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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....

Prinicpal Food Labeling & Compliance Specialist

Unilever Food Solutions, the foodservice arm of Unilever, is looking for a senior food labeling and compliance specialist to generate and approve food label information including ingredient declarations, nutrition facts panels, and claims to assure labels meet US and Canadian regulations. This position requires someone who can manage several projects at once while working across all functions (marketing, R&D, regulatory, culinary and quality) and communicates on matters relating to product labeling and compliance for Unilever Food Solutions. The ideal candidate will be have several years of food labeling/regulatory experience with a finished-goods food company, be an independent worker as well as collaborative, be a self-starter, with a strong sense of responsibility and accountability, proficient in a variety of labeling databases (e.g. provision, interspec) and a good communicator (verbally and in writing). We are looking for it all?and we are a company (Unilever) with a reputation as a leader in nutrition and sustainability. This Food Labeling & Compliance role is critical within the company. It is a role that helps address regulatory issues pertaining to food labeling that arise on the food service business (gluten-free labeling, PHVO, caramel colors, on-pack claims). Minimum 6+ years related experience. This job reports to the R&D Manager of Nutrition, Technical Insights & Compliance. As a recognized leader in nutrition and sustainability, Unilever has been on top of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for more than 14 years. In foodservice, Unilever Food Solutions? iconic brands include Knorr sauces, bases, gravies and soups, Lipton teas and Hellmann?s mayonnaise and salad dressings. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Develop accurate food labeling information for finished goods including allergen, nutrition, and ingredient statements that comply with FDA and USDA and CFIA regulations, and Unilever standards. Keep abreast of labeling regulations to ensure label compliance for the US and Canadian food businesses. Participate on cross functional project teams, providing technical guidance around labeling requirements. Ensure Unilever policies and procedures are applied to labels. Manage specific projects as they relate to ensuring accurate product labels and product formulas that comply with US and Canadian governments (e.g. 4MEI caramels, removal of Partially Hydrogenated Oils, Label deviation). Food Labeling & Compliance: Develop product allergen, nutrition and ingredient information for product label for finished goods, (US and Canadian Food Solutions), that are in compliance with Unilever Standards and US and Canadian Government regulations. Verify compliance of product labels, including ingredient lists, allergen statements, nutrition facts, nutrition claims, prior to the approval and printing of final Artwork. Complete and file Meat registrations with the USDA regulatory agencies. Support the development and maintenance of the nutrition formulation and specification databases. Stay current with FDA, USDA and Health Canada regulations as they apply to food service product labels. Stay current with all Unilever standards as they apply to food product labels. Work on cross functional teams (R&D, Marketing, Legal, Regulatory, and Supply Chain) to provide compliant label for innovation / renovation projects. Develop extensive networks with partners in Regulatory and Food Labeling & Compliance. Lead the label approval process for specific product categories for Unilever North America Food Solutions. Lead projects that relate to labeling and compliance issues (e.g. caramel colors, PHO removal, gluten-free labelling). Approve ingredient, formula, and consumer specifications in Interspec specification database....

Mortgage Default Services Manager

Envoy Mortgage, a leader in the real estate finance industry, is a full-service mortgage bank that offers in-house expertise in many areas of mortgage lending. Licensed to lend in 48 states across the United States, our branches offer a full menu of loan products and knowledge and expertise for all areas of the residential mortgage lending industry. Envoy?s technology enables the company to maintain a completely paperless, in-house origination process, reducing costs and improving efficiencies. The Default Services Manager supports the VP of Default Services in managing the operations of the following areas: collections, loss mitigation, default reporting and property inspections. The position works to minimize potential losses and ensure adherence to Envoy, GSE and investor requirements. Performs all duties in accordance with company guidelines and applicable federal, state, and local regulations. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following reflects management?s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Supports the day to day operations of the collections area to ensure smooth work flow and to achieve predetermined goals. Develop calling campaigns internally and with third party vendor. Evaluate the financial position of mortgagor(s) to determine the appropriate workout option best suited for the situation. Negotiate terms of the various workout alternatives with mortgagors, real estate brokers, attorneys, investors and private clients. Update the system as required for each individual workout; provide documentation to internal departments to reflect pipeline and modified terms. Communicates with the appropriate GSE on loan resolution solutions including exceptions. Ensures loans in collections and loss mitigation are in compliance with GSE or investor guidelines. Manages the default reporting for all loans to ensure compliance with GSE or investor guidelines. Manage the property inspection process, ensure invoices are paid timely. Monitors, evaluates and implements processes that will improve the overall performance of the department. Ensures policy and procedures are maintained and current. Develops, implements, and analyzes departmental reports to ensure maximum efficiencies and adherence to all applicable regulations. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned....

Manager, Labeling Compliance & Specifications

Dairy Farmers of America is all about milk and the 16,000 dairy farm members who produce it. We are proud to be a cooperative, owned and operated by the dairy farmers whom we serve. We are one of the country's most diversified U.S. manufacturers of dairy products, food components and ingredients. We are a leader in formulating and packaging shelf-stable dairy products in can and glass. We are one of the most vertically-integrated and future-focused co-op and food companies in the industry. We are an organization with over 4,000 employees. We are DFA-the premium provider of market opportunities for farmers and a value-added supplier of innovative dairy products and food components for customers around the world. Will lead the development of ingredients and products specifications and develop food product labels according to best practices, and assuring compliance with all relevant federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and company policies. The Manager must be able to work effectively across multiple functions and communicate with business groups on labeling related matters. Duties and Responsibilities: ? Develops and applies a uniform Labeling policy for three DFA Commercial Business Divisions: Ingredients, Consumer Brands and Dairy Beverage & Foods ? Develops appropriate and compliant labels for all DFA product types. In-house expert on the use of the Genesis R&D nutrition and labeling software ? Collaborates cross-functionally to identify and provide resolution to strategic and tactical regulatory issues pertaining to food labeling ? Responsible for developing, updating and maintaining raw materials and finished product specifications in direct collaboration with R&D, QA and Manufacturing ? Manage compliance to all applicable Kosher and Organic programs ? Maintains current knowledge of state, FDA, USDA and Canadian FIS labeling requirements and regulations ? Actively communicates to relevant functional and business leaders any emerging changes in the regulatory environment related to product labels that may impact DFA businesses ? Effectively interacts with key professional and regulatory organizations in order to support the development of international labels to support DFA global business plans ? Proactively interacts and coordinates activities with all functional and business stakeholders ? Other duties may be assigned as required...

SBA Banker - Atlanta, GA

State Bank and Trust Company SBA Banker Equal Opportunity Employer Summary The SBA Banker is responsible for aggressively soliciting and servicingprospective and current clients producing SBA 7a, 504 and USDA loans as well asgenerating and managing a portfolio of business and corresponding relationships,while seeking new accounts through calling efforts, marketing, and referrals.Other responsibilities include working with clients to explain the process andanswer questions during the lending process. Functions Primary relationship strategy is extension of SBA and USDA credit, fee income, operating accounts and treasury structures. Responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and providing quality customer service. Provides individual customized services to clients. Goals are determined by Manager. Responsible for loan production, deposit production and fee income. Responsible for personal client/prospect/COI calls each week. Responsible for sales, credit analysis, proper loan structuring, client interviewing and perceptive character judgment. Explains approvals or denials to the prospective loan clients. Educates prospective clients about the Bank?s underwriting guidelines , SBA programs and all applicable government regulations. Represents the Bank at community functions to enhance its image and develop new banking business. Continuously markets the Bank?s services to the target market, refers non-target business as appropriate. Maintains relationships with organizations who provide clients and prospects. Manages loans through the lending process. Presents loan requests and renewals to Senior Management and Loan Committee. Services, modifies and/or restructures existing loans as needed. Monitors existing clients? credit worthiness and repayment activities. Coordinates and assists back office personnel in resolving credit problems, delinquent payment issues, and other related affairs. Coordinates with attorney, loan closer and other involved staff to assure timely loan closing and funding activities. Serves as a resource to clients regarding business and financial matters. Promotes and cross-sells other Bank products and services as appropriate to client requirements. Prepares lending activity reports for management and loan committee as needed. Works within the existing audit, compliance and regulatory framework to ensure a high quality, compliant book of business....

Operations Supervisor - DTW (1000-574)

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...

Supervisor Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA), Stock Yards

Manage the internal quality audit function for the site and ensure effectiveness of the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of the plant's Quality Management System Site leader responsible for on-site product risk assessment and risk management plan Attend site leadership meetings to report and drive continuous improvement: in sanitation, food safety, quality, and preventative maintenance. Enforce production suspension to ensure food safety and quality continuity Ensure regulatory compliance with USDA, FDA, State and local authorities and act as division?s primary liaison with these agencies Develop & implement site specific programs for GMP?s, SSOP?s, allergen control etc. Develop and conduct site specific training programs for employees Manage HACCP and SSOP validations and verifications Manage to contract 3 rd party labs and develop bacteria and quality lab testing as needed / required Perform 3 rd party audit preparation and supplier audits as necessary Ensure sanitation requirements are maintained in all areas of the facility under scope Work with management, sales and customers as needed to understand and reduce product returns and complaints and implement appropriate corrective actions Manage vendor relationships to ensure food safety and raw material compliance specifications Manage labeling compliance with USDA/FDA regulations Ensure complete data collection and trending on relevant programs For exporting facilities only - manage export program, including update of product lists, AMS audit, update of QSA manual, exporting certification, troubleshooting of export related issues and review of all appropriate paperwork ***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***...

Production Supervisor / Operations Supervisor

Production Supervisor I am currently working with a food/beverage manufacturer seeking a Production supervisor for their facility located in Southern WI. Candidates must have 5+ years of Production Supervision experience within a high speed manufacturing environment preferably in food or beverage. Union and USDA experience preferred. This client has been in business for over 125 years with a very low turnover. The Production Supervisor is responsible to plan, direct and coordinate production operations including scheduling, training, product quality, safety compliance, administer company policies, work rules and union labor contract. Ensure compliance with HACCP regulations, quality specifications and USDA guidelines. Prior Production Supervisory experience is required. Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills are also required. Food-manufacturing environment experience a must. Excellent compensation and benefit package!...

Customs Broker

We are looking for a licensed Customs Broker who would be a certified Import Specialist with an extensive import brokerage and import compliance expeirince. The position is located in Elk Grove Village, salary range is 50-70K a year. The Licensed Custom Broker will handle transactions with Customs including a wide variety of accounts. Experience with Government Agency should include USDA, FDA, FCC, F&W, CPSC and EPA. The responsibilities would include but not limited to; Provide Import Rate Quotations from anywhere in the world Provide Point-to-Point Transportation ABI and ACE Entry Processing Upkeep Real Time Tracking and Tracing Customs Transparency Complete Importer Security Filings (10 + 2) Cross Border Transactions (Mexico/Canada) Foreign Trade Zone Reconciliation Research and Compliance Consulting Pay is within a 50-70K a year range based upon experience. If you are interested please contact us at (847) 278-1529 to schedule an interview. Or you may come in and meet with us at 947 W. Wise Rd. Schaumburg, IL 60193. Thank you. We look forward to meeting with you....

Residential Mortgage Closer

AmeriSouth Mortgage Company, a Southeast lender since 1990, operating from Charlotte, NC for more than twenty years, seeks individual to fill Closing Position for FHA, VA, USDA and all lending products. Health insurance, vacation and 401K are available to all full-time employees. The qualified candidate will fill a permanent position in our home office located in Charlotte, NC....

Regulatory Specialist

Looking for a reliable and results oriented specialist for a Leading National Grocery Chain with superb attention to detail and ability to provide consistent quality. Responsibilities: Knowledge of USDA and FDA regulations for private food branding. Use keen attention to detail to verify labels with FDA/USDA legal standards. . Hours : 800 am-500 pm Monday-Friday Pay : Negotiable based on experience and presentation during the interview process. Will be starting by 12/1 so will need to flexible with availability prior for quick interview process....

Corporate QA Manager/Director ( Food Industry)

Job Summary: The Corporate Quality Assurance Manager /Director (CQAM/D) will oversee the Quality Assurance Department at C & F Foods, Inc. and will make sure all quality and safety standards and procedures are implemented and used properly in all five (5) plants. Essential Functions / Duties: Evaluate and update the general food safety and processing methods and analyze data on food quality assurance issues Report the findings of all food quality audits and analyze issues and implement solutions to management. Will interface with Operations, Production, Inventory Control, Shipping and Customer Service to assure proper procedures are allowed Supervises and/or responsible for QA Compliance Auditor, QA Supervisors, QA Bulk Coordinators & QA Technicians Responsible to ensure that the corporate assurance food programs are in place The QA Manager/Director will supervise the quality assurance activities in all plants such as GMP audits and sanitation inspections The QA Mgr/Dir.is responsible for employees to comply with FDA, USDA, state regulations, as IFS Representative...

Sr. Quality Control Supervisor

1. Assist indevelopment and improvement of HACCP Plans, SSOP compliance, preparation foraudits, etc. 2. Assist in implementing, maintaining, evaluating, enforcing, and updatingUSDA regulatory, Corporate Guidelines and QC Programs. 4. Interface with Production Supervisors and hourly employees on production,food safety, quality procedures. 5. Responsible for training and professional development of QC Staff. 6. Work with USDA personnel to handle regulatory issues. 7. Maintain Quality Reporting Systems. 8. Departmental Administrative Duties (i.e. Time cards, employee paperwork,safety audits). 9. Provide Training for production, sanitation, maintenance, and qualitycontrol groups. Training includes but no limited to product quality standards,GMP?s, Food Safety Issues, HACCP. 10. Special projects or assignments as requested by supervisor....

