Quality Assurance Lead in Chicago IL

Global Recruiters of Medina
Quality Assurance Lead
Job ID: 
Chicago IL
Not Specified
Job Types:
QA/Lab Supervisor, QA/Lab Technologist
Employment Type:
Full Time

Fast Track Growth:

The company’s succession plan is to promote the QA Lead to a QA Manager within 2 to 3 years

Job Summary:

Works as a member of the Quality Assurance team in a support role to the production operations.  Primary responsibilities include QA activities involved in producing and evaluating product. 

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Serves as champion to swabbing programs:  pathogen environmental monitoring, ATP, Allergen.
  • Leads monthly internal GMP audit of facility.
  • Perform pre-operational GMP line inspection.
  • Assists in monitoring and enforcing GMP and Safety rules.
  • Daily auditing of process control points.
  • Assist with Plant Quality Program Audit.
  • Document and maintain accurate record keeping of quality control forms.
  • Document and maintain accurate records of Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Collect product and perform tests associated with acceptable (AQL’s) such as weight, size, temperature, verification of package code dates, seals and magnet checks on production floor.
  • QA data compilation and evaluation, special testing in support of production issues and customer claim investigations.
  • Report all product deviations to Operations Supervisor and or Manager to initiate corrective actions.
  • Inform QA Manager when issues cannot be resolved or input is needed.
  • Place production “HOLD” when it does not meet Acceptable Quality limits.
  • Assist in QA training for operations


  • Good interpersonal communication skills and positive attitude
  • Able to use basic equipment in a food manufacturing facility and simple tools including scale, caliper, magnet, thermometer, and sieve shaker
  • Strong initiative, motivation and high level of accuracy to review and process data
  • Ability to work independently, self starter
  • Good computer skills in Word, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of GMP's, HACCP and develop understanding of SQF


  • Bachelor Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, or other relevant degree

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