Plant QA Manager
Plant QA Manager (Job Number: 193693W-01)
Direct responsibility for inspection and quality control/ quality assurance activities to meet specifications and quality standards for a variety of in-process and finished products. Manages customer and regulatory audits, lead root cause failure analysis of plant quality issues, managing costs and resources to provide timely analyses that meet the needs of production and sales and drives plant-wide quality improvements.
Typical duties of a Quality Control Manager include:
Manages the quality function by providing leadership and guidance for site operations and quality control
supervisor(s) and various levels of inspectors. They are responsible for directing technical activities of assigned
laboratory areas and operational functions.
Manage regulatory and customer visit and/ or audits
Lead and Investigate root cause failure analysis of customer complaints.
Lead the Food Safety and HACCP team at respective site.
Develops and implements department policies and procedures.
Establishes monitors and maintains a quality assurance and quality control system.
Directs quality control program to ensure laboratory activities comply with organization and regulatory agency
Interacts regularly with engineering, manufacturing and service functions to establish and define quality
assurance standards for the site including manufacturing, sanitation, pest control, and disposition of ingredients
or finished products.
Ensures laboratory personnel maintain current knowledge of laboratory techniques, procedures and equipment
Initiate lab safety policies and provide safety leadership
Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science or related fields.
10 years total work experience and 5 years in the food industry
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1) Knowledge of
Â·Quality Control procedures
Â·Food Safety, HACCP and the required prerequisite programs
Â·Standard methods including AOAC, FDA-Bam, etc.
Â·The principles of six sigma
Â·Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Â·Quality Assurance and Quality Control procedures
2) Ability to:
Â·Collect, process and analyze data
Â·Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally internally and to customers or regulatory agency
Â·To either lead teams or effectively work within the team
3) Skill in:
Â·Quantitative and qualitative analysis
Â·Lab equipment operation and maintenance
Â·Computer programs or databases such as SAP, LIMS, Mini-tab or excel
Nutrition and Health
Bachelor's Degree (Â±16 years)
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