Role details

Food Quality Audit Manager

Boston   •   USD85,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Focus on working with Vendors to ensure Organic, Kosher, and Fair Trade practice
  • International Travel is required at times

About Our Client

Our client is looking to hire a full time permanent candidate to fit into their mid sized firm. The business culture if focused on empowerment of their employees so they can make quick impact onto the business. The company has limited "red-tape" so that a good idea can always make it from inception to action. The company has a few core parts of their business including manufacturing, e-commerce, retail, and corporate. This role will work with each of them in the course of Quality Audit and Assurance.

Job Description

The Food Quality Audit Manager will be a key member of the Engineering and Supply Chain teams. At it's core, this is a role that will develop and direct all ongoing process and product (food & non food) quality audit management programming in alignment to all regulations set forth by the FDA, Safety regulations, and food manufacturing governmental laws. The Food Quality Audit Manager will also work very closely with the NPD - New Product Development- teams to coordinate all product testing and overall qualification.

This is a role with a strong focus on managing the third party supplier partners and integrating the supplier quality initiatives that will drive continuous process improvement at those sites.

Other immediate action items include

  • Oversee and maintain required certifications and compliance. Including organic, kosher, and Fair trade via Factory visits and factory audits
  • Corrective & preventive action plan review, renew, and creation.
  • Set up and run semiannual mock recalls

The Successful Applicant

Food Quality Audit Manager will be expected to have the following qualifications: * BS in Engineering or related program

* MS is Preferred

* A minimum of 6 yrs of experience in a Quality role focused on product (specifically food related) leveraging statistical quality control and measurement. FDA, GMP, HACCP, and ISO compliance

* Preferred but not required would be to have some sort of consumer product packaging experience and or exposure

* Must have some exposure or experience with Low Cost countries (Asia / Asian Suppliers preferred)


*** Overseas Travel once per fiscal quarter is required ***

What's on Offer

Part of a rapid growth business (target is to double the size of the business in 3yrs)

Manage a small team

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