Sr. Quality Manager

Mason City, IA

Posted: 09/27/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 287.23DM Experience:

Job Description

Sr. Quality Manager

Global leader in environmentally compatible agricultural technologies is looking for a Sr. Quality Manager.  If you have a MS or PhD degree in the sciences, excellent supervisory skills and experience with cGMP standards and EPA regulations for agricultural products, this could be a great opportunity for you!  Additional skills include ISO program management, food safety, microbiology, fermentation, etc.  The company offers excellent benefits and relocation assistance.  This position is not available for remote work.

  • Manage QC, QA, Insectary, GLP study program, ISO program for the plant and one other. 6 direct reports – all supervisors, 29 indirect
  • This position manages the final product release for the company’s products that are formulated, dried, packaged and stored at the company’s contract manufacturing partners
  • Knowledge of standard quality lab practices for EPA regulated biological products and cGMP
  • QC/QA
  • The Quality Manager sets QA, and quality planning objectives for the plant site
  • Functions as an analytical and quality systems expert / resource / consultant to business operations, conceives, designs, conducts, and leads QA Laboratory activities per strategic business needs
  • Participates in the Materials Review Board for issues associated with incoming, intermediate, and finished products
  • GLP (EPA FIFRA 40 CFR Part 160, cGMP and ISO)
  • Provides Test Facility Management for Good Laboratory Practice studies for EPA FIFRA 40 CFR Part 160* and accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 per scope of accreditation
  • Ensure the QMS is implemented, maintained and improved in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 standard and ensures compliance of the laboratory with those requirements
  • Ensure the Document/Record Control, Nonconforming Work, Corrective Action/Preventive Action and Internal Audit programs are implemented and followed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  287.23DM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Master’s or PhD or equivalent
  • 6+ years of science related experience
  • Previous experience in manufacturing in a cGMP environment
  • Understanding of cGMP standards and EPA regulation for agriculture products
  • Managed ISO program

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Dave Maxwell at

JO:  287.23DM


Meet Your Recruiter

Dave Maxwell
Sr Technical Recruiter

Senior Level Recruitment Professional since 1996 with experience in the recruitment and placement of Industrial Chemists and Scientists Nationwide from Executive to Entry level.  Resins, Polymers, Adhesives, Coatings, Plastics, Lubricants, Specialty Chemicals, Agricultural Chemicals, Additives, Inks, Consumer Products, and more!

I have been very successful at bringing top valued talent to my clients and providing expert level guidance to candidates in their career searches.

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