QC Manager

Direct Hire

Key Accountabilities:

The following are essential duties and responsibilities for this position:

  • Responsible for direct management of all Quality Assurance associates.
  • Responsible for ensuring Food Safety and Food Quality policies and procedures are adhered to including but not limited by SQF Code, CFIA, HACCP, Quality and any customer quality requirements.
  • Responsible for direct management and utilization of laboratory (analytical and microbiology), water treatment, syrup blending, sanitation, microbiological equipment, raw materials, and all quality processes.
  • Optimize resources while ensuring raw materials and finished product meet specifications and manufacturing standards and in accordance with FDA, CFIA, GMP's, HACCP, and all other governmental policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Oversee daily Quality Assurance inspections to ensure all products are meeting compliance.
  • Write, update, and maintain SOP's (Standard Operating Procedures) for the Quality Assurance Program.
  • Champion internal audit process through continuous improvements, shared best practices, and teamwork.
  • Leads the development and implementation of Food Safety Fundamentals, the Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan.
  • Oversee development, implementation, review and maintenance of SQF program.
  • Communicate to relevant personnel all information essential to ensure the effective implementation and maintenance of SQF.
  • Responsible to ensure that all SQF documents are safely stored, maintained and accessible.
  • Responsible for departmental non-conformances and implementation of corrective action ensuring all corrective actions are documented and outstanding actions closed in timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance to all OHSA and environmental regulatory and corporate standards. Investigate and identify root causes of any non-compliance.
  • Accountable for a safe working environment through the development of strategies focused on accident reduction as well as energy and waste minimization.
  • Oversee effective deployment of human resources throughout the department and ensure the correct administration of the collective Bargaining Agreement.



  • Experience in Food/ Beverage Manufacturing preferred
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, SAP and Power Point
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, results oriented
  • Organized and detail oriented, adaptable to change
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written

Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree or Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of direct management experience in Quality within a manufacturing environment
  • SQF Practitioner certification preferred.
  • Have completed HACCP training and be experienced in implement and maintain HACCP based Food Safety plans.
  • Quality Assurance management systems, food safety and security standards, and governmental regulatory relating to the food / beverage industry

Working Conditions:

  • Physical-Continuously standing or walking.
  • Visual/Sensory-This position requires regular need to give moderate attention with one or two senses at a time.
  • Work environment– Work and environment are very repetitive.
  • Mental Stress– There is pronounced pressure from deadlines, production quotas, accuracy or similar demands.
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