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Director of Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance



Legal, Quality Assurance
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024
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Join Our Team - Director of Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance

PURIS is hiring for the role of Director of Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory (FSQR) Compliance. Join us in transforming the global food landscape with non-GMO, organic, plant-based solutions. Grow your career with us!


The Director of Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance at PURIS will lead and oversee comprehensive food safety, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance programs. This role embodies our commitment to "Safe People, Safe Food, and Safe Planet," ensuring all our products not only meet but exceed both internal and external quality standards, regulatory requirements, and our esteemed customer expectations. Central to maintaining and elevating our company's distinguished reputation for high-quality specialty pea proteins and starches, this position champions our core values of integrity, leadership, openness, adaptability, global vision, and partnership, integrating them into every facet of our operations. You will:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive food safety and quality strategy aligned with business objectives.
  • Ensure all products and processes comply with local, national, and international food safety and quality regulations and standards.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality management systems (QMS) to achieve meet GFSI standards.
  • Lead continuous improvement initiatives to enhance quality, efficiency, and safety throughout the production process.
  • Identify, assess, and mitigate food safety and quality risks throughout the supply chain.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for external customers on all matters related to food safety and quality.
  • Collaborate with R&D, production, supply chain, and sales teams to integrate food safety and quality standards.
  • Build, lead, and develop a team of food safety and quality professionals, promoting a culture of excellence and continuous learning.

Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in Food Science, Food Safety, or related field required, or equivalent combination of knowledge and experience. Minimum of 7 years of experience in food safety, quality assurance, and regulatory compliance management roles. Biomedical experience & Quality Engineering experience a plus .

Skills and Capabilities: Strong leadership, strategic planning, and problem-solving skills. In-depth knowledge of food safety regulations and quality management systems. Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.

Additional requirements: Strong commitment to integrity, adaptability, and collaboration.

Benefits: We offer a very competitive salary and comprehensive benefits starting on the 1st of the month following your hire date. Benefits include excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off (PTO), mental health support, 100% paid life and disability insurance, and 401k with company match.

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Join Our Team: Apply for the role of Director of Food Safety, Quality, and Regulatory Compliance now, or visit . PURIS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are welcome, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. The hiring process includes successfully completing a background check and drug screen. We E-Verify all new hires.