Quality Assurance Manager - Food Manufacturing

Imagine Staffing Technology is recruiting for a QA Manager, on behalf of their multi-national food manufacturing client with significant operations in the eastern-Maryland area. This QA Manager will lead a team to monitor, develop, and implement quality assurance programs and procedures to assure conformance of incoming ingredients, materials and finished products to establish specifications and quality standards. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible of supporting talent management of QC team members to ensure the engagement of each member. Communicates with stakeholders the effectiveness of food safety programs and to address regulatory and compliances issues and incidents. Develop and implement training and refresher programs to ensure that GMPs, food safety training, HACCP, etc. are adhered to by all company staff. Deal with quality-related issues; implement corrective actions and preventative measures. Ensure the adherence to the company HACCP, BRC, and SQF 2 plan and pre requisite programs, regulatory and company requirements. Interact with the FDA and USDA, and be the lead contact and coordinator for weekly meetings, audits, etc. Work with senior management to recommend improvements to current quality systems and practices....

Quality Assurance Lead

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs the tasks typically associated with a QA Technician, including auditing and approving production line quality documentation, monitoring and controlling product placed on 'hold' or otherwise restricted from release, and preparing all necessary reports, records, and other documentation by line and shift. Monitors production conditions and advises Production on, and/or determines the necessity to shut down the production line based on an identified QA problem impacting food safety and quality (GMPs, SOPs, etc.), compliance with government regulations and requirements (USDA, FDA), or customer specifications. Addresses comments and concerns on the HACCP forms and collaborates with the Manager on the actions necessary to resolve the issues within 24 hours. Identifies other non-HACCP problems that impact the quality of raw materials and finished products. Determines the reason for the problem and recommends a solution. Monitors team?s performance for compliance with GMPs in production and warehouses by auditing the records on the approved forms. Assign team?s work activities based on production and warehouse schedules ensuring that all operations are covered with appropriate QA staff. Review and monitor all QA activities for the assigned team. Review and approve all QA records including HACCP records....

Production Shift Manager

HERE WE GROW AGAIN , bringing positive change to the food industry!! Salm Partners, a contract manufacturer of ready-to-eat sausage products, has an immediate opportunity for an experienced PRODUCTION SHIFT MANAGER to oversee all operations and sanitation-related activities for 3rd shift. The Manager will monitor and track production performance and key performance metrics; lead process improvements throughout the manufacturing operation, and be a driver for a culture of continuous improvement, cost savings and efficiency. The Manager will also provide expertise, mentoring and direction to support manufacturing goals and objectives. They will also ensure shift compliance with all safety, food safety, quality, SQF, GMP and USDA-FSIS requirements....

Originations Quality Assurance Analyst

The Originations Quality Assurance Analyst will ensure consistent quality of production by performing mortgage loan file audits that conform to FNMA, FHLMC, FHA, VA, USDA, and internal portfolio guidelines, adhering to policies and procedures both departmental imposed and outside mandated, adhering to timelines and deadlines and communicating with management to promote an environment conducive to performing successful loan level and process level reviews of loan originations. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Perform loan level assessments of origination production, including but not limited to: Routine and Targeted audit reviews Limited scope audit reviews State and/or Federal audit reviews Perform process level assessments of origination production Identifying errors in loan files and processes based on a defined script. Observing business processes to ensure proper review. Communicating deficiencies to the affected business units as needed. Making recommendations for remediation on all deficiencies that were identified. Tracking outstanding remediation activity on an ongoing basis through internal reports and logs. Identifying trends and reporting to VP of Quality Assurance/Repurchase Resolution or his/her designee. Identify and provide (looks like something was left off here) Other duties as assigned....

3rd Shift Food Safety/Quality Assurance Supervisor

Position Responsibilities 1. Controls monitoring of written procedures for USDA and all other company related programs. 2. Monitors and reviews quality control programs for raw materials, in-process manufacturing standards and finished product quality levels. 3. Controls new compliance-based programs. 4. Tests and develops procedures to maximize quality standards that are cost effective. 5. Defines and monitors critical control points for all direct report positions to achieve a preventive strategy. 6. Measures, identifies and reports defective products to reflect cost savings and/or profit improvement. 7. Enforces defect action levels for all QC jobs during shift and communicates effective with production supervisors, QC personnel, R&D and other company personnel where appropriate. 8. Ensures that present as well as future quality programs for processes and product are enforced, reported and expanded to meet future company needs. 9. Must become knowledgeable about all operations and QC job classifications pertaining to that shifts operation in a timely, efficient and effective manner. 10. Seeks to improve cost and/or profit through quality programs. 11. Responsible for the scheduling of the direct reports....

Packaging Manager

The QTI Group is partnering with Nueske?s Applewood Smoked Meats to conduct a search for a Packaging Manager . Reporting to the Operations Manager, this newly created role will manage daily operations, production, quality and food safety activities of a 25-person, 4-line production packaging department. The new Packaging Manager will bring their experience from a USDA Meat Processing and/or Packaging plant into this position. Responsibilities: Quality Assurance : Ensure the consistency of the Nueske?s product is continually met by fostering an environment of accountability for following or improving processes and procedures. Food Safety : Maintain a strict adherence to all quality and food safety related procedures and requirements and ensure employees are fully trained on procedures. Safety : Require a ?Safety First? approach to manufacturing by abiding to all safety policies and communicating those requirements to the production team. Training : Ensure that all employees are adequately trained in all aspects of their jobs and identify opportunities to refresh or train employees on new skills. Best Practices : Develop and/or revise standard operational and best manufacturing practices and ensure compliance amongst the production team. Production : Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and product quality. Review production and operating reports and resolve operational, manufacturing or equipment issues to ensure minimal costs and prevent operational delays. Planning and Scheduling (People, Process & Equipment) : Plan and schedule production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for the packaging lines. Study production schedules and estimates to establish staffing level requirements and machine capacity for the highest level of efficiency. Continuous Improvement : Analyze processes and procedures and suggest and implement improvements for quality, cost and efficiency. Management and Analytics : Develop and maintain departmental KPI?s (key performance indicators) Maintain ongoing communication with leadership team and front line staff Analyze data for trends and areas for improvement Mentor and provide opportunities for growth to staff Analyze and resolve work problems...

Program Specialist

Program Specialist - CACFP We are currently seeking an experienced Program Specialist - CACFP to join our team in San Antonio, TX . Position Summary: The Program Specialist - CACFP will be responsible for assuring compliance to Child Adult Food Care Program (CACFP) grant requirement applications, including adherence to health and food safety codes, assure proper menu development, kitchen operations and inventory control. Job Responsibilities: Oversee the maintenance of inventory for all necessary supplies. Food and equipment used for food service operations. Oversee the processing and storage of food and food related items as they are delivered and kitchen operations. Monitors the content of menu items and changes, and standardized recipes followed, appropriate amount of food prepared and served in accordance in guidelines. Work with the contract Registered Dietitian(s) on menu cycles. Ensure there is a system for monitoring kitchen cleanliness, proper food preparation, storage, all kitchen equipment is working properly and staff are following guidelines. Assure proper documentation in the menu book which is following USDA/CACFP documentation of food purchases, preparation and servings. Audit the point of meal service documentation to assure credible mean standards for portions and components is adhered to. Assure that claims match the numbers of meal served daily in accordance to child attendance records. Maintain and submit reports, records and claims as required. Provides, at a minimum, monthly reports for the SMT, with analyses and recommendations to ensure efficient and effective CACFP operations and management. Assure all center have current and proper food permits per local regulations. Assure all staff receive required CACFP training and certifications. Provide EHS training and technical assistance to cooks and kitchen staff as appropriate. Understands CACFP requirements, HS Performance standards for child nutrition and EHS policy and procedures. Ensure that bids and food prices are obtained. Monitor centers as per CACFP, Head Start, and Licensing guidelines require. Train parents on nutrition and CACFP requirements. Assist in designing and implementing the nutritional needs and feeding requirements of each child. Perform a comprehensive food inventory list on a monthly basis. Keep up to date on all CACFP regulations and notify the staff of changes accordingly. Partner with appropriate vendors as needed. Recruit for kitchen staff as needed. Other relevant duties as determined by supervisor....

Mortgage Underwriter - Underwriter

Mortgage Underwriter - Senior Underwriter - Loan Processor - Underwriter Bay Bank Mortgage, located in Timonium, MD, is searching for an experienced Mortgage Underwriter to join our growing division. As the mortgage arm of a local bank, we offer the full array or mortgage products?FHA, VA, Conventional, USDA, various down payment assistance programs and bank portfolio loans. We need a team player who knows how to work with others to get loans approved while still meeting all necessary documentation and compliance requirements. We work hard, but we have fun while we?re doing it!...

Maintenance Mechanic (20120872)

Inspecting, diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining food processing and packaging machines, mechanical/utility equipment, buildings and office facilities in a USDA production environment. 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 high speed wrapping, check-weighing, cartoning, case packing, UPC bar coding, boxers, 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 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....

QA Manager Food Industry

***QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER / FOOD INDUSTRY*** ***CAREER OPPORTUNITY - GREATER WILLIAMS / ARBUCKLE AREA*** *** Commutable From Sac / Woodland / Davis or any point North of Sacramento *** RESPONSIBILITIES: * Manage company and customer quality specifications involving all processed food products. * Manage compliance with regulatory agencies and programs relative to USDA, FDA, HACCP, GMP?s, SOPS, SQF ISO, BRC etc. * Implement and manage product quality systems pertaining to the operation. * Responsible for training, development, and implementation of quality improvement programs. * Responsible for technical sales support interacting with sales and customers. * Reports to CEO....

Commodity Supervisor

The Commodity Supervisor reports directly tothe General Manager and is responsible for supervising daily operations of thecommodity area, including ethanol, corn oil, wet cake and dried distillers grains(DDGS) storage, loading, inventory control measures and safety compliance andsanitation. Team members in thisposition manage commodity operations and may provide direct supervision to theCommodity Assistants in their daily operations. The Commodity Supervisor ensures POET meets and maintains allrequirements of the USDA, OSHA and plant policies and procedures pertaining tothe commodities department to include HAZMAT loading and proper preparation ofHAZMAT paperwork....

USDA/Farm Service Agency

has 2 openings (Centreville & Annapolis) for a temp in admin of USDA programs. Comp skills a must & farm knowledge helpful. App at 215 E. Water St Centreville, MD 21617 or 410-758-1380 x104. App by 11/14. USDA is EOE & Provider.Capital Gazette 2014-11-06 Source - The Capital Gazette...

PROGRAM TECHNICIAN. USDA Farm

PROGRAM TECHNICIAN. USDA Farm Service Agency has a temporary F/T position requiring processing of various federal program applications plus general office work. Must demonstrate computer literacy and competency in basic math and communication skills. Salary $14.28 - $16.04/hr depending on experience/education. Obtain application forms at 2337 Technology Parkway Suite A, Hollister (831) 637-4360. Deadline to apply is November 28. FSA is an EEO. Source - South Valley Classifieds...

Production Supervisor

Weare a leading Southern California Food Manufacture seeking a leader for ourfood production line. It is a refrigerated environment which follows USDAmanufacturing guidelines. JobPurpose: Supervisea food production line that meets production requirements by organizing work;resolving operational problems; developing staff within established productionrequirements. Understand andimplement processes to produce the required UPLH...

Compliance Specialist

The purpose of this job is to provide regulatory support for the Import / Export of Animal Component Containing and Technical Blood Products in order to ensure the meeting of customer promise dates and SAFC / Sigma-Aldrich revenue targets. This includes preparation of Affidavits, determining product eligibility for shipment to the European Union, and management of USDA Import Permits. This position takes the lead role in updates to Dossiers in support of Serum, maintenance of Drug Master Files (DMF), and industry surveillance to determine impact to SAFC or our customers. - Prepare affidavits for export and miscellaneous regulatory statements as related to customer inquiries ? Management of EDQM Certificates and Dossiers ? Verify supplier?s EU 142/2011 By-Product registrations are current ? Attend meetings or inspections with regulatory officials in support of EU 142/2011 registration ? Creation and revision of USDA import permits ? Maintain a calendar with due dates for all records, registrations and reports ? Preparation of confidential and proprietary documents and agreements ? Submit annual FDA Medical Device Registration ? Upkeep of Drug Master Files (annual reports, letters of authorization, etc.) ? Document storage and retrieval ? Review of product specifications for regulatory compliance ? Regularly review publications or other information sources to identify regulatory changes or to validate existing procedures ? Determine impact of regulatory requirements on current or future business practices ? Conduct formal and informal training on regulatory requirements, as needed ? Provide support to project teams, as needed ? Participate in internal audit program ? Initiate verbal and written correspondence with regulatory officials, as needed ? Identify and be familiar with all regulatory reporting requirements ? Take part in and contribute to a safe working environment by following corporate and departmental safety regulations ? Perform other job duties as required...

TRADE COMPLIANCE ANALYST-TEMP #4990

TRADE COMPLIANCE ANALYST-TEMP 6 month assignment that may go perm Company: Progressive F500 leader in their high-tech arena Location: NY, Albany Job Summary: Maintains business in Ex/Im trade compliant designated procedures Responsibilities: Classify and validate HTS and ECCN classifications For all DFS, DS and other raw materials Manage all import and export documentation records Oversee Freight Forwarders and Customs brokers REGN, PEA?s, regular auditing of entry filings, reconciliations, disclosures Contact for CBP, FDA, and USDA issue resolutions Generate Trade Compliance related SOPs as needed...

