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Quality Assurance Manager

Bolingbrook, Illinois
12 Sep 2022

Real Good Foods is seeking candidates for the role of Quality Assurance (QA) Manager. This role will oversee the activity of the QA staff. This person will develop, implement, and maintain a system of quality and reliability testing for the organization's products and development processes.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

                  Hires and trains quality assurance staff.

                  Scheduling- Oversees the daily workflow and schedules of the department.

                  Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

                  Coach and mentor subordinates.

                  Oversee budget for the department.


Develops, implements, and manages processes to ensure that products meet required specifications for quality, function, and reliability prior to delivery.

Identifies and sets appropriate quality standards and parameters for products.

Communicates quality standards and parameters to QA team, product development team, and other appropriate staff.

Coordinates product testing processes.

Participates in product testing.

Identifies and analyzes issues, bugs, defects, and other problems, particularly when problems recur in multiple products; recommends and facilitates solutions to these issues.

Reviews client, customer, and user feedback.

Required Skills/Abilities:

5+ years manufacturing as a food safety / quality assurance managerial role; must have experience supervising supervisors and a team of technicians

Experience with USDA and FDA

Bachelor's degree required, ideally in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology or similar.

Experience with implementing programs from scratch, writing SOP's and improving the Quality Assurance and Food Safety department / team

Hands-on, strong organizational and administrative skills

Food processing and or packaging manufacturing experience is required

Extensive working knowledge with: HACCP, FMEA, FSMA, EPA, GMP's, BRC and SQF regulations

Detailed oriented, good attitude, the ability to influence others and lead/direct others through training initiatives

Computer literate with Microsoft Excel and Word.

Familiarity with Alchemy.

All interested candidates need to take a brief survey and submit their resumes. Copy the following link and past into your web browser.

After you've completed the survey, someone from the HR team will contact you!

Real Good Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity in the workplace. Those who believe in this value, are encouraged to apply. Send resumes to Hforeman@

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  • Job Reference: 710020012-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Real Good Foods
  • Location: Bolingbrook, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application