Quality Assurance Manager
The Quality Assurance Manager is a key
member of the management team with primary responsibility for protecting
the food through establishing and implementing food safety and quality
strategy and meeting all customer and compliance requirements.
The QA Manager is a leader responsible
for developing, implementing and monitoring food safety and quality
assurance programs and ensuring operations is in compliance with best
practices for food safety and quality. The QA Manager reports directly to
the General Manager. The QA Manager provides leadership directly to their
team (exempt and/or non-exempt) and indirectly to other plant personnel.
- Manages Quality Technicians
to assure safe, high quality, and efficient activity
- Manages training program for
quality, sanitation and operational quality
- Develop and implement food
safety systems to ensure quality standards are achieved
- Oversee all phases of HACCP
Food Safety Plans and the plans control product safety
- Manage 3rd party audit
process including SQF, USDA, FDA, Organic, Kosher, and select
- Works closely with Purchasing
and R&D to determine best practices & corrective actions
- Approve new ingredients and
new vendor approval process; audit material suppliers
- Develops, monitors, and
improves measurement factors for controlling and reducing conditions
and behaviors that lead to non-conforming products and quality
- BS Degree in Biology,
Microbiology or related field; or equivalent combination of education
- HACCP Certification from a
recognized HACCP Training Course and the experience and competence to
implement and maintain HACCP based Food Safety Plans.
- SQF Certification for
Implementing SQF 7.2 Systems required, and the understanding of the
relevant SQF code and requirements to implement and maintain SQF
systems relevant to the scope of the company’s certification.
- Ability to multi-task in a
continually changing fast-paced environment in a positive,
can do manner.
- Ability to use a calculator
and be proficient in basic math functions such as addition,
multiplication, division, and calculating percentages.
- Ability to read, write, and follow instructions in English.
- Proficient in basic use of
computer including Word, Excel, and other applications.
- Attention to detail, follow
procedures, and problem solve.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 /year
- Quality Assurance: 3 years