B Shift Quality Assurance Supervisor
Company: Daily's Premium Meats
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: August 9, 2019
This position is responsible for delivering food safety, quality
assurance, and R&D products and services. These services
include, but are not limited to; developing and maintaining all
USDA regulatory policies and procedures including HAACP, SOP's,
SSOP's, and GMP's, adhering to Daily's Premium Meats policies and
procedures, regulatory compliance with USDA, customer requirements,
customer complaints, design of plant systems, 3rd party audits, SQF
level 2 audits, micro and ATP testing, pest control, development
and training of QC techs, and assessing needs and facilitating
communication among employees and management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty and other duties as assigned,
satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
* SUPERVISION. Will be responsible for the direct supervision of
6-10 Quality Technicians on two shifts. Will train QC technicians
on all of Daily's FSQA plans and systems. Will be responsible for
the day to day activities of all QC techs and plant quality
activities including scheduling, discipline, auditing checks and
paperwork, interaction and communication across departments.
* POLICIES & PROCEDURES. Develops, communicates, and trains direct
reports on written policies and procedures. Formulates and
recommends new policies or changes to current policies to
management. Conducts a continuing review of all GMP's, SQF, QA,
SSOP's, and Food Safety policies, programs and practices. Supports
operations in ensuring that training, testing, and new product
development is done in compliance with applicable USDA, customer,
and company standards.
* USDA. Interact with USDA on all levels concerning issues with
plant policies, facility, and programs. Daily interaction and
direction of subordinates with respect to local representative and
higher officials. Maintain and update all required records and
* APPRAISALS. Will be required to conduct annual performance
appraisals on all QC Technicians as direct reports. Communicates
performance standards to associates, recognizing and rewarding
individual and team accomplishments and counseling performance
COMPLIANCE. ENSURES COMPLIANCE WITH ALL USDA AND COMPANY FOOD
SAFETY AND QA POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSIGNED
LOCATIONS WHICH ENSURE THAT MANDATORY INFORMATION IS MAINTAINED
PURSUANT TO COMPANY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES. CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS
WITH SUPPORT OF OPERATIONS AND SUPPORT DEPARTMENTS, TO ENSURE
CONSISTENCY. ENSURES THAT THE COMPANY\'S PRODUCT HOLD POLICIES AND
PROCEDURES ARE COMMUNICATED TO PLANT STAFF AND RECOMMENDS, AS
APPROPRIATE, THE SUSPENSION OF PRODUCTION OR THE RELEASE OF PRODUCT
WHEN QUALITY STANDARDS ARE NOT ACHIEVED.
* TRAINING & ORIENTATION. Develops and performs training programs
relating to all areas of HACCP, food safety, and QA policies and
procedures. Conduct semi-annual training on QA and food safety
related topics to ensure compliance with USDA, customer, and
management development topics.
* FEDERAL & STATE COMPLIANCE. Works closely with operations to
assist in ensuring compliance with USDA requirements.
* COMMUNICATIONS. Responds to questions regarding the
understanding, interpretation, and implementation of food safety,
QA, and R&D policies and procedures. Will be required to hold
QC departmental meetings with the QC Staff on a regular basis.
Meets with vendors, customers and quality representatives and other
company staff to discuss and resolve quality issues.
* ELECTRONIC SOFTWARE. Will be responsible to aid in the
configuration and implementation of the companies ERP system. Will
aid in configuration and maintenance of plant's CAT squared
production and tracking systems and HAT QC systems. Must be able to
create required training through PowerPoint. Strong abilities with
Word, Excel and Office.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an
individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The following requirements are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform essential functions.
* Bachelor's degree in food science, agriculture, or related field.
HACCP certification is required plus one year Supervising in FSQA
* Associate's Degree with Minimum of three years' experience in a
QA/ Food Safety generalist role with supervisory experience in a
food manufacturing/production environment. Experience in Cured and
Smoked Meats is preferred.OR
* Bachelor's Degree plus 2 years quality FSQA OR
* Associate's Degree plus 5 years Technician in FSQA
* Seasoned knowledge of laws and regulations relating to: General
QA Management, USDA, FDA, Food Safety Audits, Labeling, Micro
testing, GMP and SSOP programs.
* Ability to work well with others with diverse backgrounds and at
various organizational levels.
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the
ability to deliver professional services.
* Talent for multitasking, with superior attention to detail and
* Ability to work well both independently and in teams.
* Ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
* Bi-lingual skills not required but preferred.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: Ability to interact and effectively speak and
communicate with management, customers and employees. Must be a
strong, persuasive communicator, with the ability to relate to
non-technical professionals and peers. Aptitude for interpretation
and translation of science, technology, and regulatory affairs in
accordance with audience.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply basic math, statistics, and
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to
carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Basic computer skills and knowledge of
standard programs including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word,
Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Must be flexible, adaptable to change, able to work in fast paced
environment, ability to meet deadlines, demonstrate ability to
manage multiple tasks and projects, exceptional organizational
skills, and demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail. Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision and has sound
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The employee must occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The noise level in the work environment is
usually moderately loud with ability to work in a cold environment
for an extended period of time.
NORMAL WORK SCHEDULE: The hours and days of work are established by
departmental needs and at the discretion of management. This
position will require flexing of schedule to cover both shifts as
EEO is The Law
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
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