Quality Assurance Manager - Food

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Contract type:
Full time
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Specialist areas:
Quality assurance (main), Audit/assessment, Consultancy, Health and safety, Operational improvement, Project management, Risk management
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The Quality Assurance Manager will develop and oversee all the food safety regulations, policies, and procedures for a mid-sized food processing/packaging operation.
Develop, implement and enforce safety and food safety standards, policies, and programs including HACCP, SQF and GFSI, regulatory audits, food safety training programs, standard operating procedures (SOP's), product inspections, and standardization work instructions.
Develop and provide training for food safety and quality requirements
Conduct facility food safety audits as well as manage third party audits, working with USDA and AIB inspectors
Monitor and verify activities to ensure that all products coming in and out of the facility meet food safety standards and SQF standards
Update existing food safety procedures and documentation to keep up with changing requirements
Work closely with Operations on any food safety or quality assurance issues
Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed and documented correctly at all times


Bachelors degree required, ideally in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology or similar. Masters/MBA is preferred
10+ years manufacturing a food safety/quality assurance leadership role; must have experience supervising a team of 10-20 employees (combination of supervisors and quality technicians)
SQF practitioner, PCQI and HACCP certified is preferred
Excellent verbal, and written communication skills
Strong organizational and administrative skills
Food manufacturing experience or a similar manufacturing environment is required
Extensive working knowledge with any of the following: HACCP, FMEA, FSMA, EPA, GMP's, AIB, USDA, FDA, and OSHA regulations
Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools
Detailed oriented, good attitude, the ability to influence others and lead/direct others through training initiatives
Computer literate in spreadsheet, and word applications; SAP experience is preferred
Military veterans is preferred

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