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Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist (COI) - Industry, CA 91748





About the Job:

At Danone, Manufacturing the best products and supplying them to meet demand is a key driver for our plant teams.

We have an opening for a Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist based in City of Industry, CA! This high visibility position is responsible for managing and coordinating the quality compliance activities at each manufacturing facility. This includes the activities associated with FSSC22000, the Food Safety Modernization Act, Non-GMO, Organic and Kosher programs at the facility. This position will assist the Quality Systems Compliance Supervisor with all ESL and/ or Aseptic compliance related activities and audit ready function for the facility. The success of this position in meeting objectives is measured by internal, regulatory and external audits measuring compliance to standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Follows established safety practices and performs all tasks in a safe manner while promoting a safe work environment.
  • Recommends changes in established processes to increase food safety and quality.
  • Responsible for reporting and taking any necessary action to prevent food safety and food quality problems from occurring.
  • This position will coordinate all systems, programs related to the internal and external audits:
    • FSSC22000 certification and/ or any other GFSI audit:
  • Food Safety Modernization Act record review.
  • Non- GMO Program.
  • Organic Program.
  • Kosher Program.
  • Other internal and external audits.
  • Maintain facility good standing.
  • Function as the document control and record management administrator for the facility.
  • Update and manage all controlled plant and corporate documentation.
  • Manage manual or internet-based document system and serve as the administrator for the program.
  • Manage Food Safety and Quality training program and ensure required training is completed.
  • Lead the audit function for the standard.
  • Provide backup to the Quality Systems Compliance Supervisor.
  • Lead the annual Management Review of the system at the facility.
  • Coordinate corrective action program for audits at the facility.
  • Maintain and review all food safety related recording forms.
  • Audit the system for compliance and manage audit corrective actions.
  • Manage the training program for standards.
  • Follow up on activities and closure of corrective action programs.
  • Assist the Quality Systems Compliance Supervisor for facility audits and inspections.
  • Maintain all processing and regulatory compliance records:


    • Processor charts and operator logs.
    • Sterile tank charts and operator logs.
    • Filler charts and operator logs.


    • Charts: CIP, raw receiving, raw tanks, sugar tanks, and other charts record.
  • Review and validate records for completion and escalate for corrective action.
  • Provide support to QA department for special projects.
  • Stay current with key regulatory and certifying agency guidelines and regulations.
  • Responsible for key activities related to product or packaging transitions.
  • Responsible for PrP and FSI verification activities.
  • Lead and close out the customer/ consumer complaint investigation.
  • Fill in for Quality Systems Compliance Supervisor when absent (i.e. vacation, travel).
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

About you

About You:

Education and Experience

  • Degree: BS/BA food science or technical field or comparable experience.
  • 3-5 years combined experience with food or ingredients and manufacturing experience.
  • GFSI audit certification training.
  • PCQI Certification.
  • HACCP food safety and Quality Management preferred.
  • Internal Auditor Training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • State and Federal regulatory.
  • PMO Knowledge.
  • Knowledge of kosher and organic processes and regulations for food manufacturing.
  • Understanding of SQF standards.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Self-driven, results oriented, able to work independently.
  • Ability to work with confidential materials.
  • Excellent communication / presentation skills.


About us

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.


Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.




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