DescriptionOur client, a multi-national well
known food manufacturer is looking for a dynamic Quality/Food Safety
Manager for their plant located in Stockton, CA area
The location is a high volume thermal processing, extrusion, packaging
plant with150+ nonunion employees
Position reports to Regional Quality Director
This position leads the plant Quality Systems to assure the on-going
production of high quality and safe food products that comply with product
design and meet or exceed customer and consumer expectations.
As a member of the site staff, the position is responsible to implement all
quality systems, assure effective change management and drive continuous
As the primary R&D representative at the plant, the position has shared
accountability to support research projects in raw materials, product
development and process improvement.
Manages all quality assurance, technical services, QC and laboratory
functions for the site.
As a member of the plant staff, provides direction and influence for the
development, implementation and continuous improvement of all quality
systems and plant strategies.
Assures that all products and packs produced at the site are safe for
consumption and conform to the intended product design.
Directs the quality and product safety components of all R&D driven
projects at the site through quality planning, specifications development,
and project oversight for compliance to GMPs and other company policies and
In partnership with the Technical Applications team, supports the
implementation/launch of all new products, line extensions and continuous
quality improvement projects including line trials and execution of process
Manages the quality audits and determines corrective and preventative
action process within the framework of the plants Quality Management
Manage QS Technicians (5-10)
Ensure adherence to Global Quality and Food Safety Standards including but
not limited to USDA, FDA HACCP, PRIMP, QMP,
BS degree in Chemistry, Food Science, Engineering or related technical
field is required
3+ years of experience in a technical area such as R&D product
development, laboratory management quality systems, or food process
3 + years with the successful management and development of people.
An advanced understanding of quality systems and food safety programs.
Company provides above average salary+ annual bonus+ GREAT Benefits
Relocation package provided