Direct Hire
Quality Control Manager
Pay up to 95k
Chicago Area (Suburb)

BlackRock Resources is searching for a TALENTED QUALITY MANAGER for a client located in Chicago area. 

Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • 3+ years previous experience with Quality Assurance in a food environment required
  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Food Science or related field and/or equivalent experience
  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal laws and requirements to maintain compliance (FDA, FSMA)
  • SQF certification experience, HACCP Certification, PCQI certification, a plus

Position Responsibilities / Objectives:

  • Responsible for reporting food safety and quality problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.
  • Take a proactive approach in the development and continuous improvement of plant quality performance.
  • Participate in selection of best practice processes for food safety and quality systems.
  • Provide and make changes to quality procedures/systems as necessary.
  • Manage the QA laboratory techs.
  • Manage and maintain the auditing of all quality parameters within the facility including incoming supplier specifications, production, warehousing, shipping, etc.
  • Conduct mock recalls and traceability at least 2x/year.
  • Conduct HACCP audits and participate on the HACCP team. Conduct HACCP meetings.
  • Handle and follow-up with customer complaints. Track trends.
  • Manage effective communication among all internal departments, teams, and external resources.
  • Manage the HOLD/RELEASE program.
  • Point of contact for all 3rd party, regulatory and customer audits.

If you are qualified and interested, please email an updated copy of your resume to Kristie at [email protected]

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Food Safety Quality Manager