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Quality Manager needed for Cannabis Beverage, ILLA Canna, in Los Angeles

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  • Quality Manager needed for Cannabis Beverage, ILLA Canna, in Los Angeles

    ILLA Canna is a growing movement in the Cannabis industry, and we need motivated and dedicated team members to start building our brand. We are building a state of the art beverage manufacturing facility in Los Angeles, DeltaBev. We will be manufacturing our own cannabis infused beverages in addition to co packing beverages for customers. The facility will also support flower, edibles and concentrates manufacturing.
    The right candidate will build the Quality department from the ground up with the support of the entire leadership team. This individual will work side by side with the Operations team to lead the department in setting and maintaining the highest quality standards in the industry. Every day will present different challenges and you will be looked at consistently to provide the best service to our customers.

    The Quality Assurance Manager will be responsible for ensuring ILLA’s processes and end products meet the established requirements of the organization and our customers, as well as guaranteeing the processes comply with local, and state regulatory agencies. The Quality Assurance Manager will champion continuous improvement efforts; initiate and implement quality assurance activities as appropriate to raise the performance of the company’s products.
    The Quality Assurance Manager provides direction to the department in support of company-wide strategic business objectives. Directs, administers, manages, and ensures quality compliance to contracts, including policies and procedures throughout the company

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Follow all safety procedures and always work as safe as possible.
    • Build food safety programs.
    • Finalize the QA lab build.
    • Establish a procedural documentation (quality management system) and its compliance with HACCP, GFSI, and other external certifications.
    • Identify and implement Quality Department goals and objectives in support of company-wide strategic business plans.
    • Support the management of budgets and staffing forecasts to facilitate successful execution of the department goals and support of all projects.
    • Manage the required training, process improvement activities, and the development and implementation of new systems affecting the Quality Department.
    • Implement and optimize the use of tools in support of the quality processes and procedures.
    • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; motivating, rewarding, and disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.
    • Ensure all documentation meet required regulatory standards.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain the quality assurance plan for internal activities
    • Report to plant leadership on quality issues, trends, and losses.
    • Participate in internal and external quality audits
    • Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality control and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
    • General:
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.
    • Perform all other duties as assigned.
    • Regular and punctual attendance.

    • The ability to build and lead the regulatory and quality functions in a fast paced, high growth, entrepreneurial environment.
    • Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques, and documentation.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Able to work well with all levels of employees and managers.
    • Competent in use of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.

    Education and/or Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in food sciences or related field
    • Minimum 4 years experience in Quality Assurance management, preferably in the beverage or food industries.
    • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment (FDA, ISO, or GFSI), preferred.
    • Experience with production equipment preferred.
    Yearly Salary: Competitive and depends on experience

    Physical Demands: Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, the ability to adjust focus.

    Please send resumes to