Quality Systems Manager - Food Manufacturing

Opelika, AL, United States of America

We are a renowned supplier to the Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry, dedicated to delivering exceptional food products and services. With a legacy spanning over seven decades, we have established ourself as a leader in the food manufacturing and distribution sector. Our commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability is at the forefront of everything we do. Join us in our mission to provide outstanding food solutions while maintaining the highest standards of excellence.

Position Overview: We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Quality Systems Manager to join our team in Opelika, AL. The Quality Systems Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of quality control and assurance systems within our facility. This role requires a meticulous attention to detail, strong leadership abilities, and a deep understanding of quality management principles. The successful candidate will play a critical role in ensuring that our products consistently meet and exceed customer expectations and regulatory requirements.


  • Competitive salary ranging from $130,000 to $155,000, depending on experience.
  • Annual bonus of 15% to 22.5% based on performance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Retirement savings plan with company match.
  • Opportunities for career growth and development within a global organization.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values diversity and innovation.


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Quality Management, Engineering, or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in quality assurance or quality control roles within the food manufacturing industry.
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing quality management systems, such as HACCP, ISO 9001, or SQF.
  • Strong knowledge of food safety regulations (e.g., FDA, USDA) and industry standards (e.g., GFSI).
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret data to drive decision-making and process improvements.
  • Effective leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Certified Quality Manager (CQM) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) credentials are desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain robust quality control systems and procedures to ensure compliance with company standards, customer specifications, and regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track and improve quality performance throughout the organization.
  • Conduct regular audits and inspections to assess compliance with quality standards and identify areas for improvement.
  • Lead investigations into quality incidents, customer complaints, and non-conformances, implementing corrective and preventive actions as necessary.
  • Provide training and support to employees on quality-related topics, ensuring a culture of quality and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve quality issues, implement process improvements, and drive product innovation.
  • Stay current on industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes related to quality management systems.

If you are a passionate and driven professional with a strong background in quality management systems, we encourage you to apply for the Quality Systems Manager position in Opelika, AL. Join us in our commitment to excellence and make a meaningful impact on the quality of our products and services.

Quality Systems Manager - Food Manufacturing

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Quality Systems Manager - Food Manufacturing

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