Quality Assurance Manager in Quincy MI

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Conagra Brands
Title: 
Quality Assurance Manager
Date: 
01/13/2021
Job ID: 
011581
Location: 
Quincy MI
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
QA/Lab Manager

Reporting to the Plant Manager you will ensure food safety and quality of all products produced in the plant. You will ensure specifications are defined and communicated. You will perform inspections of processes, conduct employee training, comply with applicable food laws and regulations and maintain plant HACCP plans to regulatory compliance. You will maintain food safety and customer required certifications and determine best lab practices and provide guidance and adherence to quality policies. You will also participate in resolving customer complaints. As part of plant leadership team, you will provide support to Sales, R&D and Operations on customer issues.

You Will:

  • Comply with all company and OSHA safety procedures
  • Ensure compliance with good manufacturing practices (GMP)
  • Train employees on the Concepts of Food Safety and Quality
  • Maintain quality programs and compliance for annual training
  • Manage Plant timelines for the Food safety and Quality Improvement Plan and other food safety/quality metrics (i.e. Complaint reduction, quality incident reduction, and quality index scores)
  • Analyze and communicate quality and safety issues and initiate corrective actions
  • Ensure compliance of all regulatory agency requirements (USDA, FDA, CFIA)
  • Liaison with local USDA and FDA inspectors during plant visits
  • Provide leadership for compliance to food safety and quality programs
  • Be a liaison for all technical and QC issues between operations, RQI, and sales/marketing departments
  • Oversee product quality for new product implementation
  • Ensure use of applicable plant trial document MOPD and CQV tools. FS&Q pillar owner for Conagra Performance System
  • Use continuous improvement tools (UPS, quality index) to identify opportunity and development improvement plans

You Have:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience
  • B. S. degree in Biology, Food Science, or other related program
  • Experience reading and analyzing common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Presentation experience
  • Apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis; formalize process capability, institutionalizing process control and predictive quality process
  • PCQI, HACCP and SQF practitioner certified (willing to obtain certifications)

Our Benefits:

  • Comprehensive healthcare plans
  • PTO and family leave
  • Retirement plans

About Us:


Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.

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Our Benefits:

We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role:
  • Health: Medical, dental and vision insurance, company-paid life, accident and disability insurance
  • Wealth: great salaries, matching 401(k) and stock purchase plan
  • Growth: online courses, virtual and classroom development experiences
  • Balance: paid-time off , flexible work-schedules


Our Company:

Conagra Brands is one of North America's leading branded food companies. We have a rich heritage of making great food, and a team that's passionate about innovation and growth. Conagra offers choices for every occasion through iconic brands, such as Birds Eye®, Marie Callender's®, Banquet®, Healthy Choice®, Slim Jim®, Reddi-wip®, and Vlasic®, and emerging brands, including Angie's® BOOMCHICKAPOP®, Duke's®, Earth Balance®, Gardein®, and Frontera®.

We pride ourselves on having the most impactful, energized and inclusive culture in the food industry. For more information, visit www.conagrabrands.com.

Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.
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