculated risk taking among team members to improve processes through change....

Distribution Facility Maintenance Manager

Description Position Summary: This position is responsible for the facility and equipment maintenance supporting safety, cost, quality, service and regulatory compliance. The ideal person will be skilled in planning and managing large maintenance staff to achieve annual business plan and budget. Requires the ability to develop staff, solve problems and implement solutions. Must possess a working knowledge of refrigeration, mechanical, and electrical systems. Must independently oversee and effectively manage multiple initiatives. Staff to manage includes 2 supervisors, 1 planner, and 20 maintenance technicians. The Penske Shelbyville IN facility is a 570k square foot refrigerate and frozen distribution center servicing the supermarket industry. This is a fast paced 24 * 7 facility with over 800 staff members. Penske is looking for a skilled maintenance manager to take the operation to a new level in maintenance. Implementing new software ?maintenance connection? to facilitate better management of workload and equipment cost. Major Responsibilities: -Manage PSM / RMP program at facility -Manage preventative maintenance program on building and MHE -Participate in developing and manage to budgeted expense levels. Work with General Manager to develop annual capital budgets for facility maintenance and improvement -Ensure compliance with regulatory and company safety policies within the maintenance department -Responsible for ensuring compliance with, and maintaining comprehensive records regarding, all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements including, but not limited to, OSHA, HAZMAT and Fire Safety. -Develops and implements new methods, procedures, and systems to improve plant maintenance service performance. -Oversees purchasing activity, ensuring best possible price, performance, and supply solutions are secured. Negotiate pending equipment issues to meet company objectives. Ensure that company policies and procedures are used regarding purchasing and contracts. -Support other departments in various plant inspections such as American institute of baking (AIB) -Develops and implements new methods, procedures, and systems to improve plant maintenance service performance. -Other projects as assigned by the manager Qualifications -A minimum of five years of experience in management or supervision of maintenance function in a refrigerated/frozen environment. -Must be knowledgeable and experienced with Ammonia Refrigeration systems and PSM. -Familiar with food safety, food process equipment and regulations. -Familiar with emergency preparedness and emergency response plans and procedures. -Must be familiar with regulatory and safety codes including USDA, FDA, and OSHA regulations. -Strong and effective management and supervisory skills are required, including planning, organizing, communicating, influencing, gathering and using information, and motivating a team to achieve results. -Must be computer literate and experienced with predictive/preventive maintenance software. -Ability to respond to emergencies and work under pressure. -Sense of urgency and excellent responsiveness regarding down time is critical. -Ability to work independently. -Ability and willing to work flexible hours and changing priorities. -Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business required....

Product Developer

Job is located in Cambridge, MD. Protenergy Natural Foods Inc. a fully integrated manufacturer of soups, broths, gravies, and sauces is looking for an Inventory Control Associate to join our team of A players in our Cambridge, MD. Facility located on the Eastern Shore. Position Summary: The Product Developer will be responsible for the development and reformulation of soups, broths, gravies, and other food products for processing and packaging in aseptic and retortable recart packages. Key Responsibilities: Development of products and formulas for soups, broths, sauces, and gravies packaged in aseptic and recart formats Interface with the Sales personnel to establish priorities and develop timetables to meet the customers? requests Work with and interact with customers on development of new products as appropriate from bench development through commercialization. Ensure artwork ingredients, nutritionals and other package information are correct and are in regulatory compliance Work with the Purchasing Department and Sales to rationalize the number of ingredients and formulas Work with ingredient suppliers to ensure NAFTA compliance Commercialize bench top samples to be run in the current plant processes Preparation of batch sheets and preliminary costing of all formulas that are developed. Provide on-site support for factory trials and initial production runs. Derivation of parameters for nutritional labels and analytical targets and ranges for QC line testing Complete analytical testing of prototypes including pH, sodium, salt, density, brix, viscosity and soup component analysis Interface with the outside testing laboratories to ensure calibration and third party analytics as required by customers Set-up and participate in product sensory panels Documentation of all prototype formulas and worksheets...

