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Quality Assurance Manager - POSITION FILLED

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan
Date Posted: 05/05/2016

Our client is a successful and growing food processing company. The company manufactures and sells gluten-free whole grain oat products to food manufacturers specializing in the gluten-free and celiac markets. In addition, the company manufactures and markets a full line of retail ready products. The company has an immediate requirement to hire a Quality Assurance Manager for its Regina processing plant.

• Manage the Quality Assurance department and provide strong leadership and direction to the food safety and quality policy and procedures.
• Work with the Quality Assurance personnel to execute all required product tests accurately and efficiently.
• Work in partnership with the Plant Operations Director to ensure effective implementation and maintenance of all quality control processes and programs (GMP, HACCP, others).
• Manage customer quality assurance relationships, assess customer requirements, establish customer service standards and ensure service standards are met with each shipment.
• Ensure manufacturing processes are in compliance with national and international standards.
• Work with operating staff to establish procedures, standards, and systems that are well designed and executed.
• Lead the food safety training program.
• Write management/technical reports and customer charters as required.
• Oversee the quality requirements of raw materials with suppliers.
• Ensure Business Plans are effectively implemented and strive for continuous process improvement, as well as ensuring financial and operational objectives are attained.
• Provide leadership and support in nurturing a corporate culture which encourages teamwork, safety performance, personal responsibility and creativity.
• Work with the CEO and senior leadership team to develop annual goals, objectives, and budgets for approval, execution and follow up.
• Maintain facility certifications: FSSC22000, Organic, Kosher, Non-GMO, GFCO.
• Strong problem solving, decision making skills.
• Possess mechanical aptitude.
• Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality.
• Oversee the recording, analysis and distribution of quality information.
• Prepare work schedule for staff.
• Recruit, hire and train Quality Assurance staff.
• Conduct employee performance reviews.

• Bachelor’s degree in Food Science or related discipline.
• 5 - 10 years experience in progressively senior Quality Assurance and Food Safety roles in a Food or Grain processing environment.

If you would like to apply for this position, please email your resume to Western HR Consulting at;



7058B Farrell Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta Canada  T2H 0T2

Phone: 403.215.2150     Toll Free: 1.877.319.4989
 Email: careers@westernhr.com


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