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Quality Assurance Manager (JMP471)

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Mankato, MN
$75,000 - $100,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 14, 2017
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Our QA Manager is responsible for leading the Plant Quality and Sanitation teams directing the daily operations of the Quality Assurance and Sanitation function to uphold company policies, formulas, specifications and regulatory requirements, as well as ensures that all finished product meets food safety and quality standards.

  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology or a related discipline.
  • Certifications in SQF, HACCP, and PCQI.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience managing plant quality assurance and sanitation programs.
  • Experience with FDA regulatory environment.
  • Team oriented management style must be hands-on and involved.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Leads the Quality, Food Safety, Sanitation, Technical Services and Lab functions on all shifts.
  • Ensures compliance to state, federal and local regulations.
  • Assures efficient and accurate testing, reporting and monitoring of product safety and product quality per corporate protocols.
  • Develops and facilitates internal audits to determine/assess compliance to company policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains systems for checking, validating and verifying process compliance, including but not limited to SPC, HACCP/HARPC Food Safety Plans and Food Quality Plans in order to provide Production Departments with the tools necessary for the manufacturing of safe, quality products.
  • Ensures effective food safety and food quality training for plant team members and quality assurance staff.
  • Advises the plant management team on food safety and food quality trends within the business and recommends appropriate corrective action.

Instructions/How To Apply/What to Do Next:
If you believe you are qualified and wish to apply, please click on the Apply button. You will be instructed to complete an online job interest submission. Upon completion, you will receive an automated email confirmation verifying your interest submission has been received. We will contact you shortly via email/phone if your qualifications meet the requirements of the position. Thank you for applying!!