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Food Safety & QA Manager - Carpinteria, CA

Hollandia Produce-Pete's





Hollandia Produce- Peteís

Location: All locations

Peteís is the California-based, employee-owned and operated leader in hydroponically grown living greens, using up to 85% less water and 70% less land than traditional growers. Best known for its line of Living Butter Lettuce, Peteís offers consumers the highest-quality produce possible with their roots still intact, allowing consumers to enjoy long-lasting farm-fresh flavor right from the store.

Job Description

Our rapidly expanding company is ready to increase our team with an enthusiastic Food Safety & QA Manager to develop and oversee all of the food safety regulations, policies, and procedures. The successful candidate will help to develop, implement and enforce security and food safety standards, policies, and programs including HACCP, SQF, regulatory audits, food safety training programs, standard operating procedures (SOPís), product inspections, and standardized work instructions.

If you thrive in a challenging, high performing and fast growing company, then we are ready for you to join our team.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Develop and provide training for food safety and quality requirements
  • Develop and maintain documentation such as SOPís, as well as maintenance of manuals, policies and procedures as relate to any food safety concerns
  • Conduct facility food safety audits as well as manage third party audits
  • Monitor and verify activities to ensure that all products coming in and out of the facility meet food safety standards in addition to quality standards
  • Maintaining and managing the food safety security plan
  • Update existing food safety procedures and documentation to keep up with changing requirements
  • Assist buyers with training and educating potential suppliers to ensure compliance
  • Work closely with Production Manager on any food safety or quality assurance issues
  • Oversee proper maintenance and sanitation of all facility to comply with food safety requirements
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed and documented correctly at all times
  • Oversee all functions of QA and QC


  • A minimum of 1-3 years of food safety experience, with experience in HACCP, USDA, or FDA preferred
  • Knowledgeable in QA and QC
  • Experience with FSMA
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HACCP, GMPís, and GAPís
  • Previous experience with SQF, Primus, BRC and/or USDA audits desirable
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Able to work unsupervised and manage independently
  • Have strong communication skills and proficiency in English reading and writing
  • Must be flexible with work hours and days


Detail oriented, and possesses strong computer skills, including MS Office and Excel

Salary is DOE.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Food Safety & Quality Assurance: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • English & Spanish (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts


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