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Food Safety Quality Manager

JSK Recruiting, Inc Melrose Park, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Food Safety Quality Manager

  • Snack foods manufacturer that has been in business for 10 years has a need for a Food Safety Quality Manager (FSQM)
  • The FSQM is responsible for the coordination, planning, management and execution of the entire plant safety, food safety and quality initiatives
  • Our client offers growth potential, stability, and a great team environment.
  • This job is open due to promotion
  • Local candidates only


  • Manage, direct and lead the entire safety and quality team consisting of 2 Supervisor sand indirectly 15 quality technicians
  • Accountable for the preparation and the execution of AIB daily verification tasks, as well as numerous 3rd party audits and food safety system assessments. Takes appropriate corrective action as a result of any findings generated.
  • Manage the Food Safety and Quality Assurance and work with operations to prevent HACCP, SSOP and process or product failures
  • Drive continuous improvement of product quality through developing food safety and quality plans, process controls, and specifications, food safety and quality training
  • Identify and inform plant leadership of compliance issues, safety risks and improvement opportunities through the conduct of frequent safety observation audits.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, review and maintenance of the SQF System, including food safety fundamentals
  • Promote safety and health awareness.
  • Perform monthly and yearly specific Safety Training as required.
  • Lead the tracking and assessment of company-wide safety requirements and metrics
  • Develop and support the delivery of Company-wide safety training programs and assess their effectiveness.
  • Review all safety programs to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory agencies on a continuous basis and revise as appropriate.


  • BS degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Operations Management, or related field preferred or equivalent Food Safety/ QA management experience required
  • 5+ years manufacturing safety / QA leadership experience
  • Food manufacturing experience is required or a very similar manufacturing industry
  • Experience working with auditors and working knowledge with any of the following: HACCP, USDA, BRC, SQF GMP’s, AIB, FDA, EPA, and OSHA regulations
  • Detailed oriented, good attitude, the ability to influence others and lead/direct others through training initiatives
  • Hands on, willing to be on the operation floor for at least 50% of the time.
  • Computer literate in spreadsheet, and word applications; SAP experience is preferred
  • Experience with lean manufacturing, 5S, six-sigma or other continuous improvement tools

JSK Recruiting, Inc

Why Work Here?

Fast paced food manufacturing operation that is growing and needs talent to help maintain and improve the operation

The team at JSK Recruiting, Inc. prides itself on providing boutique-level services combined with the resources of a larger recruiting firm. We forgo the traditional nine-to-five workday model in favor of complete accessibility. We are here for our clients and candidates when they need us most. With 12 years of experience in the field of supply chain and manufacturing recruiting, we maintain the relationships that employers are looking for in a recruiting firm as well as those that talented professionals need when they are ready to make a career change. At JSK Recruiting, we provide complete recruiting services, from sourcing candidates to organizing the interview process. Finding both long-term employees and rewarding careers across manufacturing and supply chain positions has never been easier.


Melrose Park, IL USA 60164
Melrose Park, IL
60164 USA