Director of Quality- Pet Food

Job Description

Our client is a European owned Pet Food manufacturing company, that has invested over $50 million to establish operations in the US market.


The organization is seeking an individual who can lead Food Safety and Quality with proven experience in pet food processing.  This role will be responsible for ensuring compliance with USDA, company, customer, legal and all regulatory requirements for domestic private label manufacturer.


You will be part of the leadership team, and contribue to the strategic direction as well as need to be an extremely hands on later.


The right candidates MUST have a background in pet food manufacturing.


Key Measures / Objectives:

  • Establish, implement and maintain Quality Assurance policies and procedures for inspecting and controlling raw or packaging materials, in-process and finished product to ensure that all products produced and/or processed conform to predetermined standards and specifications.
  • Establish optimal staffing levels and ensure the competency of QA staff through selection, training and development.
  • Monitor, audit and approve facilities and manufacturing operations for conformance with established procedures and requirements.
  • Interact effectively with USDA, auditing bodies, clients, regulatory agents and internal staff. Maintain positive, credible, responsive relationships and assures rapid corrective actions through dynamic leadership and timely documentation.

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