3rd Shift Food Safety Quality Assurance Supervisor JobPhoenix, AZ

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Why You'll Love This Job

The FSQA Supervisor oversees Quality Lab functions to ensure compliance with all Company, industry, quality, food safety, and regulatory guidelines, such as HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points), GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), SPC (Statistical Process Control), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) in support of the plant’s Quality Assurance & Food Safety. Develop and maintain clear objectives for FSQA lab techs within the department under the supervisor’s influence and control. Monitor KPI’s for achieving results while fostering a safe working environment. Provide training and coaching which will allow each associate to perform at their best and deliver results in a continuous process improvement environment. Ensure all associates understand the vision of our company.

Responsibilities

Qualifications required:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, or a minimum 5 years of Food Manufacturing Quality Assurance experience is required.
  • HACCP Certified
  • PCQI Certified
  •  Strong knowledge of industry’s best practices for food safety, cGMP’s, quality, and regulatory requirements
Qualifications desired:
  • A strong knowledge of food safety regulations; good communication skills and able to manage and train staff to maintain the high-quality standards in the facility.

Skills & Qualifications

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:
  • Consistent and dependable attendance.
  • Ability to stand/walk for a minimum of 6 hours without a break.
  • Ability to work weekends and flexible schedules as business needs demand.
  • Ability to work with or around food allergens of all types.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces. (Spiral, oven area, freezer etc)
  • Must be able to wear/utilize personal protective equipment.
  • Helps FSQA Manager enforce the Company’s GMP, Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures.
  • Directly supervises the FSQA Technicians to ensure they are fully trained to successfully understand and perform job duties associated with the FSQA Technicians role.
  • Performs investigations for customer complaints.
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis and risk assessments.
  • Able to perform “Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls” for new products or processes.
  • Able to communicate any new procedures to the Leadership Team, FSQA Team as well as Operations Teams in FSQA Managers absence.
  • Train each FSQA to have a clear understanding of risk based preventative controls.
  • Schedules of all the FSQA Technicians.
  • Carry-out weekly environmental swabbing, ensuring swabs are sent received by the lab.
  • Maintain all EMP records using the EMP program.
  • Schedule all EMP work with the technicians
  • Verify that all quality checks are correctly carried out and completed. This will include completion of any and all tasks not in Red zone.
  • Ensure all testing equipment is calibrated per SOP.
  • Train all FSQA Technicians to complete all documentation regarding Holds, in- house testing, Flour sifter, Truck inspection (oil, flour) and any other documents not in Red Zone and upload into shared drive weekly.
  • Ensure FSQA tech properly complete retentions storage, shelf life testing, moisture testing and any other quality function that is assigned to ensure the quality and integrity of the products.
  • Keep an inventory of all laboratory supplies and re-order as necessary.
  • Help his /her Manager update and maintain all BRC compliance documentation.
  • Complete and verify daily staff ADP cards.
  • Work with his/her Manager on monthly food safety inspections and any corrective action needed.
  • Preform traceability, reverse tractability, and mock recalls monthly. Uploading the reports to the shared drive.
  • Carry out any non- standard duties as assigned by his/her Manager.
  • Ensure FSQA tech properly complete retentions storage, shelf life testing, moisture testing and any other quality function that is assigned to ensure the quality and integrity of the products.
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