Associate Director, Quality
Evolve BioSystems, Inc. – Davis, CA
Reporting to the Director of Product Development and Quality, this position will provide leadership for all aspects of quality and compliance for Evolve’s growing portfolio of proprietary products.
Develop and ensure the implementation of corporate quality policies and food safety plans in accordance with company needs and regulatory requirements
Collaborate with third party manufacturers to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
Lead all internal and external audits
Provide guidance to quality investigations, root cause analysis and corrective actions
Collaborate across functions on the quality aspects of new products in development
Network externally to keep the company up to date with current state of the art for quality and testing
Minimum Bachelors of Science, advanced degree in related field preferred
10+ years of Industry experience in related field highly preferred, including 3+ years in Quality Management role
Understanding and experience with current Good Manufacturing Practices
Strong knowledge of 21 CFR and auditing processes
Experience in quality system training
HACCP certification a plus
The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment at an early stage company and will have the following capabilities and skills:
Passion for Evolve’s mission
Demonstrated bias for action
Comfortable interacting with all levels of management, including senior leadership and commercial teams
Strong interpersonal, communication, and influencing skills
Thoughtful, high-energy, self-starter
Strong attention to detail
Evolve BioSystems, Inc. is a privately-held microbiome company dedicated to developing the next generation of products to establish, restore, and maintain a healthy human gut microbiome. Evolve is a spin-out from the Foods for Health Institute (FFHI) at the University of California at Davis and builds on more than a decade of research into understanding the unique partnership of the infant gut microbiome and breast milk components.
Interested in this position? Please email your resume to: email@example.com