Quality Manager

Job Reference Code: 0301

Location: WI

Last Updated: 03/08/2018

Large plant role with great visibility for future opportunities!  Great leadership team and growing company along with solid benefits, relocation and compensation programs.


  • Bachelors of Science degree required. Master’s degree strongly preferred. 
  • Minimum of 5 years Quality Management experience in food production/packaging environment required. 
  • Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Strong analytical skills using tools such as statistics, downtime tracking, mechanical history, project planning etc. to identify opportunity areas
  • Creative/analytical problem-solving skills and innovative approaches to resolve complex problems
  • Demonstrated team building and employee development
  • Demonstrated effective change management
  • Demonstrated experience in managing plant sanitation programs
  • Demonstrated experience of effective leadership working closely with the USDA
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience in operation management is preferred 


  • Develop and maintain plant quality system in compliance with the Corporate Quality Policy.
  • Leads the food safety, sanitation, technical services and laboratory functions on all shifts.
  • Maintains a safe working environment. 
  • Ensures compliance to state, federal, and local regulations.
  • Assures efficient and accurate testing, reporting, and monitoring of product safety and quality.
  • Develop and facilitate internal audits to determine/assess compliance to company policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains systems for checking and verifying process compliance, including but not limited to SPC, HACCP, Quality Systems, and Formula Control to provide production departments with tools necessary for daily operations.
  • Lead development and implementation of plant GMP, Hygiene and Sanitation programs.
  • Ensures effective food safety and quality training for plant team members and quality assurance staff.
  • Advises the Plant Management Team on quality trends within the process and recommends appropriate corrective action.
  • Prepares the annual operating budget for the Quality Assurance department.
  • Facilitates the development of analytical methods and sampling procedures as required.
  • Advises the Plant Management Team on matters of quality, process instruction, formulas, specifications and protocol requirements as may be required to promote high product quality standard.
  • Develop and facilitate internal audits to determine satisfactory performance of packaging components and the practice of sound warehousing procedures as they affect product quality.
  • Serves as the plant primary contact for USDA.

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