Brookfield, WI 53005 US
$75,000 - $95,000 + 10% bonus
Job Title: Quality Supervisor
The Quality Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the quality and safety of products in a food or beverage manufacturing environment. This position does not require a 4-year degree but demands prior experience in food or beverage manufacturing. The Quality Supervisor will report to the Quality Manager and manage a team of 10 direct reports. The primary focus of this role is to uphold quality standards, improve processes, and maintain compliance with industry regulations.
- Team Leadership: Manage and provide leadership to a team of 10 quality control technicians, ensuring that they perform their duties effectively and efficiently.
- Quality Assurance: Oversee and enforce quality control standards to ensure that products meet all established quality and safety criteria.
- Process Improvement: Collaborate with the Quality Manager and other stakeholders to identify and implement process improvements that enhance product quality and reduce waste.
- Product Inspections: Conduct routine inspections and audits of products, ingredients, and production processes to identify and address deviations from quality standards.
- Documentation: Maintain accurate and complete records of quality control tests, inspections, and any non-conformities. Prepare and submit reports as required.
- Training: Develop and implement training programs for quality control technicians to ensure they are well-equipped to perform their roles effectively.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay up-to-date with industry regulations and standards, ensuring that the manufacturing facility complies with all food safety and quality regulations.
- Root Cause Analysis: Investigate and resolve quality-related issues by conducting root cause analyses and implementing corrective and preventive actions.
- Communication: Foster open communication with production teams, providing feedback and guidance on quality matters, and promoting a culture of quality awareness.
- Vendor and Supplier Management: Work closely with suppliers to ensure they meet quality standards, and facilitate necessary improvements in their processes.
- Budget Management: Assist in managing the quality department budget, controlling costs related to quality control activities.
- Prior experience in food or beverage manufacturing is required.
- A 4-year degree is considered a plus.
- Strong knowledge of quality control and assurance practices.
- Leadership and team management experience.
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Knowledge of food safety regulations and industry standards.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure manufacturing environment.
- Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
- Proficiency in using quality control tools and software.
- Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team.
- Flexibility to work in shifts if required.
- Relevant certifications (e.g., HACCP, SQF) may be advantageous.
Subject: Quality Supervisor- Brookfield, WI