Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist

Tribe 9 Foods, LLC

Madison, WI

Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist

Tribe 9 Foods is a partnership of value-based brands (RP’s Pasta Co., Taste Republic, and Yumbutter) with a mission to promote eating and living well.  Tribe 9 is positioned to make big inroads in the natural and conventional food space and is looking for somebody to support our team. 

Responsible for leading by example and encouraging adherence to our guiding principles and compliance standards.  As a Quality Assurance Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for assigned duties while participating in our continuous improvement projects to broaden our core Quality Assurance functions for Tribe 9 Foods.

Hours and Work Schedule:

The work schedule is Monday – Friday from 7:30 am – 4:00 pm, occasional weekend work and overtime is required.

Salary Range:

$50,000 - $60,000 a year

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain organic, Kosher, GFCO, and any additional certifications by ensuring all supplier certificates are up to date and all required documents have been submitted and approved by certification bodies.
  • Assist in audits for Organic, Kosher, and GFCO.
  • Assist in reviewing and making changes as needed on all Forms, HACCP, PRP’s, SOP’s, SSOP’s, and Work Instructions in both English and Spanish.
  • Help ensure that materials that come in follow certification requirements.
  • Participate in internal audits for either GMP’s or as specified.
  • Support QA Manager as needed in establishing and maintaining raw material specifications.
  • Help maintain supplier approval program by updating master supplier list and requesting all necessary documentation.
  • Maintain the TraceGains software via continuous monitoring of database and audit documents as they become due or as requested.
  • Participate in annual training of employees in Food Safety subjects as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Quality Assurance Manager.

Specific qualifications for the role include:

  • Highly detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Bachelor of Science preferred, but relevant work experience may be considered.
  • Proficient with Excel and Word.
  • Knowledge of Organic, Kosher, and GFCO certification systems is a plus.
  • Certified in HACCP, PCQI, or SQF is a plus.
  • Good Communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills.
  • Must be fluent in English, fluency in Spanish is a plus.
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing facility that produces products with allergen ingredients.
  • Availability to work flexible hours as required.

Among the top benefits Tribe 9 Foods offers:

• Competitive wages with promotional opportunities
• Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Company-paid vacation and holiday time
• (401k) retirement plan with matching contributions by Tribe 9 Foods
• Health savings account (HSA)
• Health fitness reimbursement
• Professional development
• Paid volunteer hours

Our guiding principles:

Tackle Anything: embrace the unknown; bring ideas to reality; conquer lofty goals.

Relationship Driven: build partnerships and amaze our customers.

Inspire Each Other: as each individual grows, so does the organization; unlock each other’s potential.

B Corp Values: balance profit and purpose; use business as a force for good

Entrepreneurial Spirit: challenge the status quo through creative destruction and innovation.


Tribe 9 Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer