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Quality Supervisor (Shift MON - FRI 6PM - 4AM)

Sudley Spgs, VA 20109

Posted: 09/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Quality and Compliance Job Number: 578164 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

This position will lead Food Safety and Quality programs. This includes implementation and on-going program management/oversight on Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Certification, and its initiatives. This position also requires Quality Control data base management and control over product specifications. The SQF process is broad in scope and requires interaction with most departments, the SQF consultant and the auditor.

Develop, monitor, and validate the Sanitation Program to ensure that the manufacturing areas and the general office area remain clean and free of microbiological contamination.

Supervise Quality Assurance Technicians scheduling, projects and performance.


The essential functions of this position include, but are not necessarily limited to, those specifically identified in this description. The position and its essential functions may change over time and these changes may not necessarily be reflected in the position description. The Company may, at its sole discretion, add to, change, or expand the essential or marginal functions of this position. Coordinate and oversee the SQF Certification process Develop, maintain, validate and help revise annually the HACCP Plan, SQF Code, Gimbals SOP and other Quality Program Ongoing Food Safety and Quality Program management - Ensure the SQF/HACCP/QUALITY/SOP programs are being respected in all divisions Manage the HACCP system and ensure HACCP programs are effective Initiate Food Safety and Quality training as needed Manage internal and third party audits to maintain highest standard of Food Safety, Food Quality, and Food Security;

Initiate internal food safety and quality audits. Participate in customer, 3rd party and regulatory audits. Ensure compliance to the food safety and quality management system throughout the facility.

Develop, implement, and continuous improvement of food safety and quality programs.

Manage corrective action program and ensure follow up by stakeholders. Conduct verification activities to ensure corrective actions were implemented effectively to prevent reoccurrences. Maintain food safety scorecard metrics and report trends to stakeholder. Manage incident reports to track deviations and ensure appropriate follow-up and corrective actions.

Management of external warehouse, suppliers and contract manufacturers. Determine approval status for all external warehouses, suppliers, and contract manufacturers. Conduct risk assessments on all raw materials, suppliers, contract manufacturers and external warehouses to determine appropriate requirements. Conduct food safety audits on warehouses, suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure corrective actions are implemented effectively. Complete technical customer requests - Serve as point of contact for technical, non-standard customer requests Supervise, provide guidance and leadership to quality assurance technicians Instruct, train hourly associates in improvement processes; Direct the training of new and existing employees on food safety and quality programs;

Comply with SQF, Food Safety Plan (HACCP), Food Quality Plan (FQP) standards.

Provide coverage during production runs on extended shifts and weekends, when needed.

Additional Q.A. duties as needed.

Participate in all required trainings.

Food Science/Food Technology College degree preferred Prior experience in food processing, within a manufacturing environment under HACCP, and SQF 5 + years facilitating food safety/quality related training event Demonstrated leadership in the areas of food safety and plant regulatory affairs Strong organizations and leadership skills; ability to analyze processes for Biological, Chemical and Physical hazards with a thorough understanding of the science and support behind each type of hazard and each step of a production process

30-40 pay rate range
**salary will be commensurate with experience**

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