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    QA manager / Cell Culture / 50-68K

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QA Manager / Cell Culture / 50-68K


A start up organisation specialized in alternative meats.

Role Description

As Quality manager you are responsible for the implementation of the new quality systems and the creation of the manual. Beside that you will lay the quality foundation for this company. 


  • Responsible for keeping the quality system up to date, effective and efficient
  • Ensure quality system deployment at all departments, including transferring professional knowledge and providing trainings
  • Identify areas for improvement and support building effective and efficient work processes
  • Lead relevant certifications
  • Ensure that HACCP program is in place, up to date and adhered to, CCPs are met and prescribed corrective action is taken in the event of any deviations from set critical limits
  • Closely partner with the RA team, R&D teams, the Laboratory Manager/team and the Pilot Plant Manager/team in defining and implementing the quality and food safety standards
  • Support the teams in troubleshooting and resolving issues that may impact product safety or quality


  • Have at least 5 years of relevant working experience in the Quality System Management and the Quality Assurance, preferably within both Life Science and Food industry with focus on cell culturing
  • Have an Academic background in Food Science
  • Led the successful quality system implementation at a food business
  • Partnered in several successful product launches and provided the input from the QA perspective
  • Have solid knowledge of (international, EU and US) Quality systems and processes and procedures - Like: ISO Quality System 9001 & 9004, ISO 22000, SQF, Sanitation Practices, GLP and Food GMP
  • Experience with internal audits
  • People Management experience
  • Have very good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Are Fluent in English

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Staten Bolwerk 1
2011 MK Haarlem
The Netherlands
+31 (0) 20 658 9800


Keizersgracht 440A
1016 GD Amsterdam
The Netherlands
+31 (0) 20 658 9804