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EFCO offers the sweetest opportunities!
Family-owned and operated since 1903, EFCO Products is a global leader in creating and distributing innovative bakery fillings, mixes and concentrates, beverage bases and syrups, sauces and spreads, fruit and specialty toppings, and savory sauces that have made us a key supplier to the bakery and foodservice industry.
Becoming a leader has meant investing in our most precious ingredient; our employees. At EFCO we understand the power and value of people, and that a happy employee translates into better results and a more positive work environment. It’s because of this that you can expect a very attractive and highly competitive compensation package.
- Paid Time Off (company holidays, vacation and sick days)
- Employee Assistance Program
- Opportunities for Professional Growth
- Pension Plan
- Incentive Programs
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Wellness Coverage
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Senior Quality Assurance Specialist to join our food manufacturing facility in Poughkeepsie, New York. As a Senior Quality Assurance Specialist, you will play a vital role in ensuring our products meet the highest quality standards. Your primary responsibility will be to oversee quality control procedures and processes.
- Develop and implement quality control procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
- Conduct regular audits and inspections to identify areas for improvement and ensure adherence to quality assurance protocols.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and maintain quality control documentation, including standard operating procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and training materials.
- Coordinate and provide training to employees on quality control procedures, product specifications, and food safety regulations.
- Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, making necessary adjustments to ensure continuous improvement.
- Lead investigations into quality issues, non-conformances, and customer complaints, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions.
- Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and regulatory changes to proactively implement best practices and maintain compliance.
- Drive continuous improvement initiatives.
- Participate in internal and external audits, ensuring compliance with quality standards and providing necessary documentation and support.
- Bachelor's degree in food science or a related field.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in quality assurance, preferably in a food manufacturing environment.
- In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations, quality control principles, and industry best practices.
- Strong understanding of quality management systems, such as, SQF, HACCP, and GMP.
- Proven experience in delivering training programs, with excellent communication skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify root causes and implement effective corrective actions.
- Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy and precision.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
- Proficient in using quality management software and tools.
- Certification in quality assurance or related field is a plus.
If you are a dedicated and experienced Quality Assurance Specialist with a passion for training and development, we would love to hear from you. Join our team and contribute to our mission of delivering high-quality food products to our customers while maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety.
We are seeking a skilled machine operator to join our team and work on various packaging lines.
As a machine operator, you will be responsible for:
- Setting up, operating, and adjusting machinery to ensure smooth and efficient production processes
- Checking the quality of the products and making sure they meet the required standards
- Identifying and resolving any issues or malfunctions that may occur with the machinery or the production process
- Following safety protocols
- Documenting and reporting production data, incidents, and issues to supervisors or management
- Collaborating and communicating with coworkers, supervisors, and maintenance technicians
To be successful as a machine operator, you should have:
- Previous experience in operating machinery or working in a production environment
- Basic mechanical and troubleshooting skills
- Ability to follow instructions and work independently or as part of a team
- Attention to detail and quality standards
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic candidate to join our Quality Assurance team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with quality assurance, food safety, and regulatory compliance in EFCO’s production facility
- Ensure the highest quality food and product safety while making sure that GMPs, SOPs and safe work practices are being met
- Perform quality assurance testing on test, wet/dry mixes and raw materials
- Research/data collection and interpretation
- Record keeping and report writing
- Communicating information in an efficient and timely manner
- Analytical, decision making and problem-solving skills
- Social and environmental awareness
- Math skills
- High level of organization and attention to detail
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Proficient Computer Skills with experience using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
- Must be able to carry, twist, bend, and stoop in conjunction with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds
Education And Experience:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent, Associates Degree in Food Science (preferred)
- Minimum of 1-2 years in Food Manufacturing and/or Baking Experience
- HACCP Certified
EFCO Products is pleased to reward our dedicated full time team members with comprehensive medical, vision, dental and wellness coverage, competitive compensation packages, life insurance and excellent benefit offerings. We also offer an Employee Assistance Program, a Pension Plan as well as paid time-off and company holidays.
The HACCP Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and coordinating all aspects of HACCP Programs, including pre-requisite programs, food safety, and regulatory compliance in our production facility. The qualified candidate will ensure food safety and product quality standards are met through HACCP Programs and ensure GMPs, SOPs, and safe work practices are being met. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate strong leadership skills while functioning as a team player.
- Must have demonstrated the ability to develop and deliver food safety training and HACCP programs.
- Good oral and written communication skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels is essential.
- Must be able to evaluate information quickly, identify key issues, and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, and experience.
- Must have a strong sense of personal ownership while maintaining a team-oriented environment.
- SQF Practitioner, HACCP, PCQI, Better Process Control, and GMP certification required.
- Strong computer skills with experience using Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
We are looking for an organized and communicative individual who will add to our recipe for success. Join our fast-paced environment while partnering with a team of innovative and strategic thinkers.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and detail-oriented individual to join our team as an HR Coordinator. In this part-time entry-level role, you will provide essential support to the HR department in various administrative and operational tasks. The HR Coordinator will play a crucial role in maintaining employee records, assisting in recruitment processes, and ensuring smooth HR operations. This position is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain hands-on experience in the field of human resources.
Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, the Quality Manager is responsible for all food safety, food quality and security compliance programs at EFCO Products. Managing the Quality Assurance team, the qualified candidate will effectively plan, coordinate, manage, and control all activities necessary to ensure the highest quality standards for the production and distribution of safe food products.
The qualified candidate will follow and understand standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA, HACCP, while simultaneously training EFCO associates in these standards.
The qualified candidate will act as a quality liaison and must be comfortable interfacing with customers and colleagues regarding all quality matters. Other responsibilities include overseeing external and internal auditing of programs, documentation, and facility security.
We are looking for an organized and communicative individual with exceptional leadership skills who will add to our recipe for success. Join our fast-paced environment while partnering with a team of innovative and strategic thinkers.
· 3-5 years of managerial/supervisory experience required.
· Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline.
· Comprehensive understanding of regulatory requirements for food safety and quality systems.
· Strong organization, planning, and decision-making skills.
· Experience with GFSI programs and be certified as a PCQI.
· Certified internal auditor for cross-functionally auditing departments against their SOPs.
· High attention to detail with a commitment to continuous improvement.
· Ability to interact with associates at all levels where the ability to gain cooperation is critical.
· Exceptional verbal and written communication skills along with excellent computer skills.
· Ability to lead and motivate in team settings.
· Self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision.
· Punctuality in workplace attendance and project timelines.
· Smooth and error-free operation of all areas of responsibilities, duties, and functions.
· Ability to make evident progress/improvements in Quality and Food Safety Programs.
· Company’s ability to maintain SQF certification on a continual basis with year over year improvement.
· Timely completion of assignments.
· Ability to achieve and maintain trust and cooperation from all levels of the organization.