Job Title: Quality Director
Industry Sector: Natural/Organic Food & Beverage
Job Categories: Quality Assurance/Control

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The Position: Quality Director

About our Company

We are a fast-growing lifestyle movement that focuses on producing the highest quality dietary supplements, foods and topical products. We’re looking for hardworking, committed team players to join our efforts in tirelessly ensuring the safety, quality and consistency of our products while also embodying our commitment to social responsibility.

We are driven by principles that extend far beyond the bottom line. It is our goal to provide products of the highest possible quality, while contributing to the sustainability of the communities we have the privilege of serving. We proudly support numerous non-profit organizations and causes so that all of our customers can be proud that a portion of each purchase will be pledged to the things that matter to us all: the planet and all people that live on it. 

Position Summary:
We want a champion of quality control and assurance that can operate across our entire manufacturing process. In parts of our company, we’re vertically integrated from farm to product manufacturing. You will be tasked with ensuring all of our products adhere to the strict quality we are known for and exceed all customer expectations. 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Manage, develop and direct a fast-moving quality staff and initiatives. 

Qualify, inspect and conduct quality onboarding of contract manufacturers and raw materials suppliers and/or processors. 

Develop, implement and monitor the quality programs for compliance to all necessary regulatory codes, including, but not limited to, 21 C.F.R. 101, 110 and 111. 

Develop, implement and monitor the quality programs for adherence to applicable third-party certifiers regarding product quality. 

Develop, implement and monitor allergen program in all facilities. 

Create, implement and maintain Standard Operating Procedures to ensure efficient, process based operations. 

Be an integral part of seeking out and achieving new certifications (ex. ISO, GAP, cGMP). 

Conduct both internal and external quality audits of facilities, processes, procedures of both internal operations and those of contract manufacturers. 

Collaborate with production, quality and other operational personnel to resolve quality issues in an efficient manner. 

Direct responses to and handling of customer requests and consumer complaints as needed. 

Create, direct and manage product specifications and lab testing reports. 

Job Qualifications:
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
BS in Science and/or Engineering from a four-year university, Graduate degree preferred. 

Excellent understanding of cGxPs, HAACP and FSMA. 

Excellent understanding of how to respond to customer inquiries 

Minimum of ten years of experience in quality operations. 

Minimum of five years in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food or dietary supplement industries. 

Preference will be given to those with pharmaceutical and dietary supplement backgrounds 

Experience handling quality for both internal and external manufacturing operations 

Experience reviewing labels, websites and marketing materials in conjunction with marketing/legal teams

Experience handling NDI and GRAS processes 

Experience working with FDA attorneys 

Experience with foreign regulatory bodies for overseas markets 

Experience in analytical chemistry 

Experience as a Chemical Safety Officer

Agricultural quality experience a plus


Job Location: Boulder, CO
Country: United States
Position Type: Full Time
Employee May Telecommute: No
Job seekers must live within: 50+ miles
Required to Relocate: Yes
Required to Travel: Yes
Minimum Experience Required: 7-10 years


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