Grants Compliance Officer - Intl. NP w/ Great Benefits

Ref ID: 04510-144476 Classification: Auditor - Internal Compensation: $49,500.99 to $60,500.99 per year My client is a well-funded and internationally known Non-Profit organization that is currently searching for a Grants Compliance Officer to join their expanding finance team. This is an excellent opportunity to join an International Development organization that is very well respected in the NGO community. Reporting to the Accounting & Grants Manager, and working closely with other grants compliance staff, the Grants Compliance Officer will coordinate directly with the organizations's program field offices around the world to ensure proper compliance, accounting, and allocations of government grants funding. If interested, please send a Word version of your resume to Aaron Brennan at Aaron.B...

Corporate Regulatory Compliance Manager - Food Industry

Experience: Prefer B.A. in Food Science Degree and at least 5 years of applied experience. Required Researchin Quality/Food Safety: Food Additives, Food Analysis, Microbiology, Food Chemistry, Food Fermentations, Food Engineering, Statistics, Biological Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Sensory evaluations. KeyResponsibilities: Required travel required (Kickapoo, WI) Manage the Cheese Research and Development Work with Marketing and Sales to help customers identify new markets by the development of value added products. Oversee collaboration with customers, universities, and the food processing industry to develop new products and processes related to cheese production. Develop new analytical and process methods to further characterize existing and new products and to provide new manufacturing capability to the business. Develop and apply new theories to products/processes, applications to create advanced, innovative new products and processes that drive competitive advantage and market leadership. Be a key liaison with academics to summarize and provide updates of information and technology related to strategic issues. Prepare reports concerning the results of laboratory tests or product development trials including next steps and impact on key business initiatives. Collect, read, compile, utilize and synthesize ideas and methods from existing literature, experts, files and publications on market trends. Work extensively with customers by leading customer projects, designing customer plant trials, and delivering commercially viable solutions in partnership with customers. Provide technical information to quality assurance and sales by providing accurate information related to cheese nutrition and associated labeling guidelines. Work aside Quality Manager to uphold and further all regulatory and third party certifications and requirements to guarantee compliance (e.g. USDA, FDA, FISMA, Drug and Cosmetic Administration, BRC, AIB or knowledge of SQF/HACCP, Animal Welfare, etc.) Experience with Kosher, Organics, Nutrition information, MSDS, Country of Origin Regulatory compliance with EPA license and compliance handling Familiarity with key vendors who provide functional ingredients used within the food processing...

Quality Control Manager

Quality Control Manager Hispanic Specialty food manufacturing company is currently seeking an experienced Quality Control Manager for a start-up bakery/food processing facility located in East Dallas. This role is responsible for aiding in the overall success of food safety compliance, quality control, and will play a key role in the development and documentation of procedures along with proper training of personnel....

Assistant Plant Engineering Manager

Job is located in Waverly, NY. We are Leprino Foods Company ? the World?s largest producer of mozzarella cheese as well as related whey & lactose products in the USA. We are currently hiring for an Assistant Plant Engineering Manager in our Waverly, NY facility. Assist the Plant Engineering Manager with managing functions that include capital spending, technical support, power and facility maintenance, and energy control to assure the most effective utilization of available capital for improved productivity and profitability Proficient in the plant's engineering needs as it relates to the day-to-day operation, current system, etc. so as to support the defined Business Plan. Proficient in the budgeting as well as cost control of the various controllable costs. This will apply to the plant Pre-treatment, Maintenance, and Engineering areas. Demonstrate the ability to lead to the LFC philosophy on Empowerment, Engagement, and Energizing, the Engineering, Maintenance as well as Pretreatment areas. The measure here will be on involvement, productivity, etc. Demonstrate the ability to interpret various codes, regulations, processes so as to ensure, for example, conformance to a safe working environment (OSHA), process equipment design to regulation (PMO, USDA specs) etc. Along with this, support the plant with the regulatory agencies, questions. Demonstrate the ability to integrate the Leprino Foods concepts on continuous improvement, the PPBTH principles, acceptance of the Mission & Vision statements, Leprino Quality, etc. into all aspects of the "job" functions. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Regulatory Design Requirement and agency knowledge- OSHA, NEC, PMO, USDA, FDA Understanding of industrial plant maintenance processes including experience with anhydrous ammonia systems. An understanding of Wastewater pretreatment operations and environmental requirements. A solid base for understanding operational finances which includes operational budgets and capital expense projects. Using Problem Solving/Logic with various engineering principals Must be able to evaluate various process, projects, situational problems and develop sound solutions Attention to detail Physical/Mental Requirements and Work Environment: Ability to support 24/7 manufacturing operation, including holiday and weekend coverage when needed The position will be exposed to both an office and production operations environment. Industrial settings includes both wet and dry production areas with loud noise and varying degrees of temperature from freezer to extreme heat Long periods of sedentary movement is required Bending, squatting, climbing of steps may be needed occasionally Specific vision may be required for this position, including close vision, distance vision, color and depth perception, and the ability to read computer screens for extended time periods...

Quality Systems Supervisor

JOIN ONE OF THE MOST MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANIES IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY! YOUR EXPERIENCE IN THE MILITARY COUNTS WITH APF! AdvancePierre Foods , a leader in the food industry, is a rapidly growing company that values a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce. We have an opening for Quality Systems Supervisor . Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization. GREAT BENEFITS! (Medical, Dental, 401K Match) COMPETITIVE SALARY! Key position responsible for development and improvement of systems related to food safety and quality. GENERAL JOB SUMMARY Serve as an SQF practitioner in the facility Serve as the HACCP program coordinator Develop and maintain compliance with plant programs such as PCCP, SSOP, process control, and CN Supervise the staff of quality auditors, formulators and lab personnel Serves as a technical resource on cross-functional plant teams Conduct tests, projects, and process improvement work to obtain company?s goals and as directed Investigate customer complaints and assist in product recall Maintain technical competency in plant computer programs and quality related systems Investigate and resolve holds, customer complaints, and challenges to efficiency Innovate to improve the effectiveness of the quality system to better serve the business ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Ensure food safety and personal safety of people in our plant. Monitor production conditions, specifications, process controls and tracking controls. Develop and train quality auditors to monitor the HACCP paperwork. Develop corrective actions whenever necessary; assist in determining the root cause and develop preventative actions. Record and analyze cook deviation trends to problem solve proactively Understand and maintain compliance with weight programs, including CN weights. Develop and monitor finished product evaluations as determined by customer or in-house requirements. Provide cook temperature trend analysis and oven calibration results to facility Investigate and resolve holds related to food safety Verify sanitation pre-operational inspections and advise the sanitation management of any deficiencies. Monitor all quality-related procedures and create or update procedures as necessary. Write an agenda and schedule weekly management meetings pertinent to areas of responsibility Assist the other quality management when needed. Coordinate the timely completion of SQF requirements Work closely with the USDA in maintaining compliance with federal regulations for labeling, sanitation and operating procedures. Work closely with Production, Customer Relations, Sales, and Warehousing to achieve company goals for quality, productivity and yields. Maintain awareness of regulatory changes and advances in the state of the industry Champion improvement projects and complete special assignments as directed. Effectively utilize the resources of the department. Monitor the hours of direct reports. And review budgeted line items that you control monthly. Develop direct reports for positions of increased responsibility. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES Daily Give daily feed back to the leadership team concerning projects Coordinate micro corrective actions with appropriate operational and sanitation team members Respond to foreign material and cook temperature concerns Conduct HACCP record review and pre-shipment as needed Review holds, investigate, and provide dispositions Other daily functions as assigned Report on held product Weekly Review microbiological performance of facility, developing action plans for tactical and strategic improvement Conduct food safety meetings and provide input during USDA meetings Participate in SQF steering team Perform, assign, or validate SQF-related tasks on schedule Report on held product Other weekly functions as assigned SKILLS AND ABILITIES Self motivated and work well without close supervision. Be capable of making sound judgments and decisions frequently. Be able to direct personnel and discipline fairly, even-handily and consistently. Be able to communicate effectively to all levels of management. Analyzes situations and develops action plans with necessary follow-through Innovates EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelor?s degree in food or a related science 3-5 years in a food safety or quality role with progressing responsibilities HACCP and SQF certification USDA and meat processing knowledge strongly preferred If you are interested in this great opportunity with a competitive salary, please apply now! PI87043615...

TC34 - Data Auditor - Scientific

Data Researcher ? Quality Assurance Engineer Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a long-term contract opportunity to work as a Data Researcher ? QA Engineer at a pharmaceutical corporation located in the Dallas Metropolitan area. By working with Kelly in this role, you would be eligible for: - A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks - Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center - Several employee discounts - And more! Duration: 6+ month contract position. Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the ?submit now? button below to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position () however your resume must be received via the ?submit now? button included within. Meets the standards set for high quality veterinary care and animal welfare according to regulatory requirements and industry standards (USDA, FDA, DEA, AAALACi) ? Maintain electronic records in compliance with all regulatory agencies and (USDA, FDA, AAALACi, DEA). ? Support the ARU business lead for records management, computer systems validation and overall data integrity. Support the development of strategic systems project plan in conjunction with IT to determine timing and costs of computer upgrades, and replacements in ARU. Supports review and approval of the plan. Support the implementation and maintenance of ARU computer systems, in collaboration with IT, vendors and assigned PCD personnel. Systems include, but not limited to, Elements and VM. Support the deactivation/retirement of outdated/unsupported computer systems, Granite and VMS. Support collaboration with IT and ARU personnel to communicate, track, and troubleshoot ARU systems related issues as appropriate to avoid business interruptions. Support the maintenance of computer systems compliance to regulatory and to internal IT system requirements. Ensure activities are in alignment with unit procedures, with the Novartis Quality Manual and Alcon standards. Support the evaluation, validation and implementation of new systems, software packages or equipment, or system changes/additions/upgrades Apply appropriate testing procedures and scripts for timely system validations, e.g. IQ, OQ and PQ Liaison with IT and cross-functional team to execute validation test scripts Skills: Animal Resources Unit electronic records entered into the Elements system according to approved procedures and protocols. Animal Care and Use Committee electronic records entered into the Elements system according to approved procedures and protocols. Veterinary Medical records archived according to approved procedures Veterinary Medical records transferred to the Elements system according to approved procedures and protocols. All regulatory agency audits (USDA, FDA, DEA) will be free of significant deficiencies as related to assigned activities. Education: . Bachelor degree in an appropriate scientific discipline desired Minimum 3 years performing common research animal procedures including the non-human primate species. Tony Zarlingo Recruiter Strategic Accounts and Operations | linkedin.com/in/tonyzarlingo/ Why Kelly ® ? With Kelly, you?ll have access to some of the world?s highest-regarded scientific organizations?providing you with opportunities to work on today?s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you?ll be proud to help advance. We work with 99 of the Fortune 100? companies, and found opportunities for more than 11,000 scientific professionals last year. You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career?connect with us today. 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-classstaffing 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....

Quality Assurance Technician

Quality Assurance Technician Chicago, IL Vienna Beef Ltd Overview : This laboratory technician will conduct testing of company products and will communicate results to supervisor. Experience in quality assurance is required. Responsibilities and Qualifications include: Data Entry Prepare reports Prepare product samples Calibrate equipment Pre-Operational and Operational Inspections Inspect company products for accuracy and conformance to highly detailed standards Understand and perform tests, including but not limited to pH, fat, moisture, protein, water activity, product weights, metal detection, oxygen, ATP and Petrifilm plating, and sensory testing Candidate must be willing to work flexible shifts to cover absences and vacations Excellent attention to Detail, Problem Solving, Multitasking, Organizational Skills...

Director of Engineering

POSITION: Director of Engineering LOCATION: Atlanta, GA REQUIREMENTS: Please note that these are MUST HAVE requirements ? Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Engineering is preferred, MBA highly desirable) ? Regional OR Director Level roles (10-15 years? experience) in Food Manufacturing Facility ? Experience in a USDA regulated facility ? Demonstrated experience and track record of success in directing/leading: - Multi-million, complex Capital Projects - Engineering Initiatives - Greenfield Projects - Environmental Compliance ( Waste Water Projects ) ? Experience in a multi-plant organization ? Strong knowledge/certification in Ammonia Refrigeration Systems, PSM, PHA ? Thorough knowledge and implementation of Total Predictive Maintenance (TPM)...

