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Quality Assurance Manager - Food Safety
Giusto's Specialty Foods, LLC - San Francisco, CA




Quality Assurance Manager - Food Safety

Giusto’s Specialty Foods and Flour Mills is a leading Organic and All Natural Flour Mill and Bakery Ingredient Distributor. With 75 years of history and dedication Giusto’s has become synonymous with quality, performance, and consistency among discerning chefs and bakers around the world. We continue to follow the premise we were founded on; providing high-quality natural and organic ingredients freshly milled for superior baking and better nutrition. Giusto’s dedication to quality and consistency continues to produce “The Best You Can Bake With”.

General Statement of Duties:
The Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for 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 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. This role reports to the CEO of Giusto’s Specialty Foods.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Giusto’s Food Safety & Quality Manual (FSQM) through HACCP principles, GMP principles, established pre-requisite programs, SOPs, and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and execute effective training programs for new and current employees in accordance to the FSQM.
  • Host customer and third party audits (FDA, QAI, AIB, Kosher, etc.) and ensure identified corrective actions are executed.
  • Document 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.).
  • Communicate with senior management and staff on a weekly basis, at minimum, to continuously improve Giusto’s food safety and quality culture.
  • Manage and improve Giusto’s on-site QA laboratory through ongoing equipment calibration.
  • 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.
  • Minimum of 3 years Quality Assurance in a food manufacturing leadership role.
  • Proven knowledge of Organic and Allergen Quality process.
  • HACCP certified and knowledge of food safety principles including GMPs, Certifications etc.
  • Computer skills, such as Databases, Outlook, MS Word, and MS Excel.
  • Proven effective management, communication and motivational skills.
  • Familiarity with BRC or SQF, preferred.
  • Energetic, self-motivated and the ability to act quickly.

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

Job Location:

  • South San Francisco, CA

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance in Food Manufacturing: 3 years


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