US Foods Manager, Quality Control Stock Yards in Charlotte Metro, North Carolina

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Maintain, update and implement national food safety and quality programs. Develop plant specific programs and forms in conjunction with plant leadership. Coordinate, implement and maintain the GFSI FS22000 food safety standards.


Manage the internal quality audit function for the site and ensure effectiveness of the corrective and preventative action process within the framework of the plant's Quality Management System.

Site leader responsible for on-site product risk assessment and risk management plan.

Attend site leadership meetings to report and drive continuous improvement: in sanitation, food safety, quality, and preventative maintenance.

Enforce production suspension to ensure food safety and quality continuity.

Ensure regulatory compliance with USDA, FDA, State and local authorities and act as division’s primary liaison with these agencies

Develop & implement site specific programs for GMP’s, SSOP’s, allergen control etc.

Develop and conduct site specific training programs for employees.

Manage HACCP and SSOP validations and verifications.

Manage to contract 3 rd party labs and develop bacteria and quality lab testing as needed / required.

Perform 3 rd party audit preparation and supplier audits as necessary.

Ensure sanitation requirements are maintained in all areas of the facility under scope.

Work with management, sales and customers as needed to understand and reduce product returns and complaints and implement appropriate corrective actions.

Manage vendor relationships to ensure food safety and raw material compliance specifications.

Manage labeling compliance with USDA/FDA regulations.

Ensure complete data collection and trending on relevant programs.

For exporting facilities only - manage export program, including update of product lists, AMS audit, update of QSA manual, exporting certification, troubleshooting of export related issues and review of all appropriate paperwork.

Other duties assigned by manager.



EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status



  • High school graduate or equivalent required, 4 year college degree or formal training/certification in Animal science/Food safety/Veterinary science preferred.Minimum 2 years’ experience LEADING plant food safety program required.

  • Preferred 5 years’ experience in a food service processing & distribution environment.

Related Experience:

  • Food safety training, sanitation (SSOP & GMP), USDA quality troubleshooting and QA process improving skills required.

  • Meat industry background/experience with food safety/quality knowledge in a meat production environment required.

  • Experience with a HACCP plan design, measurement, documentation & training required. Formal HACCP training/certification preferred.


  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize required.

  • Critical thinking. Analytical skills. Written and verbal communication skills.


  • Strong interpersonal skills required, including the ability to relate and positively influence employees & third parties at all organizational levels.

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Physical Requirements:

• Up to 50% walking in a cold environment • Up to 50% sitting • Up to 75Lb lifting


  1. SIT Up to 50%
  2. STAND Frequent/Constant
  3. WALK Up to 50% in cold environment
  4. DRIVE Occasionally item: Fork lift/pallet jack


  1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
  2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
  3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally
  4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never

Primary Location: Charlotte Metro-NC

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Quality Assurance

Job Level: Manager

Travel: No