Agricultural Program Technology Specialist (GIS Specialist)

Job Title: Agricultural Program Technology Specialist Department: Department Of Agriculture Agency: Farm Service Agency Job Announcement Number: FSA-15-0112-ID-DT SALARY RANGE: $47,923.00 to $90,344.00 / Per Year OPEN PERIOD: Monday, November 17 2014 to Monday, December 01 2014 SERIES & GRADE: GS-1101-09/12 POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time - Permanent PROMOTION POTENTIAL: 12 DUTY LOCATIONS: 1 vacancy - Boise, ID WHO MAY APPLY: You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply; no prior Federal experience is required. SECURITY CLEARANCE: Public Trust - Background Investigation SUPERVISORY STATUS: No JOB SUMMARY: The Farm Service Agency (FSA) is an exciting and rewarding place to start, build and/or continue your career. Be part of our team and support the well-being of American agriculture and the American public. As a team member located in one of our USDA/FSA Offices, you will take part in the delivery of these essential and critical programs as a Program Technician by providing administrative and technical support for the servicing of FSA Agricultural Loan programs. You will receive on-the-job training intended to further develop your talent, skills, and abilities to successfully administer farm loan programs. FSA's diverse culture and benefits allow for a healthy balance between your career and home life. In addition to a generous salary, FSA offers a friendly and professional working environment with a diverse workforce, flexible hours/work schedules, and other family-friendly benefits such as: paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, retirement and supplemental savings plan, a wide array of health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, flexible spending accounts, and long-term care insurance. PLEASE READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS UNDER "HOW TO APPLY" BEFORE YOU BEGIN. We are concurrently announcing this position under Merit Promotion (applicants with status as current or former federal employees or applicants eligible under special hiring authorities) Vacancy Announcement Number: FSA-15-0110-ID-DT at the GS-9/11/12 grade levels . Applicants wishing to be considered for all announcements must submit separate and complete application packages for each vacancy announcement. TRAVEL REQUIRED: 10% occasional travel may be required. RELOCATION AUTHORIZED: No KEY REQUIREMENTS: ? You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply. ? Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check. ? Registered for Selective Service, if applicable. ? Successful completion of a one year probationary period. ? Meet education and/or experience requirements. ? Complete the Occupational Questionnaire/submit resume/supporting documents. DUTIES: This position is assigned to the FSA IDAHO State Office, Office of the State Executive Director, located in Boise, Ada County, Idaho. The purpose of the position is to perform technical and consultative work in support of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), databases, applications and services in the Farm Service Agency State Office and Service Centers. Provides consultative guidance and expertise in one or more GIS areas such as geo-database analysis and design, spatial data and/or technology integration, remote sensing applications, network and route analysis, modeling, web mapping applications, GIS project management and supervision, and/or other geographic information specialties. Duties may also include developing, testing, documenting and performing data capturing, analysis and establishing and monitoring GIS quality control mechanisms and security measures throughout the State. Other duties include providing training and technical support to GIS users and assisting in determining operational and project requirements. Duties performed require the incumbent to have expertise in ESRI ArcView or ArcGIS software. QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Applicants must meet all qualification requirements by 11:59 p.m. EST on the closing date. You may start at the GS-9 level if you have one of the following qualifications : Two full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or master's or equivalent graduate degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, geography, cartography or other fields related to the position; OR One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-7 level in the Federal service or private sector equivalent. Experience must demonstrate knowledge of, and skill in applying GIS principles, concepts, standards and characteristics to develop new methods, approaches and procedures; develop and generate GIS data and generate maps. In addition, experience must demonstrate the ability to apply fundamental principles, concepts and methods of fact-finding, analysis, and problem solving techniques sufficient to gather and analyze factual data, interpret and apply regulations and policies, and review administrative/program operations to identify, analyze and recommend solutions to problems; OR A combination of education and experience as listed above. You may start at the GS-11 level if you have one of the following qualifications: Three full academic years of progressively higher level graduate education or Ph.D., or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited college or university with a major field of study in computer science, information science, information systems management, mathematics, statistics, geography, cartography or other fields related to the position; OR One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-9 level in the Federal service or private sector equivalent. Experience must demonstrate knowledge of, and skill in using GIS technology sufficient to implement and test geographic databases, generate digital products and maintain software and digital databases. In addition, experience must demonstrate the ability to apply analytical and evaluative techniques to the identification, consideration, and resolution of administrative and/or program issues or problems of a procedural or factual nature; OR A combination of education and experience as listed above. You may start at the GS-12 level if you have the following qualifications: One year of specialized experience equivalent in difficulty and responsibility to the GS-11 level in the Federal service or private sector equivalent. Specialized experience is defined as experience that demonstrates the ability to utilize GIS concepts and techniques such as data conversions, geo-referencing, spatial interpolation, or other related activities, sufficient to determine the applicability of GIS technologies to a variety of administrative and/or program operations. In addition, experience must demonstrate knowledge of, and skill in applying and adapting analytical and evaluative methods to assess the effectiveness, efficiency, and productivity of administrative and/or program operations and to develop, modify and improve operations. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. College Transcript: If you are qualifying based on education, submit a copy of your college transcript that lists college courses detailing each course by the number and department (i.e., bio 101, math 210, etc.), course title, number of credit hours and grade earned. You must submit with your application package evidence that any education completed in a foreign institution was appropriately accredited by an accredited body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education as equivalent to U.S. Education standards. You may submit an unofficial copy of the transcript at the initial phase of the application process; however, if selected, you will be required to submit official transcripts prior to entering on duty. Please refer to the "How to Apply" section for instructions on submitting the transcript. BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK: Selection and retention in this position is contingent upon a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation. HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Applications will be evaluated in accordance with Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Delegated Examining Procedures using category rating. Applicants who meet basic minimum qualifications will be placed in one of three categories: Best Qualified, Well Qualified , or Qualified . Within these categories, applicants eligible for veteran's preference will receive selection priority over non-veterans. Category placement will be determined based on applicants' quality of experience and the extent they possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities (or competencies): 1. Knowledge of GIS software applications and technology 2. Ability to plan and evaluate 3. Ability to communicate orally 4. Information management 5. Attention to detail 6. Customer service skill We will review your application, including the online Occupational Questionnaire, to ensure you meet the job requirements and assess your ability to perform this job. Before any certificate can be issued to the selecting official, the resume and supporting documents are reviewed by an HR Specialist to ensure that (a) minimum qualification requirements are met and (b) the resume supports the answers provided to the job-specific questions. Your rating in this occupational questionnaire is subject to evaluation and verification based on the documents and references you submit. Be sure your resume clearly supports your responses to all the questions addressing experience and education relevant to this position. If a determination is made that you have rated yourself higher than is supported by your description of experience and/or education OR that your application is incomplete it may result in receipt of a lower or ineligible rating. Errors, omissions, or providing inaccurate information on federal documents may affect your eligibility. If selected, providing inaccurate information could also be grounds for dismissing you from the position/agency. Please follow all instructions carefully. To view the application form, visit : https://fsa.usda.ntis.gov/cp/?event=jobs.previewApplication&jobid=4e37c3e3-0b36-4153-99f6-a3e1012acc0e BENEFITS: The Federal service offers a comprehensive benefits package. To explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees click here . Permanent employees are eligible to elect life and health insurance coverage and will be covered by a Retirement System. Employees will earn annual and sick leave. OTHER INFORMATION: Reemployment Priority List (RPL), Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP) or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): If you are claiming RPL/CTAP/ICTAP eligibility, provide a copy of your most recent annual performance appraisal (at least "fully successful" or equivalent), and proof of eligibility, i.e., a RIF separation notice or Certification of Expected Separation, and SF-50 noting current position, grade level, and duty location. RPL/CTAP/ICTAP eligibles will be considered well-qualified if achieving a rating of 85 or above excluding veterans points. Selective Service: If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the Selective Service, or are exempt from having to do so under Selective Service law. See www.sss.gov . Direct Deposit: Per Public Law 104-134 all federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of their choosing. E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS "E-Verify" system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact: USDA's TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD). If you are selected for a position with further promotion potential, you will be placed under a career development plan, and may be non-competitively promoted if you successfully complete the requirements and if recommended by management. However, promotion is neither implied nor guaranteed. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. This position is eligible for telework and other flexible work arrangements. HOW TO APPLY: Please read the entire announcement and all the instructions before you begin. The following instructions outline our application process. ? You must complete this application process and submit all required documents electronically by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the closing date of this announcement. ? We are available to assist you during business hours (normally 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday). Applying online is highly encouraged. If applying online poses a hardship, please contact our office during business hours well before the closing date for an alternate method. All hardship application packages with supporting documents must be submitted no later than noon on the closing date of the announcement in order to be entered into the system prior to its closing. ? This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis; contact us if you are requesting this. Step 1: Create a USAJOBS account (if you do not have one) at www.usajobs.gov. It is recommended that as part of your profile you set up automatic email notification to be informed when the status of your application changes. If you choose not to set up this automatic notification, then you will have to log into your USAJOBS account to check on the status of your application. Step 2: Create a resume with USAJOBS or upload a resume into your USAJOBS account. Customize your resume to ensure it documents duties and accomplishments you have gained that are directly related to this position in order to verify that qualifications are met. Your resume must support your responses to the online questionnaire (you may preview the online questionnaire by clicking on the link at the end of the How You Will Be Evaluated section of the job announcement). S...

Food Scientist-Quality Assurance

R& B Foods is the newly created pasta sauce division of the Mizkan Group, a global food company with U.S. headquarters in Chicago and global headquarters in Handa City, Japan. R& B Foods brands include Ragu Pasta Sauce, the #1 brand in the pasta sauce category across all U.S. supermarkets. The Ragu brand dates back to 1937and Ragu remains the ?family favorite" pasta sauce across the U.S. for any pasta meal and it includes an Old World sauce line, a Robusto line as well as Chunky Sauces. The Bertolli brand is included in the brand portfolio and is the leader in the ?premium sauce" category across the U.S. The Bertolli brand will also be the leader in the ?super premium" pasta sauce category with its launch of the Bertolli Gold line of three sauces using imported ingredients that not only deliver incredible flavor but real Italian Style authenticity. R& B Foods is a division of the Mizkan Group, a global food company with divisions in Japan, the U.S., the United Kingdom and China. Mizkan UK has the brand leader in vinegar's with Sarson and Mizkan Americas is the largest supplier of vinegar and cooking wines in North America. The Mizkan group is privately held with a rich 210 year history and is a global leader in vinegar, condiments and Asian sauces. Position Summary: This position is responsible for low acid, acid and acidified food processing requirement activities and regulatory compliance with Federal, State and local guidelines inclusive of process filings for new and existing products. Position will ensure that all quality systems, equipment and processes are fully aligned with site safety management system to assure zero accidents and/or quality incidents. This position is responsible for process capability improvement and sustainability and providing leadership and support to all R&D and innovation projects. Provides leadership and support to site-initiated thermal processing projects and will lead site training related to such processes and systems. Limited travel is required. This position reports to the Quality Assurance Manager and is located in Owensboro, KY Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Compliance with all site safety, quality and continuous improvement standards to ensure zero accidents and incidents on a daily basis Organize, plan, schedule and direct assigned technicians, visitors, and contractors working on site R&D and innovation projects. Create and validate testing and methodology for products, processes and equipment as needed. Interface and provide consultation and support with corporate Quality, R&D and Continuous Improvement functions. Interfaces with Production and Planning leadership to coordinate all special projects, and continuous improvement activities. Responsible for low acid, acid and acidified food processing activities. Responsible for FDA process filings on all low acid, acid, and acidified food. Lead team of three hourly reports responsible for retort process auditing and verification. Insures that the site is in full compliance with all local, state and Federal regulations required by OSHA, EPA, FDA and USDA. Serves as the site expert on thermal processing and improvement projects; ensures that stakeholders are fully trained in thermal processing and HACCP principles to meet business and food safety compliance measures. Insures risk avoidance through regular and comprehensive auditing of site(s) and utilization of external/internal resources to ensure continuous improvement of the process. Qualifications/Requirements: B.S. /B.A. in biology, food safety, quality and/or environmental science, chemical/industrial/mechanical engineering and/or other related technical discipline. Certification in Basic Thermal Processing, Better Process School and Food Safety Defense. 2 + years experience in Quality Assurance and Food Safety with working knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems. Willing to work any shift/flexibility in time and shift changes to meet demands of the position. Must have the ability to manage multiple priorities proactively and re-prioritize on a daily basis to accommodate the changing business requirements. Must be comfortable interfacing with various corporate roles and personnel without being face to face. Must be able to troubleshoot and quickly initiate actions required to resolved problems. Must be able to organize and manage time effectively Must be able to make quick decisions while collaboratively analyzing and pinpointing problems. Must be capable of using strategic influence to gain support for desired process changes; functions as a business partner with the plant leadership to provide leadership. Meet annual objectives to reduce losses due to stops, accidents and waste through effective Continuous Improvement practices. Good communication skills, developed oral, written and listening skills required to lead and influence others Strong problem solving, strong orientation toward Root Cause Analysis. Ability to lead through engagement and integrity with direct reports Experience in food manufacturing in the disciplines of food safety management Experience in both acidified and low acid canned food regulations, thermal processing HACCP, process filings, GFSI auditing Experience with USDA, FDA regulatory requirements....

Team Leader, Packaging MBR (CONTRACT - 6 MONTH)

Description: To provide technical and supervisory direction for the packaging of products at the St. Joseph, MO facility. Plans, organizes staffs, directs, and reports activities of subordinates to management. Maintains budgetary compliance. Technically facilitates initiatives to upgrade and automate the packaging facility and modernize packaging processes. Ensures that the packaging department maintains a state of regulatory compliance. Investigates, documents and reports out of tolerance occurrences on the Packaging Batch Records. Maintains Enterprise Resource Planning data and functions to maintain packaging efficiency. Performs other duties as required. 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: Regulatory & Compliance - Maintain the Packaging/Label Control Center Department in cGMP, EU, USDA, EPA, and OSHA compliance. Finance ? Complies with operational & capital budgets for department. Coordinates the spending of capital monies. Production Needs - Represents the packaging department through coordination with materials management and QA to meet product requirements. Management of Subordinates - Provide direction, training, development, and feedback to packaging staff. Management of facility ? Provide feedback to Managers, Packaging Engineering and Packaging regarding production progress, employee interactions, and process improvement. Requirements: Bachelors? degree plus two (2) years? experience and or Associates? degree plus four (4) years? experience and/or High School Diploma plus six (6) years? experience Advanced computer skills with Word, Excel and Electronic Management Systems (SAP), extensive Packaging equipment knowledge and/or experience. Four (4) to six (6) years? experience leading employees and projects Interpret and conform to batch records, Quality and Safety requirements. Operational knowledge with FDA, USDA, EU, and EPA regulations. Demonstrated leadership ability and aptitude to train and utilize workers in a multi-faceted environment Eligibility Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required) Must be 18 years of age or older Our Culture: Boehringer Ingelheim is a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Roxane Laboratories Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. Ben Venue Laboratories Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Person with a Disability Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings....

