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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....

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...

Food Manufacturing 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....

Regulatory Affairs

BASIC PURPOSE Regulatory: Food regulatory and labeling expert responsible for all regulatory and government compliance. Intimate working knowledge of all labeling laws, ingredient statement builds, allergen issues, label formatting, nutritional claims, standards of identity and USDA, FDA, and CFIA regulations. Document Control: Responsible for generating and maintaining the necessary documents to meet the organization?s needs for the introduction of new products, for the improvement of existing products, and for the run-out of exiting products. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Regulatory: Responsible for government and customer compliance on all food labeling. Serve as corporate resource for all labeling and nutritional regulations. Manage labeling compliance activity internally, and facilitate utilization of outside consulting services and government agencies. Maintain extensive network of industry and government experts to stay abreast of ever-changing food safety, nutrition and labeling requirements. Manage label library. Conduct annual label reviews. Ownership of all label approvals through government organizations and customers. Assist in ingredient evaluations for new products as they pertain to label and nutrition claims. Participate in cross-functional meetings, including Project Management, Product Development, Procurement, Sales, Operations, QA Update and maintain nutritional database and corresponding ingredient spec information. Using Genesis, create ingredient statements and nutritional information using formulas supplied by the Product Development for all products including USDA and non-USDA amenable products. Create labels for food service, retail master case packaging, and submit requests to the USDA for label approval for new products and product changes Document Control: Maintain, update, and control production and quality forms/documents and procedures. Meet regularly with cross-functional teams to ensure updates are completed and communicated in a timely manner. Ensure current versions of documents and programs are available and older versions are archived appropriately for reference. Create specifications for finished products, as requested Assign and set up internal part numbers for ingredients and packaging materials, and UPC codes for finished products....

Education Program Consultant (SMP#1)

LOCATION: Grimes State Office Building WORK UNIT: Department of Education; Division of School Finance and Support Services; Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services DESCRIPTION: This Education Program Consultant position works with the USDA Child Nutrition Programs, specifically National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program, and Summer Food Service Program administered by the Bureau. The Consultant is responsible for conducting program evaluations for compliance with all Federal and State regulations. This includes but is not limited to: Scheduling reviews, completion of required review forms, identifying needed corrective action, conducting an exit conference, follow-up letter, and monitoring for compliance with required corrective action; General consultative and technical assistance services during the course of the review; Nutrient analysis of menus as required for School Meal Programs by the USDA; This position assists the Administrative Consultant with audit procedures which may include: Determining which organizations (CACFP/RCCI/SFSP/Nonpublic schools) require an audit. Receive and track required audits Screen audits for findings to be addressed by consultants. Assist Administrative Consultant in communication and follow up with organizations. Works closely with the Education Consultant for SFSP on various functions including but not limited to: Identifying and recruiting eligible sponsors. Preapproval visits and reviews Providing training and technical assistance to sponsors. Facilitating development of partnerships to support SFSP. Assists with identification and/or development of resources for use by SFSP sponsors to support the development of healthier nutrition and physical activity habits by participating youth. This position also participates in education opportunities sponsored by the Bureau and partners. This includes but is not limited to: Assist with teaching and staff development for Schools in relation to the child nutrition programs which may be delivered through ICN workshops, webinars, small group training, large group training in a statewide short course setting; Writing articles for newsletters and/or items for posting on the web; Assisting with development and updating of resources for program participants; Provides technical assistance to participants in the USDA School Child Nutrition Programs at times other than the formal review as requested and the schedule allows. This assistance is provided in a variety of ways from on-site visits, to phone conversations, e-mails, referral, or by providing reference material This position requires travel Tuesday through Thursday approximately 75% of the year possibly to all areas of the state. The candidate must be willing to undergo periodic nights and occasional workweeks away from the home location. The Position is based out of the Grimes Building in Des Moines or there is the possibility of regionally based working out of the successful candidate?s home if located in an area with limited staff coverage. This will be determined by the Department of Education. There may be some weekend and overnight travel to in-state and out-of-state meetings/conferences. Federal resources fund this position....

Mortgage Loan Processor

Union Savings Bank is seeking a full time mortgage loan processor for our Cincinnati Corporate Office. In this position the individual will a nalyze applicants? financial status and property evaluation to determine the feasibility of approving loans. The ideal i ndividual must be able to process residential mortgage applications with the understanding of all documentations needed for approval. This process will include conventional, FHA , USDA- RD and VA loans. This individual must apply established guidelines, under Fair Lending, HMDA reporting and will ensure the loan meets all regulatory requirements Additionally, he or she will ensure compliance with Bank, FHA, USDA- RD VA, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and secondary market standards while using prudent processing judgment. This individual will render processing decisions and subsequent clearing conditions to ensure credit guidelines are met and will be proactive in communicating to the loan originator the status of their loans as well as serving as a resource to residential mortgage personnel on any processing questions. ....

