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Food QA Manager Chicago, IL


The successful candidate will be responsible for the planning, implementation and maintenance of the company's food safety and quality systems to provide excellent quality, reduce risk and foster customer satisfaction.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Plan, implement and manage the company's written operating procedures in compliance with all regulatory guidelines and requirements and following the consolidated standards published by USDA and AIB and those found within the SQF 2000 code.


Manage the development of the company's quality standards (SQF) as well as documentation requirements by establishing timetables and action plans. Follow-up on non-conforming situations and provide technical assistance for compliance.


Respond to customer documentation requests, including quality surveys, specification reviews, kosher documentation, regulatory request and data collection.


Oversee regulatory interdepartmental meetings (Food Safety Committee) and compile reports to ensure consistency of written quality procedures and materials.


Provide training to all employees on a scheduled basis on food safety and quality issues that pertain to their job descriptions and responsibilities. This includes GMP's, allergen control, sanitation and all other topics as covered in the prerequisites program of the food safety manual.


Oversee various company projects related to quality and safety improvements.


Participate in and provide effective recommendations relative to employee performance, training and development, hiring, promotions, transfers, termination, etc.


Facilitate all in-house regulatory inspections and oversee all customer and third-party audits.


Review, maintain and implement personnel safety programs in accordance with OSHA standards. Provide training to personnel for job specific safety concerns. Lead plant safety committee and ensure Emergency Responders are trained and adequate coverage is provided on all shifts.


Responsible for supervising the QA and QC supervisors and reviewing floor documentation on a monthly basis to ensure all programs and policies are in force and being followed.


Required skills:

BS in Food Science or related area


10+ years QA/QC experience in a food manufacturing plant including experience with HACCP, CCP's, OSHA, allergen control and GMP's


USDA experience is a MUST.  AIB is a big plus


Strong written and oral communication skills



Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time




Food & Beverage

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