Quality Control Manager

Boston, MA

Posted: 03/15/2024 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 76.24DW Pay Rate: 75,000 - 85,000 Remote Friendly: Experience:

Job Description

Quality Control Manager

The QC Manager will be responsible for writing new HACCP plans, SOP’s for production and assisting with tasks related to auditing as directed by leadership

The Quality Control Manager is responsible for managing all the quality aspects of their production facility and ensuring that all seafood products are manufactured in compliance with specific company Food Safety and QA requirements

They will manage a team of Quality Control Associates and work with production leadership to ensure company compliance, driven by regulatory requirements and customer specifications, are met

The QC Manager will lead, manager and work to improve the inspection and grading of Grade-A seafood products, perform and oversee microbial and moisture analysis, review and respond to written reports

They will be responsible for addressing daily Food Safety issues within the production facility related to product quality non-conformance and direct QC Associates and Production leadership to corrective action

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all Food Safety and Quality Assurance programs and certifications
  • Manage, lead, and develop the Quality Control team to follow company QC and HACCP plans
  • Ensure production facility adheres to regulatory, Food Safety, and company standards
  • Perform internal audits to ensure production plant is adhering to the Food Safety systems
  • Ensure Food Safety and Quality policies and procedures are maintained, understood, and followed by all employees
  • Manage all internal documentation within the facility
  • Verify daily QC and QA records
  • Maintain product specifications and ensure compliance within the facility
  • Manage and develop company SOP’s and HACCP plans, as required
  • Assist QA leadership in the development and implementation of new procedures and policies to increase business effectiveness and efficiencies, as directed
  • Contribute to the development of new products and processes with a focus on food safety and quality control, as directed
  • Perform customer return audits and assist with root cause analysis and corrective action
  • Plan, prepare and participate in all audits including: organic, kosher, customer, FDA, internal and 3rd party
  • Sustain and improve ratings on annual certifications

**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.

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • 2-5+ years in supervisor or manager role, experience in leading Food Safety & QC Teams in food manufacturing
  • 3+ years in quality
  • BA in Chemistry, Biology, Food Safety, Food Science, or related, required
  • MS in Food Science ore related, desirable
  • HACCP Certification, required
  • Solid understanding of seafood or meat industry, strongly preferred
  • Solid understanding of government regulations and labeling requirements, preferred
  • Production, manufacturing process flows, and lean manufacturing experience, preferred
  • Experience in large and small company settings; experience and understanding of smaller company growth opportunities and expectations
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to effectively manage Food Safety and Quality systems across departments and multiple locations
  • Strong project management and organizational skills; able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects on time
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: able to navigate organizations to build relationships and garner support
  • Able to provide leadership and resolve employee problems, complaints, and grievances
  • Able to provide support and training to department managers to achieve goals
  • Drive an environment that drives performance and a safe workplace
  • Drive an environment of teamwork and open communication
  • Travel can be up to 10% of the time

**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.

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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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