Quality Assurance Manager

Boston, MA

Posted: 04/03/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 98.24DW Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Quality Assurance Manager

The duties and responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Manager will include but are not limited to:

  • Operate as the plant’s SQF Practitioner and manages all food quality, Kosher and safety programs including HACCP
  • Maintain the company’s Quality/Food Safety training program and performs operator training of Food Safety and Quality procedures and practices
  • Supports plant’s Hold and Release program
  • Manages results of daily, weekly, and monthly quality checks and audits, tracks trends and keeps leadership informed related to quality concerns
  • Complete routine quality analysis of the company’s food manufacturing process
  • Understands processing specifications, product changeover coordination, and organization in the lab and candy kitchen
  • Reviews HACCP, SOP and SQF paperwork for deviations and takes correct measures
  • Verifies process control practices and compliance, bringing ideas forward for continuance policy and process improvement
  • Maintains Quality Assurance hold accuracy, identifies causes of deviations, and takes corrective actions

Other day to day responsibilities in this role:

  • Collaborates with production to investigate cases of problems, helps develop solutions for product problems and is involved in implementing solutions
  • Inspects materials for product/raw material release
  • Monitors preventative maintenance practices with production overseeing maintenance requests and transfer back to production
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the plant’s sanitation program
  • Develops, implements, and maintains all plant SSOP’s and MSS
  • Test new sanitation methods and chemicals and develop training material for training on sanitation tasks
  • Member of Food Safety Team, Crisis Team, Trace Team, and Recall Team

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  98.24DW

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Non-degree will not be considered.  Preferable degree in the sciences, but open to other bachelor’s degree types and commensurate with experience
  • 5 plus years in food industry, 2+ years minimum in leadership role
  • This is a SQF certified facility – SQF practitioner required. HACCP certified pref. 
  • Prior auditing experience desired with FDA and external and internal auditing meeting co-man client requirements
  • Sanitation practices desirable

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Damon Wickmann at dwickmann@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  98.24DW

Meet Your Recruiter

Damon Wickmann
Technical Recruiter

I have always been an advocate of life and career strategy management.

I am also a 'Foodie' at heart and love recruiting for food and beverage companies.   

My background in education has provided me tools to support my passion for helping talented people with career advancement.   

I have transitioned from college advising to career recruiting where I combine that with my other passion - Food!

I recruit excellent people for the food industry and the science behind what we eat and drink.  This includes research and development in the lab through commercialization and the quality people behind the scenes that make it all happen.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.

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