Product Quality Manager

Posted: April 2, 2021
Chicago, IL

CORE JOB DUTIES

Assists in the development of brand and product quality standards for all product categories: flower and flower products; oils, extracts and medicinal; infused edibles and beverages
Leading product quality expert throughout the product innovation process and product commercialization including monitoring, investigations and technical CAPA in relations to quality and safety complaints of new products
Leads the quality aspect of new products’ line extensions to sites
Ensures facilities launching new products are fully equipped with all quality documentation and quality personnel are properly trained to guarantee a successful integration.
Manages new product trial assessments from a quality perspective and an active approver of all new products prior to launch.
Subject matter expert for site quality personnel in relations to new products and launches.
Assesses all new equipment and manufacturing processes for products safety and quality risks to ensure equipment is suitable for the intended process and products
Serves as an escalation point for product quality issues that span across multiple sites, products, etc.
Provides technical support to the Quality Systems Director in the development of Food Safety and Product Quality Plans for new products – responsible for the ingredient and process risk assessments
Leads the development and maintenance of Product Quality Specifications for all product categories – partners with R&D managers to develop technical product parameters and ensure adherence to specified limits
Conducts all duties in compliance with safety rules, applicable SOPs, and other applicable guidelines.
25-30% to facilities and states as the need arises