Job Opportunities at Darlington

Job titleQA &  Food Safety Manager
Reports to

VP of Food Sciences

If unavailable

Plant Manager

Job purpose

Manage the QA and Food Safety programs for plant.   This involves sanitation, pest control, and 5S programs.    Programs should be developed and managed to meet all Federal, State and Local requirements and guidelines established by SQF. 

Duties and responsibilities

Develops and manages the plant QA and Food Safety Program to meet SQF requirements.
Develops and maintains the Master Sanitation Program
Establish cleaning activities that follow daily, weekly and the Master Sanitation Program
Creates and updates standard cleaning procedures.
Audits to ensure compliance to cleaning procedures.  Writes corrective action for non-compliance.
Reviews paperwork on a daily basis.
Orders and maintains all cleaning equipment and supplies
Ensures all plant equipment is clean and safe for production.
Manage the Pest Control Program utilizing a 3rd party pest control company.  Ensure corrective actions are being written and performed for all deficiencies found.
Manage and be the leader in development of the plant 5S program. 
Leads plant team audit to determine effectiveness of QA, Sanitation, Pest Control, 5S and GMP programs.   Leads team in development of corrective actions for found deficiencies.
Manages the QA Food Safety Budget.
Provides report for the daily plant Visual Performance Monitoring (VPM) meeting.
Other duties as assigned.  


BA or BS degree preferred.
HACCP Certified and/or PCQI Certifiedbrabrad
SQF Practitioner
Three to five years’ work experience preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to collaborate with multi-department teams.
Excellent computer skills, proficient in all Microsoft applications.
Hands on experience with ERP systems
Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
Ability to work in team environment.
Ability to work overtime as assigned.

Working conditions

Position works in all areas of facilities

Physical requirements

Ability to lift and twist up to 50 pounds several times throughout the shift.

Direct reports


Food Safety Technicians, QA Technicians, and Document Control & Training Specialist