Pre/Post Loan Reviewer

Zions Bancorporation is now accepting resumes for our Pre/Post Loan Reviewer position in our Small Business Group located in West Valley City, UT. The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills and experience necessary to: Be responsible for loan review of loans SBA loans to ensure accuracy of commercial loan documentation and adherence to SBA eligibility requirements Identify errors associated with commercial loan documentation (which may include, but is not limited to spelling, incorrect verbiage, verbiage placement, and/or documentation completeness) Be responsible to ensure that loans are eligible correct and in compliance with the standard operating procedures of the SBA (including, but not limited to use of proceeds, term, rate, accurate and complete SBA applications and forms) and Bank credit policy prior to and after loan closing Review documentation provided and authorize post-closing loan disbursements for SBA loans to ensure compliance with eligibility requirements Review each document to ensure it satisfies loan stipulations and outstanding exceptions Monitor and track the status of outstanding audit exceptions by Inputting, tracking and clearing audit exceptions in the SBA audit tracking database Assist in coordinating any audit meetings to discuss the status of audit exceptions and note any problem areas or training opportunities Assist in coordinating file review with bank auditors, federal and state examiners and participant lenders and investors Provide guidance and answer questions for SBA Processors about various aspects of SBA eligibility and commercial loan documentation on reviewed files Provide information to field lenders about items necessary to satisfy outstanding SBA exceptions Perform other duties as assigned...

Supervisor, EPA/Dish Room (Unit 302) Req ID:4168

Supervisor, EPA/Dish Room (Unit 302) 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 an EPA/Dish Room Supervisor to join our flight kitchen operations team located at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. Reporting to the Unit Director of Interior Operations, the EPA/Dish Room Supervisor is responsible for supervising thirty plus employees in a unionized environment to ensure security, safety, 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 in accordance to airline requirements. Ensures employees adhere to HACCP, FDA, USDA and safety regulations and compliance with Company policies and procedures. Responsible for safety, quality and compliance to customer specifications and regulatory requirements and Company policies and procedures. Ensures specifications, airline diagrams, and other standards are accurate according to the airline specifications. Maintain production standards. 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. Ensure flights are tagged and packed to specifications. Works with maintenance staff to ensure preventive maintenance of machinery according to schedules, reports maintenance and repair issues in timely manner. Controls material cost, controllable costs, and labor 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, HACCP 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. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned. Minimum Requirements :...

Aseptic / Pasteurized Quality Assurance Manager

The Judge Group is currently seeking an experienced Quality Assurance Manager for a highly regarded food manufacturing company in the Ventura, California area. The qualified individual is responsible for managing compliance with all food safety and quality programs within the plant. The position also provides technical support, reports to the Plant Manager, and supervises a Quality Assurance Supervisor. MUST HAVE-Bachelors of Science Degree in Food Science or related is required MUST HAVE- Exceptional understanding of FDA and USDA requirements MUST HAVE- Experience with fruits and/or vegetables manufacturing and processing RESPONSIBILITIES: -Manages compliance with all food safety and sanitation standards / procedures -Maintains an exceptional HACCP program -Ensures an effective Trace-Recall system and protocol -Ensures the effectiveness of food security and safety and manages issues when necessary -Provides risk assessment analysis -Conducts sanitation, product, and quality inspections and serves as a liaison to auditors -Provides leadership and supervision of plant and laboratory staff -Reviews daily quality data as completed by operators and technicians -Identifies key metrics for in-process food quality control -Creates and reviews complaints and other reports -Establishes and maintains packaging quality management programs -Educates the plant staff on GMP?s and HACCP REQUIREMENTS: -Bachelors of Science Degree in Food Science or related is required -4+ years of quality systems management experience in a food manufacturing environment -Exceptional understanding of FDA and USDA requirements -Experience with fruits and/or vegetables manufacturing and processing -HACCP and SQF certification is preferred -Thermal Processing knowledge -LEAN Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement practices -Advanced principles and practices of food processing, manufacturing, and packaging -Exceptional knowledge of food safety and food quality standards -Knowledge of advanced math and statistics -Working knowledge of all Federal and Local standards of food safety laws, policies, and procedures...

Quality Control-Secondary Market, Manager

CommunityAmerica Credit Union, named one of Kansas City?s Best Places to Work, isn?t just another job. It?s about careers, and working for a higher calling, a noble cause ? helping Kansas Citians reach their financial dreams! We?re seeking a qualified candidate who can build on the tremendous success we?ve had that truly makes us one of the best places to work! Ready to work hard and play hard? Take a look and apply below! GENERAL FUNCTIONS: This position is responsible for developing and implementing a quality control program that meets secondary market and regulatory guidelines for both origination and sub-servicing; interacts with senior management and vendors on quality control-related matters and associated risks. PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Create and implement a quality control program for origination and sub-servicing that meets secondary market investor and regulatory guidelines. Develop a structure for the distribution of findings/exceptions, supplemental reports, and related communications. Ensure that all mortgage lending staff required to be registered with NMLS are current on their registration and have met annual training requirements prior to January 1 st of each year. Partners with business unit leaders and vendors to identify and implement quality control-related solutions, including processes, policies, procedures, and measurement of results. Ensures all affected departments and vendors develop and/or revise appropriate practices, policies, and procedures to meet compliance with those practices, policies, and procedures. Partners with business unit leaders and vendors to ensure that sufficient training is provided for all policies and procedures. Provides enthusiastic, professional service to internal and external clients. Develops and nurtures a compliance culture. Promotes honest and open communication throughout the credit union and its affiliates. Demonstrates behaviors that are consistent with credit union values, philosophies, and leadership characteristics. Perform other duties as assigned....

Sr. Specialist, Change Control

Job Summary: 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. 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 Company's excellent reputation in the community....

Manufacturing Maintenance Supervisor

H-E-B Company is one of the largest, independently owned food retailers in the nation with hundreds of stores throughout Texas and more than 75,000 Partners (employees). Described by industry experts as a daring innovator and smart competitor, H-E-B has led the way with creative new concepts, outstanding service and a commitment to diversity in our workforce, workplace and marketplace. H-E-B offers a competitive compensation and benefits program and comprehensive training that lead to successful careers. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION: - Provide coaching, training and development for non-exempt Partners - Administers Partner Certification in preventive and predictive maintenance - Identifies and remains actively involved in critical situations; provides updates to the appropriate Leader and takes appropriate action as needed - At a team level, monitors established practices to ensure compliance with internal and external policies, procedures, guidelines and governance. - Assists and supports Technology Leader in the development and implementation of a comprehensive skills and training program for Maintenance Partners. - Assist with formulating and communicating tactical and strategic plans/initiatives to Partners that typically impacts the maintenance team members and gain their support/ commitment to those plans - Gives input to Technology Leader on staffing levels and gains commitment from Team - Ensures Partner compliance with the Plant Safety Program - Identify/develop Maintenance Team Coordinators - Becomes personally involved in each and every Partner injury - Initiates job requisition, sources and interviews candidates - Assures work instructions and standards are followed by Partners to maintain equipment and the facility - Routinely offers performance feedback and administers HEB Performance Management Appraisal as required - Ensures that the facility and equipment comply with all local, state, and federal regulations. - Assures work instructions and standards are followed by Partners to maintain equipment - Assures compliance with work instructions, standards, and product specifications - Creates, executes and audits the Preventive & Predictive Maintenance Program to improve and move toward a total plant maintenance concept - Creates and executes preventive maintenance schedule to ensure proper maintenance of equipment to meet customer demand in an efficient and effective manner - Assures that all preventive maintenance is done timely and accurately and meets the highest maintenance standards - Ensures correct ordering and inventory of parts to conduct the scheduled maintenance - Ensures production and ancillary equipment are maintained in "like new condition" - Generates reports to effectively communicate maintenance status and scheduled activities - Knowledge the operating statement, inventory reports, regulatory reports, CIP computer systems, PLC system, TINA, and general computer operations - Implement/enhance plans as needed to achieve Team goals - Coordinate the efforts of Partners to meet Team goals - Review daily labor schedule requirements and balance staffing levels and overtime as necessary - Review results daily with Team - Eliminate barriers that prevent Partners from achieving Team goals - Provide input to Operations Leader/Technology Leader on staffing levels - Identify and eliminate Muda (i.e. the wastes of over production, excess transportation, excess inventory, excess motion, waiting, over processing, defects, underutilized people)...

Assistant QA

QA ASSISTANT MANAGER Reports to QA MANAGER Major FUNCTIONS: To check and ensure that work meets quality standards. Interface with USDA inspectors and supervise 2 Q.A. personnel. Perform other duties as assigned by the Q.A. Manager. PRIMARY DUTIES: 1) Ensure individual product specs are being met daily. 2) Check quality of product and inspection of plant sanitation. 3) Able to perform the following tasks: a) Determine chlorine concentration of water used for sanitation. Ensure that results are accurate and documented. b) Pre-op weight check of product blends. Ensure that the results are accurate and documented. c) Preform preoperational inspection. Ensure that the results are accurate and documented. d) Ensure temperature of rooms. Ensure that results are accurate and documented. e) Check the accuracy of scales, thermometer, and metal detectors. Ensure that results are accurate and documented. 4) Follow up on Q.A. and USDA tags. 5) Organize and maintain filing of Q.A. documents. MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: * Good math ability and problem solving skills * Computer literate * Good report writing ability (grammar, punctuation, etc.) * Q.A. experience * College Degree (4 year in the Science field) * Ability to work weekends ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS REQUESTED: * HACCP and Seafood HACCP certification desired * Experience in food manufacturing environment * Follow and understand product recall procedures Will assist Q.A. Manager in HACCP audits, compliance with customer specs, and some supervision of Q.A. STAFF for this further processor. North Texas location, Salary to $40K - 45K plus excellent benefits. Requires a degree and 2 plus years of Q.A. supervision in further processing or 5 years without degree. Must be HACCP knowledgeable of GMP's and SSOP's....

Quality Assurance Team Leader (2032)

Supervises a unit responsible for monitoring and ensuring plant products are safe, meet customer specifications, company quality and reliability standards, and recommends improvements in manufacturing methods and sanitation practices to management Supervises staff responsible for microbiological testing and other quality control testing of plant products. Maintains weight and defect control programs in accordance with plant and company standards Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and development to optimize their performance and personal growth. Communicates performance standards to Associates, recognizing and rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance problems. Monitors the quality of all products being manufactured at the manufacturing facility and assists team leaders to correct defects. Emphasis on process control for all products. Coordinates and maintains a HACCP program for the plant. Assists in resolving hotline complaints about plant products, maintaining necessary records regarding the resolution. May meet with vendors, customers and quality representatives and other company staff to discuss and resolve quality issues. Ensures that the company's product "hold" policies and procedures are communicated to plant staff and that the plant adheres to the procedures. Recommends, as appropriate, the suspension of production or the release of product when quality standards are not achieved. Responsible for localizing and maintaining formulas and product codes through Optiva Supports R&D with test batches and data collection Trains Conversion and Logistics Associates on essential laboratory tests to perform, which ensures consistent product quality. Assists in the training and observation of Associates in cooperation with other team leaders to ensure performance tests meet established procedures and operating procedures are being followed. Establishes monitoring procedures in the laboratory to keep track of all products placed on hold due to performance, micro, packaging, reprocess, and makes recommendations for disposition. Participates in or may lead quality audits of the plant. Participates in regular meetings with plant management to discuss quality improvements. Ensures that all GMP and safety standards are in compliance. Maintains and reports required operational information to management. Ensures all quality-related information required for regulatory reviews and reporting is maintained by the plant. Keeps abreast of latest manufacturing technologies, systems, and quality control practices. Maintains a thorough understanding of all products manufactured by the plant as well as the raw materials, packaging materials, and operations required in the manufacturing process including quality specifications and standards. Performs other related responsibilities, as needed, to support Rich Products Corporation's business objectives...

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

Job is located in Hanover, PA. HACCP TECHNICIAN- HAZARD TECHNICIAN Berks & Beyond Employment HACCP Technician Job Description Berks & Beyond Employment Services, Inc. is a leading staffing firm that specializes in clerical, industrial, technical and managerial placements. At Berks & Beyond, we recognize that you are a uniquely qualified individual and we take the time to carefully match you to one of our excellent job opportunities. Our close consideration of your individual needs is how we have become one of Southern Pennsylvania's largest staffing companies! Currently, we are seeking an HACCP Technician in New Oxford, Pa. This is a Temp-to-Hire 2nd position that pays $11-12/hr. HACCP Technician- Hazard Technician...

Mortgage Loan Underwriters

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

OPERATIONS MANAGER

Job Summary We are a large food production plant located in Santa Analooking for a highly credentialed Operations Manager. Successfully manage theday-to-day operations using effective communication skills with departmentmanagers. Effectively manage the operations ensuring the company?smissions statement are met, all product is in compliance with establishedquality standards and the safe, productive operation of all manufacturingactivities....

SBA Business Development Officer

Capital First Bank, a division of Fresno First Bank is looking for an SBA Business Development Officer in Bakersfield: The Government Guaranteed Lending Department (SBA) Business Development Officer is responsible for soliciting, and developing loan transaction within the SBA 7(A), 504, and USDA B&I loan programs. These transactions are to be in compliance with the Bank?s and the specific Agencies? lending policies and procedures; promotes business for the Bank by maintaining good customer relations; and refer customers to the appropriate staff for other services offered by the Bank. The position of SBA Business Development Officer is responsible for assisting in attaining his or her established production goals, as well as, department and Bank goals through active participation officer calling programs, and provides guidance and support to less experienced loan officers and other staff members. Also assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations....

