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QA Manager
Partners a tasteful choice co - Des Moines, WA





Job Summary

QA Manager in Snack Food Manufacturing

Partners a tasteful choice co is a growing business looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated people who want to be part of an energetic team and fast paced work environment. Partners, a tasteful choice co is a family owned business, founded in 1992, that manufactures gourmet crackers, cookies, snacks and cereals that we are proud to bring to markets around the world.

Currently we have an opening for a QA & Food Safety Manager in our new Des Moines, Washington facility who can continue to develop and implement our food safety and quality programs. They will also work with R&D to continue development of new products and other continuous improvement programs.

Our hours of operation are 7 days a week and 24 hours a day and though the QA Manager will normally work Mon-Fri the QA Manager is expected to occasionally work on a variety of shifts and schedules. We have a diverse and multi-lingual workforce so the QA Manager must work and communicate well with others.

The QA Manager qualifies for continued education and training through established company training programs and other approved job training programs run by third parties. QA Managers also qualify for Health, Vision and Dental Insurance, PTO, Bonus programs and an Employer Matched Retirement Simple IRA. This is a salaried, overtime exempt position with highly competitive pay depending on experience and training.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for quality assurance throughout the organization. They work directly in all aspects of the business from purchasing, suppliers, the production team and through the sales team and customers. They are responsible for communication of food safety and quality standards to suppliers, and plant personnel through training, corrective actions, audits, and continual monitoring. They provide timely analysis of customer service, internal and vendor cases to create long term solutions in our effort towards a zero incidence rate.

Qualifications and Skills

The QA Manager must have a Bachelorís Degree in Food Science or equivalent and at least 3 years of experience as either a QA Manager or equivalent position in food manufacturing. A bakery or snack food environment would be preferred but is not required. The position requires a deep familiarity with GFSI programs such as BRC or SQF and related programs surrounding food safety such as HACCP and FSMA HARPC planning, allergen controls and organic certification requirements


Continued Education, PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • QA Manager: 5 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Job Location:

  • Des Moines, WA


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