Our client is a successful and growing food processing company. The company manufactures and sells the best quality flax oil and meal products available on the market. The company has an immediate requirement to hire a Quality Assurance Manager.
Reporting to the President, the Quality Assurance Manager ensures that quality standards and procedures are in place, current and aligned with government regulations and customer specifications. This individual is responsible for managing the organizations quality assurance policies and procedures.
• Provides leadership in the development, management and implementation of company Quality Assurance Programs and Policies (HACCP, BRC etc.). Ensure ongoing compliance with local, national and international standards and legislation. • Responsible for leading, developing and directing the Quality Assurance team in achieving the goals and ambitions of the organization. Communicate expectations and manage employee performance. • Perform gap analysis between applicable standards and/or regulations with current practices and QA systems. Establish and implement a quality plan to ensure the company meets industry and regulatory compliance. Advise executive team on system performance. • Work in partnership with all plant operations personnel to ensure effective implementation and maintenance of all quality control processes and programs. • Perform internal QA audits that are compliant with corporate policies, practices, and procedures. Conduct risk analyses, verification, validation activities, and formal design reviews, as applicable. • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all products manufactured by the plant as well as the raw materials, packaging materials, and operations required in the manufacturing process including quality specifications and standards. • Collaborate with client-facing customer service representatives to ensure full customer satisfaction with the company’s products and services. • Support new product development and continuous improvement by integrating quality control tools (e.g. Lean, Six Sigma, etc.) into processes. • Promote and advocate quality achievement and performance improvement across the organization. • Maintain a constant awareness of company profitability, including budgetary control issues. • Perform other duties as assigned.
• 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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