Quality Assurance Manager - Manzana
In Beautiful Northern California (Sonoma County)!
Manzana Products Co., a US subsidiary of an
established, global, European food company (Eclor)
is seeking a QA Manager for its Sebastopol manufacturing facility. This site produces high quality organic and
natural products for major retailers, the foodservice industry, and
distributors/wholesalers worldwide. As demand for our products increases, we
are expanding and diversifying production capability. We are seeking an
experienced Quality Assurance Manager to run our entire quality program.
Reporting to the General Manager, this position will design and implement our
quality policies and procedures to ensure that we consistently achieve the
highest level of quality and food safety.
This is a
great opportunity to join a successful, growing company and highly dedicated
team. We offer competitive pay and benefits we well as a performance-based
As Quality Assurance Manager, you
- Design, develop and implement
quality programs and procedures for the overall production activities of
- Manage the plant’s internal
auditing, environmental, product testing and hold / release programs and
- Participate in regulatory and
outside audit inspections of the facility.
- Conduct comprehensive,
quantifiable internal audits.
- Ensure company personnel are
trained and current in QA requirements.
- Work with suppliers/vendors to
ensure their products and methods meet our standards.
- Ensure company meets its own
certification requirements (e.g., organics).
- Maintain ingredient
specification manuals and recipe manuals for all products.
- Ensure compliance with FDA,
USDA, and other regulatory, labeling and certification requirements.
- Maintain corporate quality
records and inspection documentation.
- Bachelors Degree in food
science/microbiology, environmental health, food safety or related field
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in food
manufacturing operations required.
- Supervisory experience required.
- Significant experience with
quality programs in a comparable facility; IFS preferred.
- Proven knowledge and
certification in HACCP programs.
- Knowledgeable in food
microbiology and emerging pathogens is preferred.
- Comprehensive knowledge of the
FDA, USDA, CA Department of Health Services and other regulatory
- Knowledge of FSMA, GFSI,
various audit schemes such as IFS, NSF, and Tesco.
- Ability to relate well with and
- Demonstrated computer and
information technology skills.
If you meet
these requirements and are ready to take on an exciting new challenge with a
great company, we’d like to hear from you! To apply, please use this link: http://jobsco.re/1QrBoJS
include salary requirements with your cover letter.