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(Archived) Quality Manager / Quality Assurance Manager / Quality Food Safety Manager / QA Manager

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

Quality Manager / Quality Assurance Manager / Quality Food Safety Manager / QA Manager

Position Summary

Our client, a multibillion-dollar food manufacturer with well-known, iconic brands seeks a passionate Quality Assurance Manager for a key facility.

As a critical member of the Plant Leadership Team, you will be responsible for the food safety and quality. This is a fantastic opportunity to utilize state-of-the-art methods, tools, and procedures to deliver zero defects from incoming raw materials to outgoing finished goods in a food-safe environment.

Lead continuous improvement initiatives to produce the best-in-class cost of quality.

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will have significant managerial responsibilities including leading, mentoring and managing 20 reports (Quality and Sanitation).

Highly visible opportunity with strong career growth potential.

Location: Mount Vernon, IL

Compensation: $100K - $110K + 10% bonus + 9% 401K match + full relocation.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and assure compliance with all Food Safety, Regulatory, and Quality policies.
  • Ensure USDA and FDA regulations and respective plant programs are in compliance.
  • Maintain a robust food safety program (e.g. QRMP, HACCP, sanitation, pest control, GMP, traceability).
  • Ensure implementation of and compliance with Sanitation policies, programs, and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance /audit readiness - review all quality systems and policies annually.
  • Act as primary interface with regulatory agency representatives at the facility.
  • Develop plant Quality KPIs and scorecard.
  • Review quality management system metrics with the plant leadership.
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is in place to support compliance to policies and procedures.
  • Manage plant quality labs to ensure all methods, equipment, and measurements meet gauge reliability and repeatability (R&R) standards in both the laboratory and all plant processes.
  • Ensure standard work through the development of work documentation and training to standards.
  • Own customer/consumer complaint investigation and resolution.
  • Develop, implement and communicate an effective product containment program to ensure appropriate control of quality/food safety defects.
  • Coach/develop all plant leaders in regard to quality and statistical tools.
  • Manage core training and certification processes at the local site.
  • USDA manufacturing compliance.
  • Use continuous improvement tools (UPS, quality index, etc.) to identify opportunities and development improvement plans.
  • Oversee product quality with regards to new product implementation and introduction into the market.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Quality Assurance in Food/Beverage/Pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • 1+ years Leadership experience.
  • Lean manufacturing, a plus.
Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Quality Assurance in Food/Beverage/Pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  • 1+ years Leadership experience.
  • Lean manufacturing, a plus.
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Multibillion dollar manufacturing company, comprehensive benefits and great opportunities for growth

Salary Type : Annual Salary

Salary Min : 10000

Salary Max : 110000

Currency Type : US Dollars

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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