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Quality Assurance Manager Food Industry - Rensselaer, NY

Hudson River Foods/Dancing Deer Baking Co.

$70,000 - $75,000 a year





Hudson River Foods/Dancing Deer Baking Company are new to the Capital District. We are looking for dedicated people to join our growing company.
We create and make organic, non-gmo and kosher baking mixes and bakery items that are nationally distributed.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the food industry bears the responsibility of meeting food quality and safety regulatory requirements. A quality assurance manager implements and monitors procedures, standards and specifications aimed at meeting the company’s food quality goals. It is your responsibility to study and implement new local, state and federal regulations as outlined by the Food and Drug Administration and ensure the company's compliance.

The responsibility of the Quality Assurance Manager is to ensure product quality and compliance.

This includes:

- meeting the expectations of our customers while complying with federal quality standards
- inspecting products to ensure safety
- using the lab to confirm test, color, smell are within company standards and specifications.
- package safely, including expiration dates and instructions about storage and use.

- on going training in the production processes to ensure employees are up-to-date with quality systems and requirements.
- ensuring employees learn the importance of accuracy when mixing ratios, as well as understand the effect of parameters such as temperature on the quality of food.
- instilling employees on the importance of hygiene, such as wearing gloves and hair nets and washing mixing drums after every batch to ensure food products to avoid contamination.

- continuous improvement in taste, preservation techniques and packaging solutions.
- monitoring and instituting training on defect tracking mechanisms such as weigh and metal detectors.

- lead the SQF process and educated and prepare employees for a quality audit process.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $75,000.00 /year


  • food manufacturing: 5 years (Required)
  • SQF: 3 years (Required)
  • food safety: 5 years (Required)
  • Quality Assurance: 5 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


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