Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager 399 views0 applications

The Challenge

Smallhold is in the process of a national scale-up,
producing more and more mushrooms in more and more places. Amidst this rapid
growth, our Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager will take our already
high standards to the next level. We are looking for an experienced and
knowledgeable food safety connoisseur who can confidently and independently
reinvent and oversee our national program. This unique position involves
moderate travel to our various locations.


  • 2+ years in a similar capacity authoring and overseeing food safety and
    quality assurance programs
  • Proven, extensive food safety knowledge. Experience with produce specifically is a
  • Experience with SQF/GFSI and GAP/GHP strongly desired
  • Experience writing HACCP plans
  • Organic Certification experience preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with worker safety requirements. OSHA training and
    general knowledge are a plus
  • Scientific mindset and experience running experiments and tests
  • Exceptional written communication skills. You can write an SOP in your sleep
  • Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate technical
    information in simple terms
  • Good reasoning and sound judgment abilities
  • Experience with packaging is a plus
  • Startup experience is a plus


  • Full Time, Salaried with Bonus
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY or Remote
  • Travel: Moderate

To Apply

Email your resume to
with a short intro explaining
who you are and why you’re interested in this role.


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Since 2017, Smallhold has established itself as the leader in US specialty mushroom production with our products found in top retailers like Whole Foods and Central Market and some of the nation’s most exciting restaurant kitchens, such as Maison Yaki, the Standard Hotels, and Bunker Vietnamese. 

Our mushrooms, farms, and team have been featured in publications like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Gizmodo, Bon Appetit, Martha Stewart -- to name a few. 

What’s next for Smallhold? Our network is growing and with it we’re rapidly expanding our infrastructure, building farms in new markets and bringing specialty mushrooms to more people than ever before. We have big plans for this year and need people like you to help us spread our roots across the country!

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