Quality Supervisor

Effingham, KS 66023

Posted: 04/26/2024 Industry: Quality Job Number: 2407 Pay Rate: $75,000 - $90,000 + 10% bonus

Job Description

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

Job Requirements

  • 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.

Additional Information

Email: cpaisley@irgsolution.com

Subject: Quality Supervisor- Effingham, KS

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Ready to embark on an exciting career journey in the thriving town of Effingham, Kansas? This charming community nestled in the heart of Atchison County offers job seekers a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city opportunities. Effingham boasts a rich cultural scene with art galleries like Green Acres Art Gallery and entertainment venues like the Effingham Performance Center. Indulge in the local cuisine at popular eateries such as The Feedlot and Sam's Place, or immerse yourself in nature at Atchison County State Lake. Come join us and discover why Effingham is the perfect place to grow both personally and professionally.