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Quality Assurance Manager - Dairy

Location: Fond Du Lac, WI

Salary: $80,000 - $110,000 annually

Overview: Oversee product safety, quality, and regulatory compliance for our dairy manufacturing plant. Lead the quality assurance program, ensuring top-notch standards, training, testing, and communication in line with company policies.


  • Implement and monitor the Quality Assurance Program, ensuring data accuracy.
  • Define and monitor quality specifications for finished products, in-process tests, ingredients, and raw materials.
  • Supervise and develop QA personnel, promoting a high-performance culture.
  • Manage laboratory budget and identify cost-saving opportunities.
  • Investigate and address customer complaints promptly; liaise with vendors/customers on quality matters.
  • Oversee product/process development, internal and vendor audits, and inventory management.
  • Ensure FDA, HACCP, GMP compliance, and maintain Kosher and Halal certification programs.
  • Stay updated on production methods, regulations, and best practices related to our products.
  • Educate production staff on quality standards, equipment sanitation, and storage practices.
  • Coordinate pest control services.


  • 5+ years in manufacturing QA management.
  • Bachelors in Life Science or related field.
  • Strong R&D background; dairy manufacturing experience a must.
  • Proficient in lab testing procedures and software applications.
  • Solid analytical, organizational, and supervisory skills.
  • Dairy processing or lactoferrin knowledge is a plus.