Gables Search Group Worthington , MN 56187
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.