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Quality Assurance Assistant Manager - Food Safety - San Francisco, CA

Giusto's Specialty Foods, LLC





Quality Assurance Assistant Manager - Food Safety

Giusto’s Specialty Foods is a leader in the Organic and All NaturalBakery Ingredient industry. With 75 years of history and dedication Giusto’shas become synonymous with quality, performance, and consistency amongdiscerning chefs and bakers around the world. We continue to follow the premisewe were founded on; providing high-quality natural and organic ingredientsfreshly milled for superior baking and better nutrition. Giusto’s dedication toquality and consistency continues to produce “The Best You Can Bake With”.

General Statement of Duties:
The Quality Assurance Assistant Manager works closely with the Manager in championing quality assurance throughout the organization. They use fundamentals in food/cereal science, food microbiology, training and process engineering to efficiently produce safe, high quality products. The Quality Assurance Assistant Manager works directly with the Plant Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Purchasing Department, Manufacturing Staff, and Customers. They are responsible for communication of food safety and quality standards to suppliers, and plant personnel through training, corrective actions, audits, and continual monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing Giusto’s Food Safety & Quality Manual (FSQM) through HACCP principles, GMP principles, established pre-requisite programs, SOPs, and regulatory requirements.
  • Assist in the development and execution of effective training programs for new and current employees in accordance to the FSQM.
  • Assist in hosting customer and third party audits (FDA, QAI, SQF,Kosher, etc.) and ensure identified corrective actions are executed.
  • Participate in the documentation of customer complaints and respond with appropriate conclusions based on relevant data.
  • Responsible for the analysis of new and modified regulations, directives and notices with respect to food processing (i.e. FSMA updates, Organic Regulations, etc.).
  • Ensure incoming product, raw materials and packaging conform to specificationsheets.
  • Evaluate issues of vendor-supplied products to determine if possiblerisk is likely to occur.
  • Communicate with senior management and staff on a weekly basis, at minimum, to continuously improve Giusto’s food safety and quality culture.
  • Collect and analyze data to improve product specifications and create certificates of analysis.
  • Support the HSE Manager and Plant Manager to meet KPI targets.
  • Perform internal audits, identify root causes and corrective actions, and verify completion of corrective actions.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, or related scientific field.
  • HACCP Certified and knowledge of food safety principals – PCQI Certifieda plus.
  • Minimum of 3 years Quality Assurance in a food manufacturing.
  • Excellent attention to detail required.
  • Computer skills, such as Databases, Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel.
  • Proven effective management, communication and motivational skills.
  • Must be able to work in a facility with major food allergens (wheat,soy, milk, egg).
  • Familiarity with BRC or SQF, preferred.
  • Energetic, self-motivated and the ability to act quickly.
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Giusto’s Offers:
Competitive Salary
Benefits Package including: Health Insurance, Paid Vacation Time, Monday-Friday day hours.
A dynamic, involved working environment where you make a difference every day!

Please remit your resume and references to email listed below.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Quality Assurance in Food Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • South San Francisco, CA (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off


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