QUALTY MANAGER – FOOD/FLAVOR MANUFACTURING (IL)
Updated: Feb 22
Our client is a world class, FLAVOR Manufacturer with multiple plants throughout the US. Based in the Chicago, IL area, they are seeking to hire an experienced QUALITY MANAGER to manage the QA function at this plant. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and at least 5 years of hands on QA supervisory experience, working with either specialty ingredients or flavors.
The QA Manager provides leadership for a functional team within a high performance environment. Oversees the daily management of the function and drives improvement activities through the development of people and processes. Has overall accountability for the results of the team.
Minimum 5 years of QA and sanitation experience in food, beverage, and/or pharmaceutical manufacturing plant environment(s)
Minimum 3 years of leadership experience managing / supervising direct reports
Minimum 5 years of work experience in the food, beverage, flavor, ingredient, and/or pet food manufacturing industry
Strong cross-functional strategic leadership experience, communication and teamwork skills with demonstrated success in managing people and multiple projects
Demonstrated understanding of how day to day decisions affect business results, customers, staffing, materials, processing and maintenance
Demonstrated analytical skills to determine root cause and delivered corrective actions
Experience reacting to multiple and changing priorities and achieving results within a compressed time frame
Experience recognizing problems, analyzing them, offering solutions and using logical thought processes when making decisions
Experience reading and interpreting technical documents such as specifications, procedure manuals and technical data sheets
Experience working collaboratively in a team-based environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience writing technical procedures
Knowledge of and experience working with HACCP Programs
Experience developing, coaching and motivating employees in a team based environment
Working knowledge of statistics
Experience in an FDA regulated facility
Experience working with SAP software system
In return, this company is willing to pay a competitive base salary, bonus, benefits and relocation if needed. If you’re qualified and interested, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 815-520-8401 for additional details.