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Quality Assurance Manager – Los Angeles, CA
Head Miller – Winchester, VA


Quality Assurance Manager – Los Angeles, CA

The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for ensuring effective product safety and product quality systems controls are in place. They will also ensure all products placed on the market are fully compliant to customer, regulatory and industry requirements. This position is part of the core leadership team at the facility.

Primary Duties:

Quality
  • Ensure compliance to Quality/Food Safety regulations/policies and execution for the location. This includes training, compliance, and verification /auditing activities.
  • Analyze and interprets policies, customer standards, and direct implementation of Quality/Food Safety policies at the location.
  • Maintain customer audit programs and agreed 3rd party certifications.
  • Manage customer documentation, specifications, and ensure active customer support.
  • Build relationships with local customers to uncover opportunities that lead to value creation and strengthen ties between our companies.
  • Organize and prepare quality and mill team efforts so the mill is prepared for audits.
Management
  • Develop and engage the local Quality Management Team to maximize their potential in line with business needs.
  • Ensure the optimal organization of the local Quality Management team to meet customer requirements.
  • Manage the wheat pipeline in conjunction with corporate to ensure wheat shipped to the mill meets customer needs, optimizes mill performance and is in alignment with regulatory compliance.
  • Audit and review of Laboratory SOP’s.
Administration
  • Support the Plant Manager and/or other local management team members in their absences, as well as laboratory technicians when needed.
  • Assist with other projects and duties as required and assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biological Sciences, or related fields
  • 3-5 years in QA/QC Management in food manufacturing
  • Willing and able to be on call at all hours for quality issues
  • Knowledge in development and implementation of HACCP, Sanitation, and Pest Control
  • Good manufacturing practices
  • Experience and understanding of Regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills – written and verbal
  • Willing and able to work with wheat products i.e. no wheat /gluten sensitivity
  • Willing and able to work safely in a team environment for the success of the plant

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work involves daily exposure to common grain milling elements such as dirt, dust, fumes, and noise. Seasonal exposure to weather elements includes, but is not limited to, extreme temperatures and humidity.
  • Work environment involves daily exposure to physical risks such as working around forklifts, chemical hazards.
  • Position requires the ability to stand, frequently climb stairs, walking around the plant; carrying/lifting up to 50 pounds unassisted; finger and hand dexterity, bending, stooping, reaching and kneeling on a daily basis. Vision requirements are close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.
  • Personal protective equipment, as defined by Miller Milling Company will be provided

APPLY

Miller Milling Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Miller Milling Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Head Miller – Winchester, VA

Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all milling units at the facility. This includes, but not limited to, employee safety, food safety, quality, continuous improvement in milling yields, and proactive mill repairs to maximize mill online time.

Primary Duties:

Milling
  • Ensure that daily productions meet all product Quality, Food Safety, and sanitation standards.
  • Ensure efficient milling operations. Review mill ops, stream analysis, and other reports analyzing milling operation to determine performance. Assure that changeovers are made efficiently with minimum loss of extraction and capacity.
  • Evaluate roll feed and sifter streams on a regular and routine basis to ensure effective operations. Periodically testing sift break scalps for carryover and checking balance between sifter boxes.
  • Examine daily the operation of the cleaning house equipment for proper operation and optimization.
  • Monitor and participate in grain quality discussions and best cost blending.
  • Develop and train the mill crew to be leaders in production as well as in the proper setting and control of all milling equipment.
  • Support and execute all company wide continuous improvement processes.
  • Ensure inventories are maintained such as sifter supplies, filter socks, spare rolls.
  • Responsible for implementation & upkeep of various regulatory programs – federal, state & local.
Management
  • Work with and lead Outside Contractors during onsite visits.
  • Help Plant Manager with future projects that need identified.
  • Insure subordinates are managed, led, evaluated, and reviewed in a manner that is consistent and maintain relationships with respect.
Administration
  • Provide management oversight of the mill when the plant manager is not onsite.
  • Responsible for a yearly budget in their Department along with other expense departments that are indirectly related.
  • Working closely with Maintenance Manager on Mill maintenance related areas.
  • Implement company policies and procedures & insure those policies and procedures are followed.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Milling Science or Graduate Certificate from the Swiss Milling School
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as head miller or equivalent related milling experience
  • Willing and able to be on call at all hours for plant issues
  • Demonstrates effective Communication Skills – written and verbal
  • Willing and able to work with wheat products i.e. no wheat /gluten sensitivity
  • Willing and able to work in a team environment for the success of the plant

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work involves daily exposure to common grain milling elements such as dirt, dust, fumes, and noise. Seasonal exposure to weather elements includes, but is not limited to, extreme temperatures and humidity.
  • Work environment involves daily exposure to physical risks such as working around forklifts, chemical hazards, and ovens.
  • Position requires the ability to stand; walk; use hands to perform maintenance tasks, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, or crawl; carrying/lifting packages up to 50 pounds; Vision requirements are close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception.
  • Personal protective equipment, as defined by Miller Milling Company will be provided

APPLY

Miller Milling Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Miller Milling Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.