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FSQ Manager

Company: NationsBenefits, LLC
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Grow and lead among an award-winning and extraordinary organization that's dedicated to providing premier service and delighting members, 24/7/365. It all begins with how we care about the people we serve. Since 2015, our mission has guided our principles towards delivering solutions for a rapidly changing industry. Compassionate Care is at the center of all we do, and it unites us to foster an environment where everyone is empowered, inspired, and equipped for success.

We make a difference in the lives of millions; that's something we can be proud of.

Compensation for all positions is competitively higher than the current marketplace. Simply put - we pay more. We also offer a competitive benefits program, designed to support employees and their families across all dimensions of health including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) and paid holidays/time off for eligible employees. You can earn even more through referral bonuses. Achieve your potential and grow your career at NationsBenefits.com/Careers.

NationsMarket, a service line of NationsBenefits, is committed to offering healthy food solutions that meet the needs of our health plan partners and their members. Our mission is to help people eat well, live better, and feel their best. We offer high-quality, delicious, and convenient meals crafted with care and compassion. We're driven by culinary expertise, dedicated customer service and a shared drive to make people happy. At NationsMarket, our customers are family, so every meal is a family meal. The FSQ Manager is responsible for quality of the enterprise and for providing leadership and management for the company's quality Food Safety programs. The successful candidate will need to plan, coordinate, and manage quality activities including quality initiative design, budget, and implementation. The FSQ Manager will ensure that quality initiatives are timely and completed in accordance with established quality standards and procedures. The Manager will research and develop new and existing menu options, products, processes, and operational procedures. In addition, they will be responsible for supporting the company with product development and optimizes ease of execution, including cost control and coordinates with functional personnel to ensure timelines are maintained. The successful candidate will approach responsibilities with high level of integrity, confidentiality and protection, and low risk to company assets, including reputation.

Essential Job Duties

Assumes responsibility for the planning, development, and implementation of quality initiatives
Defines quality mission in collaboration with Senior Management
Creates a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete initiatives
Determines resource needs such as time, money, and equipment required to complete quality initiatives
Develops a schedule for initiative completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities.
Reviews the plan schedule with senior staff that will be affected by the quality activities, revising the schedule as required
Assumes responsibility for formulating and executing effective quality plans
Assumes accountability for the efficient, timely, and accurate completion for quality functions
Oversees design, implements processes to ensure validation that quality specifications are being met by network facilities
Assumes responsibility for development and implementation of food safety plans, policies and procedures
Responsible for network implementation of changes within food safety regulations including GFSI, USDA, and FDA (where applicable)
Update standard operation procedures (SOP), policies, and templates for all SQF related records
Develops and implements robust food safety plans
Manage HACCP plan and pre-requisite programs
Conduct SQF observations of key associated performing food safety activities
Owner of label life cycle including interfacing with regulatory agencies and network stakeholders. Work with Empire associates in the approval of labeling within the facility (USDA)
Plans, executes, and evaluates projects while maintaining food safety and regulatory requirements based on compliance regulations
Follow all facility GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) as required by FDA/MDA/USDA food processing regulations
Visit plant locations to support and educate management teams
Effectively supervises assigned personnel, ensuring optimal performance
Assumes responsibility for maintaining effective communication, coordination, and working relationships with company personnel and management
Assumes other duties as assigned


Bachelor's degree or higher preferred in Meat Science, Food Science, Culinary Nutrition, Foodservice Management, or a related field
Minimum of 5 years Managerial experience required
Five years of related progressive experience required
USDA food manufacturing experience related to prepared foods required. RTE prepared foods experience preferred
Safe Quality Food certification and training/experience preferred
HACCP certification training/experience preferred
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Thorough understanding of company products, services, and competitors' product lines
Strong leadership capability
Knowledge of meat products and related recipes
Strong verbal and written communication skills, especially in interpersonal relations
Must be well-organized with good attention to detail

NationsBenefits is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: NationsBenefits, LLC, Tallahassee , FSQ Manager, Executive , Tallahassee, Florida

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