Quality Assurance Supervisor - Night Shift
Company: Freshpet Inc
Posted on: November 22, 2022
The responsibilities of the Quality Assurance Supervisor (Night
Shift) will include:
Ensuring proper procedures are in place and being followed for
employee safety, food safety, and product quality.
Working with plant management and other supervisory staff to
maximize product quality and productivity.
Providing supervision of assigned employees through scheduling and
daily activities, ensuring effective selection, retention,
feedback, disciplinary action and performance management.
Supporting the development, implementation, review and maintenance
of the Freshpet SQF Food Safety and Quality System.
Performing paperwork review of daily production and pre-operational
activities for product releases.
Communicating to relevant personnel information essential to ensure
effective implementation and maintenance of the SQF System.
Assisting with validating changes to Food Safety fundamentals and
Food Safety plans that have an impact on Freshpet's ability to
deliver safe food for pets.
Supporting the development and maintenance of the Hazard Analysis
Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Preventive Control plans for all
products manufactured at Freshpet plants.
Coordinating and delivering SQF, HACCP, Quality System and Food
Safety training to QA team.
Supporting Non-Conforming (Hold) product programs, including
procedure development and maintenance, conducting product reviews,
assigning non-conforming product dispositions, coordinating problem
solving as well as CAPA (corrective action preventive action) with
manufacturing, and issuing reports.
Managing the Hold log and effective maintenance of Hold areas.
Maintaining quality and food safety records.
Analyzing and resolving work, quality and food safety problems in
manufacturing, or assisting team members in problem solving.
Performing customer complaint analysis, distributing information
and conducting monthly management presentations. Coordinate foreign
material evaluations and corrective action programs.
QA Manager, Supervisor or Director of Quality will serve as back up
to this position.
Work Experience Requirements
3+ years minimum experience working in Food Safety/Quality Systems,
preferably in food or pet food.
Leadership experience preferred.
Must be SQF Practitioner or receive certification within three
months in position.
Must be HACCP/PCQI certified or receive certification within three
months in position.
Sound knowledge of food safety and quality system requirements for
the food industry
Familiar with food microbiology and chemistry
Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs;
ability to lead others through change
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and computer-based
Knowledge of statistics to perform routine test data and process
Basic knowledge of food processing including heat penetration
Project Management skills (must be capable of handling multiple
Basic knowledge of food analytical and microbiology testing
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Team management skills
Able to work in production areas under hot, humid and/or
Able to work varied days/shifts to support business needs
Lift and perform physical labor during plant tests or product
Work extended hours to complete tasks/special projects
BS/BA in Food Science or related field preferred (Chemistry,
Microbiology, Engineering, etc.), or 10+ years food/manufacturing
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