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Quality Control Manager
Garden Lites - Avenel, NJ




$65,000 - $80,000 a year

Description and Responsibilities :

This position reports to the Plant Quality Assurance Manager and may directly supervise employees in the QA department. Will have the responsibility and authority to lead the development and implementation of Food Safety Fundamentals as well as Good Manufacturing Practices. Responsible for verifying and validating changes to food safety and food quality plans that have an impact on the acceptability of food prior to release.

  • Maintains SQF Documentation – Policies, Procedures, Work Instructions, Forms, Training, etc.
  • Will serve as HACCP Coordinator (HACCP certification desired)
  • Participate in 3rd party audits
  • Leads Change Management Team/Organizes Team Meetings
  • Responsible for managing training needs of departments
  • Issue Internal Quality Audits
  • Review completed Internal Quality Audits and follow through with corrective/preventive actions when necessary.
  • General support of plant production and quality assigned by plant leadership.
  • Attend all safety meetings, report any safety incidents/accidents and understand and follow all Company and Plant Safety policies and Procedures.
  • Supervision of employees may be required on occasion but not as a part of a regular work assignment.

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, or similar Science/Engineering
  • In depth knowledge of SQF or demonstrated internal auditing experience (SQF Practitioner Desired)
  • Understanding of Food Safety regulations, FSMA, and industry and market trends, including PCQI? Are you PCQI Certified
  • Demonstrate communication, organization and listening skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, neatness and follow through
  • Ability to organize and handle multiple tasks
  • Computer literate
  • Team player with strong communication skills a must

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 /year


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