Quality Manager

Location: Appleton, WI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00
Degree: Bachelor; Associate;
Date: 2/16/2018
Job ID: 02564987
Job Description

Manage all functions of Plant Quality Control Lab and associated check points and perform other duties as assigned. Carry out the policies of management to produce a high quality product consistent with costs and any pertaining regulations.

  • Incoming raw product as received at plant.
  • Containers - tin, fiber, labels.
  • Processing - all phases of good canning practice with knowledge of Federal good manufacturing practices.
  • Thermal Processing - monitoring of time, temperature, etc. Practice in still and continuing reporting.
  • Incubation of canned product as a measure of sterility.
  • Plant Sanitation - Bacteriological monitoring and investigation, along with plant sanitation inspections.
  • Spoilage investigation and customer complaints with supplier contracts.
  • Monitor quality level of labeling, packing, shipping and reduction of post processing problems.
  • Maintenance of statistical records on Quality Control measurements and other lab records.
  • Assist in FDA State Inspections.
  • Review daily process records.
  • Ensure employees maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner.
  • May perform other duties as assigned by General Manager.
  • Ensure employees follow established policies and procedures for this job as described in the training manual and orientation program.
  • The quality manager is responsible for ensuring compliance to regulatory requirements, industry regulated standards, and overall food safety and quality functions.
  • Notify General Manager immediately if any unsafe or potentially hazardous conditions are discovered.
  • Graduate of Food Science Course or Technical courses in Chemistry, Bacteriology or commensurate practical experience. A knowledge of vegetable canning is preferred.
Language Skills:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the general public.