Title:  Quality Assurance Specialist (Microbiologist)

Position Summary

The Quality Assurance Specialist - Microbiologist is responsible for:


  • Initiating, recommending, developing, implementing, and analyzing quality assurance and management systems and programs such as SCPs/SSOPs, GMP/GWP/GLP, SOP, HACCP, FSSC (EMP, AMP, FD, and FF) and others.
  • Designing sensory procedures, training, and calibrating sensory panels, as well as interpreting the results of sensory evaluation using statistical analyses.
  • Processing non-conformances, including store-related feedback through investigation, root-cause analysis, corrective action validation, identifying, and implementing areas of improvement to prevent recurrence.
  • Designing training modules, confirming quality management, and conducting training.
  • Conducting translation runs (trial runs in the production line) guided by procedures and processes defined by the translation team composed of representatives from QAD/ R&D/ Manufacturing as well as providing reports and recommendations on the run.
  • Recommending upgrades to facilities and equipment, streamlining operations to meet the required service levels for the section.
  • Conducting process improvement projects and processes that may originate from client R&D and/or other units.




  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Microbiology, or related fields.
  • Must be a Registered Microbiologist
  • At least two (2) years of experience in Food Quality Assurance and/or Research and Development, Manufacturing, or related fields.
  • Knowledge in food science and technology and laboratory testing.
  • Preferably has experience in implementing Integrated Management Systems (IMS) such as HACCP, ISO systems, FSSC, and SPC (Statistical Process Control).
  • Preferably with experience in bakery operations.
  • Must be amenable to work on shifting schedules in Canlubang, Laguna.