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Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager

Expert Staffing Chelsea, MA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Expert Staffing has an exciting opportunity for a Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager in Chelsea, MA!

Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager:

Responsible for maintaining, developing and continuously improving all QA activities at a level that meets or exceeds all regulatory and SQF food safety and quality requirements. Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for the development and implementation of food safety and quality policies and procedures regarding the receipt, manufacture and shipment of food products.

Acts as the Company’s Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI)

Acts as the SQF Lead Practitioner in development, implementation, review, monitoring, maintenance and auditing of the SQF System, including but not limited to the following:



SOPs and SSOPs

Site Security

Allergen Control Program

Pest Control Program

Vendor / Raw material Approvals

Product Traceability

Plant Safety

Compliance with FSMA regulations

Outsourced Laboratory Product testing

Responsible for completing GMP audits

Responsible for auditing all SQF and Pre-Requisite programs

Responsible for developing, tracking and conducting all Food Safety and Plant safety training

Provide sanitation supervision and assistance, included but not limited to:

Reviewing, creating and maintaining SSOPs

Ensuring the sanitation group provides a timely release of production equipment to operations

Monitoring of cleaning effectiveness via the use of visual observation and other testing methods

Review sanitation issues and re-train and or modify policies and/or procedures as necessary

Technical assistance includes, but is not limited to:

Monitor, audit and modify testing procedures as required

Interact with operations to correct safety or quality issues.

Performs quality assurance checks including, but not limited to;

Taking of finished product samples for analytical or microbial testing.

Verification of HACCP CCP’s and documentation.

Perform or delegate, train and monitor the calibration of thermometers

Perform or delegate, train and monitor finished product quality checks

Monitor foreign material checks


Manage the supplier base, vendor audits on facilities, product recall & traceability

3rd Party microbiological testing program of products

Document, update and maintain detailed product specifications and key product characteristics

Direct in-house product sampling and testing of new and existing products

Review and approve all product specifications, product labels and all required quality assurance procedures.

Monitor and evaluate production facilities for good manufacturing practices

Monitor and direct all staff for compliance of third party audits of the facility

Author and document innovative quality and food safety programs

Identify industry best practices

Monitor and research relevant food safety regulations and trends to ensure food safety programs are in compliance

Manage customer / consumer issues and crisis

Responsible for performance and effectiveness of direct reports and all employees in regards to food safety and quality

Required Qualifications:

3+ Years’ Experience with SQF food safety and quality programs

Proficient knowledge of HACCP principals

Experience managing employees

Knowledge of Food Plant Cleaning & Sanitation Processes

Excellent organizational skills

Excellent multi-tasking ability

Proficient PC skills, including knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Other Desirable Qualifications:

Current SQF Practitioner Certification

Food Science Knowledge

Formulation knowledge

Experience with food production processes

Bi-lingual: English & Spanish

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

Monday to Friday 



Dental insurance

Disability insurance

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

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