Quality Assurance & Safety Officer

In order to achieve our goal of bringing cultured meat to market we need a controllable production system. The Quality Assurance & Safety Officer will play a vital role in developing a production system that is safe and reliable, with a view to achieving regulatory approval for cultured meat.

What you can achieve:

- Create a safe, reliable and controllable production system for meat.

- Co-lead the process(es) for regulatory application (Novel Food Procedure).

- Write, implement and control quality procedures necessary for reaching the company’s goals and/or for future operational activities.

- Lead the process of applying for, and complying with, the relevant quality standards in food and laboratory practices.

- Be actively involved with process design from a quality perspective.

- Bring a food-related perspective / awareness of quality assurance to the company.

Your responsibilities:

- Develop, manage and implement the QA handbook and QC process.

- Work with the process development team to establish procedures and standards.

- Specify quality requirements of raw materials and end products and implement incoming and outgoing goods inspection where needed.

- Actively contribute to the process design team for (food) safe equipment and make the company audit-robust.

- Set up food safety rules and NF application.

- Act as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance and quality.

- Communicate externally about quality aspects.

- Set up safety rules (lab, process design)

What we ask:

- Master's level degree or above

- Senior experience in QA positions in food and / or pharma

- Audit experience (as a first spokesperson)

- Some level of hygienic design practice skills

- (Basic) biotech or meat technology knowledge is a plus

- Novel Food knowledge or experience is helpful (not a must)

- Good numerical skills, understanding of statistics

What you can expect from us:

The Mosa Meat team is full of ambitious, international scientists and engineers. We have a shared mission of bringing cultured meat to the market.

As a member of the team, you will:

- Work in a small start-up with an incredibly exciting mission

- Enjoy an enterprising and collaborative environment with a high degree of freedom in your projects

- Combine science with a commercial goal

- Work in the beautiful historical city of Maastricht

- Be entitled to 25 days of paid leave per year

- In addition to your normal remuneration, receive Mosa Meat shares

Sounds interesting?