quality manager in Los Angeles CA

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The Judge Group
quality manager
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Los Angeles CA
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Job Types:
Food Technol/Scientist, QA/Lab Manager

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Salary: 95000 to 115000
Description: Our client an international food manufacturer is currently seeking a quality assurance manager for their facility located in the Los Angeles area.

This job will have the following responsibilities:

  • Involved in setting up food safety procedures and ensuring compliance

  • Oversees, organizes, and conducts internal audits; also works with outside third-party auditing company.

  • Manages GMP audits in accordance with HACCP compliance procedures.

  • Organizes and oversees all internal product testing, physical and sensory: raw ingredients, packaging components, mid production, and finished product evaluation.

  • Responsible for keeping all packaging and records, in compliance with all regulations.

  • Manages customers’ complaints, follow-ups, corrective actions, staff training, and credit approvals.

  • Works with sales and management on fulfilling customer QA requirements.

  • Ensures quality documents and reports are completed and collected regularly.

  • Coordinate new plant start-up and product line extension validation process and documentation.

  • Manage lab personnel, and authorized processors train, develop, and help team to prioritize their tasks.
  • Responsible to report food safety, quality, and regulatory compliance concerns to plant and management team with authority to initiate actions.
  • Coordinates company HACCP program implementation, training, recording, and all related issues.

  • Reports to Plant Manager and production associates on QA issues, daily dispositions, and resolutions.

  • Develops tools to report on KPIs, analyze trends, and drive continuous process and quality improvements.

  • Establishes Continuous Improvement initiatives and annual goals for the Quality Assurance program to assure excellent product quality, yield gain, optimal efficiency, and customer satisfaction.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Food Science or related field
  • 5 yrs of supervisory experience in the food industry
  • Knowledge of GFSI certifications
  • union manufacturing experience

Contact: pgg@judge.com

This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

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