Quality Manager in Kenosha, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Kenosha

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Job Posting Title:

Quality Manager

Job Description:

The Quality Assurance Manager plans and executes strategic initiatives to ensure food safety and expand the Quality Systems of the organization. Manage and direct all aspects of quality assurance to reach optimum quality and efficiency.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with manufacturing management in improving and expanding our quality assurance procedures to ensure food safety is at the forefront at all times, reduce returns/complaints, reduce scrap, and provide follow-up activities on corrective actions to prevent re-occurrence.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate Quality Systems. Ensure compliance with in-house and/or external specifications and standards to include HACCP and GMP. Actively contribute to the data collections, trend analysis, investigation and improvements to processes, products and systems.
  • Work with quality and manufacturing to create and/or modify methods and procedures to ensure that appropriate processes and/or products are developed, tests are conducted and that products, materials, and manufacturing equipment meet required standards.
  • Design, evaluate, implement and maintain quality assurance programs and systems for product and/or process development, manufacturing and testing to ensure product quality and compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Support QA Director’s initiatives
  • Manage the day-to-day quality assurance of food products produced and shipped.
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of the internal Quality Audit procedure and schedule.
  • Track and initiate investigation of complaint trends.
  • Assures the development and utilization of equipment calibration and preventative maintenance systems.
  • Manage product hold release programs.
  • Manage QC Supervisors and Technicians.
  • Manages three or more subordinates.
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Highly developed leadership skills to ensure all quality programs meet current customer and corporate expectations.
  • 7+ years of quality management experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups and/or boards of directors.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Chemistry, Biology and Food Science

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type): Bachelor’s Degree required -biology, chemistry, food science or related field plus 7+ years of experience. Previous supervisory experience required.

Physical Activity/Working Conditions: (May apply to plant/warehouse positions)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, reach, stretch, stoop, bend, and use hands and fingers.  Also, the employee may be required to lift up to 55lbs. This position requires the employee to be able to read, write, and communicate orally in English. 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Travel Requirements:  Occasional

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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