Food Science Job – Quality Assurance Manager – Midwest

Provides systems support to business as it relates to finish products and raw material specifications
Provides quality direction to our plants, distribution centers, co-manufacturers and vendors
Works on projects as assigned.
Supports R&D and Packaging group. Recommends, audits and approves potential vendors, warehouses and co-packers related to new food products launches. Provides recommendations on food manufacturing processes and food safety.
Approves new producing locations and new vendors and improves them with respect to quality and food safety standard
Supports the Food service team relative to quality assurance opportunities
Support call center as it relates to consumer complaints.
Provides back-up and assistance to the  Manager of Regulatory
Supports acquisition activities as required.
Acts as quality representative on project teams.
Implements corporate quality systems into Canadian vendor, co-manufacturer, third party warehouse and plant operations.
Works in a cross functional manner with purchasing, technical, operations, customer service, marketing and sales in food plant.
Develops new programs, policies and best food practices as part of corporate food quality assurance team
Provides support to plants and co-manufacturers as solving and investigating consumer complaints
Have good judgment, and ability to make decisions under pressure, good planning, organizational and control skills.
Bachelor’s degree in food science and/or technology or other relevant FDA regulated and/or foods field.
Excellent knowledge of computer systems and software in a Windows environment.
At least five six years experience in the food industry preferably in foods quality control or food quality assurance or food product development.


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