Supervisor Assembly (859-574)

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...

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...

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....

Food Safety and Quality Supervisor -New London, 3rd Shift

POSITION SUMMARY: The Food Safety and Quality Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that product meets standards set my food safety programs and federal regulatory authorities. This person may review quality and safety policies and manage audits by third party inspectors. In addition, this person may train QA employees, oversee lab functions and/or production processes. As part of their daily duties, food quality assurance supervisor may inspect facilities for compliance with standards, determining methods to resolve any issues that arise. Flexible hours required, dependent on departmental needs. RESPONSIBILITES Supervise (facility) microbiology lab monitoring programs. Maintain compliance of HACCP, SSOP plans and QA and Manufacturing programs for the plant. Execute process control audits and recognize deviations. Work with USDA and production to resolve any issues. Complete HAACP verification and reviews for all areas of plant. Execute process control audits and recognize deviations. Organize SQF training, to include scheduling weekly QA trainings and ensuring the trainings and training register are up-to-date for the Quality Department. Implement processes to review Standardized Work to align with Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures. Coordinates and clarifies the QA policies and procedures. All duties as needed....

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...

R&D Food Scientist

R&D Food Scientist We are seeking a Food Scientist to join our R&D team. This opportunity will be providing technical expertise in new product development, process and product improvements, quality control, food safety, and compliance. Must have experience formulating and working with chicken, beef, pork, and turkey meats. Hot pack canning experience is preferred. Position Responsibilities: Ability to generate product prototypes, line extensions, document in various software tools to communicate progress or changes to various departments. Maintain accurate project files, formulations, specifications and product/ project data. Able to run production tests to check if a product is commercially viable and/or reformulate current products to improve quality. Work with a formulation system to create or adjust product formulations when necessary. Work with cross functional teams such as Sales, Purchasing, Scheduling, Quality Assurance and Finance, to improve or to provide product development. Able to improve product development skills though appropriate training, understanding USDA/ FDA regulations and hands-on working in projects....

Mortgage Funder / Servicing Coordinator

Mortgage Funder / Servicing Coordinator West Town Savings Bank is currently seeking a Mortgage Funder / Servicing Coordinator. The position will be based out of our Frederick, Maryland office and will report to the Mortgage Operations Manager. The Mortgage Funder / Servicing Coordinator is responsible for reviewing final closed loan packages for accuracy, compliance and HMDA as well as finalizing wiring documentation prior to initiating the wire, post government payments and registering MERs. Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for tracking closed loan packages to ensure they are returned to WTSB in a timely manner Coordinate with accounting to charge any late delivery fees Responsible for reviewing closed loan packages and ensuring that all loan documents and closing instructions have been properly executed according to WTSB funding checklist(s) Responsible for reviewing final HUD 1 and WTSB's approved HUD 1 for any discrepancies Verifies application information and review final 1003 for accurate information Verify HMDA tracking information Ensure all prior to fund loan conditions have been met Prepares funding status and conditions for any outstanding items Balance final wire instructions, review wire request forms and initiate wire; Communicates with accounting, underwriting, processing, closing agents, shipping, post-closing and management Post any applicable government payment / request and process USDA checks; VA funding fees have to be posted same day as closing. LGCs must be pulled prior to funding a VA loan Activate any conventional MI certs - do not transfer MI post-closing will transfer Register MERs Places calls to settlement agents to obtain proof of disbursement and upload to applicable file Responsibilities encompass both forward and reverse mortgages...

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...

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....

Operations Supervisor

?People are our most important asset" Operations Supervisor Monogram Food Solutions is a privately held manufacturer and marketer of corn dogs, bacon, beef and bacon jerky, hot dogs, sausages, pet snacks, and other processed products. With the Company headquartered in Memphis, TN, Monogram operates five processing plants employing nearly 1800 team members. A fast-growing organization, Monogram Foods was recently recognized as a great place to work by the Memphis Business Journal. Monogram Foods has also been recognized on INC Magazine?s annual list of America?s fastest-growing private companies for the fifth year in a row. Monogram Food Solutions recognizes its team members are key contributors to its mission of growing profitably in the valued added meats sector. Our role of Operations Supervisor is based in Bristol, IN and will ensure adherence to all GMP?s and safety policies, as well as compliance with USDA regulations. Specific responsibilities include: Supervising the day-to-day operations of the packaging department on the second shift with 50 team members. Maintaining a daily production schedule, crew responsibilities and perform to standard in an effective and quality-conscious manner. Tracking efficiency rates and other production metrics and utilizing this data to develop strategies for improvement. Opportunity to coach, train and develop team members, and enforce disciplinary measures when necessary....

