Reyes Holdings Quality Compliance Specialist in Conroe, Texas
Quality Compliance Specialist
Job ID #:32360
Position Type:Full Time
Education Required:HS Diploma/GED
Experience Required:1 - 3 Years
Position Summary: Responsible for quality standards, continuous improvement and compliance activities for a multi-temperature foodservice distribution center.
Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
Conduct monthly Self-Assessments of Distribution Center Quality Systems, Food Defense and Food Safety protocols. All assessment findings will be documented.
Lead monthly Quality Meetings. Meetings will include Self-Assessment Findings, Corrective Action Planning & Status, Awareness Review Training agenda and communication of new initiatives.
Manage process improvements and corrective action activity for quality programs, i.e. Continuous Temperature Monitoring, QCP Deviation Reduction, Supplier Meetings and corrective action development.
Communicate with the Distribution Center Management Team and outside vendor(s) regarding quality initiatives, required training and developed corrective actions.
Point person for controlling quality related documentation and communications. Responsible for maintaining the Distribution Center document submission schedule and training.
Point person for the Distribution Center's Crisis Management, Product Recovery and CPlan coordination. This would include facilitating exercises and documentation revisions.
Perform DQMP Self-Assessments and coordinate related on site assessments and audits.
Review all data from routes equipped with continuous monitoring equipment to ensure temperature compliance.
Record and report all product quality issues including temperature deviations, product damage, and product not meeting visual expectations using the appropriate tracking records (QIP Plus).
Trend quality complaints from customers using company software programs, analyze and report on top 5 quality issues by month and quarter.
Communicate any noticeable trends in regards to product quality.
Monitor sanitation and building maintenance activities related to quality systems, including updating and maintaining all required documents.
Inspect all in-bound shipments to ensure the highest standard of product quality.
Meet monthly with Food Defense Team to review compliance of all quality standards
Provide training, track and implement corrective action or process improvement initiatives.
Leads the planning, direction and coordination of lean operational techniques and support justification for alternate methods to reduce costs.
Provide process improvement techniques that focus on optimizing value through a fact-based decision process.
Ensures project development objectives, goals, measures and metrics are established.
Implement safety policies and develop procedures to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
Development and implementation of internal self-audits and inspections, analyze data, and maintain current records in regards to potential outside audits.
Active safety committee member for food safety and security
Distribution Center lead on audits such as OSHA, DQMP, Silliker, SMP, DOT, SQI, & ISO
Provide training on regulatory requirements and processes as needed.
Conducts accident investigations, data analysis and reoccurrence prevention programs and procedures
Responds to and provides assistance to emergency situations. Maintains required level of certification.
Complete PRIDE Reporting and ensure for accuracy
Other projects or duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
1-2 years related experience
Self-motivated and disciplined team player
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Sound organizational skills with the capacity to prioritize and multi-task to ensure deadlines are met
Exhibit a sense of urgency and focus on results
Proficient with the Microsoft Office suite with intermediate Excel skills
Willing to work any shift and any schedule due to our 24/7 environment
Knowledge of process improvement principles and tools
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
College degree in business related field
Expert level MS Excel Skills
Experience with Enterprise Management tools (JD Edwards, Syntellic, XATA, etc.)
Working knowledge of customer standards of QIP, Silliker and HACCP.
Experience with WMS (Warehouse Management System)
Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies, lean operations, and product traceability
Working knowledge of OSHA and DOT rules and regulations
Previous supervisory experience
Physical Demands and Work Environment :
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service, overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.
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