Corporate Quality Specialist

New York, NY

Posted: 03/08/2019 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 99.19MR Pay Rate: 100,000

Corporate Quality Specialist

Seeking Corporate Quality Specialist to be based in Northern NJ to conduct quality assurance audits of plant production facilities assuring company, customer and government standards are maintained and product integrity is preserved for each product produced.  Consult with plant management to resolve quality, production and efficiency problems and functions as an information source to various plant departments when special and critical quality issues occur.

Essential Functions / Primary Responsibilities:

  • Confirms that plant audit procedures are properly executed and assigned work schedules are maintained
  • Determines overall plant product quality by conducting and evaluating various product sampling tests and tests related to raw materials / ingredients and packaging
  • Informs plant management of progress of failures in daily production and any other matters that may affect the plant efficiency and/or the company
  • Resolves major quality problems at plant production facilities, warehouses and market areas as required
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards
  • Evaluates and takes corrective action when necessary with regard to product date coding and trade age management at all assigned levels of product movement
  • Trains and instructs plant personnel in recommended quality control testing, equipment sanitation and general housekeeping practices, and audits, confirms, and ensures these procedures are being maintained
  • Consults with plant management on operational procedures to improve overall production efficiency
  • Reviews plant evaluations with plant management, makes appropriate recommendations and establishes timetable for improvement and corrections
  • Conducts audits in all areas of quality production
  • Communicates effectively – verbally and in writing – to employees, Management, customers and vendors appropriate recommendations and timetable for improvement and corrections
  • Oversees HACCP
  • Assists in the development of special department projects in conjunction with the Quality Manager
  • Travel up to 50% of the time

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

JO:  99.19MR


  • 5+ years of experience as a production facility quality control supervisor, preferably in a food-related industry
  • Must have ability to effectively communicate – verbally & in writing – to employees, other Management, customers & vendors
  • BS or BA degree in food science, chemistry, or microbiology
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time

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

JO:  99.19MR


Mary Rigas
Section Manager/ Sr. Technical Recruiter

I specialize in connecting talent within the Food and Beverage Industry and proud to be part of CPS, Inc., which is on Forbes Top 20 Recruiting Firms list for 2017.

Being a manager and senior recruiter in the Food & Beverage group, our specialties include product development, quality, nutrition, regulatory, sensory, flavor development and application from entry level to executive.

I am part of a team of seven which provides more positions for candidates to consider and more candidates for client companies to consider.  We pride ourselves in building long lasting relationships and assisting both candidates and client companies in achieving their goals.

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