Canadian Executive Search Group (USA), a division of Arrow Workforce Solutions, has an immediate opening for a QC Field Operations Manager in the Tokyo, Japan area for an well known International Energy Beverage company


Location: Futaba, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 142-0043


Start: Immediate – Direct Hire

Compensation: Based on experience- Annual salary + Benefits Package


Position Summary:

  • The Quality Control Field Operations Manager is accountable for ensuring that assigned Monster Energy co-packers follow and adhere to Company Quality Control protocols and produces the highest quality product.
  • The Quality Control Field Operations Manager is responsible for performing production site Quality Control audits, in accordance with MECQC Guidelines, site capability assessments and production trials. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the development of standard operating procedures, managing site corrective action responses, equipment troubleshooting and managing co-Packer compliance.
  • The Quality Control Field Operations Manager primarily provides support for production sites and international travel is required.
  • Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities: Quality Control management, HACCP, Food Safety, Sanitation CIP/COP, Microbiology, GMP, SOP, SSOP, Process control development, Process Auditing and Corrective Action / Root Cause development
  • This role requires travel and off-shift and weekend work as needed.



Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform audits of existing production sites to verify compliance with MECQC Guideline requirements, site documentation, and Process controls
  • Verify SSOP and COP practices meet MECQC Guideline requirements
  • Perform new site Quality Control evaluations to determine equipment and process capability
  • Perform quality and production equipment assessments to ensure OEM and food safety standards are maintained
  • Manage site follow ups and investigations for critical complaints or audit findings
  • perform site follow ups to confirm out of conformance meets requirements
  • Perform new or existing site product or formulation trials and/or attend commercial production to ensure product is manufactured as per MEC Formulation, Mixing Instructions and Quality requirements
  • Perform additional departmental responsibilities as identified and assigned by leadership/management to meet department and company need
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


Essential Job Requirements:

  • Quality Control/Assurance management
  • Food Safety
  • Sanitation CIP/COP
  • Microbiology
  • Quality Lab Equipment – HPLC, Refractometer, Densometer, TA, pH, CO2, N2, Seam, Torque
  • GMP, SOP, SSOP and Process control development
  • Process Auditing
  • Corrective Action / Root Cause development

Process Experience Preferred:

  • Cold Fill
  • Hot Fill
  • Tunnel Pasteurizer
  • Aseptic
  • Retort
  • HPLC/UPLC (HPLC/UPLC experience strongly preferred)
    • Equipment troubleshooting
    • Equipment maintenance & calibration
    • Methodology development, troubleshooting, & correction
  • Reverse Osmosis

Those with experience in the below fields are encouraged to apply.

  • Field Quality Assurance Supervisor
  • Quality Inspection and Compliance Manager
  • Operations Quality Coordinator
  • Field Quality Control Specialist
  • Quality and Field Operations Lead

Those interested are encouraged to send resumes directly to [email protected]


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