Quality Manager

Freeport, IL

Posted: 01/19/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 18.23KG Experience:

Job Description

Quality Manager

Our client is a well-established, rapidly growing manufacturer looking for an experienced Quality Manager to head the implementation and management of the SQF level II systems, Food Safety and Quality programs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements, communicates and maintains a Food Safety/Quality plan to ensure the Company’s processes meet established requirements
  • Monitors and audits programs for effectiveness
  • Maintains product consistency throughout product cycle to include the design, define and build phases through quality checkpoints and testing
  • Manages quality assurance metrics for performance improvement of all teams
  • Anticipates product release delays and takes corrective action, escalating as needed, to resolve and achieve commitments
  • Responsible for establishing the Quality system and processes including Microbiology and Analytical testing
  • Investigates customer complaints, and analyzes customer feedback to improve the quality and performance of the organization
  • Understands to a high level all operational phases of the company to better implement new programs and manage all process controls effectively
  • Promotes quality achievement and performance improvement throughout the organization
  • Establishes, monitors, manages and ensures compliance of operation guidelines for the Sanitation process
  • Monitoring performance by gathering relevant data and producing statistical reports
  • Provide food safety leadership in the plant by interacting and working closely with other departments
  • Interacts with federal, state, and local regulatory officials during regulatory inspections
  • Respond to customer’s correspondence concerning quality issues
  • Monitor and maintain procedures and documentation for product recall and tracking
  • Monitor Sanitation performance and ensure effectiveness
  • Train and reinforce that GMP, HACCP, Food safety, Food security, Safety rules ad company policies and procedures are followed
  • Carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable employment laws
  • Responsible for interviewing, and hiring employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; assigning and reviewing work schedules, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems
  • Supervising technical, laboratory staff and janitorial employees

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

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Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in biochemistry, nutrition, food, dairy, animal, biology, bacteriology, molecular biology or microbiology or a related engineering field
  • Five plus years' experience as a Quality Manager in a Cheese / Dairy manufacturing plant
  • Experience in SQF system implementation and management
  • Strong Microbiology testing and data analysis experience
  • Must possess computer skills, to include Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Outlook, and have the ability to learn other internal computer programs
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to communicate in English and Spanish, preferred

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

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