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our company culture is like our yogurt culture – fresh, lively, and always in good taste. we’ve built a team of talented and energetic professionals who love serving customers and collaborating with colleagues. we’re always looking for great people who can help us continue our mission.

Senior Director of Quality, R&D and Regulatory

siggi’s dairy is seeking a Senior Director of Quality, R&D and Regulatory.

We are looking to hire a motivated self-starter with strong communication skills.

siggi’s is a very fast growing all-natural yogurt brand. Our yogurt is available nationally through retailers such as Whole Foods, Stop & Shop, Wegmans, and more. To read more about us, visit www.siggis.com

We are a fun, tightly knit team. The work environment is friendly and informal. The position offers a fantastic opportunity for growth as the company continues to expand.

Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversees and responsible for Quality, R&D and Regulatory for overall siggi’s business
  • Based in NYC office, this person would set up the quality agenda and ensure execution of a plan that delivers food safety, regulatory compliance, and customer satisfaction
  • Working directly with senior leaders in organization, this person would provide leadership for product development stages from concept to successful launch of all new products and current product improvements
    • Provide R&D perspective on all potential new products and concepts
    • Participate as QA/R&D lead with cross-functional teams prioritizing projects
  • Manage a team of QA/R&D specialists, ensuring effective delivery against project objectives
    • Ensure all projects and startups are executed within allocated R&D budgets and timelines
  • Contributes to seamless project transfer between R&D and Operations/Production teams
  • Assures compliance to quality and product safety standards from source of supply to consumer
  • Confirm FSMA compliance of co-packers
  • Instigate and provide on-going education and certification for all key operations & support personnel in respect of current, future, governmental legislation, dairy industry and in-house standards and trends
  • Provide coaching, direction and leadership support to team members in order to achieve desired business results
  • This position requires domestic travel (est. 20%)

Qualifications:

  • 12+ years experience in food industry (dairy preferred) required with a strong preference for background in CPG
  • BS in Food Science, Food Engineering or other appropriate science or engineering degree
  • Substantial experience in Product Development (R&D) and Quality – a minimum of 10 years in progressive management or leadership roles including some experience managing people
    • Packaging experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of food safety and all applicable regulations is required
    • Experience developing and maintaining company records relating to process work flows, equipment maintenance, and specification systems
  • General knowledge of FDA labeling regulations
  • Proven ability to operate successfully in a rapidly growing organization, including working in cross-functional teams within the organization
  • Ability to effectively articulate and present the company’s quality strategy to senior management, direct reports, regulatory bodies, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize project workloads based upon available R&D resources and business needs
  • Self-motivated and organized. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Compensation commensurate with experience plus health benefits, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with company match. The position is based out of our New York City office.

Please e-mail your résumé with cover letter to jobs@siggis.com with “Senior Director, Supply Chain” in the subject line.

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