Director of Quality - Food, Nutraceutical or Supplement


Springfield, MA

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 7 days ago

  by    Susan Fernandez

This job is no longer available.

The company, with its roots in R&D testing, has commercialized its manufacturing processes and requires a hands-on, roll up the sleeves Quality Director that can implement a robust Quality Management System, create SOPs, lead continuous improvement initiatives for Quality, lead GMP audits, etc.

This is a hands-on position and will handle all quality systems setup and maintenance.

This role offers a competitive base and bonus.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish policies and procedures; implement training programs;
  • Oversee certification processes; ensure GMP compliance; drive company-wide culture of compliance/quality
  • Coordinate lab activities
  • Oversee quality of suppliers, contract manufacturers and external labs

What is needed:

• 5+ years of proven Quality management experience in food manufacturing, brewing operations, essential oils manufacturing, or similar regulated manufacturing operations (NSF dietary supplement guidelines)

• BS in chemistry, food science or similar is preferred

• Experience with NSF CFR 111 and 117, GMP, and FDA audits

• Extensive knowledge of the requirements needed to satisfy a good Food Safety Management System (HACCP, HARPC, FSMA, Environmental Monitoring, Sanitation, Housekeeping, Allergens, Traceability, Documentation, Training, etc.).

• Skilled in writing routine SOPS, batch records, flow charts, and other compliance documentation.

Location: Northern MA. Sorry, no relocation available at this time.

Compensation: Base depends on experience and education, bonus, strong benefits