Position Title: Food Quality Assurance Specialist
Industry: Food Manufacturing
Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Language Requirements: English and Spanish
Status: Full time

Jones Networking is seeking a Food Quality Assurance/ Quality Control Specialist to join our client’s growing food manufacturing facility in Alexandria, VA. This position is a career opportunity offering competitive salary, comprehensive healthcare benefits, professional development and growth opportunities in an exciting, fast paced, team-oriented environment.

QA / QC Specialist Position Summary:

  • Ensure compliance with USDA guidelines
  • Ensure coworkers are following appropriate food safety guidelines
  • Perform sanitation verification on equipment
  • Adhere to Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Monitor Critical Control Points
  • Maintain Safe Quality Food (SQF) standards
  • Document procedures and maintain related records
  • Ensure uniformity of recipe and ingredients during manufacturing process

QA / QC Specialist Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum one year experience working in food quality assurance or quality control in a food production / manufacturing plant
  • Exposure to USDA food industry production audits, good manufacturing practices – GMP, and other food safety standards
  • HACCP certification and/or ServSafe Training an asset
  • Fluency in Spanish is required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment