Quality Assurance Supervisor

Silva International Careers

The Quality Assurance Supervisor is ultimately responsible for conducting verification and maintenance of the food safety and quality systems, supervising quality plant personnel, supporting/leading relevant regulatory food safety focused audits, and more.

Basic Functions:

  • Conduct verification and maintenance of the food safety and quality systems, hazard analysis and sanitation processes, prerequisite programs, manufacturing processes, plant environment and finished product.
  • Collaborates with operations on the initiation of corrective action and preventative measures when necessary.
  • Supervise Quality plant personnel across multiple shifts.
  • Ensure adherence to corporate, regulatory, customer and facility food safety and quality requirements and completion of corrections and corrective actions.
  • Support/lead relevant regulatory food safety focused audits.
  • Act as a food safety team leader within the plant, assist the food safety team by supporting the food safety management system.
  • Assist in the management of the food safety management system compliance to appropriate government regulations.
  • Investigate and follow up on food safety incidents that occur in the plant to ensure they are properly reported and ensure corrective action and permanent corrections are taken.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Report Monthly/Weekly Quality metrics to staff and Management.
  • Manage and report on the held product inventory.
  • Coordinate and train employees in Quality-related processes, procedures, and refresher training.
  • Supervise Quality employees at Mechanic and Franklin facilities, ensuring employees are properly supervised, trained, encouraged and productive.
  • Manage Quality employee time off requests, scheduling, disciplinary action, performance reviews, and employee engagement in coordination with Quality Management and HR.
  • Assistance to the QA Director/Manager regarding any special needs that may arise.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager which may not be reoccurring.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or a related field
    • Knowledge of food safety industry practices and standards
    • Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience
    • Experience GFSI auditing
    • Experience working with ERP systems
    • PCQI or HACCP Certification a plus
    • ASQ Certification a plus
    • Lean Six Sigma experience a plus
    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Standard manufacturing environment with some stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds as single-person lift
  • Climbing (ladders, stairs, etc.)
  • Bending and stooping
  • Extended periods of being your feet
  • Pallet jack and forklift operation and certification

This is a full-time, salary position with benefits package that includes paid vacation, health insurance, dental, vision, and 401k retirement plan with generous employer match.

To apply, please upload a resumé online or send a resumé to [email protected].

All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Employer