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Quality Assurance Manager

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Jackson, GA, US, GA 30233

Company: Bonduelle

Position: Quality Assurance Manager

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports To: Site General Manager

Salary Type: Exempt (Full-Time)

Location: Jackson, GA (On-site)


What if your job had a real impact? 
By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, others and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well-being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. By your key position in our company you will support our environmental and social initiatives to drive progress against our B!Pact 2025 goals and B Corp certification. Join Bonduelle on an incredible and exciting journey to have a positive impact on people and the planet!" 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods® and Bistro®.


Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

Position Summary:
The Quality Assurance Manager role is accountable for the development, implementation and monitoring of Food Safety and Quality programs at our Jackson, GA site.  In conjunction with Corporate support, the position leads the establishment, maintenance and improvement of the Food Safety and Quality Management Systems to ensure the production of safe and high quality products . The role is key in ensuring compliance to company, customer, regulatory and other requirements, while advancing the food safety and quality culture.  Additionally, the Quality Manager will be responsible for leading and developing the Quality & Sanitation Teams, including three direct reports (Quality Supervisor, Sanitation Supervisor, and Food Hygienist), along with a team of indirect reports.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Science or related field, with minimum 5-10 years of progressively responsibility in Quality
  • HACCP & FSMA PCQI Certifications required
  • GFSI understanding, including SQF standards to implement and maintain site compliance
  • Prior experience with USDA and FDA required
  • Competent in Quality Tools to drive continuous improvement (e.g. Pareto charts, flow diagrams, process control charts, histograms, root cause analysis, corrective/preventive action, etc.)
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong skills in leadership, communication, self-motivation, influencing others, analytics and problem solving


  • Oversees the development, maintenance, and improvement of the Food Safety and Quality Management Systems to maintain the highest standards, including HACCP, Preventive Controls, Food Defence/Fraud, Risk Assessments, sanitary design, cGMPs, training, etc.
  • Manages the daily activities of the site’s Quality & Sanitation organization, including manufacturing technical support and compliance, resource allocation, problem-solving, process improvement, etc. 
  • Acts as SQF Practitioner for the site.
  • Owns the site’s Food Safety & Quality performance objectives and results, including key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Leads the site’s Food Safety and Quality internal and external audits, including 2nd-party, customer, regulatory, etc.
  • Acts as the liaison with external parties, including regulatory agencies, customers, etc.
  • Helps drive the overarching business priorities and continuous improvement within the site.
  • Leads the development of the site’s Quality & Sanitation Teams, including planning, training, coaching, etc.
  • Acts as a business partner to both Quality & Sanitation teams and cross-functional team members, including site and Corporate levels.
  • The role may require minimal travel (less than 5%).

Bonduelle Fresh Americas does not require employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated and/or boostered at this time, but does require disclosure of vaccination status and supporting documents. Bonduelle Fresh Americas reserves the right to modify any internal policies, including safety policies, as needed and in compliance with all applicable laws.


Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or