Job Description

R & D Director - Manufacturing Alpharetta

Highly customer service focused food manufacturing R & D Director role. Provides end to end hands-on and strategic quality oversight related to compliance, specifications, auditing, and reporting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with USDA and FDA regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with auditing scheme and GFSI certification maintenance.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor processes and procedures to ensure the plant is audit ready.
  • Lead Customer and third-party audits
  • Ability to compose and implement food safety program, policies, training and conduct / maintain associated trainings
  • Pest Control
  • Chemical Control
  • Preventive Maintenance
  • Allergen Control
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Approved Supplier
  • Sanitation
  • Verification / Validation
  • Record Management
  • Monitoring of procedures and direct observations
  • Corrective action procedures and records
  • Ensure compliance with customer requirements.
  • Track / trend consumer complaints and report KPI to the team.
  • Onboard new products to ensure all quality and food safety requirements are met.
  • Ensure product packaging is in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain internal / external specifications.
  • Gather / log / maintain raw material specifications.
  • Gather / log / maintain Customer (plant) audit/QA records.
  • Work with Customer and supplier to create labels / review / approve / record / maintain.
  • Work internally and externally to ensure scale up/commercialization is flawless.
  • Ensure that R&D projects involving product development are delivered in accordance with customer time and all related documentation.
  • Other such duties as assigned.

Experience and Education:

  • Experience in USDA and FDA processing.
  • Experience with CPG products and packaging.
  • Understanding of Quality and Good Safety Process controls and how to apply them to get desired result.
  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four to six years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Base salary 100k-120k plus Benefits and Excellent growth potential.
Please send your resume to for immediate consideration.

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Alpharetta GA
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