Position Summary: The Quality Manager has responsibility for overseeing the Quality function at Bobo’s. This persons is responsible to drive the development, implementation and sustainability of quality programs for the company. In this role, the position holder will serve as the manager for shift quality technicians and will serve as the “voice of quality” for the organization – driving thought leadership and systematic resolutions to issues through program development and deployment. Engaging with leaders from all functions will be a key driver to success.
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide thought leadership for Bobo’s Quality Team and the interaction with Operations and other functions
Manage and Implement systems to maintain quality, safety and consistency
Formula maintenance and change documentation
Product specific quality specifications
In-process manufacturing specifications
Ensure personnel follow GMPs & good hygiene practices
Review manufacturing processes on a monthly basis and meet efficiency targets
Help resolve issues and provide a high level of customer satisfaction
Production reports and HACCP documentation
Train employees on safety, GMPs, SSOPs, and HACCP
Maintain company certifications
Marginal Duties Performed Less Frequently:
Ensure products are manufactured in compliance with all applicable regulations
Quality control throughout manufacturing process
Maintain all HACCP and SSOP daily records
Inspect and release all products
Responsible for documentation and quality audits
This position will have direct supervision responsibilities for up to 4 Quality Assurance Technicians
Four-year Degree in Food Science or a related field is preferred
Minimum 3 years prior experience in a food manufacturing environment
Knowledge of natural products industry a plus
Combined experience in quality and management preferred
Must be familiar with a production environment under FDA and HACCP guidelines
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications
Must be able to accurately document lot numbers and quantities
Must be able to write and speak, both clearly and effectively.
Must be comfortable working with numbers
Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Strong math skills required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include looking at a computer screen and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to communicate using telephone and email. Non-smokers preferred.
Very Limited – May be asked to go off-site (locally) for equipment training, safety/food safety training and other short duration items. No overnight travel expected but may be required in rare circumstances.