Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager - Lady Moon Farms

Fort Myers, Florida, United States | Full-time

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Lady Moon Farms is seeking a full-time, experienced Quality Manager to lead and help develop our Food Safety and Quality Assurance programs. We were founded in 1988 on 10 acres with a dream to grow the freshest, best tasting, organic vegetables while respecting mother nature. While we’ve grown over the last 30+ years to farm nearly 3000 acres in FL, GA and PA our dream hasn’t changed.  We continue to focus on growing high quality, nourishing food with respect for the land and our people. Our website can be found here: https://www.ladymoonfarms.com/

 

The QA Manager will assure compliance with USDA, FDA, FSMA regulations, Sanitary Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP, SQF, Organic and other related, applicable food safety guidelines, and regulations.  The Quality Manager will report directly to the VP and will work closely with the production team.  We are seeking an individual who will be a team player and help us take our Food Safety program to the next level.  

 

Scope of Work

  • Develop, organize and supervise all aspects of quality and food safety programs. 
  • Deploy HAACP and SQF Food Safety Program 
  • Supervise, host or conduct all internal and external audits. 
  • Supervise and conduct regulatory mock recalls to meet compliance standards. 
  • Manage all documentation necessary for regulatory inspections, submissions and audits. 
  • Manage all internal documentation for operations compliance; vendor, receiving and shipping. 
  • Develop, organize and supervise all aspects of the corrective action register. 
  • Document, investigate and respond to customer complaints as needed. 
  • Consistent study on industry standards and quality related issues. 
  • 20-30% travel time to other states

 

Qualifications 

  • 2+ years of experience in the vegetable or fruit industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented with experience in record keeping and strong organizational skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record for company insurance carrier
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness, food safety or equivalent
  • Comprehensive understanding and food safety certification related to vegetable packing and working knowledge of HAACP, GMPs, and Organic certifications
  • SQF experience preferred

 

Salary: dependent on experience + company truck + vacation + bonus eligibility 

 

Based in Ft. Myers, FL or neighboring areas.