FSQ Specialist in Minneapolis, MN at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As our FSQ Specialist you will: 

  • Formulate, document and maintain quality control standards and on-going quality control objectives.
  • Create, document and implement inspection criteria and procedures.
  • Provide technical and statistical expertise to teams.
  • Interpret quality control philosophy to key personnel within company.
  • Apply total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes.

Specifically you will: 

Manage multiple scientific, regulatory and communication projects.

  • Specification
    • Product Specifications
      • Oversee the collection, documentation of data in relation to product specifications
      • Communicate and resolve data and information discrepancies within specifications
      • Work with team members from Food Quality and Safety, Research and Development, IT, and Operations to develop and execute procedures and workflows around specification management.
    • Raw Material Specifications
      • Ensure raw material specifications comply to Jack Link’s requirements and procedures
      • Be aware of and assess changes to a suppliers and raw materials
      • Work with team members from Food Quality and Safety, Research and Development, Supply Chain, and Operations to develop and execute procedures and workflows around raw material document management.
    • Food Safety Culture and Training Project Lead
      • Design a program that develops a food safety mindset across the organization.
      • Create metrics and survey to monitor progress and determine baseline.
      • Develop and execute multiple Food Safety-focused training sessions to mitigate incidences and improve food safety culture.
    • Food Safe Pro Project Team Member
      • Contributing to overall project objectives
      • Completing individual deliverables
      • Providing expertise and support with users to establish and meet business needs
    • Foss Laboratory Equipment:
      • Routine validation of active calibrations and develop calibrations for new products
      • Monitor ongoing instrument performance and maintenance,
      • Troubleshoot issues with the instruments, calibrations, and be key contact for team members.,
      • Conduct training at all domestic facilities as needed, and ensure training material guides for international locations remain up to date,
      • Manage ongoing process and procedure for new products

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Food Science or equivalent area of study
  • 2+ years of Food Safety Quality experience     
  • Proven thorough understanding of FSQ concepts and processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work effectively with all levels of management and employees
  • Must demonstrate effective leadership, problem solving, presentation, and employee motivational skills.
  • Proficient in Internet navigation, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.