Quality Control Analyst

Elizabeth, NJ
Full Time
Atalanta Corporation
Entry Level

Summary/Objective:

Food Safety and Quality Assurance is an integral function at Atalanta.  It encompasses the vetting, monitoring and testing of oversea suppliers to ensure the delivery of safe and quality food products to US customers. Our customer base is comprised of various Food Industry sectors including Retail, Food Service, as well as Industrial accounts. Given the new US Government mandated Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) along with the rise in customer demands from all sectors, the Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist is an important member on our team and plays a key role to ensure our supply partners are in full compliance with all US government mandates and customers’ requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform Supplier Risk Analysis and review Food Safety documents for all current and potential suppliers.
  • Work closely with foreign suppliers to resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Conduct regular product cuttings and evaluate samples against product specification.
  • Participate in training activities to gain knowledge of cheese and can food processing.
  • Coordinate with the Sales Support Team and assist with customer Quality Assurance/Food Safety documentation requirements.
  • Audit foreign food manufacturing facilities supplier approval documentation and perform GMP/HACCP verification.
  • Work with our IT group to develop solutions to manual processes.
  • Monitor FDA regulatory changes, assist with other tasks as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree in food science or related field required
  • 1+ years of experience in the Food Industry; Master’s Degree in lieu of experience is accepted.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of food microbiology and food manufacturing;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously.
  • Experience leveraging technology to drive process improvements.
  • Demonstrated collaborative skills and ability to work well within a team.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Experience with HACCP, GMP, Risk Analysis, and developing a Food Safety Program.

The Gellert Global Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, disability, genetic information or protected veteran status.

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