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Description

Gorilla Mind (gorillamind.com) is a fast growing, highly respected E-commerce Fitness & health supplements brand centering around pre-workout, post-workout, protein, and products to support all fitness goals. To support our continued growth and success, we are excited to add a full-time, Quality Assurance Coordinator to join our growing team!


Gorilla Minds Quality Assurance Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring, inspecting, and proposing measures to correct and/or improve Gorilla Mind's final products in order to meet established quality standards.


Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Food Science, Chemistry, Biology, or a related discipline is preferred.
  • 3 - 5 years of previous experience in quality assurance within the food, pharmaceutical, or dietary supplement industry is required.
  • Familiarity with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), and other relevant quality standards and regulations is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google Suite.
  • Knowledge of laboratory testing equipment and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively communicate with internal teams, external vendors, and regulatory authorities.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize work effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in record-keeping and documentation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify quality issues, analyze root causes, and propose corrective and preventive actions.
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations, dietary supplement regulation, and other relevant industry standards.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactive approach to continuous improvement, suggesting and implementing process enhancements to optimize quality assurance practices.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards in product quality and safety, ensuring compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to lift and move equipment and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds.


Responsibilities:

  • Maintain contact and communication with a number of external parties such as third-party testing facilities and product manufacturers regarding quality assurance.
  • Manage and maintain records of lab test results, corrective actions and certifications for highly proficient measurement equipment.
  • Condense, compartmentalize and relay data captured from lab results and internal quality assurance testing to Managers and Officers for internal insight.
  • Retain samples from Quality Assurance analysis, track and maintain.
  • Complete paperwork regarding analysis of finished goods to determine if products should be released. Navigate third-party lab websites for sample submission.
  • Documentation of third-party lab forms for sample submission.
  • Review certified documentation from manufacturers to verify all ingredients are being applied according to specifications.
  • Receiving inspection: Upon receiving products from manufacturers or distributors, conducting visual inspections and spot checks to ensure that packaging, labeling, and product appearance meet expectations.
  • Batch testing: Sampling products from received batches and conducting basic tests (e.g., visual inspection, sensory evaluation) to verify product integrity and compliance with specifications.
  • Documentation review: Reviewing documentation provided by manufacturers or distributors, such as certificates of analysis (CoAs) and quality assurance documentation, to ensure that products meet regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • QC for third-party resellers focuses on verifying the quality of products received from suppliers to mitigate the risk of selling substandard or non-compliant products to consumers.
  • Writing and reviewing department SOPs.
  • Maintaining facilities compliance with federal regulations (pest, control, environmental conditions where product is stored).


Pay Transparency:

The base salary range for this position is $45,000-60,000/year. The total compensation package may include performance bonuses, benefits, and/or other applicable compensation plans.


At Animal Farm Family, we aim to provide all team members with competitive wages and salaries that are motivating, fair, and equitable. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors unique to each candidate, including, but not limited to, skill set, depth of experience, certifications, and specific work location. 


Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Parental leave
  • Employee Discounts