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....

Director or Sr. Director of Quality and Technical Services

Scope of Position: TheDirector / Sr. Director of Quality / Technical Services willbuild and lead the Quality department and the organization to achievement ofworld class standards, achieving SQF Certification and sustainable quality andcontinuous improvement programs. This role must operate with integrity, be self-motivated, consistently learning and assessing the impact of new regulations, identifying risks and opportunities, presenting ideas and strategy to peers and leaders, setting overall direction of the Quality organization. Oversight includes QC, QA, Quality Systems, document control, laboratories, testing, etc., overall a team of 20+ in the department, with multiple direct reports, with accountability for the correct team composition. In this role, the Director, or Sr. Director will serve as the primary point of contact to the FDA and USDA, preparing the organization for inspections. You will act as a Change Agent charged with improving the reputation of Quality in the organization and should be a leader in the Industry, potentially active in pertinent associations, with established contacts at the regulatory agencies Candidates with experience overseeing other large groups in the organization such as, but not limited to, R&D, new product development, or marketing will be of higher interest....

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...

Director

AVI FOODSYSTEMS, Inc. is currently seeking a Director 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....

CHB Compliance Team Lead

Company Summary: A CUSTOMS BROKERAGE, INC., YOUR CARGO CONCIERGE, is a growing international customs brokerage and logistics management company. Our professional staff, personal service, network of partners, and expert knowledge has made us a leader in the industry for over 35 years. We are seeking a customer service and detail-oriented team member for the position of: CHB Compliance Team Lead . This individual should be responsible, energetic, proactive and highly concerned with timely and compliant customer service. CHB license a plus....

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...

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....

Fabrication Manager

The Judge Group is currently looking for a Beef Fabrication Manager responsible for overseeing the production of a large Premium Black Angus beef facility. We are seeking an experience Fabrication Manager with a strong background in beef protein processing. This person will be responsible for the oversight of all beef fabrication process, management of both hourly and salaried employees and insuring that all safety/sanitary/USDA regulations are upheld to the highest standards. Responsibilities/Essential Functions: - Insure the quality and yields of products on the line. - Oversight of a large, high volume fabrication facility (beef, protein, Angus, meat) - Supervise all hourly employees on the line. - Responsible for high volume yields, safety, quality and efficiencies of the fabrication division - Compliance with USDA regulations as well as the organizations policies and procedures - Responsible for the safety and motivation of all employees supervised - Insure that all products leaving the line area meet required specifications - Develop / interpret company policy and assign duties and examine work for accuracy and performance standards - Prepare pre-operational paperwork and insure the line is clean and sanitized before the dayas operations begin - Insure area is properly staffed to meet production needs - manage and give input at daily supervisor meetings within the fabrication area - Responsible for administering follow-up training on all personnel on line - Directly responsible for the oversight and discipline procedures with hourly employees on the line - Potential hazards in work area may include knives and ammonia - Work area may have slippery floors and will contain a high level of noise - Temperature in work area will be fairly cold to insure the quality and consistency of products on the butt line Qualifications: 5+ years of Fabrication experience in a food processing environment a meat, beef, protein, Angus 3+ years of Beef Fabrication supervisor or management experience Bacheloras Degree preferred Beef industry experience USDA regulations - Strong knowledge and experience...

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...

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...

