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Torrance Office - Torrance, CA


Health-Ade is looking for a gritty Quality Champion! The Manager of Quality & Regulatory position will have a proven track record of rolling up their sleeves and elevating quality by ensuring Health-Ade’s products meet quality standards and regulations. This position reports to the Director of Food Safety & Quality and oversees the QAQC and Sanitation teams.


  • Build and reinforce quality acumen while partnering with the production, maintenance, and warehousing teams
  • Working with the QA team to monitor quality testing and identify gaps
  • Lead QA and Sanitation teams. Develops, tracks, and reports department KPIs
  • Provide backup for quality team supervision. Including Hold Product, Product Testing, Material and Ingredient Quality, Pest Control and Scheduling
  • Act as the primary point of contact for food safety and quality matters with regulatory agencies
  • Stay up to date on emerging state and federal regulatory changes. Identify business-impacting changes and leverage resources to provide guidance on adherence to the changes
  • Develop the necessary training modules to ensure that personnel and employees understand and can execute established procedures while meeting all FDA, and GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) requirements
  • Prepare, review, and submit compliance reports to local, state/federal environmental regulatory agencies and to key customers
  • Regularly inspect and monitor the facilities to ensure that manufacturing and warehousing facilities are operating in compliance with Health-Ade Policy & Procedures, FSMA, FDA, GMP regulations, and GFSI guidelines
  • Support new products, new materials, and new supplier qualifications, working with R&D, Procurement, Operations, and Commercial Teams during NPD development or product change processes
  • Manage Co-Manufacturer Quality Program. Develop KPIs and ensure adherence to product and storage specifications
  • Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient procedures



  • Advanced understanding of GMP, HACCP, FSMA, Safe Quality Food Principles, Food Defense Principles & Quality Management Systems, CIP, Sanitary Design, and CAPA (Corrective Action/Preventive Action)/Root Cause Analysis
  • Proven track record of successful internal and external GFSI audit scoring
  • 5 years of management experience within a Quality leadership role. Preferred experience in beverage manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, Food Engineering or related degree preferred
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple projects/workload
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating, influencing and communicating effectively across all levels and teams across the organization
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership and teaching skills

Health-Ade is committed to making great-tasting feel-good bubbly beverages that inspire people to follow their gut and show the world what they’re made of. Kombucha is just the start: our ultimate mission is to be the champion of the healthiest and happiest you!

We authentically celebrate and value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belongingness. As a whole-heartedly committed equal opportunity employer, we remain true to our mission by ensuring that differences are embraced and celebrated.