Quality Assurance Supervisor
Company: Richelieu Foods
Location: Grundy Center
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Richelieu Foods, Inc. a leading national private label and
contract packing food manufacturer is looking to add a QA
Supervisor to the team!
Richelieu Foods focuses on frozen pizza, salad dressing, and BBQ
sauce product categories. We have four manufacturing facilities
located in OH, IL, IA, and WI. We provide products to many national
retailers, wholesalers, distributors, club and mass stores, as well
as industrial accounts including other food manufacturers.
We offer a great opportunity with a comprehensive salary and
benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance,
short-term disability, 401K with company match, and vacation
This position assists with the manufacture of products that meet
customer, company and food safety requirements. The Quality
Supervisor also serves as SQF Practitioner; developing, maintaining
and supervising execution of Policies and Procedures in accordance
with SQF code.
The Quality Supervisor will assist in leading the development and
execution of all Quality programs and activities that ensure
compliance with company policies, food safety standards, government
regulations, and industry best practices including GMP, SQF and
HACCP. The Quality Supervisor will integrate quality expectations
into all functions and people.
--- Responsible for directing and supervising a group of employees
involved in inspection and quality control procedures with regard
to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to
assure that quality standards are achieved.
--- Plans and assigns work of subordinates.
--- Serves as Lead SQF Practitioner for Richelieu Foods, Inc.
--- Responsible for verification and validation activities as
outlined in SQF code.
--- Develops and/or adapts inspection equipment to meet quality
standards, make suggestions with regard to procedures, standards
and equipment to facilitate work and maintain product quality.
--- Analyzes facts or circumstances surrounding individual problems
to determine what action should be taken within the limits of
--- Responsible for compilation and maintenance of inspection
reports and records.
--- Investigates and determines root cause of faulty work, consult
and advises production Supervisors as to corrective measures.
--- Maintains discipline, morale and harmonious relations among
--- Investigates and adjusts personnel problems within area of
responsibility. Effectively recommend hiring, promotions, wage
adjustments and terminations.
--- Other duties as assigned by Management.
--- Certificated SQF Practitioner or equivalent
--- Minimum of 2-3 years of Food QA supervisory experience
--- Associate of Science / Bachelor of Science degree in Food
Science, Microbiology, food technology or business.
--- USDA experience
--- Bi-Lingual Spanish
--- Detailed knowledge and track record of successful
implementation of food manufacturing policies and procedures
--- Certification and training in Hazard Analysis and Critical
Control Points (HACCP)
--- Excellent knowledge of HACCP and Pre-requisite programs
--- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate
effectively with management, employees, suppliers, customers and
regulatory agencies such as USDA/FDA.
--- Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently, willing to
learn and take on new responsibilities
--- Possesses excellent analytical, problem solving and decision
--- Laser focused on end-to-end execution applying relentless rigor
to complete tasks
--- Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
This job operates in a professional office environment AND on the
production floor. This position is regularly exposed to cold and
damp work environments. This role routinely uses standard office
equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets
and fax machines. This role may also use some Laboratory equipment.
This job would require the ability to lift files, open filing
cabinets and bend or stand as necessary
You should be proficient in:
- Lean Manufacturing Principles
Machines & technologies you'll use:
Keywords: Richelieu Foods, Des Moines , Quality Assurance Supervisor, Other , Grundy Center, Iowa
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