Director Quality Assurance and Food Safety – Food Ingredients - Minneapolis, MN

Are you looking for an organization that believes Food Safety is it’s #1 priority? 

Do you want to work for a Business leader that is as passionate about quality as you are? 


We’re searching for a Director of Quality and Food Safety to be a member of a small, growth oriented, private specialty ingredient manufacturer.  This person will be part of a dynamic leadership team reporting directly to the President.  This role will be responsible for developing and leading the development of a “Best in Class” Quality program.  The successful candidate will be a confident leader with a track record in developing people and processes successfully. Some qualifications include:


  • 10- 15 years in progressively more responsible Food Safety and Quality Assurance roles (Food industry a must)
  • Expertise in development and support of the Quality Team,  functioning in a broad quality and food safety role that requires both the strategic vision development and the tactical project execution. 
  • Must have experience in regulatory compliance, vendor certification, supply chain performance and contract fulfillment, HACCP, Quality management systems, complaint and issue resolution.  
  • Must have experience implementing a SPC program.   
  • Proven competencies in influencing others, change management, interfacing with operations, product development and customers, results orientation, analytical skills and maximizing relationships throughout the organization. 
  • BS or MS in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology or related field required.


Our client offers a broad role within a open, honest culture, and a true commitment to quality.  This role will shape the future of the department and the company.   Very competitive salary and bonus opportunity. The position is based in Minneapolis, MN and offers excellent benefits.  If you or someone you know would be interested in discussing this opportunity, please contact Julie Curtis at

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