Quality Assurance Manager

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 by Affinity Executive Search

Worthington, MN 56187
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Our food manufacturing client has an opening for a QUALITY MANAGER in the WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA area. This QA Manager will be responsible for all product safety, quality and regulatory compliance for the manufacturing plant.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

* BACHELORS DEGREE IN LIFE SCIENCE OR RELATED; MASTERS DEGREE PREFERRED.
* 5+ YEARS FOOD MANUFACTURING QA MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE.
* Strong knowledge of laboratory testing procedures and computer software functions.
* Accomplished analytical and organizational skills required.
* Previous supervisory experience appropriate.
* Background in a food grade manufacturing facility strongly.

JOB SUMMARY: The QA Manager has responsibility for overall product safety, quality and regulatory compliance of the plant. This includes the development and implementation of a preventative quality system, specification compliance, operator training and development, quality testing, product labeling, customer complaints and all quality related issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Read and decipher documents such as safety rules, functioning and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
* Effectively document all process parameters and bring any deviations, including food safety problems, to supervisors attention.
* Complete special projects and other responsibilities as needed.
* Reinforce with the education of production personnel in the monitoring of product quality.
* Continue and advance all current quality assurance lab data system reports. Organize statistical analysis on production, lab and formula data.
* Analyze and administer analytical results on customer complaints in a timely manner. Collaborate with customers as needed to complaint investigation and resolution. Professionally illustrate MSG on quality matters with vendors and customers.
* Engage, direct, coach, lead and oversee all QA personnel constantly raising the standard of performance.
* Authorize quality assurance specifications for finished products, in process testing and ingredients and ensure that these specifications are met and adhere to by production personnel.
* Achieve and oversee the companys Quality Assurance Program at the facility.

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Reference: 559198789

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