Quality Control Manager

Kelly Science is currently hiring for a QC Manager in Portland, OR.  This is a great opportunity for a new manager looking for grow or a supervisor looking to take on additional responsibilities.

The Quality Control Manager is responsible for supervision of the QC Department within the manufacturing plant.  Responsible for food safety, GMP practices, food quality, and development of the QC personnel within the facility.  The incumbent is expected to have intimate knowledge of laboratory GMP practices and procedures, production processes, internal and external auditing.


  • Direct, support and develop QC technicians
  • Complete departmental supervisory administrative duties (i.e. employee paperwork, safety and food safety audits).
  • Develop, implement, maintain, evaluate and ensure compliance to plant programs such as SOPs, SSOPs, USDA and FDA regulatory, and BRC requirements.  This position acts as the liaison with USDA to resolve routine regulatory issues.
  • Prepare for, and act as the lead representative for third party and customer audits, and responsible for internal auditing program.
  • Receive, document, investigate and respond to customer complaints in a timely manner.
  • Must maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Proactively manage safety by ensuring compliance with all Federal and State regulations and internal Company policies.  Ensure unsafe conditions are corrected in a timely manner.


  • Minimum of 3 years Food Processing and Quality Management Experience (preferably raw protein experience) and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experienced in USDA and FDA regulations, GMP's, SOP's, with BRC experience preferred.
  • Able to work flexible hours.  
  • Although primarily a dayshift position, will be needed to work at times across back shifts and weekends.
  • Bi-lingual a plus (Spanish and Swahili).

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HACCP Certification


Why Kelly®?

Kelly® Science is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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