Quality Assurance Manager

Lazarus Naturals Portland , OR 97230

Posted 11 months ago

The mission of Lazarus Naturals is to bring high quality and affordable hemp-based CBD products to market so anyone can afford the positive benefits it has to offer. We have a fun, fast-paced, and close-knit workplace environment and are looking for an energetic, disciplined and detail-oriented Quality Assurance Technician to join our expanding team and help us further our mission.

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in a booming industry and a rapidly-growing company that makes CBD accessible to those who need it most. Our ideal candidate will be a quick learner that thrives in a fast-paced environment. This position reports directly to the Quality Manager and will be directly responsible for the following:

  • Working with the Production and Packaging Departments to ensure that Quality procedures are implemented and followed.
  • Performing regular product and process audits for both raw materials and finished goods, reporting findings, and assisting with corrective actions.
  • Evaluation of the manufacturing facility and warehouse space condition to recognize and collaborate in the remediation of gaps ensuring compliance with regulatory and GMP requirements.
  • Develop and manage QC/QA team, sanitation quality standards, production quality standards and raw material and product release.
  • Collaborate in the creation and implementation of site quality standards
  • Assisting with the development and writing of SOP's, process documentation and quality checklists.
  • Daily quantitative analysis, data-entry, test results, paperwork verification and review of logs.
  • Ensuring weekly inventory, reporting equipment, supply, and tool needs are met
  • Sustaining and contributing to Continuous Quality Improvement strategies throughout the production site and assisting with the development of quality best practices.
  • Ensuring compliance with all quality management systems, continuous improvement programs, food safety, employee safety, sanitation, and preventative maintenance programs.

Requirements

  • Minimum two years of quality control background in one or more of the following industries: Chemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Packaging, Dietary Supplements, or Industrial Food-Processing.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while maintaining production and quality standards.
  • Strong writing, communication and math skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to learn new things.
  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office and Google Suite Programs.
  • BA/BS or the equivalent combination of education, training and related business experience.
  • Ideal candidate would be familiar with Production and Manufacturing Process Flows, GMP, HAACP, ISO, QCS/QMS, as well as OSHA Guidelines.
  • Veterans strongly encouraged to apply.

Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K Program
  • Employee Discount Program

Positions require standing, repetitive movement, bending and twisting, and using hands to handle objects; exposure to sustained noise levels; exposure to a variety of food allergens; exposure to hazards such as machinery, slippery floors, ladders, and powered industrial vehicles. May be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE).

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