Animal Colony Operations Manager

Hill's Pet Nutrition is a $2.3 billion, global division of Colgate-Palmolive and the maker of Science Diet®, Prescription Diet® and Ideal Balance® brand pet foods. Our mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationship between people and their pets by providing the best, leading-edge pet nutrition technology, products and expertise to pet owners, veterinary professionals and other key pet professionals worldwide. Our company is a globally recognized Best Place to Work. Job Summary The Animal Colony Operations Manager is responsible for the effective leadership of all aspects of the Animal Colony. The primary accountability's include strong people management skills, organizational development, managing financial performance, EOHS, ensuring data integrity and partnering with veterinarians to ensure USDA/regulatory compliance. In addition, this role leads and guides short- and long-term operations to meet internal animal testing demands and initiatives, allowing Hill?s to maintain leadership in companion animal health and nutrition. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Functions as a member of the Technical Services Leadership Team Leads day-to-day operations, activities, and personnel in the Animal Colony Establishes clear direction and continuous improvement for Colony operations to increase efficiencies and effectiveness Provides resources to meet internal customer demands Ensures decision making processes are consistent with guiding principles Develops people, teams and organizational capabilities within the Colony, including mentoring Team Leaders in personnel decisions, performance evaluations and other personnel related issues Leads the Canine and Feline Colony to ensure data integrity and records related research, animals, equipment and supplies are accurately maintained Partners with Animal Colony veterinarians to monitor colony populations, plan for future growth and staffing needs and ensure compliance with Hill's Global Animal Welfare Policy, USDA regulatory requirements and existing Standard Operating Practices Partners with Animal Colony veterinarians to manage behavior modification programs to enhance research and change animal behavior Accountable for meeting or exceeding safety and quality standards and regulations Develops, justifies and implements capital expenditure and change management projects Monitors operations of facility and ensures compliance with established budget guidelines Assists with tours, as needed, and ensures continual maintenance of the facilities to provide a clean and visually appealing presentation Hill?s offers: - Highly competitive pay - Great employee, domestic partner, and family benefits that start the first day of employment (medical/dental/vision) - Short-term and long-term disability - Life Insurance - Retirement Income Program/Savings & Investment Plan with company contributions and matching - Healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts - Annual tuition reimbursement up to $10,000 - 14 paid holidays - Annual paid vacation - Discounts on pet insurance - On-going training - Opportunities for advancement - Highly professional, ethical, drug free environment At Colgate-Palmolive/Hill's Pet Nutrition, we care about people. Attracting, developing and retaining exceptional talent are key global priorities. We proudly offer global career opportunities and a world-class People Development Program including mentoring; training and work/life balance programs that ensure all employees have access to professional and personal development opportunities. We continuously strive to become a great place to work. For more information about Hill's and Colgate, go to our websites at: http://www.hillspet.com/ and http://www.colgate.com/ Equal Opportunity Employer Colgate-Palmolive is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law....

F: QA Opportunities

Plant Quality Assurance (All levels) Heinz North America Across the US At Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream ? it?s our vision. To be the best, we want the best ? best brands, best processes and most importantly the best people . Heinz is on a path to revolutionize the food industry ? we will be the most profitable and most efficient food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. The Common Ingredients Done Uncommonly Well? Individuals looking for a job ? not a career ? need not apply. If you are looking to do something special, something big ? look no further. Heinz has a laser focus on hiring top talent who have a passion for delivering extraordinary results and want to experience an unlimited career anchored in meritocracy. Our talent demonstrates high degrees of ownership, works with a sense of urgency and takes the results of our organization personally. We are empowered to deliver results and continuously raise the bar for ourselves and our teams. We unapologetically expect to win. The opportunities for growth and rewards are earned by the exceptional leaders at every level who deliver results with values. Hungry for more? Heinz is searching for a Quality Assurance/Control professionals at all levels to join our Manufacturing teams across the US. Plant Quality Assurance professionals will provide expertise, and continuous improvement to the Quality Assurance function in the factory. Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of the factory Quality Management System in compliance with the Heinz North America Quality Management System. Assure that all products processed, packaged, stored, and distributed are manufactured in compliance with all Regulatory, Customer, and Heinz requirements. - Develop and administer the factory Quality Management System in accordance with current protocols and provisions, as defined in HNA Quality Management System Program. - Communicate the factory Quality Management System expectations to all personnel and defined stakeholders, and provide training accordingly. - Provide technical support to Operations, Maintenance, Sanitation, Logistics, Procurement, and Sales / Marketing. - Manage the factory Pre-Requisite Programs (PRPs), Operational Pre-Requisite Programs (OPRPs), and Critical Control Points (CCPs), as defined in the Food Safety Program. - Participate in the QRMP yearly audit and assist in the development of procedures and corrective actions. - Oversee and lead the implementation of the QRMP (Quality Risk Management Process) system and operational standards as outlined in the plant accountability list in order to achieve targeted RCR. - Verify and Validate manufacturing processes comply with regulatory requirements. - Represent the factory on the communication and interaction with local, state, and/or federal regulatory agencies(v.gr: Health Department, FDA, and USDA). - Represent the factory with interfaces with customers. - Retain and maintain documentation and records associated with HNA and factory Quality Management Systems, Quality Risk Management Process, and Food Safety Systems Certification (FSSC 22000). - Train personnel in techniques and procedures for the Food Safety Program, Quality Assurance activities, Quality Control activities, Raw Materials and Finished Goods Inspections, and Sensory Taste Panels. - Responsible for the administration, execution and maintenance of the internal audit program. - Manage and maintain the factory microbiological and analytical laboratories. - Review all Process Sheets and Specifications for acceptance or variance to capability. - Serve as the factory primary contact for all customer?s and third party audits, including management, preparation, and corrective actions. - Represent the factory in the New Product Development Process (NPD) to ensure factory capability for new products and line extensions. - Champion quality improvement initiatives and waste reduction projects to center line processes and reduce variation. - Manage and report on key issues, trends, customer / consumer complaints, and incident investigations to local and HQ Quality and Food Safety management. - Communicate and report on key quality performance metrics as defined by HNA Quality and local management. - Develop and manage the department?s operating budget. - Assure that all non-conforming products are managed (including identification, segregation and timely final disposition) in accordance with current applicable policies. - Interface with contractors (pest control, cleaning chemicals, engineering, etc.) and raw material suppliers to ensure compliance with quality and food safety requirements. - Partner with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma / Lean/Heinz Global Production System (HGPS)), including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation. - Manage and evaluate the Quality Assurance staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development, etc. - Develop and manage the department?s operating budget. - Leverage Six Sigma tools and processes. - Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications REQUIREMENTS - B.Sc. in Food Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Food Business or other related science based discipline. - Knowledge of Food Safety, Food Microbiology, and Sanitation - Skills in leadership, strategic thought leader, role model leader, analytical decision making, and effecting change. - Excellent communication skills in verbal, written, and presentation communications. - Demonstrate continuous learning in competencies related to Quality Assurance and Food Safety - Preferred competencies include: o Certified Quality Auditor or Certified Quality Manager by ASQ o Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, or Design for Six Sigma o Implementation of GFSI audit scheme o Experience in managing in a USDA regulated manufacturing plant KNOWLEDGE - Must demonstrate strong knowledge of the following core competencies: o Quality Management Systems o Food Safety Risk Management o HACCP o Sanitation and Environmental Monitoring o Training o Internal Auditing o Statistical Process Control and Data Analysis o Technical problem solving (root cause analysis and corrective/preventive action development) - Must demonstrate moderate knowledge of the following: o Managing raw material suppliers and incoming materials o Allergen Management o Food regulations o Customer centricity o The applicable processing method at the factory; e.g.: LACF, Acidified, High Acid, Frozen/ Chilled, Aseptic, and/or Pasteurization o GFSI audit scheme implementation o Incident Investigation and Reporting - Must demonstrate basic kn...

