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Quality Assurance Manager

Copper River Seafoods, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Anchorage, AK posted April 16, 2021.

This job description does not state or imply that the duties listed are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. The candidate holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management. Limited overnight travel should be anticipated (10% ±2).

  • Prepare, participate, assist and/or perform regulatory and compliance audits
    • FDA, DEC, MSC, BRC, USDC, Kosher, AWWU, OSHA etc.
    • Third Party Food Safety/GMP’s (e.g. NSF, FSNS etc.)
    • Traceability (e.g. Raw Product, Primary Packaging, Ingredients etc.)
    • Create/Modify/Adapt process documents (Quality Control related)
  • Maintain MSC Chain of Custody Management
  • Participate in routine HACCP and Food Safety Team initiatives/ audits
  • Develop and maintain HACCP plans
  • Research and validate customer complaints and permanent corrective actions
  • Under direction, address all customer complaints related to quality or other low-risk attribute(s)
  • Maintain product and packaging specifications database
  • Maintain Food Safety Quality Management System (FSQMS) database
  • Manage Document Control e.g. additions, deletions, edits
  • Oversee facility sanitation programs
  • Oversee analytical testing programs
  • Review and submit monthly USDC and AWWU Reports
  • Manage supplier, co-packer, vendor requirements
  • Conduct internal Food Safety/GMP audits with associated CAPA follow-up.
  • Conduct quarterly BRC internal validation audits with associated CAPA follow-up.
  • Conduct shipping label approvals (domestic and export).
  • Provide mentoring, training, technical assistance, as required, at remote seasonal facilities.
  • Provide mentoring, training, technical assistance to site QA Manager.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to site Operations, QC, Sanitation and Sales Personnel
  • Oversee BRC Monthly, Quarterly and Annual requirements
  • Oversee initial seasonal facility purchasing assistance (QC and Sanitation Supplies)
  • Conduct annual dock & fisherman training/orientation e.g. Boat GMP’s, Bleeding/Icing, Best Practices etc.
  • Conduct internal EHS/OSHA audits, provide training/ technical assistance as required.
  • In cooperation with the maintenance department, maintain/update the SDS binders and information center.
  • Keep current with changes/updates related to the Code of Federal Regulations, the Alaska Administrative Code and Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Association of American Feed Control Officials, NIST 133 Handbook, NOAA Handbook 25, Compressed Air Standards, MSC / RFM Fishery and Chain of Custody Standards (e.g. 21CFR117, 21CFR113, 18AAC31, 18AAC34, 2017 FDA Food Code etc.)

Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 3 – 5 years
Salary: $60,000 – $80,000 Annual
Bonus/Commission: No