Quality Assurance Manager - This is considered an “essential” role requiring on-site presence
Headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, TREEHOUSE BIOSCIENCES is recognized as an industry leader in scientific innovation, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing excellence within the industrial hemp industry.
Rooted in medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical process engineering – We’ve developed an extensive IP portfolio that enables us to provide pure compound isolates, guaranteed THC-removed full-spectrum products, and custom cannabinoid formulations to our clients globally. When combined with our cutting-edge processing facility and in-house analytical labs - We’re able to provide a level of scientific solutions and commercial production that’s currently unmatched by any other within the industrial hemp or marijuana industry.
The Quality Assurance Manager will lead and manage the Food Safety and Quality programs at Treehouse. The position covers compliance, process, and consumer quality responsibilities within a cGMP, ISO, and FDA compliant environment. The Quality Assurance Manager will develop and maintain quality strategies, quality annual objectives, and quality compliance programs across the entire processing and production supply chain.
The nature of this role requires an on site presence to observe and ensure quality compliance.
Treehouse is looking for someone who is a self-starter, team player, flexible to varying work schedules, has a strong work ethic, and has the ability to handle change as part of a rapidly growing company. You should be familiar with cGMP, ISO, and FDA food, nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical manufacturing procedures and quality assurance. In return for the skills mentioned above, we are offering a challenging, fast paced environment with the opportunity to become one of the key members of a rapidly growing company, within one of the fastest growing and most exciting industries in America.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Ensure quality control of incoming, stored, and in use raw materials and finished products
Assist in setting quality standards and ensure that production is maintained at such standards
Perform interactive, daily walk throughs in the production and packaging areas with a purposeful presence ensuring the quality program is effective
Prepare metrics and reports from the Quality Management System (QMS) as requested
Maintain the long-term continuity of production and service quality
Review and approve records of all tests that have been carried out and uploaded in the Manufacturing Execution System (MES) per inventory item
Develop, review and maintain the company quality manual and quality records
Review and report the principle causes of quality loss and nonconformance
Participate in external cGMP audits
Arrange, coordinate and participate in Internal quality audits
Develop, maintain and review the vendor approval / compliance program
Review all batch records, update and approve/quarantine inventory items as needed
Maintain the training program for all staff
Train staff on QMS and quality SOPs as needed
Audit the training log in MES and ensure all staff have read and understood all assigned training
Review and approve change controls, deviations, corrective actions and preventive actions
Address and lead customer complaints and recall actions
Work closely with the production manager, QC manager, and compliance to align the QMS
Review and approve all revisions and new documents
Maintain Treehouse Biotech’s high standards of manufacturing excellence in food safety, sanitation, and cleanliness in all manufacturing areas.
Work cross functionally with compliance to ensure our manufacturing operation adheres to Federal, State, and District regulations for food ingredient manufacturing and employee safety
Maintain our company’s manufacturing protocols to cGMP and ISO, and FDA compliance
Performs other duties, as assigned, and follows through on requests in a timely manner
Qualification - Essential Requirements
A commitment to Treehouse Biosciences culture of scientific innovation, regulatory compliance, and manufacturing excellence
An entrepreneurial spirit and drive needed to work effectively within a young and rapidly growing company
A self-starter who wants the opportunity and responsibility of shaping their own team and management processes without being micromanaged
Experience working in a cGMP food or nutraceutical manufacturing facility
Proven track record for delivering success in fast paced, results oriented environments
Proven management experience including the training, development, and cultivation of teams
Advanced knowledge of safe and proper Safety Programs in a food manufacturing environment
Strong desire to seek information and a willingness to embrace and implement the ever changing regulations
Strong interpersonal skills and oral and written communication
Strong computer skills with the ability to learn new programs or systems quickly
Ability to work well with others and participate as part of a team
Ability to multitask in a professional, respectful manner, with keen attention to detail
Valid driver's license required.
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Education and/or Experience
2+ years of experience in a food, nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical quality assurance
Prefer experience interacting with auditors and/or compliance representatives
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $57,250.00 - $69,972.00 per year
Paid time off
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
Do you have any cGMP, ISO certification experience, if so, please describe.
Do you have any experience with regulatory audits in a compliance environment? If so, please describe.
food, nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical: 2 years (Preferred)
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
Waiting period may apply
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place