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....

Sr. Specialist, Change Control

Description: The individual will manage all aspects of Change Control, Devise tools to improve the change control procedure to enable data gathering, Create/refine change tracking system, analyze the CCs, disposition CC as appropriate, Ensure approved change is in compliance with corporate requirement, EU and USDA requirement, Attend engineering project meetings and review engineering documents, and be a backup for deviation and CAPA system. 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: Primary responsibility is to manage all aspect of change control life cycle. Devise tools to improve the change control procedure to enable data gathering Create refine change tracking system; analyze the CCs, disposition CC as appropriate. Ensure approved change is in compliance with corporate requirement, EU and USDA requirement Responsible for managing engineering projects Attend engineering meetings Review engineering and validation documents. responsible to learn other systems to include deviation/CAPA and Trackwise, IDEA for CON and be a back up for these systems/functions. Performs all Company business in accordance with all regulations (e.g., EEO, FDA, etc.) and Company policy and procedures. When violations are noted/observed they are to be immediately reported to management. Demonstrated high ethical and professional standards with all business contacts in order to maintain BIVI√Ę‚?¨‚?Ęs excellent reputation in the community. Requirements: B.S degree in technical science (preferably chemistry or microbiology) at an accredited college or university. An advanced degree is preferred. 5-8 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biological industry. Change control experience preferred. 3 years of QA experience required. With an advanced degree 0-3 years of experience required. Excellent written communications skills including good attention to detail. Experience to include documentation systems and validation programs Experience with Trackwise/ IDEA for CON preferred. Industry courses or seminars by technical organizations which provide understanding of contemporary cGMP requirements Direct experience with APHIS, EU, FDA and/or customer regulatory audit personnel 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. and Ben Venue Laboratories Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V 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....

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....

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...

Mortgage Underwriter - Remote

Underwriter Overview: The Underwriter is responsible for providing consistent, accurate, and quality loan decisions in accordance with CrossCountry Mortgage, Inc. 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. The Underwriter will collaborate with loan originators, branch managers, and or production staff to secure all required documents. The Underwriter is responsible for validating 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, government, and jumbo loan programs. Excellent phone and communication skills and a value of providing superior customer service to internal and external customers required. Essential Responsibilities: Evaluates loan applications for risks and various criteria such as investor requirements, accuracy, consistency and completeness Review new loan files to ensure loan meets investor and program criteria. Minimum standard of 60 loans per month and a turn time of 24 hours required 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 judgements and that all mortgage liens 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 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 Review a minimum number of files per day of 6-8, to include new submissions, re-submissions & final conditions Maintain current and fluid knowledge of investor and agency guidelines Approves loan with proper documentation or recommends further action Communicates effectively and engages proactively with loan originators, processors, branch managers, funders and post-closers in regards to loan decisions, assignment of loan conditions, investor guidelines/documentation requirements and possible loan scenarios Applies knowledge of underwriting and pre-underwriting to best serve loan applicant and investor needs Performs other related duties as assigned...

