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23 Feb 2017

West Coast Director of Quality Assurance – Southern California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31259   – Southern California

A well-established, expanding fresh food processor is seeking a Director Quality Assurance will have direct responsibility for managing the Plant Quality Assurance and Sanitation Department while providing the highest quality products that meet and or exceeds customer expectations.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to multi-task, strategically delegate, follow up and complete projects on time. They will be highly motivated and will continuously seek ways to improve our standards and processes.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

o   Ensure compliance as it relates to FDA, USDA regulations, Raw and Finished Product Specifications, Corporate Policies and Procedures.

o   Provide solid leadership & strong effective communication among direct team members and cross department personnel.

o   Help with the development of QA, QC, Food Safety and Sanitation Team Members through strong effective training, coaching and mentoring.

o   Responsible for achievement of quality department goals and objectives.

o   Implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) program.

o   Remain current on all regulatory requirements and law changes.

o   Follow-up on any customer complaints.

o   Ensure systems are in place to make certain that vendors are capable of meeting quality expectations.

o   Seek continuous improvement on food safety and quality program.



  • Bachelors or Advance Degree in Food Science (B.A. /M.S.)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in food processing industry
  • Bilingual Spanish/English              
  • SQF practitioner
  • HACCP Plan Development Skills
  • Self, 2nd and 3rd Party Auditing
  • Knowledge of SPC and Quality Control Statistics
  • Computer Skills MS Office Needed
  • Basic Laboratory Testing Techniques

Please contact Tami Lister,

Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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