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Quality Assurance Manager

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/25/23

Job Description

Job description:

Quality Assurance Manager

The purpose of the Quality Assurance Manager is to ensure a quality product is being produced and distributed at all times.


  • Ensure proper management of day-to-day activities related to food safety, HACCP programs, GMP and quality training programs.
  • Execute quality control procedures, policies, and control quality of and production/distribution efforts.
  • Will lead efforts to ensure quality excellence and compliance with food safety regulatory standards.
  • Maintain quality assurance standard operating procedures in Safety chain.
  • Monitor performance of quality control systems to ensure effectiveness and efficiency (Safety Chain, HARPC, HACCP, and HACQP plans).
  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement of departmental SOPs.
  • Develop and execute employee training programs.
  • Ensure incoming materials meet safety and quality standards though inspection, vendor visits and certification programs.
  • Manage budget and cost controls.
  • Ensure that all new regulations are quickly and accurately implemented.
  • Review quality documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and inspections.
  • Analyze quality control test results and data and provide feedback and interpretation to management or staff necessary for operational decisions.
  • Document organizational or operational procedures.
  • Confer with organizational team members to accomplish work activities to ensure daily quality is maintained.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.
  • Ensure cleanliness and safety standards are maintained in accordance with SQF
  • Train Team members on Quality Assurance best practices


  • Education Four-year bachelors degree in food science, microbiology, etc.
  • Minimum 2-3 years in a food manufacturing experience
  • Certified SQF is desired.
  • Need to have the desire to be on the plant floor and setting up quality systems within the plant.
  • Should be ok with 20% travel.
  • 3-7 days of work at home per month on average.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • HARPC and/or HACCP Training Certificate
  • GMP Training

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

High profile position. Travel 20% and several days within a month working from home.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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