Mgr QA (Salem)

The Plant Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for safely leading, managing, and successfully executing all aspects of the Ventura Foods Quality and Food Safety Systems at the plant level. This will include coordinating with the Regional Plant Quality Assurance Manager and other Ventura plant QA Managers to manage the execution, communication, and training for all policy systems that relate to Ventura systems, customer systems, and all aspects of maintaining adherence to the FDA Food Safety and Modernization Act (FSMA), as well as USDA (if applicable), and other regulatory agencies. This role will also coordinate projects and training support to the Operations teams and be a liaison with company functional groups of Technical Services, Operations Excellence, R&D, HS&E, Sales, Marketing, HR, and Finance. The Plant QA Manager ensures responsiveness and timelines of projects, programs, and management of personnel to delight our customer's customers expectations. Provides the leadership and management for the Ventura Foods Quality and Safety systems. Leads all aspects of managing plant systems for SOP's, SSOP's, training, and adhering to total product specifications. This includes key Must Do's, Right First Time processing, and Total Product Containment. Maintains company and facility policies, procedures, and programs supporting food safety and quality systems. This includes managing special focus for key customer specification requirements, HACCP/GMP's, and SQF II requirements. Includes all second party audits and third party audits to confirm compliance to all food safety and quality systems. Manages and ensures direction and training for QA staff. Responsible for budget and costs associated with overseeing the Quality Department. This includes compliance and schedules for training, Food Safety and Quality Systems audits, and testing methodologies. Leads by example in conducting and analyzing company Quality Assurance plans as it relates to HACCP/GMP's; identifying gaps to improve critical control points and preventative measures. This includes working with the Technical Services and R&D teams in establishing relevant specifications, monitoring and reviewing analysis, corrective actions, and verification procedures. Manages statistical evaluation of results to help improve processing and/or product performance. Manages projects to reduce costs, eliminate variation, and/or standardize methods. Participates as part of the Plant Management team in the budgeting, people planning, and capital expenditure review process. Maintains department staff reviews and annual performance goals for individuals and self. Responsible for overseeing all specifications as it relates to finished goods, processing, raw materials, and packaging. Includes coordination of Kosher and Halal requirements. Manages with Operations team complaint review and corrective action resolutions. This includes working closely with the Regional and HQ team to monitor and track complaints with the goals to reduce through continuous improvement plans. Is primary plant technical point person for new products and/or test runs. Coordinates new project work with Regional QA, Technical Services and/or R&D. Also oversees and monitors any processing projects for the facility so that product quality is not compromised. May represent Plant Manufacturing Manager or Regional Quality Assurance Manager at company and/or industry events....

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....

HACCP Technician 5

Function: Operations (Beef, Poultry, Pork, etc.) Pay Type: Non-Exempt Position Number: 10342517 HACCP Technician 5 Employee Type: Full Time Relocation: No Job Description: These positions are responsible for conducting pre-operative inspection of this facility.These positions are located in every department within the facility which includes: conducting necessary testing, inspection, and monitoring of activities associated with the production for the inspections in complying with all Customer, Tyson and USDA guidelines. These job positions identified below has been evaluated and determined to be a critical step in the operations process. The team member will perform CCP checks throughout the plant. The team member(s) performing these positions responsibility understands that the functions performed could affect product safety, legality and quality systems. In the absence of the primary position holder, a trained backup will be assigned to perform responsibilities of this position. Training records will be on file for the team member (s) who have completed training and meet the requirements for performing the job duties, including backups in the absence of the primary position holder. Job Synopsis: These positions will monitor the production process to ensure that all products produced at this facility comply with the customer specification, Tyson compliance and USDA guidelines....

Quality Assurance Manager - Dairy Manufacturing

My client, an industry leader in dairy products, with locations across the US, has asked me to assist them in filling a full time QA Manager position for their facility located in Syracuse, NY. I am working directly with the hiring manager to set up interviews with qualified applicants ASAP. QUALITY MANAGER POSITION DESCRIPTION: This high visibility position is responsible for leading and -managing the Quality program as well as 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 plant 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. ? 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: o 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. o Provides direct supervision to subordinates, including making hiring/firing decisions, providing training and development opportunities, and conducting performance reviews and coaching sessions....

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...

