Website Latitude 36 Foods
Food processing company
Salary Range: $88,000-96,000 per year
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual that will join our team under direction of the Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Assurance Supervisor has the responsibility of overseeing the work performed by the QC technicians, manages the QC Hold Program, reviewing QC documentation, assisting in line checks when needed, and managing the files of QC documents. The Quality Assurance Supervisor will provide leadership and assist the Quality Assurance team in the direction that will maintain the Quality Assurance systems in place and make suggestions for continuous improvement to all facility processes.
Bachelor’s degree or Associates degree in Quality Assurance or related field is preferred or;
2-3 years of Quality Assurance experience within a food environment.
HACCP and SQF certifications are preferred.
Bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
As a Co-Practitioner, assists with implementation, verification, and validation of SQF program.
Cover food safety and quality responsibilities in the absence of the Quality Assurance Manager
Coordinate Quality Assurance Department scheduling to assure adequate coverage
Oversees line checks being performed by QC technicians.
Conducts line checks (including USDA Room) as needed.
Reviews QC and QC related production documents for completeness.
Participate in Mock and Customer requested Trace Recall Drills
Oversee Environmental Sampling Program including collection of swabs, review of results, corrective actions and trends
Supervise job specific Quality Assurance Standard Operating Procedure training, documentation and effectiveness
Assist Quality Assurance Manager in maintaining Department metrics and continuous improvement initiatives
Assign coverage and responsibility for food safety and quality to QA Manager during absence
Organize and participate in GMP Inspections and monthly Internal Facility Audits.
Submits organic Individual Product Profiles (IPP’s) to organic certifier to maintain current System Plan Summary (SPS).
Prepares QC related investigation summary in preparation for Aged Inventory meetings.
Works with Purchasing, Inventory Control, and Warehouse personnel to ensure DMR follow-up is occurring.
Investigates any Discrepant Material Review issues which are not resolved in a timely manner.
Performs incoming raw material evaluation and related documentation.
Ensures proper records are maintained verifying allergen clean-ups have taken place.
Ensures all finished product specifications are current and communicating the information to the QC techs.
Assists QA Manager with time card review and management.
Performs other duties as assigned that improve the efficiency of the above processes and procedures.
Maintains the QC Office in an organized and professional manner
Perform additional duties as requested by the Quality Assurance Manager and/or Director