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Posted January 11th

VP, Quality Assurance

Los Angeles, California


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Athletic Greens

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Posted January 11th

VP, Quality Assurance

Los Angeles, California

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Other

Experience

Other

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Full Time

ABOUT US:


Built around our mission, we started Athletic Greens more than a decade ago as a way to bring comprehensive and convenient daily nutrition to just about everybody. Originators of the Essentialist Nutrition movement, our philosophy is to focus on a very small number of products based on what the latest science indicates is essential to human health.

AG1 is made from the highest quality ingredients, in accordance with the strictest standards and obsessively improved based on the latest science. 75 vitamins, minerals, and whole-food sourced nutrients in one convenient daily serving. Optimized for athletes, life-letes, and everyone in between. Vegan, Paleo, and Keto-friendly. One scoop or travel packet, 8 ounces of water. Every day. That's it.

Our mission is to empower people to take ownership of their health.

THE ROLE:

We are looking for an experienced VP of Quality Assurance who will be responsible for leading the product safety, quality control, quality assurance and regulatory compliance efforts for Athletic Greens. Quality is paramount to our brand and customer experience and we have an absolutely no compromises approach to everything relating to the quality of our products globally. The VP of Quality Assurance is a critical position at Athletic Greens to ensure we hold ourselves, and our partners to the absolute highest of standards.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:
  • Lead the quality function for Athletic Greens.
  • Create the quality strategy and roadmap to continuously improve our quality practices and efforts.
  • Build and maintain our stability and product testing protocols.
  • Partner with our Customer Happiness team on training and development of materials to manage customer questions and feedback.
  • Partner with the product development team on formulation assessments, vendor assessments, etc.
  • Responsible for the global compliance of our products sold across multiple geographies.
  • Responsible for the quality output of our contract manufacturing and packaging partners.
  • Design and implement modern food quality verification and traceability systems and processes.
  • Implement regulatory compliance and quality audits of all critical vendors across our supply chain.
  • Responsible for FSMA, FDVP, GMP, FDA and NSF compliance.
  • Partner with our Supply Chain teams on manufacturing expansion efforts and lead the quality verification and sign off.
  • Partner with our legal team to assist with claim substantiation and label accuracy globally.
  • Implement data gathering, tracking and reporting for quality and product safety to identify trends and areas for improvement.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:
  • At least 5 years at a VP level in quality for a food or other digestible product business.
  • At least 10 years at a manager level or above in food quality or FDA/GMP environments.
  • Demonstrates the ability to quickly adapt to changing conditions and solve problems immediately.
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.
  • A visionary leader with impeccable presentation skills and team management skills.
  • Experience and ability to comfortably present to executives and board members as required.
  • Exposure to food safety and regulatory compliance requirements outside of North America.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • A 100% remote working environment, which has been implemented from day one.
  • An immensely strong company culture that is enforced through the hiring process ensures values alignment and a highly collaborative team.
  • 90% premium coverage for top medical, dental and vision plans.
  • Employer paid short-term disability and life insurance.
  • A mission-driven approach to each and everything that we do, with an overall goal to significantly improve our customer's health and wellness.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave to allow you to spend time with your new family.
  • A monthly fitness class credit to support you on your health and fitness journey.
  • Annual company-wide retreats and quarterly department-wide meet-ups (COVID permitting).
  • A 401k plan with company-matching because life is an opportunity and we care about your future.
  • Paid holidays and an unlimited vacation policy to ensure you have a healthy work-life balance.
  • The opportunity to work with passionate, high-growth, business-minded colleagues.
  • A brand new company laptop and a generous home-office budget so you can work your best.
  • Access to Athletic Greens product and swag items.

Athletic Greens is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to inspiring fulfilling lives, starting with a focus on health and we believe this starts in the workplace. We do this by providing employees with a safe and welcoming work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where all team members can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and make a difference in the world together. We do not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by law. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Location
Los Angeles, California