Assistant Quality Manager

La Grange, TX 78945

Posted: 09/11/2023 Industry: Quality Job Number: 2322 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description

We are seeking a highly qualified Assistant Quality Manager. The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or nutraceutical manufacturing industry. Reporting directly to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Assistant Quality Manager will play a pivotal role in maintaining and improving our product quality standards. This position will involve managing a supervisor and a department of 15 employees. 


  • Quality Assurance Oversight: Collaborate with the QA Manager to develop, implement, and maintain quality assurance programs and processes to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • Supervision: Lead and mentor a team of quality control technicians and specialists. Provide guidance and support to ensure the team meets performance goals and maintains high levels of productivity and accuracy.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously evaluate existing quality control processes and recommend improvements to enhance product quality and efficiency. Implement approved changes as necessary.
  • Quality Audits: Assist in conducting internal and external quality audits to identify areas of improvement and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of quality control activities, including inspection reports, non-conformance reports, and corrective action plans.
  • Training: Coordinate and deliver training programs to enhance the skills and knowledge of quality control personnel.
  • Product Testing: Oversee and manage product testing and sampling procedures, ensuring that all products meet or exceed established quality standards.
  • Root Cause Analysis: Investigate and address product quality issues by conducting root cause analyses and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date with industry regulations and standards, ensuring the company's quality control processes remain in compliance.
  • Reporting: Prepare and present regular reports on quality control performance to the QA Manager and senior management.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Collaborate with other departments, such as production and R&D, to ensure quality standards are maintained throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Budget Management: Assist in managing the department's budget, including expenses related to personnel, equipment, and materials.

$80,000 - $100,000 + 10% bonus

Job Requirements

  1. Education: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as food science, chemistry, biology, or a related discipline.
  2. Experience: A minimum of 5 years of experience in quality assurance and control within the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, or nutraceutical manufacturing industry.
  3. Leadership Skills: Proven ability to lead and manage a team effectively, including a supervisor and a department of 15 employees.
  4. Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to conduct root cause analyses.
  5. Regulatory Knowledge: Knowledge of relevant industry regulations and quality standards.
  6. Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex technical information clearly and effectively.
  7. Attention to Detail: Strong attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high levels of accuracy in quality control processes.
  8. Computer Skills: Proficiency in quality control software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  9. Quality Certifications: Relevant quality certifications (e.g., Six Sigma, ASQ, CQE) are a plus.


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Subject: Assistant Quality Manager- La Grange, TX

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