Senior Operations Risk and Portfolio Management Analyst

Who is Cenlar? You are. Employee-owners have made Cenlar one of the nation?s largest mortgage subservicers. We have achieved success by empowering people with company ownership, real programs that provide avenues for advancement, and a great atmosphere that makes everyone look forward to the workday. Get your share of our success by considering the opportunity to join our team as a Senior Operations Risk and Portfolio Management Analyst. Within this position you will: Analyze operational processes and procedures; test performance data and controls in all departments; help develop, refine and validate all risk testing parameters and critical to quality measures. Support quality control/risk management mission statement, to reduce operational exposure and meet all primary performance expectations and requirements of borrowers, clients, investors, guarantors, regulators, and company?s Sr. Management and shareholders. Assess and review operational controls throughout company, to ensure sound operating procedures and internal standards are in effect. Help create and support operational effectiveness testing, using sampling studies, loan level data sourcing and monthly overall performance data, to cover operating activities and practices; test that internal controls and procedures are being followed and critical to quality customer requirements/standards are met; evaluate the effectiveness of controls and recommend changes where controls and procedures are in need of improvement. Support monthly operational risk and quality control measures, using data gathering and analysis on performance; evaluate volume of work and the success/fail results in meeting servicing requirements in each of the primary servicing functions including customer service, escrow administration, cash operations and loan accounting, portfolio conversions/deconversions, default servicing, and payoff/lien release. Support regulator required, default practices testing covering the areas of collections, bankruptcy, loss mitigation and foreclosure; review process evaluates sound default actions are taken on designated loans. Support client counterparty credit risk review process and risk scoring model. Support the Enterprise Risk Management goals of the department and the Enterprise Risk process, which looks at risk stress scenarios in the company?s business. Support assessment of GSE, HUD, State Housing Agency, VA, USDA, client and regulatory compliance of operations; special focus on meeting all requirements and evaluating where losses can be reduced, defined as service fail risk. Prepare periodic risk management reports on clients, company portfolios, and Operational units; assist management in assessment of operational risk in the various departments. Asses and support adherence to contractual standards. Create formal risk/quality control review policies and procedures; refine as needed. Support special projects as directed. Other duties as assigned....

SR SAFETY SPECIALIST

Develops and implements corporate occupational health and food safety and quality assurance programs in assigned locations. Oversees special project work as assigned, and is responsible for ensuring compliance with all corporate policies and procedures, and regulatory requirements related to occupational health and safety and food safety and quality assurance in assigned locations....

LOGISTICS MANAGER

Job Summary As the Corporate Manager of Transportation & Logistics you will be responsible for managing the transportation operations and regulatory compliance functions. This will include fleet management and maintenance, ensuring proper permitting and driver training. You will also periodically review SOP?s for transportation functions with an emphasis towards continuous improvement. The Transportation Manager will manage our risk and preserve our excellent transportation safety record. He/she is responsible for managing the transportation operations and regulatory compliance functions. Annual and BIT inspections. DOT compliance laws, IFTA Compliance, POMA Compliance, FMSCA regulations, Com Data, USDOT DHOS Regulations and Intrastate DHOS Regulations California Code of Regulations 13 CCR and Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR. Drivers Daily Log, Drug and alcohol testing of all drivers. Vehicle and Trailer maintenance files. Driver hours of service, Driver Inspections Report, Out of Service Criteria, Driver Pull Notice Program 1801.1 CVC .Understand Vehicle Inspections Scheduled maintenance & Records 1230CCR. Driver Profiency records 1234 (b) CCR. Shipping paper Retention, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Motor Carrier Permit Program 34601 CVC. Hazardous Materials Records 1162 CCR. Terminal Ratings, Serious violations, CDl Endorsements and ALL related Laws. He/she will review all SOP?s for transportation functions with an emphasis towards continuous improvement. Oversee the Rail Manager position, Rail companies used by C & F (BNSF, UP, CSX, EIRR, CP, NS and shortliners). Imports, Exports (see Rail Manager Position for detailed summary. Director will optimize all cost for the entire Logistics for C & F Logistics and contract carrier. Essential Functions/Duties: Oversee the Supervisor of the entire fleet of trucks including: DOT, IFTA and BIT inspections, Maintenance, Dispatch Plans, directs and implements vehicle scheduling, allocation, dispatching, licensing, and communication functions in accordance with established policies and objectives to effect economical utilization of vehicle facilities Manage the Traffic and Freight flow Reviews and revises driver schedules to ensure increased efficiency and to lower costs Build a support staff that will enhance performance in all areas of the department Hire a quality /qualified driver work force to enhance our overall performance Oversee all aspects of the Transportation Department Financial control, budget planning and tracking of department performance Manage carrier relations, booking loads, negotiating rates and contracts, monitor rail shipments, and order rail cars, problem resolution and customer service Conducts field surveys to evaluate operations and recommends changes Rail cost, COTS, demurge, Rail Freight cost, supply chain of inbound Directs compilation and preparation of statistical surveys to determine traffic trends Reviews and analyzes reports, such as revenue and performance records and seat occupancy patterns to secure information for recommended changes Analyzes proposed schedules and rates, initiates preparation and distribution of proposed trip schedule changes and submits analyses of data and rescheduling recommendations to administration Directs operation and maintenance of communication systems, reviews procedures, provides guidance to resolve technical problems, analyses of data and rescheduling recommendations to upper management Reviews cost statements to locate excessive expenses, and develops plans, policies and budgets Selects and recommends personnel for staff positions and trains and assigns personnel for supervisory positions Import IFS knowledge, know terms, IFS and FDA procedures Build solid long term Vendor relationships Export USDA Inspectors and all certificates...

Director-Vaccine Engineering

The Vaccine Engineering Center function within the Elanco Global Engineering Center is primarily responsible for providing global technical expertise in the engineering sciences related to Process/Project Engineering. This includes knowledge and stewardship of the following: First Principles, unit operations, Equipment Flow Diagrams, Capability Calculations, Material & Energy Balances, Facilities (fitness for use), Root Cause applications, Equipment and Unit Operation Changes/Improvements including new technologies, Scale-ups, Periodic Reviews, Process Safety, Modeling, Containment, etc. This function has a global presence. This team provides engineering support to global manufacturing sites, Global Facilities Delivery (GFD), development (bulk, Pharma, and clinical trials) sites, as well as external manufacturing organizations and alliances. The Director Vaccine Engineering position has overall responsibility for the supervision, performance, and development of its employees, the quality of the results, cGMP compliance and productivity improvement, discipline leadership and overall customer service. The Director Vaccine Engineering oversees the area?s workload, customer communications, coordination with 3rd party technical support, technical issue resolution, and regulatory compliance in addition for engineering review input of product Manufacturability Reviews. The Director Vaccine Engineering is also responsible for supporting the execution of vaccine manufacture strategy and support new site technical integration. This function will work across the vaccine manufacturing sites establishing and coordinating the scientific network. For the upcoming years the Director Vaccine Engineering will work directly with recently acquired site?s teams and global functions including Global Quality, Technical Service/Manufacture Science (TS/MS) and Strategic Facility Plan (SFP) to align priorities and support execution to solve potential supply and quality issues. The incumbent of this position requires a high technical and quality knowledge of all aspects of vaccine operations (antigen production, formulation, liquid fill, lyophilization, quality control testing, packaging, warehouse, compliance, supporting R&D, animal service) in order to successfully integrate vaccine strategy. The Director Vaccine Engineering role includes evaluation of technical and quality capabilities across the manufacturing network and establishing approaches to maximize production capacity and site technology expertise. Run the Business ? Lead the Performance Management process by overseeing development of employee PM plans; conduct interim and final reviews; Coach, develop, and provide feedback to members of the team; Demonstrate and encourage strong leadership behaviors; Support diversity in recruiting and development of team members; Lead recognition, merit pay, and promotion decisions; Lead talent assessment and succession planning activities; Encourage shared learning within and outside the department; Lead short and long-term business planning activities (objectives, budget, capital) to meet customer needs now and in the future. Safety and Compliance ? Ensure personal and team compliance with all applicable regulatory and corporate policy requirements; ensure appropriate safety practices and procedures are in place and are followed to prevent injuries; ensure his team meets current Quality expectations and is a part of actively monitoring evolving Quality and other regulatory expectations related to engineering. Customer Service ? Plan and manage overall workload and resources to meet customer requirements; Maintain close partnership with key manufacturing customers and GFD to ensure appropriate application of engineering expertise; Actively participate on cross-functional management teams to ensure alignment and effective running of the business; Assist plants in obtaining resources in related disciplines when capacity is not available on the team. Productivity ? Identify and where appropriate, sponsor productivity improvement products (local and customer based Six Sigma efforts included). Manage Disciplines/Technical Excellence ? Provide personal and systemic oversight of technical activities within the group and related engineering disciplines; Ensure the vaccine engineering team function is reliably delivering technically sound work products; Monitor progress of new technology initiatives; Ensure staff stays current in the latest developments for the animal health industry; Effectively encourage impactful knowledge sharing and education, including the development and application of new technology, Best Practices and Technical Reports. Provide Long Range Plan and Business Plan implementation and oversight by managing his/her budget and headcount appropriately. Partner with SFP to review new product introduction and site locations in early of discovery. Support SFP proposed production platforms and Elanco manufacture technical capabilities with production and quality control strategies. Participate in Commercialization team to review vaccine new technology platform and execution of new product introduction timeline. Participate, together with TS/MS, a Technology Platform Teams (TPTs) across the vaccine manufacture sites. The objective is create an open environment where sites can share and learn best practices in Science, Technology and manufacture expertize. Participates in/Leads teams assessing potential improvements and efficiency applicable to the vaccine manufacturing. Liaison with all newly acquired operational facilities to implement scientific operational strategic plans to support to support continuity of supply. Liaison with Elanco/Lilly Technical and Compliance organizations, including but not limited to TS/MS, HSE, Regulatory Affairs and Quality. Capitalize on synergies within the Elanco/Lilly organization whenever possible. Ensure that the sites and technology projects effectively uses Lean Six Sigma tools as part of the data driven decision process....

Director, Quality (packaged food production)

DIRECTOR OF QUALITY In this highly-visible role you will direct food safety,quality, and regulatory compliance of packaged food products, supporting multiple sites. Overseeadministration of quality systems and documentation that ensures compliancewith third party, regulatory, customer, and religious requirements. This position will also make regulatory andquality documentation available to customers, Marketing, Sales, Technology andOperations along with develop an operating plan that aligns departmentalgoals with corporate strategic initiatives. **Use independent judgment to develop and implement a long-termstrategy to drive quality excellence in regards to food safety, qualityassurance, and regulatory compliance of domestic and international productsproduced at all company production sites. Provide a transition of new productsbetween Product Development and Operations. This organization is in anacquisition-mode, you may be asked to participate in determiningr food safety and quality compliance as part of due diligence. **Oversee the quality and regulatory expectations ofingredient and packaging suppliers. **Provide overall leadership to any recall andproduct retrievals. Interact directlywith the USFDA, USDA, and any customers to meet food standards. **Provide expert guidance and council for customers and topmanagement as required. Direct compliance of customer requirements for quality,GMP/food safety, and product specifications. Review and approve customer contracts relative to meeting customerrequirements of food quality and food safety. Salary as high as $150k/year plus bonus opportunity and relocation assistance for the right individual....

Facility Maintenance Manager - Rocky Mount, NC

About Us : The Cheesecake Factory Bakery is headquartered in beautiful Calabasas, California with more than 700 staff members working in our manufacturing facilities in Calabasas, CA and Rocky Mount, NC. We create all of the delicious desserts on the menu at 180 The Cheesecake Factory restaurants. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is a Fortune 1000 company and was named one of Fortune?s World?s Most Admired Companies in 2013. Position Overview: Responsible for facility and equipment maintenance supporting plant Safety, Quality, Service, Cost, Regulatory compliance, and People performance objectives as detailed in the annual business plan and budget. Requires the ability to solve problems in a Bakery manufacturing environment using excellent diagnostic, monitoring and trouble-shooting skills. Must possess a working knowledge of mechanical/ electrical trouble shooting. Will orient and teach others good mechanical techniques and practices. Will support other staff management in day to day operations. Will conduct plant inspections and auditing, and submit a weekly activity report to the Plant Manager. Must independently oversee and effectively manage multiple initiatives. Key Duties and Responsibilities: Prepares, coordinates, schedules, and oversees execution of work orders. Ability to solve problems in bakery flow-line manufacturing environment. Diagnostic, monitoring and trouble shooting D Designs and manages preventive maintenance and spare parts systems to support performance objectives. Oversees preventive maintenance and emergency repair of motors, electrical systems, refrigeration equipment, HVAC and utility equipment, power generation equipment, steam boilers, food mixers, steam kettles, air compressors, manufacturing equipment and material handling equipment. Will conduct routine predictive testing to detect bearing wear, mechanical looseness, misalignment, defective belts, defective rotors, and other electrical malfunctions. Supervises team of mechanics of various skill levels. Uses a computerized preventive maintenance program to schedule PM, assign personnel, order parts, and maintain appropriate level of critical spare parts inventory. Responsibilities include repair cost monitoring, and departmental labor, parts, outside services, and supplies budgeting. Works with the other members of the team to coordinate and oversee various capital or repair projects as required. Ensures compliance with regulatory and company safety policies and procedures within maintenance department at all times. Responsible for ensuring compliance with, and maintaining comprehensive records regarding, all federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and requirements including, but not limited to, AQMD, OSHA, HAZMAT, water quality and Fire Safety. Contracting with and overseeing the activities of various contractors for the fulfillment of plant/facilities maintenance responsibilities including corporate offices. Develops and implements new methods, procedures, and systems to improve plant maintenance service performance. Oversees purchasing activity, ensuring best possible price, performance, and supply solutions are secured. Negotiate pending equipment issues to meet company objectives. Ensure that company policies and procedures are used regarding purchasing and contracts. Support other departments in various plant inspections such as AIB, SQF, health and waste management. Shall conduct a daily steam boilers water chemical test, and supervise others on this procedure. Develops and manages to standard crewing levels for each position within the department. Assist in documenting all ?As Built? drawings for all trades for future repairs/ modifications, including but not limited to architectural, civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, fire systems & plumbing. Maintain engineering manuals, filing system and indexing, operating manuals for all related/ non related manufacturing equipment. Participates in capital and operating expense budgeting processes, and manages to these budgeted levels. R-22 systems and EPA compliance Daily payroll reconciliation and adherence to company employee policies Build strong relationships with internal and external customers with various continuous improvement projects Qualifications A minimum of five years of experience in management or supervision of maintenance function in a manufacturing environment. Must be knowledgeable and experienced with Ammonia Refrigeration systems and PSM. Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred Electromechanical experience in the field of food industry. Knowledge of metallic and non-metallic materials. Familiar with food safety, food process equipment and regulations. Familiar with emergency preparedness and emergency response plans and procedures. Must be familiar with regulatory and safety codes including USDA, FDA, and OSHA regulations. Strong and effective management and supervisory skills are required, including planning, organizing, communicating, influencing, gathering and using information, and motivating a team to achieve results. Ability to use, and to teach others how to use various shop tools. Must be familiar with various welding techniques and procedures. Must be computer literate and experienced with predictive/preventive maintenance software. Ability to respond to emergencies and work under pressure. Sense of urgency and excellent responsiveness regarding machinery down time is critical. Ability to work independently. Ability and willing to work flexible hours and changing priorities. Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business required. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations....

