Quality Assurance Manager
Company: Rich Products Corp
Posted on: June 24, 2020
What youll be doing:
Manages and directs staff responsible for microbiological testing
and other quality control testing of plant products.
Oversees maintenance of the weight and defect control programs in
accordance with plant and company standards.
Develops, implements and communicates short-term and mid-term (1 -
2 years) business plans for the operations, ensuring associates
understand the link to the plant's, division's and the
corporation's business plans and understand their role in
accomplishing these plans.
Assists in establishing the longer-term strategic plans for the
Develops operating policies and procedures as necessary.
Mentors and motivates associates, providing training and
development to optimize their performance and personal growth.
Communicates performance standards to associates, recognizing and
rewarding individual and team accomplishments and counseling
performance problems. Ensures all associates have the resources and
capabilities to effectively accomplish their responsibilities.
May serve as a member of the plant's Steering Team.
Resolves hotline complaints about plant products, maintaining
necessary records regarding the problem's resolution.
Meets with vendors, customers and quality representatives and other
company staff to discuss and resolve quality issues.
Ensures that the companys product "hold" policies and procedures
are communicated to plant staff and that the plant adheres to the
Recommends, as appropriate, the suspension of production or the
release of product when quality standards are not achieved.
Leads and/or participates in quality audits of the plant.
Participates in regular meetings with plant management to discuss
Develops, maintains and reports required operational information to
management. Ensures all quality-related information required for
regulatory reviews and reporting is maintained by the plant.
Ensures that all GMP and Safety standards are in compliance.
Participates in weekly GMP, sanitation and safety inspections
throughout the production departments and corrects, or issues work
orders to correct, any identified deficiencies.
Follows up on work orders, with the appropriate Associates to
ensure expeditious performance of the requested work.
What youll need:
BA/BS degree in Business, Supply Chain Operations, Food Science,
Engineering or related field
5 years supervisory experience in a food-processing, pharmaceutical
or chemical manufacturing organization, preferably using
computerized manufacturing equipment
Demonstrated knowledge and application of statistical process
control, quality assurance techniques and tools and quality
management principles in a food, chemical or pharmaceutical
Working knowledge of FDA regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices
(GMPs), HACCP, food allergens and pest control
Demonstrated knowledge of refrigeration
Demonstrated knowledge of efficient and safe manufacturing
operations to include product and associate safety, OSHA standards,
product quality (success rates), and cost control (minimizing
downtime and waste, optimizing yield)
Demonstrated ability to direct, coach, and train associates as well
as plan, monitor and schedule work
Demonstrated ability to analyze and resolve problems
Demonstrated mechanical and spatial aptitude, including the ability
to disassemble and reassemble equipment
Demonstrated ability to formulate and understand complex
mathematical equations including basic statistical analysis
Proficient using Excel or other spreadsheet software
Keywords: Rich Products Corp, Vineland , Quality Assurance Manager, Executive , Vineland, New Jersey
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