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Quality Specialist

  • Ref: 297758
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: Hanover, NJ
  • Industry: Food
  • Job Level: Associate
  • Pay: $50,000 - $65,000

Opportunity Description

The Quality Manager position reports to the Director of Quality and interfaces cross-functionally with Medical & Scientific Affairs, Operations, New Product Development, and Sales. As a solution-focused organization, we are looking for an individual with a consultative and resourceful mindset to optimize partner and customer experience. 

Job Duties

  • Works with suppliers to complete product and facility-related questionnaires and documentation as per customer requests.  
  • Conducts product approvals by reviewing technical documents for accuracy and comprehensiveness. 
  • Performs specification reviews, alignments, and approvals in accordance with domestic and international regulations as well as customer requirements. 
  • Knowledgeable in test methods used on dietary and food ingredients to qualify and select third-party laboratories to perform appropriate testing. 
  • Evaluates and monitors suppliers to ensure they comply with FDA FSMA requirements.
  • Creates and reviews SDSs and labels according to GHS regulations.
  • Responsible for addressing complaints/non-conformances through investigations and CAPAs. 
  • Manages the report(s) of Quality Assurance Associate(s) by delegating, coaching, and developing those individuals.
  • Performs other tasks as requested by the Director of Quality. 


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Biology, Food Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, Chemistry, or related field. Experience in US Quality regulations.

Experience & Skills Required

  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Fluent in English, Proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge of US FDA food and dietary ingredient regulations, HACCP/HARPC, manufacturing processes, and test procedures. PCQI certified is preferred. 
  • References: Outstanding references from previous managers that will testify to communication skills, resourcefulness, energy, customer-focus, and integrity.

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