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Quality Control Manager in 501 NW 36th Street, Pendleton, Oregon 97801 at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 1/7/2019

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Job Description


Quality Control Manager 

Lead the plant efforts for assuring that products/processes meet and exceed customer and regulatory requirements to include product quality attributes and food safety.  This job requires hands-on involvement in the Q.C. lab and on the production floor, as well as the ability to lead and develop team members.  Formal training and coursework in Food Safety regulation and compliance.


Leadership and Management

  • Creates a vision for the future and leads planning and implementation to get there
  • Creates an environment that encourages and rewards teamwork and collaboration, both internally and externally
  • Whole problem solver, implements solutions to solve root cause problems. Strong analytically
  • Leader of people, teams and processes, decision maker, confident and competent


  • Strong written, oral, and communication and facilitation skills
  • Excellent listener. Empathetic to individuals concerns and directs necessary follow-up actions
  • Conveys information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization

Technical Capability

  • Possess knowledge of manufacturing processes and operations; troubleshoot technical and relational situations.
  • Monitor customer complaints and assist the plant in root cause identification
  • Strong technical skills in operation systems (NWF applications). Possess ability to operate a computer; Knowledge of Windows based software; Knowledge of basic functions of manufacturing process software (i.e. AS400 etc.).
  • A leader who is involved with production out in the plant to solve problems and improve processes, with the highest integrity
  • Provide technical expertise and support and improve our food quality, food safety and sanitation.
  • Excellent project management skills. Possess exceptional planning and scheduling skills.
  • Be able to make informed decisions and effectively implement solutions
  • Is able to troubleshoot technical and relational situations
  • Possess qualitative thinking skills- results oriented, cost/benefit analysis

Coaching, Motivating, and Mentoring

  • Safety oriented: understands safety is a top priority
  • Sets expectations, tracks results, and manages accountability
  • Effective developer of people. A teacher, coach, mentor, and role model
  • Is confident to give people space to learn and make mistakes

Personal and Social Competence

  • Proactive, excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize and operate in a dynamic and constant changing environment.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills:  Communication, Leadership, Empowerment, and Customer Service
  • Consistent in actions and behavior
  • Attention to detail a must
  • High integrity and honesty, promoting trust in all actions
  • Creative and change-oriented
  • High energy. Assertive, energetic, and a self-starter
  • Ability to travel as business need requires


Job Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelors of Science in Food Science or related technical science degree required.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience leading quality programs in food industry
  • Prior demonstrated experience successfully implementing quality tools and concepts (FSMA, GFSI audits, BRC, HACCP, Allergens, Food Defense)
  • Ability to pass Employment, Comprehension and Math tests
  • Experience in supervising, coaching, and training of others required
  • Experience of food manufacturing required


Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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