Supervisor Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Job is located in San Juan Bautista, CA. This position supervises and maintains Food Safety and Quality Assurance programs including but not limited to microbiological testing, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) programs, in-house and third party audits, quality evaluations and compliance certifications. This position directly supervises department team members and ensures that work is performed in compliance with Quality and Food Safety requirements at all times. This is a year-round position based in San Juan Bautista, CA with travel requirements throughout the year. The position has rotating shifts and fluctuating hours based on business needs. ? Ensure team members take scheduled breaks and lunches, and finish shifts on time. ? Address and correct employee performance issues promptly and effectively. ? Manage and execute the training and development of team members on Department and Earthbound Farm policies and procedures. ? Coordinates and monitors systemic sampling of incoming raw products, finished products and plant environment for safety and quality. ? Develop new and improved ways of testing and monitoring food safety using knowledge of chemistry, microbiology and other sciences. ? Supervise food sampling procedures to ensure compliance with company and government regulations and standards. ? Assists with internal audits, document audits, vendor audits, USDA audits, FDA audits and other third party audits such as BRC. ? Manage internal control samples, testing, and record keeping ensuring completeness; review written and electronic records for accuracy and validity of results; provides management with copies of test records and reports. ? Identify areas for improvement in the food safety testing and sample processing. ? Evaluate food processing and storage operations and assist in the development of quality assurance programs for such operations; recommend and help implement corrective action initiatives ensuring food safety issues and concerns are resolved in a timely manner while minimizing customer risk, cost and production down time. ? Coordinates pre-operation inspection and verifies effective execution of sanitation activities. ? Coordinates with cross-functional departments regarding the communication of approval to release raw product for processing. ? Cooperate with supervisors and managers and ensure compliance with all Company policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP), Hazard Communication, and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 - Section 110. Additional Requirements: ? Available to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and overtime as business requires. ? Manage special projects and perform other duties as assigned....

MEAT, POULTRY, SEAFOOD INSPECTOR - PART TIME

Department/Location: PerishablesReports directly to: Senior Quality Assurance Specialist Supervises: None BASIC PURPOSE OF POSITION:Under the general direction of the Senior Quality Assurance Specialist or above, Part-Time Meat, Poultry, Seafood Inspector assures food safety and quality standards by inspecting products as assigned for compliance against the published specification document. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:1. Inspects meat/poultry/seafood products for compliance to published specification document(s) - example Meat buyer's guide. 2. Conducts timely, thorough, and objective product inspections to ensure that buyers are kept abreast of product quality and condition.3. Promotes effectiveness of product evaluations by developing/modifying test procedures as warranted4. Organizes and maintains proper handling and completion of evaluation reports, photos, and other basic record-keeping activities as specified by Topco Quality Assurance.5. Reports all instances of specification non-compliance to Topco Quality Assurance6. Directs retailers to place on Hold all non-compliant product as warranted7. Assists in the resolution of quality issues as directed by Topco Quality Assurance8. As inspector, ensures fair and equitable treatment of all suppliers, and promotes the Topco program with suppliers.9. Performs other duties as assigned. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION CRITERIASuccessful performance of these job functions should result in:- Appropriate approval or rejection of products according to evaluation results- On-going delivery to member-owners of products inspections that conform to Topco specifications - Timely submission of requested records to Topco QA QUALIFICATIONS: Education: - High school diploma, minimum Skills, Abilities, Competencies: - Must be able to stand on feet for extended periods of time in wet, hot, or cold environments (typically, these inspections will be at retail store level working with the butcher on site)- Must have valid Driver's License and normal color vision- Good writing and communication skills Previous experience:- Five years' meat/poultry/seafood inspection experience and/or five years' meat-cutting experience Other qualifications:- Knowledge of USDA Meat and poultry regulations, including HACCP, GMPs and SOPs.- Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing the dressing/processing of animal carcasses. Source - The Sacramento Bee...

Regulatory Affairs Analyst (20122997)

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: The Regulatory Affairs team is the primary point of contact between examiners and Flagstar business units for agencies including the OCC, CFPB, FRB, FDIC and the GSE auditors for FNMA, FHLMC, HUD and USDA. Under supervision of the Senior Regulatory Affairs Management, the Regulatory Affairs Analyst position supports the Regulatory Affairs team by responding to routine and in-depth regulatory inquiries and assists with regulatory examinations of the bank, including gathering documents, setting up meetings with various departments throughout the bank, and represents Regulatory Affairs at the meetings. Corresponds and interacts with regulators on relevant issues. The Regulatory Affairs Analyst will work with business departments to resolve issues noted in regulatory examinations, drafts action plans and remediation responses and performs follow-up to ensure deficiencies are corrected. The position exercises discretion respect to matters of some significance. Job Responsibilities: Communicate with regulatory and government agencies to planning for examinations and audits. Responsible for the advance preparation and on-site coordination for examiner visits. Prepare agendas, schedule and facilitate discussions with examiners and managers to respond to agency requests. Gather and review data or reports that will be provided in response to information requests to insure they are targeted, responsive, and accurate. Document and track the completion of activities and deliverables associated with regulatory agency exams and information requests. Maintain examination artifacts in a regulatory documentation system. Establish, maintain and grow relationships with business units and regulatory examiners/auditors. Enter regulatory and agency findings into a tracking database. Collaborate with business units to develop action plans to remediate findings and recommendations arising from supervisory letters and regulatory examinations. Meet with business units on a regular basis to monitor activities, address issues and ensure timely completion of tasks. Respond to requests for information from Internal Audit, external auditors, Human Resources, GSEs and Legal regarding regulatory submissions Respond to regulatory and government requests outside the planned examination cycles. Maintain regulatory documentation, including an exam calendar, regulatory submission schedule, and examiner meeting log. Design and create Excel reports for commitment tracking and oversight. Create PowerPoint presentations for Executive and Board Committee review. 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....

Director of Food Safety

Central Grocers, Inc. is a member's owned grocery wholesaler that was formed in 1917. Operating as a cooperative, Central Grocers, Inc. supplies and services over 200 independent grocery retailers in the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. To support our ever-growing operation, we are currently hiring for the following position in Joliet, IL: Director of Food Safety Purpose of role: The Director of Food Safety establishes and delivers all food safety strategies for Central Grocers Inc. As the Director, you will lead several programs including the Corporate Food Safety and HACCP teams. This position will also ensure compliance to the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), and new regulations regarding transportation of food, keeping Central compliant of all future FDA and Food Safety Regulations. The Director will partner closely with the Operations and other Key Members of Management, in order to develop and commutate compliant strategies including food safety operations procedures plans and policy. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Lead the Food Safety effort to include developing strategies, objectives, and priorities. Publish and deliver annual operating plans, HACCP and strategic plans Assure Food Safety's needs are built into key cross functional processes Prepare the organization for heightened regulatory expectations by developing/optimizing enhanced food safety plans/programs Represent Food Safety to all business teams and serve as a conduit for information Interact effectively at all levels within the organization, influence key stakeholders, and constructively manage opposition Serves as a technical expert for food science and microbiology matters Promotes positive change (continuous improvement) within Central Grocers Acts as recall lead and creates policy related to recall and product traceability Ensure facility compliance to any legal requirements and other applicable regulations Conduct Food Safety Audits with third party inspectors, Central Grocers department heads , USDA, FDA, DFA, County, City and Customer Inspector auditors Assist with Pest Control initiatives and ensure compliance with GMP regulations and food sanitation requirements Create, coordinate and document Food Safety Training Program...

Projects Engineer

Job is located in South Holland, IL. The Project Engineer performs functions to guide all aspects of present and future plant engineering and design requirements. Provide leadership for continuous improvement and capital projects; works closely with operations, QA, R&D and Industrial Performance to improve existing operations, implement new processes and technologies, provides guidance and planning to insure successful future project opportunities; continuously improves manufacturing, implements change, manage projects to maximize time and efficiency using engineering principles and project management fundamentals. Primary Responsibilities : Leads process, product and facility improvement projects Generates engineering plans for proposed projects and improvement activities Follow Project Management principles for successful project deliverables to include; Preparation of Bid documents for contractors using the scope and feasibility information. Obtaining quotes and oversees bidding process Prepares and submits capital proposals, tracks results and compare to initial justification Monitors and controls project costs to budget and schedule Manages projects to ensure installation of equipment meets design criteria Coordinates and manages projects and contractors including contractor compliance with established safety policies Manages project documentation and recordkeeping files Evaluates existing processes, make improvement and cost reduction recommendations Work with plant departments to develop continuous improvement ideas into engineered solutions Provides engineering support to the all departments Provide overview and recommendations to plant management regarding energy management and opportunities Manages the sewer and waste disposal process including costs, minimizing waste output, and environmental compliance Manage and monitor all regulatory compliances (OSHA, EPA, MWRD) Act as a team member on the safety committee, supports plant initiatives Performs other duties as assigned Supervisory : Lead teams for improvement and expansion projects, support roles including safety....

B: Production Manager

Production Manager Heinz North America San Diego, CA 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. The Production Manager owns the operations function tasks including planning, organizing, directing and controlling the operation activities. The incumbent will ensure all food preparation and packaging is compliant to the guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety regulations. They will also oversee and monitor the performance of the Plant Operations as it relates to quality, safety, productivity, cost control, service to sales, employee training and leadership development. -Participate in the QRMP 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 -Adhere to Heinz quality standards to ensure product quality and Food Safety by following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP?s), standard operating procedures (SOP?s) and Heinz specifications -Prepare departmental costs and variances with regard to productivity, short and long-range planning, labor scheduling, product scheduling, raw materials, packaging supplies, product weights, sanitation and housekeeping -Organize and facilitate production line activities to ensure conformance to establish requirements regarding quality, safety, employee- relations, productivity and cost scheduled volume outputs -Work with Product Development, Suppliers, Engineering, Quality, and Factory Employees in finding innovative ways to improve the Quality and productivity of our Products. -Support Employee involvement in Safety, Analytical Problem Solving, Project Planning, Vendor and Customer Relations, fostering a Team atmosphere. -Monitor and update all area practices and policies for compliance. -Work with Product Supply Group in weekly scheduling of the Packaging and Processing Area to optimize productivity. -Prepare, distribute, and follow-up with regard to all established records, reports and/or forms -Ensure strong, effective communication across functions and with employees, vendors and government regulators -Monitor productivity data and help develop corrective action plans necessary to achieve annual productivity improvements -Implement safety measures for accident prevention through monthly departmental safety meetings and working with salaried Supervisors to ensure hourly employee compliance -Report on quality defect issues and help determine necessary corrective actions to eliminate repetitive failures -Manage operations to achieve daily efficiencies in keeping with established standards -Manage budget of assigned department, in accordance with annual productivity improvement targets -Suggesting new solutions to production problems and ways to improve the efficiency of an operation -Interprets company policies to workers and enforces policies and safety regulations -Assist and partner with business leaders on implementation of process improvement (Six Sigma / Lean/Heinz Global Production System (HGPS)), including leading change initiatives, planning, and facilitation -Oversee development of high performing work teams within department through coaching, training and engaging team members through effective cascading of goals, visual performance boards and ongoing communications of factory changes and performance. Embrace the HGPS principles necessary to accomplish these objectives and support the change management techniques to develop the culture of continuous improvement and engagement. -Assist with the supervision of the Production staff including but not limited to performance management and employee development, etc. -Other duties as assigned KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE: ? Bachelor degree in Business, Food Technology, or related field, or equivalent related experience and minimum of 4 years of supervisory and managerial experience (preferably in a food-manufacturing environment). ? Understanding of manufacturing processes, production line and equipment. ? In-depth knowledge of State and Federal rules/regulations such as EEO, OSHA, FDA, USDA. ? Must have a good understanding of manufacturing procedures and practices. ? Experience with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques. ? Exposure to food processing systems including high speed production lines. SKILLS/COMPETENCIES: ? Strong team building skills. ? Strong interpersonal skills ? Strong written and verbal communication skills ? Strong Leadership skills ? Strong presentation and facilitation skills ? Strong interpersonal skills ? Project management skills ? Strong computer skills ? Detail and process oriented ? Ability to effectively plan and manage change. ? Ability to organize integrated systems and processes ? Ability to analyze and solve complex problems ? Strong financial skills and the ability to cost effectively manage department budget. ? Ability to exercise considerable judgment and strategic planning ? Ability to identify and solve problems ? Must be able to work flexible hours; days, afternoons, midnights, and weekend work ? Infrequent travel requirements...

