Quality Assurance Manager – Quantum Foods – Bolingbrook, IL
About Quantum Foods
We’ve evolved from a portion cut steak provider into one of the world’s largest multiple protein providers to foodservice, military and retail – all while maintaining our commitment to building our customer’s businesses with top quality, value added products.
Quantum Foods provides:
Custom menu solutions for leading national and regional restaurant chains, including full-service and quick-serve operations
Nutritious and convenient entrees for the U.S. Military
Branded and private label programs for traditional grocery retailers and club stores
Value-added products for convenience stores
Quality Assurance Manager
The Quality Assurance Manager will assist in planning, coordinating, and directing of food safety and programs designed to ensure the safety and quality of the production of products consistent with established standards (USDA, local health regulations, company and customer standards). This position will be in charge of the quality programs at 2 processing facilities and 1 distribution center. Products include raw, heat treated and fully cooked beef, chicken, turkey, pork and lamb.
Duties and Responsibilities
Formulates and maintains quality objectives complimentary to corporate policies and goals. Plans and oversees the analysis, inspection, design, and testing to assure the safety and quality of products, including:
Develop, document and maintain complete and current HACCP plans and microbiological testing programs for each facility
Lead customer, 3rd party and USDA food safety, quality & regulatory audits
Create new policies and procedures and modify existing policies as deemed necessary
Investigate non-compliances and complaints and coordinate, develop, document and communicate corrective actions and preventative measures
Maintain a working knowledge of HACCP, Sanitation, GMP, USDA guidelines, directives and notices, chemical safety, food allergens, pest control and food microbiology
Identify areas of improvement in current plant systems and operations to increase the level of food safety
Education and/or Experience
Minimum Associates degree, Bachelors degree preferred
Minimum of 2-5 years in a Quality leadership role in a food manufacturing environment, USDA experience preferred
Minimum basic HACCP certification, advanced certification preferred
SQF experience, certification preferred
Strong computer skills with experience using Word and Excel & ability to generate reports
Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing
Organized with a strong attention to details
Must be a creative problem solver with excellent corrective action/resolution skills
We offer a generous benefits package in addition to a competitive starting salary.
Interested candidates must forward resume and include recent salary history.
No recruiters, please M/F/D/V EOE
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