Quality Assurance Manager ( QA )
Quality Assurance Manager - Coopersville, MI

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FAIR OAKS FARMS BRANDS, LLCFair Oaks Farms Brands, LLC., a health and wellness company that produces and markets premium quality, value added nutritional products, has just established a new partnership with Coca-Cola Company and Select Milk Producers, Inc. Our manufacturing facility located in Coopersville, Michigan, will produce health and wellness beverages such as Core Power®, a high protein milk shake for active lifestyles. We are currently seeking highly inspired professionals to staff our start-up, and to enjoy the unique opportunity of being a part of an emerging company in its earliest stages of growth. The following position is immediately available: Quality Assurance ManagerThe Quality Assurance Manager will be part of the management team within Fair Oak Farm Brands, LLC., reporting to the Plant Manager. Under limited supervision, the manager coordinates, administers, and provides all day-to-day quality assurance program activities for the Coopersville production facility. The manager provides a comprehensive range of quality assurance support and service to management and staff, develops and implements quality assurance programs, and policies, and acts as the companys primary point of liaison for FOFB centralized quality assurance activities. The manager oversees and monitors operating budgets and develops internal quality assurance protocol, operating policies, and procedures in accordance with established company policy. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees and administers the quality systems for the Coopersville facility which includes the daily management of the laboratory and Q.A. staff; provides expert guidance and consultation to management in all aspects of quality assurance compliance.Provides consultation, leadership, and quality control in the administration and interpretation of quality assurance systems and policies; procedures, and documentation; develops and implements internal protocols and procedures in accordance with existing state and federal regulations, policies, and systems. Provides day-to-day guidance and support to management regarding quality practices, interpretation of company quality assurance policies, problem resolution, and compliance with federal and state law; develops and maintains written departmental procedures to guide management in the application of established quality assurance and processes and documentation. Oversees the development, management and implementation of a variety of quality programs to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies, including the FDA, and State regulations. Oversees the management, implementation and coordination of the quality program to reduce or eliminate off spec product and financial losses; develops quality systems and programs for incorporation into operational policies of the company.Establishes and implements short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program/project effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement. Ensures contractor GMP and HACCP compliance by managing the interaction between departmental personnel and contractors and physical plant personnel. Performs training needs analyses, as appropriate, and initiates, develops, and/or coordinates the implementation of specific training and development programs for management, staff, and operators; conducts new employee orientation and associated activities for GMP, HACCP and quality systems. Oversees and coordinates the activities of the Quality Assurance staff, to include assignment of work and special projects, monitoring workload and productivity, performance evaluation, and promotion of training and development; participates in the recruitment and hiring of subordinate staff as appropriate.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures. Knowledge of FDA, local, State, Federal regulations for a dairy manufacturing facility. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor's degree in Dairy, Food Science or a related discipline; at least 8 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified in a consumer package environment. Fair Oaks Farms Brands, LLC, offers an excellent wage and comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental insurance, prescription coverage, 401(k), and more. To become a member of our growing team, please submit a resume to Fair Oaks Farms Brands, LLC., 999 West Randall Street, Coopersville, MI 49404. Please send resumes to www.careerscoopersville.com, or apply through CareerBuilder.com .Our Wesite: www.corepower.com. Thank you! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Quality Assurance Management, Inc. (QAM) is a worldwide leader in quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) services to the high purity...