Food Safety and Quality Manager

Byrnes and Rupkey
Waterloo, IA 50702
United States
Food Ingredients
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
From $70,000 To $80,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

Food Safety and Quality Manager

Harrisburg, PA


Our food manufacturing client is looking to fill a Food Safety and Quality Manager in the Harrisburg, PA area. This Manager will lead the quality assurance programs within the plant, ensuring all the programs are adequate and followed completely in order to provide safe products, free of contamination to all customers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise quality and micro-laboratory direct reports with responsibility for leadership throughout the entire facility.
  • Lead, coach, mentor and train department and facility staff as necessary on core quality values.
  • Participate in regulatory, customer and internal audits by gathering records, developing new processes, and ensuring compliance.
  • Facilitate trials related to quality improvement, new product commercialization, cost saving initiatives and reduction of variation in process and product quality.
  • Track, report and review the Quality Performance Indicators on a regular basis to drive continuous improvement.
  • Increase capability of plant quality and laboratory staff through development and training.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP and HACCP guidelines, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.
  • Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.

Job Requirements
Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or related field.
• 5+ years of leadership experience in a food manufacturing facility.
• Experience with BRC or other GFSI compliant certification systems.
• HACCP and/or PCQI certification required.
• Ability to understand customer specifications and perform chemical and microbiological testing while following proper laboratory procedures.
• Thorough understanding of GMP, SOP, SSOP, FDA, and traceability.

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Byrnes and Rupkey
Hannah Dettwiler
Waterloo IA 50702
United States