Quality Assurance Manager – Friona, TX

This role manages the quality and food safety aspects of the business working closely with the Operations, Sales, Nutrition, and Purchasing.  Regular communication with Operations (Production, Warehouse, and Maintenance), HSE, Customer Service, Sales, Procurement, Finance, Formulation, Laboratory, and all employees is essential to ensure the company’s quality objectives are achieved.  Must be able to successfully execute projects with and without support from other departments. This position reports to Director of NDS at Hi-Pro Feeds LLC.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all quality assurance and quality control related functions under guidance of NDS director
  • Review and qualify new raw material sources and vendors for current raw materials
  • Conduct internal food safety audits and inspections
  • Manage quality control NIR laboratories and testing schedule
  • Conduct supplier food safety audits as required
  • Lead investigations of quality system failures

Requirements

  • College diploma or university degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Ag Science and/or equivalent experience;
  • Strong knowledge of livestock nutrition, food safety, or feed milling
  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Close attention to details
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to learn new things quickly
  • Computer literate in word processing, spreadsheet applications and email programs

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