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Quality Assurance Manager-Minimum 2-Year Experience - Merced, CA 95348

Richwood Meat Company

$62,400 - $83,200 a year





Richwood Meat Company is an Employee Owned meat processing facility specializing in raw machine formed beef patties, bulk packages and a variety of primal cut meats. Our meats are sold both wholesale and resale delivered with our fleet of trucks throughout California and Arizona.


The Quality Assurance Manager’s position is to ensure that all products produced meet regulatory and customer specifications.


  • Responsible for a QA staff of 3. Assign workload.
  • Oversee the development, implantation review and on-going maintenance of the BRC total quality management program.
  • Maintain approved vendor list includes; ingredients and packaging, auditing; follow up on corrective actions
  • New vender and customer specifications, new production product set-up
  • Manage Label and Nutritional program
  • Review outsourced micro testing results for environmental and raw material ingredients. Shelf life studies.
  • Manage COA’s
  • Implement and maintain the Master Sanitation program. Ensure that operational and pre-operational sanitation is acceptable. Implement and develop verification activities to verify the effectiveness of sanitation. Take corrective action as necessary. Maintain associated documents.
  • On-going GMP and food safety training for plant production employees and supervisors.
  • Respond to customer complaints.
  • Maintain recall procedures and program.
  • Communicate with maintenance regarding food safety involving processing equipment.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology or equivalent
  • Certified in HACCP and BRC
  • Minimum 2 years Quality Assurance Managerial experience
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for meat products
  • Comprehensive knowledge of USDA, FSIS, HACCP, SSOP and BRC requirements.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented.
  • Strong decision making, problem solving, planning and organizational skills.
  • Strong word processing and excel skills, ability to adapt to Canopy system.


  • Office and plant setting. The plant is cold and wet with moving mechanical processing equipment.
  • Work schedule: Monday through Friday day shift, weekend work as needed (special projects)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $62,400.00 to $83,200.00 /year


  • QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER: 2 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Merced, CA (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Flexible schedule

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