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Wolverine Packing is looking to add a Food Safety Manager to our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with food safety audits, familiarity with the BRC food safety standard and knowledge of FSMA, GMP, and SSOP.

Wolverine Packing offers medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. We also have a fantastic 401k matching program, paid vacations and sick time.

Hours: Day Shift 6:30am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday, some Saturdays


Responsible for ongoing maintenance development, implementation, and improvement of the Quality Management system - BRC certified.

Work with plant staff and management to maintain, oversee and enforce all policies and procedures of the plant, quality assurance standards and program, safe food handling procedures and sanitation standards in order to assure compliance with company guidelines.

Ensure that facilities are compliant with GMP, Food Safety and Quality Management system to meet national and international standards and customer expectations.

Validate and assure compliance with established food safety, quality and sanitation objectives through daily monitoring programs, team supervision, and on-going verification of internal and external laboratory or industry benchmarking.

Provide risk assessment analysis including verification and validation of sanitation procedures and product safety inspections.

Supervise lab functions, new product testing, and formulations.

Strong skills with ability to teach, coach, and counsel associates, build teamwork and employee morale, possess good conflict resolution skills and ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people with differing backgrounds and abilities.

Develop and maintain documentation and controls to comply to record keeping requirements.

Work with purchasing staff to establish quality requirements for suppliers.

Ensure tests and procedures are properly understood, carried out and evaluated, and that product modifications are investigated if necessary.

Produce professional presentations and reports for internal and external meetings.

Must have a passion to work with food and people.

Perform other duties as needed for the successful operation of the company.


Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Microbiology or related degree with a quality emphasis as well as experience in a manufacturing environment with quality systems.

Well versed in GMP, personal safety and regulatory compliance. Understand HACCP and Quality Management Systems.

High attention to detail.

Maintain a good working relationship with fellow employees and set a good example of a team player for others.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to understand the key requirements in the Quality and Food Safety Systems, development of continuous improvement programs and attention to reporting accuracy.

Impeccable organizational skills with ability to balance and prioritize own time with the production schedule. Proactive approach by being able to identify problems as well as potential problems. 

Fluent with technology to improve efficiency. 
Solid understanding of QA methodology and processes. Knowledge of BRC standards, HACCP, and GMP.

What We Offer

Competitive wages with overtime pay

Quarterly production bonus after 1 year

Paid vacations, holidays, and sick time

Comprehensive health insurance with tax-free payroll deductions  

401k retirement account with employer contribution   

Employee Assistance Program   

Employee payroll advance/repayment program   


Wolverine Cares- A company program that provides opportunities to volunteer in and around Detroit   

Employee wholesale discount  

Long-term career opportunity with a stable, growing, and well-respected family owned and operated company  

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Mike GuswayQuality Control Manager