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Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA) Lead

Hungryroot

Hungryroot

Quality Assurance
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Who We Are

Hungryroot is the all-in-one recipe and grocery service. We're here to help people feel their best and make grocery shopping, cooking, and enjoying healthy food easier than ever. So, we're creating the first-of-its-kind food experience that puts people (and the planet) first, built for busy lives and individual needs. This position is based on-site at our Indianapolis fulfillment center.

What You’ll Do
Hungryroot is looking for a Food Safety Quality Assurance Lead to join our growing Operations Team. As a Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) Lead, this individual will be responsible for fulfillment center compliance, testing, and ensuring regulatory standards are being met that align with Hungryroot’s Food Safety & Quality policies.

The FSQA Lead needs to be highly motivated, possess a strong attention to detail, and demonstrate a working knowledge of process control. This role will serve as an additional on-site resource regarding food safety and quality-related processes and procedures. This role must follow all health and safety standards and comply with all GMPs.

Responsibilities

  • Works with a high level of independence to perform tests of the fulfillment operation to ensure our products conform to specifications.

  • Provide technical support for cross-functional teams to ensure company quality and food safety standards compliance.

  • Perform incoming product checks, including trailer inspection (cleanliness, temperature, overall conditions), box and pallet inspection (intact, undamaged), product appearance & temperature, and adherence to product purchasing specifications.

  • Perform testing of quality of product and process control points defined by the Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP). Reject or retain food products that exceed acceptance criteria.

  • Perform requirements such as GMP, Pest Control, and other audits. A daily documentation of all FSQA concerns in the appropriate log book or forms, audit checks and paperwork, and provide corrective recommendations if required

  • Understands and completes a variety of paperwork associated with traceability, quality, and controls.

  • Responsible for timely completion and accuracy of paperwork.

  • Assures that documentation is completed and delivered on time for proper daily review. May use computer software and electronic equipment to enter data

  • Ensures all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) are followed and may champion the GMP processes. At times may be assigned to other areas other than where they usually work.

  • Establish, maintain and promote good communications with all departments and levels of management

  • Performs other tasks and duties as needed.

Requirements

  • At least one year of experience in a Quality Assurance or Quality Control environment is preferred

  • Six months of experience working in a food related environment.

  • Must be able to work in various climates (0 F - 34 F) and stand on feet for long periods.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

  • Able to utilize standard processes, procedures, and equipment.

  • Knowledge of production processes, quality control, and other techniques to facilitate the manufacturing of our products

  • Prior experience with HACCP preferred

  • Able to perform essential math functions, including addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication.

  • Able to perform calibrations of equipment.

  • Google Suite, Netsuite, Airtable user capabilities.

  • General high school degree/GED or equivalent preferred

  • Must be 18 or older to apply as required for machinery and/or equipment utilization

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Spanish Bilingual is a plus.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation + comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits

  • Monthly Hungryroot credit

  • 401k

  • A working environment filled with passionate, happy, smart people!

Hungryroot is built on the values of being proactive, positive, and transparent in all that we do. Our mission to help make healthy eating easy, accessible, and joyful is better served by a diverse workplace.

We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building an inclusive workplace. We have zero-tolerance for harassment or discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.