Utilizing your God-given gifts and talents within our quality and regulatory department.
Being at the forefront as a major contributor, driving industry and organizational change.
Helping pets and pet parents all across the world lead happier, healthier lives.
Endless developmental opportunities.
A rapidly growing family business owner who looks for ways to say “YES” instead of “NO”.
PROFILE OF OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE:
You manage your time better than any other and exceed job expectations.
You live HACCP, OSHA, FDA, USDA, APHIS, FSIS, GFSI, and FSMA as part of your every day.
You understand the practicality of quality and operations working together to achieve success.
You are a pet owner and pet lover and you openly exhibit your passion for pets and pet health.
Your references validate a proven successful track record and a resolute work ethic.
ROLE AND BEHAVIORAL DESCRIPTIONS:
Doing what is necessary to ensure “World Class” quality standards of our entire lines of products.
Doing what is necessary to ensure that our client and civic regulatory responsibilities are fulfilled.
Developing quality improvement measures to provide us an ongoing, competitive advantage.
Being irrevocably engaged in our business interests and long-range business potential.
Working out differences with my peers or supervisors timely, direct, open and honest fashion.
Perform any quality, regulatory functions, or un-related functions as requested by leadership.
Losing no customers under my watch.
Proactively and continuously maintain an unassailable “first line of defense” food safety system.
Contributing in objectively measurable ways to the success of all others in the organization.
Putting my manager in the position of being the highest performing leaders in the industry.
SUCCESS FACTOR SNAPSHOT
We believe in the importance of having a clear understanding of expectations...before you apply for the job!
First 30 days – Acquire working knowledge of our company, facilities and industry regulations.
>First 30 days – Assist with implementing and integrating HACCP plan.
First 30 days – Assist manager in comprehensive lot tracking, tracing and recovery.
First 60 days – Review and update SOPS and GMPS for entire facility and plant personnel.
First 90 days – Perform on-going quality and regulatory education.
First 4 months – Measure and monitor key quality indicators.
First 6 months – 100% specifications for raw materials, finished goods and packaging materials on file.
First 12 months – Assist Quality Management with creating a model for an on-site, in-house QA laboratory.
Sampling and testing WIP and finished goods
Act as the company’s first line of defense in Food Safety
Support and FSSC 22000, EU and USDA Certifications
Recall preparedness and implementation, if/when necessary
International export approvals and international health certificates
Create relationship with our client’s quality and regulatory personnel
Collaborative and constructive relationships with FSIS, APHIS, GFSI, FDA
Must have a bachelors’ degree or higher, preferably food science, microbiology, or related.
Up to 10% overnight travel may be required.
Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.
Minimum of five years’ Quality/Regulatory experience required.
Must feel “at home” in a refrigerated, multi-cultural, meat processing environment.
Must be able to be on your feet all day and repeatedly lift at least 40 pounds.
There is a category specific non-compete provision with this role.
Candidates who make reference to LONG LIVE PETS in their cover letter will be preferred applicants.
Food and/or meat industry experience a plus.
Must possess advanced computer communications, organizational and public speaking skills.
Position based in Green Bay, WI. Sorry, no exceptions.