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QA Lead

companyDel Real Foods
locationJurupa Valley, CA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Hello! We are looking for a dedicated QA Lead  to join the team! Del Real Foods is a traditional Mexican food manufacturer born out of a family farm. Today, Del Real Food makes tamales, carnitas, salsas, and other recipes inspired by the Cardenas' native Jalisco -- all created by hand with fresh ingredients and nothing artificial. 

Food and family lie at the core of everything we believe at Del Real Foods, and we invite you to apply to join and experience out company culture first hand, where we view our teams as family, with a shared appreciation for what it means to savor both food, and family.

Ability to lead a team of 4 to 10 QC Technicians. Exercise good judgement, guidance, mentorship and role modeling the appropriate GMP’s to QC Technicians and other employees in the plant. Employee can be a resource to effectively perform various advanced Quality Control Technician responsibilities across all lines in the production of USDA and FDA products.

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity and Life Insurance offered
  • Competitive 401(k) plan
  • Vacation Time
  • 9 Paid Holidays

Responsibilities and Duties:

1.    Guides, trains and motivates QC Inspectors Level I to III

2.    Provide technical assistance in the execution of internal audits, product trace-ability and mock recall exercises, 3rd party and customer audits.

3.    Lead a team of 4 to 10 QC Technicians I to III

4.    Provide advanced technical support and uses judgement to operations regarding process deviation reports and product specifications

5.    Perform advanced product investigations and uses independent judgement to determine disposition, may collaborate with management

6.    Advanced review of documentation HACCP verification activities (Pre-Shipment Review, Cook System Verifications, Direct Observations) and SSOP monitoring activities (pre-operational and operational) applies independent judgement

7.    Advanced tasks to maintain environmental monitoring programs including weekly and monthly microbiological testing is being performed to standard, may conduct quality checks within department to assure compliance

8.    Identifies and applies independent judgement toward corrective actions of finding to deficiencies to Quality Assurance and Operations Management

9.    Role models Food Safety and Quality Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) as required

10. Performs advanced food safety and quality inspections on the line(s) applies independent judgement to corrective actions, may collaborate with management.

11. Advanced knowledge tools used in the scope of work including but not limited to thermometers, x-ray/ metal detectors, weighing scale, pH meter, Bostwick etc.

12. Advanced food safety knowledge compatible with meat processing.

13. Ability to problem solve and use independent judgement to corrective actions addressing any unsafe conditions, may collaborate with management

14. Ability to apply independent judgement in review of quality inspection forms.

15. Advanced knowledge and understanding of quality assurance policies and procedures such as SQF (Facilities, Equipment, SSOP, SOP, GMP’s, etc.).

Requirements and Duties:

1.   Ability to work independently

2.   Ability to influence team members to drive results

3.   Strong communication skills: Able to motivate others to improve the quality of their work, as well as to explain your findings clearly.

4.   Self-motivated, attention to detail and ability to multi-task.

5.   Knowledge on HACCP and GMP requirements for employee practices in a USDA/FDA Establishment.

6.   Knowledge on calibration requirements for all testing equipment used for monitoring tasks of food safety and quality.

7.   Knowledge of employee safety practices.

8.   Able to follow written instructions and procedures.

9.   Knowledge of company employee policies.

10.    Flexible schedule, open availability M-F, plus OT and weekends if needed.

11.    Work in hot or cold and humid environment.

12.    Able to keep a good attendance record.

C. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

1.   Some college (BS degree is highly desired)

2.   3 to 4 years’ experience on food processing environment or equivalent (USDA is highly desired).

3.   Bilingual is highly desired

4.   HACCP/PCQI Certificates

5.   SQF Practitioner Certificate

After completing an application, qualified candidates will be scheduled for a phone screen followed by an interview with the QA management team. Selected candidates will then be scheduled for an offer of employment and orientation!

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Sincerely,

            --The HR Team

Company DescriptionHola!, Hi!, We are Del Real Foods, a food manufacturing company that makes tamales, carnitas, salsas, and other recipes inspired by the Cardenas native Jalisco - all created by hand with fresh ingredients and nothing artificial. Delicious, slow-cooked meats and homemade sauces that taste like you cooked them yourself are now available at your local grocery store and ready to serve in minutes! Our mission is to Continually delight people with traditionally-inspired wholesome Mexican and Hispanic cuisine, that is ready to share and enjoy with friends and family. These delicious recipes available at your local grocery store, ready to serve and eat in only minutes.

¡Hola!, ¡Hola!, Somos Del Real Foods, una empresa fabricante de alimentos que elabora tamales, carnitas, salsas y otras recetas inspiradas en el Jalisco nativo de Cárdenas, todas creadas a mano con ingredientes frescos y nada artificial. ¡Las deliciosas carnes cocinadas a fuego lento y las salsas caseras que saben como si las hubiera cocinado usted mismo ahora están disponibles en su supermercado local y listas para servir en minutos! Nuestra misión es deleitar continuamente a las personas con cocina mexicana e hispana saludable de inspiración tradicional, lista para compartir y disfrutar con amigos y familiares. Estas deliciosas recetas están disponibles en su supermercado local, listas para servir y comer en solo minutos.

Company Description

Hola!, Hi!, We are Del Real Foods, a food manufacturing company that makes tamales, carnitas, salsas, and other recipes inspired by the Cardenas native Jalisco - all created by hand with fresh ingredients and nothing artificial. Delicious, slow-cooked meats and homemade sauces that taste like you cooked them yourself are now available at your local grocery store and ready to serve in minutes! Our mission is to Continually delight people with traditionally-inspired wholesome Mexican and Hispanic cuisine, that is ready to share and enjoy with friends and family. These delicious recipes available at your local grocery store, ready to serve and eat in only minutes. \r\n\r\n¡Hola!, ¡Hola!, Somos Del Real Foods, una empresa fabricante de alimentos que elabora tamales, carnitas, salsas y otras recetas inspiradas en el Jalisco nativo de Cárdenas, todas creadas a mano con ingredientes frescos y nada artificial. ¡Las deliciosas carnes cocinadas a fuego lento y las salsas caseras que saben como si las hubiera cocinado usted mismo ahora están disponibles en su supermercado local y listas para servir en minutos! Nuestra misión es deleitar continuamente a las personas con cocina mexicana e hispana saludable de inspiración tradicional, lista para compartir y disfrutar con amigos y familiares. Estas deliciosas recetas están disponibles en su supermercado local, listas para servir y comer en solo minutos.

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