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QA Manager

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QA Manager
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QA Manager


We are working with an innovative plant based, dairy free food manufacturer that is looking for a QA Manager. This role will continue to build a quality management program and drive improvement within a fast-growing company. The QA Manager will report to the Plant Manager and oversee all food safety regulations, policies and procedures.



·        Develop and maintain a quality management program to drive improvement across the organization and align with the food industry best practices and BRC standards

·        Implement food safety & quality systems; ensure adherence on the manufacturing line

·        Write policies, SOPs, SSOPs and the completion of quality and safety logs, ensuring compliance

·        Ensure the HACCP, HARPC, SSOPs, allergen programs, formulations and finished product meet specification

·        Coordinate testing of product for micros and broadcasting results

·        Conduct, organize, and track food safety and quality employee training and mock recalls

·        Complete all functions related to organic and kosher certification and liaise with relevant organizations

·        Meet with regulatory agencies and represent company during external audits

·        Coordinate testing of product for claims

·        Ensure that receiving and shipping and procedures for incoming and outcoming finished products and raw materials are in compliance with quality and safety standards

·        Coordinate with Purchasing to drive improvements in supplier quality

·        Provide guidance and recommend solutions for supplier-related quality issues

·        Assist R&D with product development

·        Supervise & coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback

·        Deliver solutions to internal teams for quality related production issues

·        Provide direction on corrective actions consumer feedback

·        Produce CAPAs on food safety and quality issues when necessary

·        Maintain and drive a safe working environment throughout the manufacturing facility

·        Embody a vision and mission to build a world class safety and quality program



·        Bachelor’s Degree in related field required

·        5+ years of quality experience in a manufacturing environment in fast moving consumer good required

·        PCQI certification is ideal

·        Solid background in GFSI audits, BRC would be ideal

·        Experience with organic and kosher certification is ideal

·        Understanding of FDA regulations, HARPC/HACCP, GMPs, SOPs

·        2+ years of experience in a quality assurance lab

·        Ability to effectively build productive and engaged teams

·        Focused and driven to deliver agreed targets on revenue and margin

·        Exceptional problem solving and analytical abilities

·        Exceptional communication skills. Collaborative style and inclination

·        Ability to apply statistical process control concepts

·        Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals





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