Quality Systems Engineer

nutpods

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Green Grass Foods, Inc is the manufacturer of the best-selling brand, nutpods, a plant based, dairy-free alternative to half and half, made from almonds and coconuts. Awarded as “Editor’s Pick” at the Natural Products Expo in its debut year, nutpods has grown tremendously online and in traditional brick and mortar retailers and is available nationwide.  nutpods is Certified Vegan, Gluten-Free, and OU Kosher, and is Whole30 Approved and non-GMO Project Verified.

Position Summary – Quality Systems Engineer

The Quality Systems Engineer is responsible for the management and execution of our company’s quality testing systems and food safety standards. S/he will closely coordinate, communicate and report to the Senior Operations Manager.

Position Responsibilities

?    -Building and managing relationships with contract manufacturers

    -Maintaining and updating our products’ 3rd-party food certifications

    -Execution of internal quality testing procedures, as well as development and implementation of new procedures

    -Diagnosing and addressing potential points along supply chain and logistics operations where quality issues could arise

    -Assisting with new product development and trial planning

    -Supervision of production runs at contract manufacturers’ facilities

    -Communicating key?information related to quality and safety issues with company management and other departments

  -Assisting with supply chain documentation management

  -Providing backup for operations department as needed ?

  - Other duties as assigned by Manager ?

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a related science field (Chemistry, Biology, Food Sciences, etc.). Two (2) years relevant work experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to do the job. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and computerized databases.

Specific Skills: We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • Proactive problem solving
  • Adaptable and the ability to multi-task ?
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) ?
  • Well-organized with excellent time management skills
  • Sound judgement ?
  • Self-motivated, Dependable and Reliable ?
  • Detail-oriented ?
  • Team Player, flexible attitude and versatility a must! ?

The nutpods team is close-knit, and we support each other’s personal and professional aspirations. Our team is poised for continued fast-paced growth and we are seeking candidates who want to take a long-term journey with us.