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Director of Quality and Food Safety - Pittsburgh, PA 15238






TruFoodMfg is a leading contract manufacturer of private-label nutrition bars, protein bars, chocolate moulded products, and baked goods. These products are sold at club, grocery, drug, convenience, and department stores worldwide.


We produce a wide range of products for category-leading brands. We believe in business partnerships, with collaboration and open lines of communication. Our dedication, value and expertise are the keystones of our business.


We’re more than just what we do, however. Whether inside at work, with our families or out in the community, we take pride in what we do and strive to make a difference wherever we are.


TruFoodMfg is currently seeking a Director of Quality and Food Safety. This position, as a member of the company’s senior leadership team, will be responsible for the total oversight and ongoing development of all Product Quality, Food Safety and Plant Sanitation Programs.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support and professional leadership for QA and Sanitation Managers/Supervisors and their teams
  • Oversight of all Food Safety, Sanitation and Product Quality Programs to ensure regulatory compliance and continuous improvement and consistent enforcement of quality practices throughout the facility
  • Lead audit teams during both customer and regulatory audits
  • Assist with standardization of sanitary operating procedures by observing and identifying areas in need of improvement and implement programs to ensure production processes are consistent with established standards
  • Be pro-active and ready for all regulatory reviews
  • Effectively communicate food safety and ingredient/product quality concerns to management team
  • Assist in monitoring the plant environmental conditions and establish trend reports for elimination of problematic areas
  • Develops, implements, trains, and maintains all quality programs, HACCP programs, SOPs, SSOPs, to ensure compliance with FSMA and local health department standards.
  • Oversees traceability and recall programs
  • Oversees root cause analysis in the investigation of customer complaints and drives improvement plans
  • Ensures training compliance for food safety and quality requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in relevant technical field required
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a senior Product Quality, Sanitation & Food Safety leadership role in food production
  • Multi-plant management experience preferred
  • USDA/FDA regulatory experience required
  • HACCP/HARPC and GFSI certifications preferred
  • Proficient with implementation of GFSI Standards
  • Previous food safety management systems training and implementation experience
  • HACCP/HARPC certification and experienced in the implementation and maintenance of HACCP / Food Safety Plans, as well as a solid understanding of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment with minimal direct supervision and have strong demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, and self-initiative skills and possess a strong work ethic
  • Detail oriented with strong problem-solving abilities and capabilities in leading multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • PC proficiency

Pay and Benefits:


  • Salary commensurate with experience + bonus
  • Major medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Matched 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedule
  • And more


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