Some of DSA's Current Openings
This is for a privately held
food company located in beautiful midwestern city
that has both the charm of a small town and easy
access to the benefits of a large city nearby. This
individual will oversee all plant operations,
warehousing, logistics, purchasing and compliance. The company is aggressively
growing. They are seeking a very special
person for this new position that will report to the
Chief Operating Officer. They must be very
detail oriented on the production and procurement
side- very involved and not a back office type.
The candidate must have a solid degree in a
manufacturing type of academic study and substantial
manufacturing experience. The company is very
employee oriented.. everyone is a member of the
greater family - they are dedicated to their
workforce, very empathetic and expect a solid work
oriented commitment from every member of the team.
Responsible for preventative maintenance,
project management and daily maintenance for food
processing plants in Wisconsin, New Jersey and
Pennsylvania. Salary to $90,000
QUALITY ASSURANCE MANAGER:
Degreed food science professional to take on an
expanded Quality Control/Compliance role with
growing high speed packaging food company located in
Midwestern city. Must have strong interpersonal skills and
ability to manage department, laboratory and
interact with other management team leaders in a
very cooperative environment.
Must have good verbal and writing skills, good
math skills; strong organizational and
time-management abilities; outgoing personality and
the ability to work in team environment.
The individual selected for this position will be
responsible for working with Foods Product
Development Manager and Foods Merchandising to
increase share growth in this retail supermarket’s
private label products, as well as deliver products
as good as or better than national brand. This
position is with a major mid-western based
As a Product Development Foods Associate you will:
Add innovative new products.
Assist in the development of Fresh/Perishable
Foods, including foods manufactured by the
supermarket chains own manufacturing, and
Work on key deliverables in the Bakery/Deli
Product Development and Innovation Pipeline,
managing key portions of the projects to ensure
a timely product launch
Collaborate with Product Development Manager to
develop and maintain pricing for all raw
materials needed to support the chain’s
Assist in the determination of raw ingredients,
and finished goods product specifications
Focus also on base improvements on existing
fresh foods that will ultimately lead to
increased market share in Perishables, Bakery
Provide engineering support to manufacturing
operations to improve existing and new production
processes. Will work with process and packaging
efficiencies, Product yields, new product testing
and launches and quality engineering. Prefer
mechanical engineering degree. Salary $70,000
- Georgia location
• Leads FDA, State, Third Party and Customer
• Ensures that all quality procedures are
maintained and that all personnel are fully trained
on specifications, procedures and inspection of
• Assures all non-conforming materials are
isolated and determines proper disposition.
• Maintains safe and healthful working
conditions; enforces safety rules and regulations.
• Performs routine audits for compliance to
procedures, submits reports and action plans on
• Develops and leads processes, programs and
activities that will improve the production of
products and assure product and process improvements
across the plant.
• Integrates quality assurance and quality
control into all functions and people across the
plant; assures compliance with company policies,
food safety standards and government regulations;
and builds, leads and manages performance of a team
of quality control staff.
• Manages Hazard Analysis and Critical Control
Points (HACCP) assessments and reassessments.
• Composes and edits HACCP plans and strategies
for new products.
• Manages HACCP records and file maintenance and
manage daily pre-operational, operational, and
• Assures compliance to Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMPs), Standard Operating Procedures
(SOPs), and Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures
• Maintains current library for all GMPs, SOPs,
and SSOP’s and manage laboratory infrastructure
including analytical methods and calibration
• Improves product quality utilizing key product
/ process attributes, sensory and quality metrics.
• Reviews all data obtained during all quality
assurance activities to ensure consistency with
company policies and procedures.
• Develops new approaches to solve problems
identified during quality assurance activities.
• Keeps management team abreast of significant
issues or developments identified during quality
assurance activities and actions being taken to
improve the situation.
• Prepares and presents technical and program
information to the management team.
• Directs technical and administrative workers
engaged in quality assurance activities.
• Maintains a working knowledge of government and
industry quality assurance codes and standards, and
assures adherence to these codes and standards.
• Plays an active role on quality management
teams within the organization.
• Designs and implements quality assurance
training programs to key personnel in conjunction
• Investigates and adjusts customer complaints
• Ensures the accuracy and quality of product
• One (1) year-round facility and three (3)
• These plants employ over 300 people combined,
are non-union and runs 2 production shifts.
• Position reports into the Director of
Compliance and Risk Management.
• Plants process products that are fresh and
frozen to foodservice, wholesale and retail
• Will lead a staff of 20-30 both directly and
indirectly with a few leads.
This position will
provide key leadership and training to sanitation
employees during daily production line and facility
sanitation as outlined by the Master Sanitation
Schedule. Work collaboratively with both Plant
and Quality management and personnel to ensure
timely execution of the sanitation function while
ensuring uncompromised food safety compliance.
Provide needed support to Quality Assurance to
maintain compliance with USDA requirements and
Must have clear understanding
of HACCP, GMP, SSOP guidelines. Possess good working
knowledge of microbiological testing and procedures.
Must have excellent communication and leadership
skills. Must possess basic computer skills and
knowledge with an emphasis in Microsoft programs
(Excel and Word).
Prefer local candidate-
SUPERVISORS/SUPERINTENDENT: Positions in
Georgia, Oklahoma, Massachusetts, Florida,
Indiana, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Alabama, Pennsylvania,
Illinois, Ohio, Texas, and Tennessee for
experienced food production supervisors. Salaries to