Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Posted on 6/4/2024



201-500 employees

Sells bulk nuts, dried fruit, and snacks

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$160k - $170kAnnually

+ 401K match + paid maternity, adoption, and paternity leave + 40% employee discount on Nuts.com snacks


Westfield, NJ, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in food science, engineering, or related discipline
  • Experience working in a food manufacturing facility or related industry
  • 10+ years of relevant experience within the Food Quality/Safety/Regulatory space
  • Experience with audit compliance and related audit requirements
  • Experience with Organic, Gluten-Free, Kosher, Halal, Non-GMO verified programs preferred
  • Knowledge of OSHA protocols in a manufacturing environment
  • Competency with Electronic Quality Management Systems (EQCMS)
  • Experience in Lean 6 Sigma, 5 Whys, Pareto analysis a plus
  • Bilingual - Spanish is a plus
  • Build and maintain a multi-year roadmap for food safety and quality program
  • Create and facilitate work streams to support business needs for new product introduction
  • Expand in-house lab capabilities to validate product quality
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to support launching new products
  • Ensure facility and products comply with regulatory and certification requirements
  • Maintain documentation for compliance requests
  • Represent Quality/Food Safety Department during audits and regulatory visits
  • Direct Recall and Traceability Programs
  • Direct Employee Training of FSQA Programs
  • Monitor and reduce instances of customer complaints
  • Escalate challenges to Operations and Company Leadership

Nuts.com specializes in providing premium bulk nuts, dried fruit, healthy snacks, and gifts. The company emphasizes high-quality product sourcing and offers a diverse product range catering to health-conscious consumers. This commitment to quality and customer satisfaction makes it an attractive workplace for those passionate about contributing to healthier lifestyle choices and working in a dynamic and expanding sector of the food industry.

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Total Funding



Jersey City, New Jersey



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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