Underwriting Manager

Carrington Mortgage Services, a subsidiary of Carrington Mortgage Holdings, is a fully integrated mortgage company with mortgage lending and servicing operations and an affiliated real estate brokerage. We service several billion in mortgages and are licensed to arrange financing in a majority of states in the U.S. We are actively recruiting an experienced Underwriting Manager who will add value to our team of mortgage professionals. You are the highest-level underwriter designation within the underwriting team. This includes ensuring that loan requests meet program and product specifications or counteroffer to a different product and/or program when appropriate. In addition, you will communicate decision (approval, suspense, denial) to appropriate individuals. Extensive knowledge of USDA, Conventional, VA and FHA Underwrites residential loans ensuring compliance with appropriate company and secondary market investor standards. Has to be able to think on their feet with authority Examines loan documentation for accuracy and completeness. Works with loan originator or production staff to secure all required documents. Works with more senior underwriters on loan exceptions. Have authority to withdraw and decline loans. May be involved in one or several types of mortgage lending (conventional and government-backed, etc.) May be involved in one or several types of mortgage lending (conventional and government-backed...

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....

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....

Product Safety and Quality Director

Product Safety and Quality Director Dare to be different. FONA International ? where experts, teamwork and technology deliver a competitive advantage to you and your products. A place where honesty, transparency and confidentiality build trusting, long-term partnerships. A place where you are the focus of everything we do. Are you SQF certified with a strong flavor, ingredient or food Safety and Quality Management background? We are looking for a Product Safety & Quality Director to manage and maintain the processes and systems necessary for compliance to all applicable product safety regulations and the maintenance of the SQF Level 3 certification through performance of hazard analysis for product safety and quality on raw materials, intermediates and finished products, annual reviews, internal auditing, and detailed interaction with the operations team and broader organization. Responsibilities encompass both product safety and quality. This position may be assigned to off shift hours (second or third shift or a combination of both) and be required to work on weekends if needed. FONA Culture and Development ? Active participation in sensory panels both formal and informal in support of customer projects ? Active demonstration of willingness, ability, growth, future potential, financial contribution, and commitment to FONA ? Continued growth and development through continuing education and learning opportunities offered through FONA and outside professional organizations ? Ongoing maintenance of the Food Safety Systems including HACCP plans, Quality plans, prerequisite programs, critical control point and critical quality point oversight. ? Review and revision of FONA Product Safety & Quality Policies and Procedures ? Tracking, trending, and reacting to results as applicable ? Maintenance of all scientific support used to supplement FONA food safety and quality systems ? Investigation and root cause analysis to include problem solving activities with other departments within the organization as appropriate ? Verification of critical quality point information and appropriate corrective actions of deviations ? Interpretation and implementation of changes to regulations or GFSI compliance requirements ? Implementation of new programs and procedures throughout the organization to meet the changing needs of customers, regulators, auditors, and internal requirements Job Description: General Summary The Product Safety & Quality Director manages and maintains the processes and systems necessary for compliance to all applicable product safety regulations and the maintenance of the SQF Level 3 certification through performance of hazard analysis for product safety and quality on raw materials, intermediates and finished products, annual reviews, internal auditing, and detailed interaction with the operations team and broader organization. Responsibilities encompass both product safety and quality. This position may be assigned to off shift hours (second or third shift or a combination of both) and be required to work on weekends if needed. Principle Accountabilities ? Ongoing maintenance of the Food Safety Systems including HACCP plans, Quality plans, prerequisite programs, critical control point and critical quality point oversight. ? Review and revision of FONA Product Safety & Quality Policies and Procedures ? Tracking, trending, and reacting to results as applicable ? Maintenance of all scientific support used to supplement FONA food safety and quality systems ? Investigation and root cause analysis to include problem solving activities with other departments within the organization as appropriate ? Verification of critical quality point information and appropriate corrective actions of deviations ? Interpretation and implementation of changes to regulations or GFSI compliance requirements ? Implementation of new programs and procedures throughout the organization to meet the changing needs of customers, regulators, auditors, and internal requirements. ? Documentation and recordkeeping FONA Culture and Development ? Active participation in sensory panels both formal and informal in support of customer projects ? Active demonstration of willingness, ability, growth, future potential, financial contribution, and commitment to FONA ? Continued growth and development through continuing education and learning opportunities offered through FONA and outside professional organizations Job Competencies ? Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining the ability to redirect efforts based on shifting demands ? Ability to collaborate and network with business colleagues to build constructive, proactive working relationships across all facets of the organization ? Sharp analytical skills used to discern / diagnose trends and issues and use past historical references as a guide ? Well organized and able to exercise sound judgment in decision making ? Ability to follow all safety requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) when in the manufacturing environment ? Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc. or ability to learn needed software system(s) ? Working knowledge of SQF, FDA and USDA regulations, HACCP principles and food manufacturing ? Ability to manage, track and trend data in a proficient and accurate manner for continuous improvement ? Diligent in meeting all timelines, tracking progress to achieve milestones, and strict attention to detail ? Self-directed with the ability to coach and teach others ? Ability to work well independently, within a team, or as the leader of a team ? Good writing skills for filing reports and drafting routine correspondence ? Effective verbal communication skills . Required Experience: Education / Experience: ? Bachelor?s Degree in Sciences (biology, chemistry, food science, etc.) with 10+ years flavor industry experience or equivalent. ? Knowledge of and experience with Food Safety Systems including Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points, Policies and Procedures, Pre-requisite Programs required ? Knowledge of and experience with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) bench marked schemes (preferably Safe Quality Foods (SQF)) required ? Experience with root cause problem solving tools and corrective action and preventive measure programs desirable...

