Role details

Quality Assurance Manager

Buffalo Grove   •   USD90,000 - USD110,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Company recently moved in to a brand new facility
  • Hiring a Quality Assurance Manager- Ammonia experience MUST

About Our Client

I am representing a private label food manufacturing company founded in 1862. The company which produces frozen pizza, salad dressing, sauces, marinades, condiments and deli salads to be marketed by other companies as their store brand or white label brand manufactures over 50 million frozen pizzas and more than 20 million finished crusts annually, reporting more than $200 million in yearly sales.

With approximately 675 employees, the company has moved into a new facility in the Buffalo Grove area and looks to hire 150 employees over the course of the next 12-18 months.

Job Description

  • Ensure compliance with all quality programs, including GMP, SQF, HACCP & SSOP's.
  • Evaluate and assist in developing processes, specifications, and critical control points in manufacturing, for ongoing quality assurance of all finished goods
  • Manage HACCP assessments and reassessments. Compose and edit HACCP plans and strategies for new products. Manage HACCP records and file maintenance
  • Maintain current library for all GMPs, SOPs, SQF.
  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement of departmental SOPs
  • Facilitate export certification process for Canada, Chile and Central America to meet business needs.
  • Directly manage plant Sanitation and associated programs.
  • Ensure that all new regulations (i.e., FSMA) are quickly and accurately implemented at all assigned facilities and suppliers
  • Implement quality assurance programs that effectively monitor product manufacturing in a way that result in company compliance with regulatory SOP, GMP, HACCP, and SQF level 3 standards for third party audit and customer product requirements
  • Ensure manufacturing specifications, standards, protocols and procedures for quality control and new product development are followed.
  • Lead inventory hold process and manage block and unblock inventory with quality related issues - determine disposition of failed or expired inventory
  • Oversee finished product microbiological program and environmental monitoring program
  • Directly handle consumer complaints and provide reports/trends based on accumulated data; initiate action plans to address repeat concerns.
  • Insure incoming materials meet safety and quality standards through inspection, vendor visits and certification programs
  • Execute employee training programs that support the Company's objectives with regard to quality and food safety
  • Apply administrative and record-keeping processes to support the programs listed above
  • Manage budget and cost controls considering existing new product pipeline and customer requests

The Successful Applicant

The Quality Assurance Manager will lead the development and execution of all Quality Assurance programs and activities that ensure compliance with company policies, food safety standards, government regulations, and industry best practices including GMP, SQF and HACCP. The Quality Assurance Manager will integrate quality assurance and quality control into all functions and people.

What's on Offer

This is a choose your adventure opportunity to join a company on the uptick.

Offering competitive base + comprehensive medical benefits package.

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