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Quality Assurance Specialist

Country/Region:  US

Quality Assurance Specialist

Plainsboro, NJ, US




The purpose of this job is to perform Quality Assurance activities at a site in line with Global driven Policies and Procedures.


At dsm-firmenich, being a force for good is not optional. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion is a shared responsibility woven into our daily work, benefiting to our People, Customers & Communities and driving business value. Equal access to opportunities is a given, belonging is a shared feeling, authenticity is celebrated.


Your key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the Food Safety Programs, e.g. cleaning/sanitation, environment monitoring, GMP program, etc.
  • Responsible for the internal audit program and External audit Management (Clients, Gov't, etc.) Preparation, Scheduling, Attending, Completing Action items, etc.
  • Drive root causes analyses in collaboration with the departments from Operations and Quality Control. Including the follow up on implementation and verification of action plans.
  • Propose initiatives for Continuous Improvement in joint alignment with Operations using trend analysis, identifies problems and suggest solution.
  • Create and add local policies and procedures following local laws/regulations/requirements to Global Policies
  • May perform one or more of the following Categories of Quality Assurance Activities and may have additional tasks within each: Customer Questionnaires / Client Documents review, Training (may include site internal training / external training / new employee training / Local QC and Suppliers), and other related to their job.


We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers;
  • A space to grow by encouraging and supporting curiosity and an open mindset;
  • Barrier-free communities within our organization where every employee is equally valued and respected – regardless of their background, beliefs, or identity;
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things;
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future
  • We offer competitive pay, career growth opportunities, and outstanding benefit programs


You bring

  • Bachelors in food science or chemical / biochemical sciences with 2-3 years related experience in food industry or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Able to multitask and complete multiple requests on-time.
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Ability to adapt well to a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be thorough and attentive to details.




Equal Opportunities Commitment 

dsm-firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at dsm-firmenich.
dsm-firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
dsm-firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.

About dsm-firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.

Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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