Quality Assurance Supervisor - (141713)

Description The Land O?Lakes Supply Chain & Operations division provides strategic leadership across the company?s many business units. The team plays a significant role in fueling revenue growth and profitability through operational excellence, quality, process improvement and innovation. By partnering closely with Finance, Marketing and Human Resources, the team delivers value to Land O?Lakes business units, members and customers. Position Purpose: This position leads as a quality champion for the plant. The position is responsible for the supervision of 7 lab technicians and the administration and monitoring of all laboratory testing equipment and procedures. The successful candidate will be responsible for: Ensuring testing results are timely, accurate, and meet all regulatory requirements as well as Land O'Lakes specifications prior to release of product. Assists in maintaining all required electronic and file documentation. Coaching employees as needed to ensure compliance with quality programs and the new Global Food Safety Standards. Assist the management team in the maintenance of the quality system. Support Kent policies, procedures, specifications, HACCP, standards, and regulatory requirements to ensure compliance. Conduct internal plant audits. Developing and overseeing training of new department employees. Testing and disposition of butter and cream products. Monitoring and inspecting process equipment and in-process inspection and testing activities. Other responsibilities include: Be an active participant on our HACCP Team. Assist the QA Manager in measuring and monitoring key performance indicators as well as contributing data, background and insight into those metrics. Have daily interaction with the USDA and, on a lesser frequency, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, FDA, etc. Manage the QA Department in the absence of the QA Manager....

FSQA Technician 5

Function: Food Safety & Quality Assurance Pay Type: Non-Exempt Position Number: 90192494 FSQA Technician 5 Employee Type: Full Time Relocation: No SUMMARY: NOTE: 'This is a opening slated for candidates who are currently working at this facility, therefore, they will be considered for the opening first. If none of those local Team Members are slected then other Team Members from other locations will be given consideration.' This position is responsible for conducting pre-operative inspection of the facility. Other duties include: inspect and audit products for adherence of Tyson and USDA guidelines; conduct necessary testing, inspection, and monitoring of activities associated with production; monitor finished boxed product for compliance; document record keepoing activities; monitor and insure compliance with plant HACCP and SSOP programs; assist inspecial projects; perform other duties assigned by the shift supervisor....

Conventional Wholesale Underwriter

Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a full-service direct lender founded in 1990, has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic professional to join one of the nation?s leading mortgage companies. Freedom Mortgage is a privately held, mortgage lender and servicer, licensed in all 50 states, with 9 operation centers nationwide. Rated A with the Better Business Bureau, Freedom Mortgage is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and is the 5th largest issuer of GNMA securities nationwide. Currently, we have over 1800 employees, we are funding over 2 billion dollars in loans a month and we have a servicing portfolio of over 50 billion dollars. Freedom is characterized by an energetic, creative staff, and cutting edge technology. Our IT and processing systems allow us to approve and process mortgages quickly without jeopardizing quality. We have cultivated a fun team environment where there is opportunity to learn and develop within both the company and your career. With hard work, you'll reap benefits both professionally and personally....

Mortgage Conventional Wholesale Underwriter

Freedom Mortgage Corporation, a full-service direct lender founded in 1990, has an excellent opportunity for a dynamic professional to join one of the nation?s leading mortgage companies. Freedom Mortgage is a privately held, mortgage lender and servicer, licensed in all 50 states, with 9 operation centers nationwide. Rated A with the Better Business Bureau, Freedom Mortgage is a member of the Mortgage Bankers Association, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers, and is the 5th largest issuer of GNMA securities nationwide. Currently, we have over 1800 employees, we are funding over 2 billion dollars in loans a month and we have a servicing portfolio of over 50 billion dollars. Freedom is characterized by an energetic, creative staff, and cutting edge technology. Our IT and processing systems allow us to approve and process mortgages quickly without jeopardizing quality. We have cultivated a fun team environment where there is opportunity to learn and develop within both the company and your career. With hard work, you'll reap benefits both professionally and personally....

Quality Assurance Specialist

Maintain Material Complaint Program and Communicate with vendors in regards to defective or out-of-spec ingredients and packaging materials. Make recommendations and determinations for accept/reject criteria on incoming ingredients and packaging materials. Place defective ingredient and packaging materials on hold and interact with other departments to resolve and report defect issues. Verify the shelf-life of received ingredients. Maintain the Certificate of Analysis Program for Suppliers and Customers. Investigate and resolve quality issues received from customers as a result of product non-conformances. Assist with Food Safety, Regulatory, and Company Policy Compliance. Assist with compliance to all established food safety procedures. Other duties as assigned by Director, Food Safety and Quality Assurance....

Corporate QA Auditor

Under the direction of the Director of Quality Assurance, the Corporate Quality Auditor will provide resources to all Cacique facilities in the form of supplier, corporate quality, and preparation audits. The auditor will assist each facility in developing the required procedures, forms and other paperwork necessary to meet Cacique Corporate Quality standards, customer standards, and regulatory requirements. MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Provides auditing of suppliers / vendors to ensure that the Cacique quality standard is implemented and verified throughout the manufacturing chain. ? Communicates and supports Company policies and decisions in a positive manner. ? Remains up to date with Cacique and industry quality standards and regulatory requirements. ? Communicates and shares Company vision throughout division/organization and provide cross-functional perspective, direction and support. ? Provides leadership and personal support; coaches, guides, nurtures and develops people with various roles in the Cacique organization; ?walk the talk.? ? Responsible for promoting safety awareness and keeping safety as a number one priority on a daily basis. DUTIES/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ? Maintain a working relationship with Regulatory Inspectors and Third Party Auditors to ensure compliance to standards. Complete and submit all paperwork. ? Perform the Cacique Quality Standards Compliance Audit for the manufacturing and distribution centers. Must be a certified SQF Practitioner, BRC Lead Auditor, or other Lead Auditor Training. ? Aides in the development of documents and document control at each facility. Is not responsible for creating documents, but has the expertise and knowledge and is available to assist facility staff as needed. ? Work closely with Plant and Operations Managers, QA Management, and plant personnel to prevent & resolve audit gaps and corrective actions. ? Work with the purchasing group to follow up with supplier on required documentation and audit responses. ? Assist plant HACCP team and maintain HACCP program and all necessary pre-requisite program documentation ? Assist in training all plant personnel regarding HACCP, SQF, GMP?S, sanitation, food defense, food security, and product handling....

Operational Risk/Business Process Specialist

Job Posting: Oct 10, 2014, 3:02:25 PM Unposting Date: Ongoing The Opportunity Work as a team member within Mortgage Risk Management/Regulatory Oversight and Quality Assurance, responsible for the research, writing, vetting, announcement, publication, and maintenance of investor policy(s) with regard to both Mortgage Lending Services (LS) and Customer Asset Management (CAM). Primary Responsibilities Independently Receive, Read, Research, Process, and Disseminate all regularly published Servicing communications from investors (e.g. FNMA Servicing Guide Bulletins, FHLMC Lender Letters, FHA Mortgagee Letters, Veteran Administration (VA) Circulars, etc.) Create, maintain, and update a current ?on-line library? to house Investor Servicing/ Default communications Attend the monthly Mortgage Risk/Product/Secondary/Delivery meetings as the new Loan Servicing/CAM representative regarding Investor Servicing/ Default communications Identify appropriate business representatives from units of Loan Servicing/CAM as target audience/internal customers Manage a Loan Servicing/CAM Policy email box to resolve policy position queries Chair regular (bi-weekly/monthly) meetings with business representatives from Loan Servicing & CAM to discuss Investor Servicing communications; announce policy changes; maintain committee minutes Facilitate required Loan Servicing/CAM policy change, determine effect on business as usual processes, and recommend process innovation as necessary to ensure compliance with investor requirements Assist in the creation, maintenance and timely updating of an ?M&T Loss Mitigation Policy Handbook? for all M&T serviced products (e.g. FHA/VA/Agency/Treasury/USDA loans) A comprehensive resource document outlining current policy (collected from master investor publications & bulletins) on loss mitigation processing Identify reporting opportunities to measure consistent application of investor servicing and loss mitigation policies Review escalated complaints to ensure compliance with Investor and/or Insurer requirements Assist with general department responsibilities, meetings, etc. Basic Qualifications Required Bachelor?s Degree or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 4 years of relevant work experienceMinimum five (5) years mortgage servicing, underwriting, risk management, product, or credit policy experienceSuperior writing skills required, with the ability to formulate specific written policy instruction from broader resource materialExcellent oral communication skills; proven ability to interact with all levels of personnelStrong PC skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OutlookIn-depth knowledge of documents, process, procedure, and terminology with regard to mortgage lending (A-Z) Other Job Information Demonstrated problem-solving skillsIndependent contributor with strong time management and organization skillsWriting test/sample may be requested during interview About M&T At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future....

QC SUPERVISORS and QC TECHNICIANS

Quest Nutrition, named the 2nd fastest-growing company in North America by Inc. Magazine, is committed to revolutionizing food by making healthy eating fun. Creators of Quest Protein Bars, Peanut Butter Cups and Protein Chips, Quest products are available in over 20,000 stores across the US including GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, and Whole Foods. Quest is also available internationally in Canada, Australia, the UK, Brazil, South Africa and beyond. Find Quest at QuestNutrition.com and join the community of over 1 million fans on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter @QuestNutrition. DO YOU HAVE FOOD / BAKERY MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE? ARE YOU READY TO WORK FOR AN AMAZING COMPANY? WE ARE GROWING, GROWING and GROWING, WE NEED MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!! PLEASE READ - YOU NEED TO HAVE PREVIOUS FOOD OR BAKERY MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE!! Under the direction of the QA / QC Management, we are in search for additional QC Supervisors, Leads and Technicians for our rapid expansion and growth! QC SUPERVISOR (SALARY) - FOOD PRODUCTION FLOOR / AREA Supervision of all Quality Assurance Department expectations. Leads by example. This includes following all Quest Nutrition, LLC policies and procedures. Trains and instructs employees in regard to Quality Assurance standards, GMPs, SSOPs and department objectives. Maintains compliance with all SOPs, Pre-Requisite Programs, and department forms. Plans, assigns, and directs all work activities of Quality Assurance Staff and verifies completion of Quality Assurance Lead?s job tasks. Verifies that all activities are performed with attention to high standards of food safety and quality, in compliance with all regulatory and customer requirements and focused on continuous process improvement. Inspects plant and exterior grounds for GMP and Pre-Requisite program adherence. Complete Special Projects as needed. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring new employees, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, and resolving problems. Pay Assignment for QC Supervisors ? 38k ? 48k ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- QC TECHNICIAN ? FOOD PRODUCTION FLOOR / AREA The desired candidate will have responsibility for documenting various Food Safety and Quality Management Process. Strong time management skills is a MUST. The candidate will give input and work closely with operations in developing quality improvement plans and support the manufacturing functions. Looking for a self -starter with initiative, attention to detail and accuracy and able to work without direct supervision. The best candidate will be expected to have problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail, HACCP training, experience with GMP auditing, Sanitation Practices, knowledge of food industry regulations, experience with plant floor safety and implementation of all product food safety and quality requirements. Desired 2-3 years working in Food Manufacturing Quality Assurance, preferably fast pace bakery manufacturing or USDA facility. Pay Assignment for QC Technicians - $10.00 to $13.00 per hour...

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SWBC has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas and immediate openings for Loan Underwriting Specialists III. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an energetic and seasoned team, with an established and expanding national firm. Headquartered in San Antonio, SWBC is a diversified financial Services company providing a wide range of insurance, mortgage, and investment Services to financial institutions, businesses, and individuals. With offices across the country, SWBC is committed to providing quality products, outstanding service, and customized solutions in all 50 states. Position Summary Underwrites mortgage applications to include makes credit decisions, interprets investor guidelines and policies, and reviews all loan submissions to ensure that they meet the investor guidelines; and weighs credit risk to ensure that the loans originated by the company will be saleable in the secondary market. Essential Duties Underwrites Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA loans ensuring compliance with appropriate company and secondary market investor standards to include loan approval, denial, or suspension with minimal to no supervision. Formulates decisions related to credit and collateral; analyzes complex loan documentation (i.e. appraisal reports, compliance inspections, credit reports, job verifications, financial statements and tax returns) to evaluate subject property and the credit worthiness of borrowers; and determines if loan meets approval criteria and informs the production staff within corporate timeframe. Interprets investor guidelines & policies to ensure that loans are saleable in the secondary market. Coordinates underwriting activities with loan processing and loan closing to ensure loan requirements are met; and notifies loan production personnel of incomplete files so they can procure appropriate information necessary to complete loan packages. Trains on additional loan products and designations as directed by management; determines and advises if a file can be counteroffered to a different product and/or program when appropriate; and communicates decisions that most effectively mitigate the risks present in the loan file. Ensures and upholds fair lending practices of SWBC Mortgage; meets targets for productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction; performs second review of contract underwritten denials; responds to individual and investor audits; assists other underwriters as needed. Performs other duties as required....

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