Sample Quality Control Specialist Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX] produces high-quality, ready-to-sell cakes and cookies. Since we began in 1999, we’ve grown from a small-town bakery into a reliable distributor of delicious goods. We’re currently looking for an experienced Quality Control Specialist to join our growing team. This individual will work alongside our Quality Control Manager to oversee many aspects of the food safety and quality control systems processes. The ideal candidate is an effective communicator and natural leader.

Objectives of this Role

  • Conduct food safety and facility audits with an eye for safety, sanitation, and product specification assurance
  • Advise plant management team on food safety and food quality standards
  • Collect and maintain inspection reports

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain facility quality systems
  • Oversee food sanitation and safety
  • Maintain systems for checking and verifying process compliance to SPC, HACCP Food Safety Plan, Food Quality Plan, and Formula Control
  • Ensure effective training in food safety and quality control training for plant team members
  • Report findings of quality control audit to the General Manager
  • Troubleshoot food safety and quality issues as they arise

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree, with an emphasis on food science, food engineering, chemistry, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in the food industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good judgment and ability to make decisions in a timely manner