Quality Assurance Manager in Pittsburgh PA

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Quality Assurance Manager
Job ID: 
Pittsburgh PA
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Job Types:
Food Safety, QA/Lab Manager, QA/Lab Supervisor

TruFood Manufacturing is a leading contract manufacturer of private-label nutrition bars, protein bars, moulded chocolate products, and baked goods. These products are sold at club, grocery, drug, convenience, and department stores worldwide. We produce a wide range of products for category-leading brands. We believe in business partnerships, with collaboration and open lines of communication. Our dedication, value and expertise are the keystones of our business.

Quality Assurance Manager

Duties and responsibilities

• Provide leadership in consumer and product safety, product quality, regulatory, and technical excellence

• Manage multiple objectives and assuring the safety and quality of all products that leave manufacturing facility while balancing the needs of production

• Manage the internal auditing program, assessing the performance of the quality system, reporting its effectiveness to the management, and proposing actions for improvement

• Communicate site quality vision/state of quality to plant management

• Enable and maintain a culture of quality awareness and compliance in the plant

• Work with the plant leadership team to ensure all quality programs and systems are implemented

• Maintain robust food safety program (e. g., HACCP, BRC)

• Ensure compliance/audit readiness review all quality systems and QPs annually

• Track, report, and review the Quality Performance Indicators on a regular basis to drive continuous improvement

• Manage regulatory relationships and inspections

• Ensure adherence to good hygienic practice, pest management programs, cleaning procedures, and clear zoning principles in the factory

• Develop and train plant quality and sanitation team

• Build and document knowledge about latest methods, trends, and developments in food safety and quality assurance for the pertinent products

• Ownership of customer/consumer complaint investigation and resolution

• Conduct effective root cause analysis and implement corrective action and prevention action

• Ensure that products are produced to specification to meet safety, quality, and regulatory requirements

• Work Safety Ensures that all tasks and functions of position are performed in a safe manner at all times and that all procedures and requirements are properly followed to accomplish assigned tasks


• Four-year degree in Food Science, Quality, or other relevant scientific discipline

• Five year of relevant job experience

• Must have prior supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment

• Ability to read and write English

• Strong verbal communication skills

• Mathematical aptitude
• Working conditions & Physical Requirements
• Physical dexterity

• Ability to lift between 50-80lbs regularly

• Ability to push/pull 250lbs on bar or pallet jack

• Ability to regularly use ladders and stairs

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