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Direct Hire QA Manager-Food industry

Kelly Services
Allentown, PA 18103
Kelly Services is seeking a **Direct Hire QA Manager in Allentown, PA** with a leader in the plant-based foods and beverages, fruit-based foods and beverages, and organic ingredient sourcing. Our client is focused on sustainability and specializes in the sourcing, processing, and packaging of organic, conventional, and non-GMO food products.


This position is responsible for developing and managing the plant quality assurance environments to meet/exceed all regulatory and Food Safety/Quality requirements, customer expectations, and compliance to all GFSI standards. This position will provide leadership to develop initiatives to improve plant performance against quality measures resulting in reduced non-conforming product/customer complaints and leading/supporting continuous improvement activities. The position will actively manage and mentor Quality Assurance personnel, and act as the primary liaison with Corporate Quality, customers, and external regulatory agencies.

Provide technical expertise to all departments around quality and food safety, continuous process improvement, and product development.

Provide oversight, guidance, and appropriate programs for all product/equipment commercialization.

Primary Plant contact for all regulatory agencies and customers.

Lead and promote continuous improvement and sustainable processes by leveraging the Quality Pillar. Develop project charters and facilitate action plan identification.

Develop, implement, and maintain Food Safety and Quality SOPs, Food Safety Plan/HACCP, GMPs, pest control, allergen control, Good Laboratory Practices, Traceability, Recall, as well as other food safety/quality programs as applicable.

Accountable for disposition of HELD product, as well as compliance to the Control on Non-Conforming Program.

Coordinate resolution of all quality management issues; this includes reporting on KPI's, corrective action plans, analytical/microbiological issues, and held inventory disposition.

Provide subject matter expertise in corrective/corrective action (CAPA) and Preventive Action activities.

Use data to drive statistical process control (SPC) and process capability improvements.

Manage and direct the staff responsible for microbiological and other quality control testing.

Responsible for evaluation and resolution of customer/consumer product quality issues

Ensure all quality related information required for regulatory reviews and reporting is maintained by the plant.

Follow all Safety Programs and lead by example.

All other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly manages employees in the QA department.

Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of all QA staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science/Food Technology, or related field.

5 years of experience in a food manufacturing environment.

Minimum of 3 years in a QA Manager role.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in Spanish is beneficial.


**For immediate consideration, please send your resume in a WORD document to**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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