JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

QAQC Manager

Schoolcraft, MI. 

Job Responsibilities
  • The QA/QC Manager is responsible for ensuring that the quality management system (QMS) is fully implemented in an organized and efficient manner and deemed compliant at all levels (customer → regulatory).
  • The QA/QC Manager is responsible for delegating and assigning tasks to QA/QC staff and working closely with other departments to ensure compliance.
  • Maintain compliance to Food Safety Modernization Act and GFSI Food Safety Certifications for food sectors of the business as well as QMS compliance to non-food (as applicable).
  • Manage and oversee all QA/QC activities to ensure compliance to FDA and customer regulations/specifications.
  • Advance the quality programs throughout the plant site.
  • Manage implementation and compliance of the QMS.
  • Plan and communicate duties within the QA/QC staff and related work schedules.
  • Identify and develop QA/QC personnel certification requirements and continuing education/training needs.
  • Providing leadership, mentorship, and direction of all QA/QC personnel reporting to the QA/QC Manager.
  • Drive and engaged work force with focus on continuous improvement, critical thinking and permanent resolution.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills, Qualifications, Certifications and Licenses
  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science or related technical field preferred.
  • Five years equivalent job experience in an industrial environment favored.
  • Working knowledge of food industry best practices and expectations.
  • Strong sense of customer service and meeting customer demands.
  • Strong sense of detail, objectivity and accuracy.
  • Able to communicate effectively to all levels of the Organization.
  • Competent writer of summary reports, business letters, e-mails and similar.
  • Adept in use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word and ideally Power Point to a basic level.
  • Adept in the use of commercial database software such as SAP, Qualtrax, Trace Gains and Horizon Scan.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule as needed to meet business demands.
  • Experience with EMP and Sanitation Programs.

  • Certified or certifiable to:
  • SQF
  • FSMA Qualified Individual (QI)
  • PCQI
  • Food Defense/Food Fraud Mitigation
  • Internal Auditing
  • GFSI
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Interacts with all internal departments and manufacturing plants on a regular basis (telephone, e-mail, fax, mail, summary reports).
  • Utilizes standard office equipment/computer workstation.
  • General QC lab equipment.
Physical Requirements

The job requires sitting, standing, walking and occasional climbing in a production environment. Typing and viewing computer screen, occasionally for extended periods. Some lifting (50 lb or less) is also occasionally required.

Other Information
  • All rules and regulations of the Employee Handbook apply at all times.
  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program.
  • 8 hour shift M-F Onsite
  • 10% Travel 

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume, employment application and behavioral assessment questionnaire to

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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