We are currently hiring an Assistant Quality Manager in Breinigsville, PA.
The Assistant Quality Manager leads the brewing/microbiology and/or packaging quality assurance functions. This role is responsible for leading a team of QA technicians to support a laboratory and production operation. The position requires technical expertise in Food Safety, Quality Management Systems, Laboratory Management, Processing (Brewing and Blending) Microbiology, and Packaging. The individual in this role must be skilled at teamwork, cross-functional influence, and collaboration. The qualified candidate must be outgoing, flexible, energetic, results-oriented, and have a passion for developing people and processes.
What You'll Brew:
Partner with manufacturing functions for example brewing, blending, packaging, warehouse, maintenance, and engineering to implement and maintain and improve food safety and quality management processes and verify their effectiveness.
Ensure compliance with regulatory agencies including TTB, FDA, state and local authorities
Lead and/or facilitate the Brewery Food Safety and HACCP Teams, verification and validation of HACCP program, Lead and manage a team of Quality Technicians including ongoing performance and professional development.
Supervise laboratory personnel and ensure accuracy and timeliness of results, Collect, review and interpret food safety and quality performance data to identify, correct non-conformances, and support process improvement
Manage and coordinate the non-conforming process and make material and product dispositions
Perform regular verification of process efficacy through audits, verifications, and coordination of external lab testing
Oversee laboratory inventory management process, develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures including laboratory and production QC checks, Develop and deliver training on new or revised processes and SOPs
Perform sanitation, GMP and process audits and ensure food safety and quality standards are met
Lead and facilitate problem-solving teams and improvement efforts using formal tools such as CAPA and/or RCA tools, manage and track trials including observation, data collection, reporting, and interpretation of results
Fill the role of other Assistant QA Managers and QA Manager during absences
What Ingredients You'll Bring:
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in the manufacturing industry
Experience with statistical evaluation of production data, control charts, etc.
Ability to work with all levels of management in multi-functional departments.
Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment.
Experience managing analytical and microbiology laboratories
Experience with GFSI, SQF
HACCP Certified, PCQI certified
Experience with brewing, batching, blending, packaging, and warehousing
Experience with laboratory management
Our people are our most important "ingredient." We hire the best talent, and we reward, develop, and retain them too.
In addition to generous healthcare on day one, stock purchase plan, 401k, and more, Full-Time Boston Beer Coworkers have the following perks available*:
Free financial coaching
Health & wellness program and discounts
Professional development & training
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Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. To help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants.
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