QA Manager & Safety

Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job ID: 009-2912 Pay Rate: $70,000/yr

Job Description

QA Manager & Safety | $70,000/yr

Day Shift, Good Benefits, Direct Hire! 

An established meat production facility in Fort Dodge, IA is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented and safety focused individual to fill their QA Manager & Safety role! The ideal candidate should possess the skills to assure consistent quality of production for the plant by developing and enforcing GMP systems, as well as coordinating and execution of Safety & Environmental activities. This is a great direct hire opportunity for an individual who strives to ensure a safe work environment for all employees and adhere to all quality standards! 


  • Validate quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attributes - i.e. measuring production, documentation, determining operational and performance qualification, writing and updated quality assurance procedures
  • Maintain and improve product quality by completing a variety of audits while collaborating with other members of management to develop manufacturing and training methods
  • Analyze and prepare responses to customer requests, including but not limited to; audits, quality statements and new specifications
  • Update and maintain HACCP programs and lead scheduled HACCP team meetings
  • Responsible for calibration and updating of in house analytical testing equipment and communicate with vendors regarding technical issues and updates
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a Food Safety/Defense Program which complies with USDA/FDA objectives including Food Safety Modernization Act
  • Complete Certificate of Analysis (COA) forms
  • Oversee contact to USDA, FDA and DOA departments and coordinate QA Initiatives with other QA Managers
  • Conduct safety and environmental audits and inspections to ensure compliance and safe conditions in the plant
  • Lead a plant safety committee and coordinate quality and safety training
  • Coordinate and support annual OSHA required activities and keep proper filing of all documents
  • Track, maintain and promote the plant specific Safety Gap Analysis including progress and corrective actions
  • Work with other managers, including the plant manager, to ensure the accident reporting and investigation process is completed and that the plant operates in accordance with all laws and regulations
  • Updates job knowledge by studying trends in and developments in quality and safety/environmental management; participating in continuing education opportunities
  • Adherence to all company policies and procedures, including attendance guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • 1-3 years of experience and/or related education in Quality Assurance / Quality Conrol
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Word & Excel)
  • Service and detail oriented
  • Ability to communicate with people accross all organizational levels
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, treating everyone with respect 
  • Experience in the meat processing industry is desired but not required
  • Ability to obtain forklift and pallet jack certification

Benefits & Pay: 

  • Pay: $70,000/yr
  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Life Insurance / Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K with company match

Our job is to get YOU hired (and it's FREE!)! For more information, call or stop by our office today! If you've applied to Aventure before, simply give us a call to put your name in for this position.

501 Sumner Ave | Humboldt, IA | 515-332-1480

Aventure Staffing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. A drug screen and background check may be required.


Interested? Contact:

Briley Buhr
Employment Specialist | Humboldt

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