Safe Quality Food (SQF) Scientist - Minneapolis, MN


About the Job

Education:      4-year degree required; Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biology or related discipline.


Required skills:  

  • 5+ years quality assurance experience in a food manufacturing facility;
  • Must be food certified (SQF, BPC, ISO 9001-22000, or SPC);
  • Food process background (Thermal Process or Aseptic a big plus);
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral;
  • The ability to conduct training and cross training on a variety of levels;
  • The ability to write SOPís and Policies & Procedures;
  • Computer skills in MS Word and Excel; Access (preferred).


Job Description:        Join a food company known for its innovation, quality and high ethical standards!  This company has a superior reputation and is looking for top-of-the-line, dependable employees.  The QA Scientist will be expected to make recommendations and decisions which positively impact the Quality System and the organization.  Duties include:

  • Reporting to the Director of Quality;
  • Developing, coordinating and implementing of the SQF Code certification program;
  • Creating corporate level quality policies which align with the SQF code;
  • Managing the Document Control system;
  • Creating, managing and ensuring compliance to the Internal Audit Schedule;
  • Managing the Corrective Action Database and following up on corrective actions;
  • Managing the Supplier Quality Database and Supplier files;
  • Conducting Supplier Audits;
  • Developing the Change Management Program;
  • Developing and implementing SPC across multi-site facilities;
  • Attaining SQF Practitioner status.


Please email your resume to weplace@byrnesandrupkey.comByrnes & Rupkey, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Recruiting firm.


Job Summary


Minneapolis, MN


Food and Beverage Production

Job Type

Full Time


Relevant Work Experience

5+ to 7 Years

Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)


USD 70,000.00 /year
$60-70K +

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