Quality Manager (food Ingredients)

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Ethical Search Professionals
IL, United States

Web Site: http://www.ethicalsearch.com/

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Quality Manager (food Ingredients)


Decatur, IL 



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Job Description:

The Quality Assurance Manager will develop and manage Quality Assurance programs, QC Lab, and all activities that ensure compliance with company policies, food safety standards, government regulations, and industry best practices including cGMP and Preventive Controls. The QA Manager will integrate quality assurance and quality control into all functions and people.



  • Lead and manage team with respect to core values of safety, respect and integrity.
  • Lead and manage Plant QA team including plant lab technicians for all site labs.
  • Maintain Quality and Food Safety programs, ensuring compliance with national and international standards and legislation and ensure that all new regulations (e.g. FSMA) are quickly and accurately implemented in the plant.
  • Responsible for facilitating GFSI audits and corrective actions.
  • Manage Food Safety Plans (FSP) and preventive controls assessments. Compose and edit FSP/ Preventive Controls plans and strategies for new products. Manage FSMA records.
  • Maintain plant document library for all Food Safety and Quality documents (i.e. product formulas, FSP, plant food safety policies, and SOPs).
  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement efforts from a departmental perspective.

To Be successful in this role.....

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Food Science, Microbiology, food process, chemistry or comparable required;
  • 5+ years of related Quality Assurance experience in a food manufacturing plant preferred.
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience as a manager
  • Formal preventive controls (PCQI/HACCP), Quality System training is strongly preferred
  • Familiarity and experience with Food Safety certification management preferred

You must be legally authorized to work in the USA without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.