About the job Quality Assurance Manager
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.