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QA Lab Director - 2021

Management Recruiters of Boise for our client in Texas
Amarillo, Texas, United States
November 16, 2018


Our client is a 25+ year old privately owned Dairy processing company with a state of the art facility located in Southcentral US. We are in search of a dynamic Milk Powder QA Lab Manager to suggest, plan and organize future growth of their laboratory operations. The Environment is fast-paced and the company is poised for high growth in the marketplace. Huge opportunity to add value quickly through industry expertise.

Key Responsibilities:

• Confidently manage the Wet Chemistry testing of materials and product for in-process and final release to deliver credible results to all cross functional team members.

• Ensure assays are transferred, qualified, validated and performed within GMP requirements.

• Utilize approved industry methods, analytical techniques and federal guidelines to test and monitor dairy milk powders.

• Expertly develop and train a team of 10 direct reports to create an engaged positive workforce.

• Monitor production runs. Manage and maintain laboratory records

• Assist with external, State, and FDA regulatory inspections.

• Monitor and ensure compliance to all FDA, USDA, and SQF requirements for GLP, GMP, and HACCP.


• Bachelor’s degree in biology and/or chemistry or equivalent highly preferred; although years of experience will be considered.

• MUST HAVE MILK POWDER Lab Production experience of (7-10) years with at least (2) in management.

• Versed in Six Sigma, 5S, and Problem solving focusing on Continuous Improvement methodologies.

Seeking strong ability to make decisions quickly, highly attention to detail, problem solver and overall positive influencer.


Excellent salary, comprehensive benefits and relocation assistance included.