• Quality Manager

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Travel Required
    Position Location(s)
    US-MN-Lake Crystal
    FLSA Status

    The Quality Manager is responsible for the day to day management of all activities associated with the laboratory as well as facilitating the transfer of all incoming and outgoing data from the facility to third party laboratories. The team member in this position monitors plant operations and final product quality via laboratory data and ensures maximum production quantity and final product quality while following procedures relating to production and safety of the plant. The Quality Manager plays a lead role in monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimizing the fermentation process. The Quality Manager also oversees all quality certification/accreditation programs and is responsible for maintaining the facilities certification status to all quality programs, including: EQA®, AFQA®, the POET BPX In-situ Kernel Fiber Pathway, and SQF/GFSI (when applicable).



    To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual should be able to demonstrate and provide the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology or related science required.
    • 3 years lab experience required.
    • Experience in lab operations with a strong background in lab quality control and standard lab practices required.
    • Prior experience with managing quality programs preferred.
    • Prior HPLC, IC and NIR experience preferred.
    • Knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite and the ability and willingness to learn new software applications.
    • Excellent organizational, time management, communication skills, as well as the ability to adapt to change.



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    POET is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


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