Quality Assurance Manager

  • Valley Proteins, Inc.
  • 5420 Linkwood Road, Linkwood, MD, USA
  • Feb 11, 2019
Full time QA-Quality Control

Job Description

Are you ready to leverage your feed/food industry experience in a leadership role that offers excellent career advancement potential?  This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned quality assurance professional to join a national, family-owned company!

Valley Proteins, a leading producer of sustainable high-quality ingredients and nutrients for animal feeds and pet foods, is looking for a Quality professional with leadership and mentoring ability to join their team in one of the most beautiful spots on Maryland’s eastern shore.

When you step into the position of Quality Assurance Manager at Valley Proteins Inc.’s plant in Linkwood, Maryland, you will be joining a team of industry professionals that share your passion for quality. In this key role you will have responsibility for the supervision and mentoring a team of Quality Assurance Technicians focused on fostering continuous quality improvement.

As a member of the team, you can expect: 

  • Above average compensation, including bonus potential ($50,000-$65,000/year)
  • Great benefits – Including medical, dental, vision, health savings account with company contribution, 401k with matching, profit sharing, paid time off.
  • Advancement opportunities – Advancement is always possible here. The company is always looking for key players motivated to move up into higher level roles.
  • Quality impact – Make a positive impact on the quality of our finished products and feel good about what you are doing!  You are helping to recycle useful by-products that would normally go into the landfill by converting them into valuable finished products that our customers need.

If you have the following, we want to hear from you:

  • BA/BS degree in technical or science related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in the feed/food industry
  • 3-5 years of Quality Assurance Management experience
  • Competency with 21 CFR Part 507 or 117, Current Good Manufacturing Practice, Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Food for Animals
  • PCQI training for Animal Food desired.
  • Demonstration of successful implementation of food safety and quality programs.
  • Experience with the development and use of Food Safety Plans and HACCP Programs.
  • Experience in writing Quality related procedures, protocols, and manuals.

Please click Apply or email your information to: valleyproteins81@workrocket.com

About the Company: Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in recycling used cooking oils and animal by-products into high-quality ingredients for biodiesel, livestock feed, and pet foods. Our focus is on customer service and protecting our environment for a sustainable future.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.