Quality Assurance Manager

Job Title: Quality Assurance Manager

Job Details:


  • Lead the charge for BRC qualification or passing third-party audit score-as defined in the goals
  • Conduct annual HACCP, Food Defense, GMP program reassessments
  • Provide process reviews of new products/processes
  • Provide program training material
  • Support, lead and develop direct reports
  • Investigate and respond to customer complaints
  • Report on KPIs within the department
  • Ability to analyze data from KPI results to drive purposeful actions
  • Advise/respond to any identified risk in the operation, including new equipment, process, or expansion
  • Work cohesively with colleagues and regulators, address USDA inquiries, respond to NRs
  • Provide timely disposition of product holds
  • Operate the department within budget
  • Support Operations improvement initiatives


  • Ability to communicate professionally at all levels.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have knowledge of HACCP, GMP(s), SOP(s) and Food Safety Principles. – Recent HACCP certification (5 yr.)
  • Strong leadership and Management skills.
  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science, Microbiology, or related field of study and five 5 years of previous managerial experience in a food-processing environment.
  • Familiarity with the Global Food Safety Initiative, either BRC, SQF or FSSC 2200.


Ruiz offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.  Submit your resume to [email protected] or visit our website to learn more about the company at www.elmonterey.com.

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Ruiz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Ruiz Foods is an equal opportunity employer.
EOE: Male, Female, Vets, Disabled (M/F/V/D).
Ruiz Foods enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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