Quality Assurance Associate - Livermore, CA (4/10/18)

We have an opening on our talented Quality team for a QA Associate. If you have a passion for quality systems and food safety along with excellent attention to detail and are deadline oriented, then we'd love to hear from you!

Your role will make a difference by maintaining our high quality nutritional manufacturing standards and upholding compliance. You'll be crucial to creating and reviewing our specification sheets and you'll also get to collaborate with other teams, work with our vendors and further your passion for learning.


Protein Research is a growing contract manufacturing company for the nutritional industry nationwide; we work exclusively with our clients to make powder drinks, pre-mix, dietary capsules and more. We are a family owned company and it shows in the way we care about our employees. We offer a modern work open door environment and because of our nimble size, our team environment is collaborative and friendly. We're located in close proximity to the freeway, in sunny Livermore.


  • Create/review spec sheets for raw materials. File/track documentation records
  • Create and review spec sheets for packaging components. File/track documentation
  • Create specs for Finished Product based on internal info and customer specs
  • Assist QA Supervisor with completing Customer requests
  • Cross-functional coordination with others as it relates to area of expertise
  • Assist with the Vendor Qualification Program by communicating with Suppliers regarding new/missing documentation and maintaining required record keeping
  • Provide additional support to Quality Assurance Programs in areas of: Training, Label Reviews, ASL updates
  • Support internal requests for supplier documentation
  • Assist in Customer and 3rd Party audit preparation
  • Backup responsibilities to Quality Assurance Analyst on batch records
  • Assist in root cause analyses when non-conformances are detected within the facility
  • Assist in prioritizing, isolating and resolving quality and process problems
  • Assist in planning, organizing and implementing process and quality system improvements



  • BS in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent
  • 2 – 4 years related experience. Dietary Supplements huge plus!
  • Quality Systems experience: SQF, HACCP, ISO 22000, Kosher, Organic, ect.
  • Knowledge of FDA CFR 110, 111, 117; principles of HACCP Food Safety Programs, SQF Certification (GFSI) and 5S Process
  • Knowledge of Food Safety and Food Defense along with Quality Systems
  • Excellent communication skills, organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines and acute attention to detail
  • Proficient on MS Word, Excel, Outlook and MRP Software
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures
  • Available to work overtime, various shifts, weekends and holidays as needed



Our employees have generous benefits that include 100% paid health care for employee only, and a large amount subsidized for dependents. We also offer vacation and paid sick days, annual bonuses based on company discretion, and a 401(k) match. Check us out at www.proteinresearch.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

To apply, please contact Zain Siddiq at zsiddiq@proteinresearch.com

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