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Quality Assurance Manager
ConfidentialPosting - Los Angeles, CA


$90,000 a year

Direct responsibility for inspection and quality control/quality assurance activities to meet specifications and quality standards for a variety of in-process and finished products. Provide leadership on safety and core values within the function and throughout the site. Must be a visible presence in and around the factories.


  • Perform daily inspections at the plants to ensure the areas are maintained cleaned to ensure GMP’s are being met.
  • Be vigilant in all the departments to insure issues of concern are addressed proactively.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analyses of in-process materials, raw materials, environmental samples, finished goods, or stability samples.
  • Compile laboratory test data and perform appropriate analyses.
  • Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures including data capture forms, equipment logbooks, or inventory forms.
  • Evaluate analytical methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions.
  • Interpret test results, compare them to established specifications and control limits, and make recommendations on appropriateness of data for release.
  • Investigate or report questionable test results.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods, or protocols.
  • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions.
  • Perform validations or transfers of analytical methods in accordance with applicable policies or guidelines.
  • Prepare or review required method transfer documentation including technical transfer protocols or reports.
  • Review data from contract laboratories to ensure accuracy and regulatory compliance.
  • Supply quality control data necessary for regulatory submissions.
  • Coordinate testing with contract laboratories and vendors.
  • Ensure that lab cleanliness and safety standards are maintained.
  • Evaluate new technologies and methods to make recommendations regarding their use.
  • Participate in internal assessments and audits as required.
  • Perform visual inspections of finished products.
  • Serve as a technical liaison between quality control and other departments, vendors, or contractors.
  • Provide site leadership on food safety and customer satisfaction.
  • Set departmental policy and procedures, establish and maintain the site quality control system and maintain site SQF and HACCP plans.
  • Determine types of test to be performed as well as documentation and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory agency standards.
  • Interact regularly with engineering, manufacturing, and service functions to establish quality standards for raw material, work in process and finished products.
  • Disposition ingredients, materials and finished product.
  • Champion Quality, GMP compliance and customer satisfaction.
  • Coordinate the quality function's operations and programs with those of the site.
  • Ensure the GMP, food safety and sanitation training of all site employees.
  • Manage the timely investigation of and response to assigned customer inquiries.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary.


Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university) - Must have a Science Degree (Ex: Food Science, Biology, Micro Biology, Chemistry, etc.)

Must have a minimum of 10 years food industry experience including supervisory experience.

Computer Skills:
MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, QA Software Systems.

Certificates & Licenses:
SQF and HACCP certified required. HACCP ADV, preferred.

Other Requirements:
Continuation of SQF and HACCP classes as needed for update purposes.

Salaried Position:
90K, Benefits, and Bonus Eligible

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 /year

Local candidates only:

  • Los Angeles, CA

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance Manager: 10 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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