Quality Control Manager
- Organize, coordinate,
monitor, and champion the Quality System and Food Safety Systems in
accordance to SQF 2000 requirements – Pre-requisite programs, HACCP,
and Food Quality plans
- SQF Practitioner for the
site, overseeing the development, implementation, review and
maintenance of the SQF 2000 system
- Review of the 2000 SQF 2000
system in its entirety annually and responsible for validating any
changes to the Food Safety and Food Quality Plans
- Participates in the review of
all design, manufacturing, purchasing, and test documentation to
ensure that the company’s and customers’ quality requirements are met
on all products, programs, areas, and functions.
- Reviews proposals for new
testing programs, outlines of specific testing conditions, and
proposed operating procedures.
- Provides leadership and
guidance to test engineers and quality control inspectors to ensure
programs are carried out properly throughout the product development
and production process.
- Reviews analyses of test
results and approves “accept” or “reject” decisions and
recommendations for modifications.
- Interacts with
representatives from a variety of functional groups, including design,
testing, engineering, purchasing, and all production and inspection
personnel in the assigned product or program area.
- Evaluate and monitor
ingredients, packaging and processing aid suppliers for compliance to
- Grade and evaluate finished
products and determine product release and distribution based on
- Ensure customer specifications
are being met and manage complaint investigations and customer
- Participate in all State,
FDA, NSF, SQF, and other third party audits ensuring corrective
actions are completed and documented.
- Work with plant management to
track plant Quality performance to key performance indicators (KPI).
- Ensure employees have
adequate knowledge of GMP’s and Food Safety programs and supervise
that training is completed per requirements and is effective.
- Oversee analytical testing,
ensure accuracy of laboratory analysis and monitor calibration of
- Maintain and manage plant QA
- Responsible for documentation
and corrective actions involving Quality Systems
- Manage Dietary Supplement and
Acidified Foods quality/regulatory systems
- Requires a Bachelor's
degree in engineering or related field and a minimum of 8 years of
experience, with a minimum of 5 years as a quality or test engineer;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Thorough knowledge of
mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and general
knowledge to deal with a wide range of products and processes
- Demonstrated leadership
ability to direct the entire quality control team of engineers and
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or
- Ability to write reports,
business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from groups of
managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Ability to apply
mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution,
determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of
variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor
- Ability to define problems,
collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an
extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or
diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Proficient personal
computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine
database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
- Ability to prioritize
tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate
assignments to others.
- Comply with all safety
policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to
supervisor and/or Human Resources
- Participate in proactive
team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
- Provide leadership to
others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
Typical Environmental Conditions
- May be exposed to moderate
noise levels (i.e. office equipment and light traffic).
- May be exposed to fumes and
- May work in areas with
mechanical moving parts.
- Minimal overnight travel (up
to 10%) by land and/or air.