Quality Assurance Manager

Longmont, Colorado | Full-Time

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Quality Assurance Manager - This is considered an “essential” role requiring on-site presence

Company Overview

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.

Job Overview

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

  • College degree
  • 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

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • 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.

Experience:

  • food, nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

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

Company's website:

  • https://treehousehemp.com/

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
  • Salary
  • Career Level
  • Degree
  • Experience
  • Job Type
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  • Full-Time

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