Agropur, Inc.
  • Quality
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life

Position Summary:

Assists in the development of quality systems and continuous improvement projects.



Main Duties:

  • Create, review and continuously improve quality related documents and SOP's
  • Conduct food safety and quality audits: GMP and glass inspections, etc.
  • Assist with compliance activities: Kosher, Organic, Specifications, Allergens, MSDS, rBST, etc.
  • Create / revise and maintain HACCP plans
  • Review and maintain quality / food safety items, including calibration records
  • Set up QA routing tests in X3
  • Coordinate activities of Agropur supplier certification program (ie. create and send monthly raw milk summaries to provide feedback to suppliers about their quality, etc.)
  • Coordinate food safety quality training and learning management support.
  • Data collection and analysis as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with other team members and all levels of the organization.
  • All other duties as assigned.



Position Requirements:

  • 4 year degree in microbiology, food science or related field preferred or 2 year degree with 5 years' experience.
  • At least 2 years' experience in food quality assurance.
  • Aseptic food processing experience preferred.
  • Certified SQF practitioner. Certified HACCP manager.
  • Microbiology lab experience is required.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis procedures.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must possess excellent team skills including interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to learn and follow standardized procedures in order to ensure accuracy.
  • Must have experience with Microsoft Office Products and use of ERP systems.
  • Self-motivated and ability to self-manage.



Competency's Needed:

  • Action Oriented: takes action when needed, gets job done effectively and efficiently.
  • Customer Focus: is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; acts with customers in mind.
  • Decision Quality: makes good decisions based on analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement; most solutions are correct and accurate when judged over time.
  • Influence Skills: influence others you have little authority with but must help to accomplish a goal.
  • Integrity and Trust: is widely trusted, seen as direct, truthful and can present the truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps confidences, admits mistakes, does not misrepresent self for personal gain.
  • Organizing: can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Planning: accurately scopes out length and difficult of tasks and projects, sets objectives and goals, breaks down work into the process steps, develops schedules and assignments, anticipates and adjusts for problems or roadblocks, measures performance against goals, evaluates results.
  • Timely Decision Making: makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure, able to make a quick decision.
  • Written and Verbal Communication: is able to communicate clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get message across that has the desired effect.




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