Quality Lead

$70,000 - $80,000 yearly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:Aurora , IL  [In Office]

Job ID:125539

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Job Description
LaSalle Network has partnered with a well-respected nutrition supplement manufacturer to hire a Quality Manager. This position will be onsite in their Aurora, IL location.

Quality Manager Responsibilities:  
  • Manage a team of 15 
  • Interact with internal teams (Client Services, R&D, Operations, Sales, Supply Chain)
  • Run FDA, SQF and NSF audits
  • Maintain and improve product safety and quality culture
  • Interact with customers 

Quality Manager Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3-5 years of QC/QA experience
  • Basic understanding of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) programs
  • Document review and writing (SOPs, specifications, etc.) 
  • Food allergen knowledge (from experience or education)
  • Basic microbiology knowledge
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Willingness to learn new skills and concept
  • Success in implementing new procedures and verifying that they are working as intended
  • Experience working with customers to ensure their expectations are met (or exceeded) 
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks
  • Organized (or able to maintain organized chaos - need to keep things on track) 
  • Ability to assess risk and justify decisions based on risk assessments
  • Ability to lead a group – meetings, training sessions, etc. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team of diverse personalities
  • Supervisor or managerial experience
  • Food science background preferred
  • Experience with SQF and/or NSF certifications and audit process preferred
  • FDA regulatory compliance and audit experience preferred
  • Sanitation and pest control experience preferred

Thank you,

Linda Daniel
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.