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Quality Assurance Lead

Company: Lyons Magnus
Location: Fresno
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionCreativity, innovative thinking, and the manufacturing of top-quality products have put Lyons Magnus at the forefront of the food industry. Lyons is involved in each phase of the food manufacturing process from growing raw materials to marketing finished products and everything in between. Lyons produces more than 2,000 different items for the industrial ingredient and food service segments, designing products for some of the top restaurant chains in the country, as well as international accounts. -This vast undertaking could not be done without a diverse and talented staff. At Lyons, our people are the heart of our organization. Lyons is proud to cultivate a thriving work environment with employees who are satisfied and productive and engaged in creating the future the company s and their own. - -A Quality Assurance Lead is an entry level leadership role within the Lyons Magnus Quality Assurance Dept. It requires an in depth understanding of Lyons product/process quality and food safety systems. The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic manufacturing environment. -The Lead will use techniques but not limited to quality and safety guidelines/SOPs of all product with our plants and equipment capabilities, accuracy of formulations, GMPs, and HACCP/FSMA regulations and technical leadership practices to ensure a safe and whole product is produced. The Lead must communicate any product/process out of specification/ non-conformance events in a timely manner to leadership.Without the Quality Assurance Lead, the Quality Manager or Supervisor will assume the responsibilities belows. -Pay range: $20-$21/ Per hourSwing or Grave shift includes a 10% differential. -Description of Responsibilities:Experienced in batch adjustments for all processing lines, processing line checks and verifications including brix, viscosity, pH, T.A and any other analytical analysis as required by a customer or formula.Ensure Training Matrix is updated and executed for all Quality Assurance and Laboratory Staff members and all records are audit ready. -Ensure weekly QA manning plan is completed and updated accordingly to support production needs.Support Lyons Magnus management of change process; ensure completion of routing and sign off documentation and records are organized and effectively stored.Review all quality and food safety checks in Red Zone for accuracy and completeness. -All deviations need to be resolved within 72 hours of checks being completed or documented and follow up accordingly with personnel or escalating. -Ensure that process control checklists, as developed, are filled out completely by all operators (including, but not limited to sterilization check lists, in-process data sheets, packaging checklists, etc. )Support the investigation of deviations from operating parameters with production, technician staff and root cause effectively. -Coordinate with QA Leadership to create training materials; SOPs, VWIs and OPLs for the successful implementation and adherence to company policies Ensure all standards are documented in Lyons SharePoint site and updated per Doc. ControlSupport the ongoing implementation of the employee skills and competency matrices and their respective individual development plans.Ensure all laboratory equipment and supporting operations measuring devices are calibrated, verified as scheduled and functioning as designed. -Troubleshoot and or escalate to vendors for effective repair or replacement.Support the development and implementation of the customer and company retention samples program.Review and communicate label change announcements to Quality Technicians.Oversees supply inventory of the lab. -Communicates new product announcements to Quality TechniciansSupport duties as provided by Quality Assurance Leadership.Supports and communicates department, plant, and company safety -RequirementsQualifications: -To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications listed below are representative of the required knowledge, skill and/or ability as well as the physical requirements. -Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Intermediate working knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, MS Dynamics, RedZone, and Tableau software.A proven track record of exceptional organizational, planning and overall time management skills in addition to exceptional verbal and written communication.A comprehensive understanding of the core competencies of Lyons manufacturing capabilities, food safety and quality plans. -Problem solving and critical thinking skills.Education and/or Experience:A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. -A minimum of 2 years of successful experience in manufacturing.A comprehensive understanding of the core competencies of manufacturing capabilities.Additional InformationOur compensation program is designed to attract, motivate, and retain the very best people. Lyons Magnus offers a comprehensive benefits plan that include: Health, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Sec. 125, 401(k) plan, and more. If you meet these requirements and are eager to join a dynamic company poised for further growth, please respond with your cover letter, and salary requirements. -To learn more about Lyons Magnus, LLC its products and core values, visit

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