Corporate Quality Auditor

Schaumburg, IL

Posted: 01/12/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 4.23KK Experience:

Job Description

Corporate Quality Auditor

The Corporate Manufacturing Quality Auditor (CMQA) will manage and approve manufacturing facilities, including co-manufacturers and suppliers.  CMQA will review and manage of all aspects of the Co-manufacturer and Supplier Quality Programs including current and new.  CMQA will assess material risks, schedule audits, and perform audits to ensure compliance to the FDA, USDA, and CFIA regulations and company Food Safety and Quality Standards.

What You’ll Do:

  • In collaboration with the Quality Systems Manager, assess the risks of each material / ingredient category and develop a tracker / schedule for auditing both the current and new suppliers and co-manufacturers
  • Request required documents for new ingredients, suppliers, and co-manufacturers from new projects and alternate material requests via TraceGains. Once the documents are available, perform a risk assessment with the Corporate Quality Systems Manager, Research and Development, and Regulatory
  • Perform audits (coman, material, ingredient, warehouse) per schedule, following up on any CAPAs generated from the audits
  • Based on document reviews and audits, review with Corporate Quality Systems Manager for site approval
  • In collaboration with the Quality Systems Manager, develop a KPI tracker for the Supplier Quality Program
  • Update corporate document database for customers and provide updated documents to customers when needed
  • Ensure monthly that all required co-manufacturing and supplier documentation in TraceGains are current
  • Maintain and approved supplier list
  • TQM
  • Provide input on sanitary design and documentation
  • Provides risk assessments
  • Provides training on audit
  • Train new employees and audit based on best practices
  • Engage in NPD as determined by manager

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovacevic at

JO:  4.23KK

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • BS and/or MS in Food Science, Chemical Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in the food industry with food safety and quality systems. Knowledgeable of US and International Regulations including FDA, USDA, and CFIA
  • Experience auditing supplier, vendors, and CoMans

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Sam Kovcevic at

JO:  4.23KK

Meet Your Recruiter

Sam Kovacevic
Technical Recruiter

Proven recruiter with 15 years of experience specializing in the Food and Beverage sector.  

Strategic, Independent Recruiting Professional.  Uniquely experienced in providing qualified candidates to a broad scope of companies with talent needs. Passionate Leader who takes a trusted advisory approach to making an impact and finding the best talent available.

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