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Quality Control Manager - Chambersburg, PA 17201


South Mountain Creamery, Inc.


Remember the milkman who delivered the milk on your doorstep? Guess what? We still do! The convenience of having your glass bottled milk, eggs, and other amazing products delivered directly to your doorstep year-round is a dream come true! But….we need your help! YES… We need you! South Mountain Creamery has an immediate opening for a Quality Control Manager.

South Mountain Creamery owns and operates two dairy processing plants in Middletown, MD and Chambersburg, PA. Primary responsibilities of the QC Manager include managing all aspects of the quality, food safety, and food defense programs associated with South Mountain Creamery’s operations in both Middletown and Chambersburg. The new Chambersburg location will be considered the “home base” of the QC Manager.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintain the laboratory's state certification and all permits and licenses for product testing, as well as employee certification.
  • Maintain all documentation required by Food and Drug Administration, Maryland Department of health and Food saftey, and Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, including but not limited to pasteurization charts, sanitation records, records of manufacture for all products, certificates of analysis for ingredients, finished product specifications, ingredient specifications, packaging information and other related documentation
  • Oversee and accompany PDA, MDH, FDA and other regulatory inspectors as well as any third-party auditors during plant audits and inspections
  • Oversee required testing on raw product, ingredients and finished products to verify compliance with federal and state standards of identity and food safety. These include, but are not limited to antibiotic residue testing, bacteriological testing (coliform and aerobic plate counts), and compositional testing.
  • Develop, maintain and manage all quality, food safety and food defense programs
  • Oversee the effectiveness of sanitation programs including testing of cleaning solutions, environmental testing and troubleshooting of sanitation issues as well as maintaining the safety data sheet (SDS) system.
  • Develop and maintain HACCP procedures, SOP's, SSOP's, Food Safety Plans and other requirements for compliance with the Food Safety Modernization Act

A successful candidate should have at least five years of related experience, with experience in dairy or other food processing plants being desirable, particularly in quality assurance, quality systems, laboratory and manufacturing environments, and regulatory administration. This person should be:

  • Detail oriented, independent, self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision in a highly regulated and complex environment.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and serve as a contributing member of the South Mountain Creamery Management Team.
  • Must have excellent communication and troubleshooting skills
  • Should have strong familiarity with Microsoft Office/Excel and other basic software and information management programs.

The food safety responsibilities associated with this position have a potentially large impact on the reputation of South Mountain Creamery. We are seeking an energetic individual with high attention to detail who is innovative in ensuring South Mountain Creamery production maintains high standards that meet stringent state and federal guidelines. This position reports directly to the ownership of South Mountain Creamery.

Our company's mission is to connect our love of the family farm and passion for local farm fresh foods to our community.

Come join our team and be a part of something amazing!

South Mountain Creamery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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