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Quality Control Supervisor

Date Posted: 12/21/2020

Job #1579434
Owensboro, Kentucky

Job Description

Lucas Group has partnered with a global food manufacturer on their search for Quality Control Supervisors (2nd shift, 3rd shift and Weekend/flex shift) for their high-speed processing and packaging facility in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Job Responsibilities

  • Execute the food safety and quality plan on the floor, from end to end, during its shift of control.
  • Lead the execution of daily scheduled and structured Quality Floor Audit and On-The-Spot coaching/training to ensure compliance, reduce mistakes, detect abnormality early, reduce deviation to ensure good practices are sustained.
  • Conduct just-in-time investigation for quality incident, ensure non-conformance product hold and reporting, and Non-conformance process condition has been corrected before line re-start.
  • Sign off on post maintenance hand over process to make sure procedures followed and standards met before equipment are put back to work.
  • Together with other quality shift supervisors, Senior QA supervisor, and Quality Manager to continue improve the food safety and quality program.
  • Review and sign-off the shift HACCP and Finished Product Quality Testing paperwork to ensure required records are filled out/complete, and signed off by designated production staff and pass all the release criteria before pass on to Sr. FSQ supervisor or Quality manager for product release.
  • Together with Quality leaders to develop, provide, track, and verify HACCP and new hire Food Safety training for the facility for its shift to ensure all staff received the training including temporary employees.
  • Participate in all Internal audits and in all External Audits when required.
  • Flexibility to work any shift or time to meet demands of the position and cover other supervisor/staff when required.
  • Supervise activities of Finished product Auditor, HACCP floor auditor, and sanitation staff during its shift to ensure effectiveness and efficiency and control overtime.
  • Stay up to date with all new regulatory requirements and communicate changes to the plant.
  • Understand all Quality specs, in-process checks, and finished product checks
  • Understand Statistical Process Control
  • Ability to perform Traceability and Annual Mock Recalls

Job Requirements

  • BA/BS degree in a food science or engineering or related field with 5 years relevant work experience in Food Quality field is required; Associate degree with 7 years proven experience in quality operation area can be considered.
  • 1-2 years Supervisory experience is preferred
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Strong Computer skills (Microsoft Suite)
  • Experience working in a high speed packaging or processing plant is preferred
  • FSPCA Course - Preventive Controls for Human Food is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with individuals and groups at all levels of the organization
  • This role is located in the Owensboro, Kentucky area

    Minimal relocation assistance is available within the US for this role

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