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QA & Food Safety Manager
Maplebrook Farm - Bennington, VT




QA & Food Safety Manager

About Maplebrook Farm:

Maplebrook Farm produces handmade artisanal cheeses in the Green Mountains of Vermont. Now offering over twelve cheeses, Maplebrook Farm uses old world cheese making techniques to produce fresh quality products, with remarkable flavor and texture. rBGH & rBST-free, 100% Vermont Milk provides a distinguishable quality and unparalleled flavor.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager to oversee all Food Quality/Safety initiatives within the manufacturing plant. You are a master at what you do, and take pride in your work. You are truly passionate about Food Safety and getting the highest quality product to the end consumer. We are undergoing a relocation process and the job will be a face paced, ever changing position.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Update all SOPs, SSOPs, and Quality Policies
  • Maintain/Update Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMPs) and Good Laboratory Procedures (GLPs)
  • Complete Quality Checks (shelf-life studies, moisture analysis, environmental swabbing, warehouse checks, and inventory control, etc.)
  • Responsible for maintaining all Pre-requisite Programs (PRPs) such as: Pest Control, Supplier Quality, Master Cleaning Schedule, Food Safety Training, etc.
  • Point of contact/investigate all Consumer/Customer Complaints
  • Maintain Sanitation Logs and update Master Cleaning Sheet
  • Maintain/Update HACCP (Food Safety) Plan for the plant
  • Facilitate any FDA, USDA, 3rd Party, or self-audits
  • Strive for SQF and BRC certification


Bachelors degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Engineering, or another Science related field

  • 1-3 years Quality Assurance experience within a Food Manufacturing Facility
  • 3+ years in a Leadership/Managerial role
  • HACCP Certification
  • GFSI or SQF Certification
  • Knowledge of FDA, USDA, and State of Vermont Regulatory Agencies
  • Knowledge of Dairy Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement

Please send cover letter and resume to our Human Resources Department through this portal, or you may mail them to Maplebrook Farm, 453 East Rd., Bennington, VT 05201; Attn: HR Dept.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's


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