Position Title: Quality Manager
Ensures that food products, manufacturing, production processes, and facilities comply with standards set by both Sabatino North America and the regulatory authorities. Develops and reviews quality and safety policies and manages audits by third-party inspectors. Review customer feedback and responds to any complaints and questionnaires. Prepares reports on food quality status to relay to owners and upper-level management and may keep records of all tests and inspections that have been conducted.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Daily duties include meeting with operation and production management and inspecting facility and production floor to ensure compliance with quality standards, food specifications and food safety practices set by both Sabatino North America and the regulatory authorities.
Typically work a 40-hour work week, but it is not unusual to work after hours to do paperwork, inspect work areas and make sure everything was done properly.
Preferred Education: Minimum of a Bachelors Degree in a science
Area of Concentration: Food Science, Quality Assurance
Additional Eligibility Qualifications: PCQI certified, HACCP certified.
Prior Work Experience: 8 to 10 years
Preferred Experience: Food manufacturing experience in a quality assurance leadership role with both a large food manufacturer and a small entrepreneurial food company.
A successful candidate will have Quality Management experience in both a large food company environment and a small entrepreneurial food business. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and hands on experience with microbial and analytical specifications, cleaning methodologies and chemicals, developing and implementing HACCP, auditing against GFSI standards, reviewing, revising and maintaining Quality documentation and a working knowledge of applicable regulations (labeling, FSMA, Part 113, etc.). He/she will be able to demonstrate qualification as a PCQI.