Manufacturing Quality Engineer - Night Shift

Manufacturing Quality Engineer ? Night Shift A Medical Device company is hiring a Manufacturing Quality Engineer (MQE) for their facility in North Austin. The MQE will provide oversight and guidance in manufacturing operations, ensuring continuous facility and GMP compliance. The MQE will also coach the manufacturing team on proper GMP and SOP compliance, and help the team to identify and escalate quality issues, to ensure quality products. This is a contract to hire position, and the pay rate will be $22.00 per hour. Work days and hours are Wednesday ? Friday, and every other Saturday, 6 PM to 6 AM. Initial training will be on the day shift for 4 to 6 weeks. This could be considered an entry level position. Qualifications: - Bachelor?s degree in Engineering or Science - 1-2 years work experience or an Internship in a regulated industry, such as FDA or USDA. Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must submit your resume online . If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position at . You must be authorized to work in the United States. In addition to working with the world?s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect: Competitive pay Paid holidays Year-end bonus program Recognition and incentive programs Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center About Kelly Services ® Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions. Kelly ® offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis. Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion. [Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook , LinkedIn and Twitter . Download WorkWire ? , a free career and employment resource iPad® app by Kelly Services.] iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Since employing its first engineer in 1965, the Kelly engineering specialty has grown to be recognized as a leading provider of engineering resources to customers in such industries as automotive, chemical, defense, electronics, energy, medical device and pharmaceutical. Want more information? Visit kellyservices.com/engineering Connect with us on...

Research & Development - Food Scientist

Job Title: Research & Development - Food Scientist Reports to: Food Safety and Quality Manager The Research & Development - Food Scientist evaluates, determines and defines ingredient and finished product specifications, strong communication between R&D, Procurement and Food Safety Departments. Responsible for validating that all new culinary development complies with the Food Safety systems implemented and monitored by QA. Responsibilities/ Duties of the Research & Development - Food Scientist position : Coordinate the evaluation of production shelf life samples from every production run (sensory) and perform trend analysis on results. Evaluate and analyze shelf life data for new and existing products, coordinate with technicians or external lab if necessary. Assist on label approval process by understanding the regulatory requirements for USDA and FDA compliance. Assist on generating Nutritional information from Genesis for all products. Assist on developing finished product specs and establish measurable parameters as part of the product specifications such as Viscosity, salt, pH. Provide approved product specifications to customers when requested and own any documentation that is linked to the project. Record keeping of all projects. Provide weekly updates on all WIP projects. Work with purchasing on ingredient specifications with focus on supplier approval, safety, labeling, adherence to current HACCP, customer specifications, etc. Assist in developing SOP?s related to Product Development, Product Testing and Sample Request. Assist in verification of compliance o new product with existing food safety programs. Ensure Quality and Food Safety. Imparts training on produce and deli ingredients for inspection personnel. Responsible for overseen receiving QA technicians and Sample QA Technicians....

Cutting/Automated Slicer Operator

Great Opportunity Monday-Friday position Day Shift Excellent benefits! JOB SUMMARY The Machine Operator is responsible for filling cut and stock tickets as needed using the slicing machines. DUTIES AND JOB FUNCTIONS Each employee is responsible for the food safety and quality of our products. Each employee is responsible for reporting food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action (managers, supervisors, QA). Accurately cut to trim and yield specifications as specified by information provided by cut tickets. Provide communication to supervisor of any discrepancies between cutting tickets and normal customer purchases. Communicate with other areas in processing and packaging. Inspect raw materials for any damages, bones, foreign objects before entering product into the slicers. Minimize change-overs and optimizing run time. Pull raw materials and pre-cut inventory according to code dates and report any short shelf-life items to the supervisor. Properly label all products and equipment to conform to all legal and safety regulations. Properly and accurately record all necessary data to product assigned cutting yield tests. Ensure that all product specifications are being met according to guidelines. Maintain work areas in compliance with USDA guidelines. Assemble and tear down any equipment in work area at the beginning and/or end of your shift. Properly clean, store and maintain all knives, scales, etc. assigned. Manage profitability by achieving product yields and meeting deadlines for product readiness. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices. Complete other duties as assigned. OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Consistent compliance with all company policies and procedures. To understand and know the company?s safety and health goals and the objectives. Assist the company in achieving these goals by participating in the safety program. To help develop and follow all safe work practices. To give a written report of unsafe conditions or unsafe acts to management. To report all accidents, injuries or illness to managers/supervisors....

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