Manager - Vancouver, WA
$60,000 a year
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assure that customer
specifications are achieved, and the facilities meets local, state and
federal food safety and health regulations
- Provides leadership and
management to the Quality Assurance technical and product testing staff.
- Develops, implements and maintains QA and
facility policies, procedures, and programs supporting food safety and
quality systems with a focus on specific customer requirements.
- Assures that QA team is
properly trained in food safety, quality systems and testing
- Reviews and recommends
approvals for deviations, holds, rework, and in-process adjustments and
investigates non-conformances, and deviations as needed. Oversee raw
material component review of inspection, control and release
- Authorizes final product
release for components, raw materials, labels, bulk and finished goods.
- Ensure that all incoming
product and finished goods meet specifications and compliance (FDA, USP,
NF, Health Canada, etc).
- Manage finished goods hold and
- Manage label process in
accordance with 21 CFR part 111 ensuring compliance with all regulations
and requirements, as applicable.
- Act as a safety and
regulatory/compliance subject matter expert for vitamins, dietary
supplements, and nutrition products
- Manage final review and
approval of Master Batch Records, Manufacturing Batch Records, SOPs,
Change Control Documentation, Audit Reports, Validation Documentation,
Product Specifications, Analytical Methods, and Supplier Qualifications.
- Prepares and handles second
party audits (customer) and third party food safety audits; Responsible
for FDA or regulatory audits and responses.
- Coordinate with Manufacturing
to make certain that products will meet quality and regulatory
requirements, and that processes are efficient and effective.
- Monitor, review and track
internal customer complaints and assist in the prompt resolution of
quality issues. Prepare reports by collecting, analyzing, trending and
- Adverse Event process and
- Other duties and/or
responsibilities as requested or assigned.*Basic Qualifications
- Bachelorís Degree in food
science, nutrition, microbiology or related field.
- Five to ten years of
regulatory, manufacturing and/or auditing experience with vitamins,
dietary supplements, and nutrition products.
- Exceptional risk assessment
skills (regulatory requirements, safety and quality risks).
- Self-motivated with critical
attention to detail, deadlines and reporting.Essential
- Strong leadership, team
building, motivator, ability to prioritize, decisiveness, and
administrative skills required.
- Excellent verbal and written
communication skills with good computer skills. ERP experience a plus.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $60,000.00 /year
- Manufacturing auditing: 5 years
- Regulatory Compliance: 5 years