Quality Assurance Supervisor

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Job Description: 

Job Summary

The QA Supervisor is responsible for quality assurance and food safety initiatives throughout the facility with a focus on implementation and maintenance of the SQF System.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop, implement, maintain and review food safety plans based on HACCP plan; USDA and FDA requirements
  • Supervise SQF procedures by conducting and/or evaluating various product tests, and operational procedures to meet specifications
  • Development and management of a CAPA (corrective action/preventive action) program to ensure the appropriate responses to deviation, non-conformance or audit deficiencies
  • Ensure compliance on product quality consistence by developing and executing food quality plan, policies and procedures
  • Supervise day-to-day food safety and quality compliance as per schedule of activities and ensure products / processes meet quality and food safety standards
  • Responsible to verify and validate the traceability system
  • Lead the QA team day to day by developing skills and setting expectations of the team
  • Communicate between multiple teams to implement and verify quality assurance and control procedures to ensure product quality, safety, and legality
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations and guidelines
  • Maintain vendor approval program by requesting updated and new documents
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualification and Skills

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a food production environment
  • Degree/Diploma in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or related field of study
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis and Risk Assessment
  • Working knowledge of SQF, HACCP, Food Plant Sanitation and GMP
  • Experience performing monthly facility audits and GMP inspection
  • Experience developing and implementing SOPs
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Outlook, Excel and Word.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: TBD

Schedule: 8 Hour Shift, Monday to Friday

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