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QA Specialist

Chef Merito
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description


Chef Merito Seasonings is looking to hire a QA Specialist to join the food safety team. We are based in the San Fernando Valley and manufacture spices, marinades, and seasoning. We are Kosher certified. We have over 100 products and supply throughout the country; many grocery stores meat counters use our seasonings.

Position Overview:

QA Specialist will help ensure compliance with audits and the effective management of related regulatory paperwork. This position requires the ability to exhibit independence, flexibility and good judgment to respond to rapidly changing priorities.


  • Ensuring all GMPs and Policies set forth by the Food Administrator are being adhered to on the production floor
  • Evaluating activities related to the Safe Quality Food Program (SQF) and HACCP.
  • Implement the requirements for GMP certification.
  • Participate and prepare for all food safety audits.
  • Provide assistance to ensure Quality System programs, processes and procedures are implemented successfully and function as designed throughout the operation in order to ensure the quality and integrity of manufactured products and services.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Preferred 5 - 7 years food safety, and quality management experience preferably in a food production environment.
  • Must be able to present and train in Spanish.
  • Experience in creating GMP, SQF, HACCP, TQM, ISO, and other quality programs.
  • Working knowledge of GMP compliance
  • The ability to utilize structured problem-solving methods to deliver results.
  • Experience working with QT9 system
  • Demonstrated competence to work and communicate effectively with all levels in the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, with willingness and ability to learn new systems.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish a must.
  • Core Competencies: Dependable, Accountability, Change Agent, Flexible, Communications, Simplifies the Complex, Teamwork, Strategic Thinking, Commitment to Excellence, Leadership



Chef Merito


Los Angeles, CA



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