Quality Assurance & Safety Officer

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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

    If you're interested in this role, please apply below and we'll be in touch with you soon.