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...

FEDERAL JOB - Food Inspector

FEDERAL JOB - Food Inspector Greenville, SC Help ensure meat,poultry and egg products that reach the consuming public are safe and wholesome! Become a Food Inspector with the USDA,Food Safety and Inspection Service!...

Operations Manager

Operations Manager Vernon, CA For over forty years, Vie de France Yamazaki, Inc. has been a national industry leader and a premiere manufacturer of the finest European breads and pastries. We are seeking an experienced, Operations Manager for our manufacturing plant in Vernon, California. Description The production Manager oversees a staff of supervisors and employees in a plant that operates three shifts, to ensure quality products are produced in a safe and efficient manner. Duties include planning, staffing, employee relations, training, process control monitoring, quality, safety, sanitation and packaging. This position reports to Senior Plant Manager. Responsibilities Direct production activities for three shifts of operations with a staff of three shift supervisors, 145 hourly production and packaging employees. Schedule all production personnel on a weekly basis. Plan, schedule and coordinate manufacturing operations, including training, to ensure products meet quality and safety standards. Oversee and direct sanitation operation through third-party provider. Maintain adherence to sanitation standards that meet USDA, BRC, GMP, FDA, and local health department and company guidelines along with working with other departments. Develop and implement methods to improve productivity and efficiency within established payroll and expense budgets while maintaining quality. Conduct plant safety program. Ensure compliance and provide a safe, clean working environment within OSHA, state, and local regulations. Execute company programs and develop and implement plant-specific programs to improve plant wide safety awareness. Administer the terms and conditions of the union labor contract with regard to scheduling, seniority rights, vacations, attendance, work practices, general conduct, and other management policies. Ensure fair and equitable treatment of all employees. Monitor all production reports to ensure adherence to quality standards, optimum use of all direct and indirect department labor hours, optimum use of all ingredient/raw material usages, maximize product processing yield to standards of budget. Interview, hire, train, motivate, discipline, and develop operations supervisors and hourly personnel. Maintain staffing at levels within budget and at full readiness to support the production requirements of the facility. Conduct and attend meetings as necessary in order to keep all plant personnel informed of daily operations. Develop and propose budgets for production and sanitation operations. Monitor and analyze Quality Assurance reports, process control and production reports in order to ensure compliance to standards. Ensure adherence to plant-wide Food Safety Programs. Evaluate and develop BRC-compliant procedures and training programs for all employees. Maintain programs to ensure and continuous improvement in the areas of product safety and sanitation. Review the requirements of programs with other outside inspection services to ensure compliance with all mandated policies, regulations, and standards....

Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) Supervisor

The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for insuring food safety, consistency and quality of products, enhancing our people's skill in quality knowledge and application, meeting or exceeding all governmental regulations pertaining to food safety, weights and measures, and other regulations which are pertinent. Management of Daily Quality Assurance and Food Safety activities in all plant areas: temperature checks, GMPs, pre-operational inspections, pre-shipment reviews, product evaluations, etc. Work closely with USDA to ensure compliance to all federal regulations; Responsible for noncompliance responses and corrective actions Responsible for implementation and continuous improvement of in-plant programs and company's Food Safety and Quality Assurance policies and procedures Management of the facility's HACCP plan and responsible for its implementation and re-assessments; Maintaining all HACCP records Audits and verifies compliance to SSOP (Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures) Program including supervision and training of sanitation employees Management of the Customer Complaint Program Coordinates the plant's Recall and Mock Recall programs Responsible for Hold and Release Program Management of the GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) Program Works closely with US Foods Corporate FSQA department - Monthly score card, Quality Programs, GFSI Program, etc. Interfaces with production management in compliance with customer standards/ Manages accountability to the front line, ensuring immediate reaction and resolution to situations Supervision of Sanitation staff Responsible for training plant employees in GMPs, HACCP, Food Security, etc. Primary liaison for 3 rd Party and Customers' Food Safety audits Performs special projects as assigned....

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....

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