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QA Supervisor in Raeford, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. They do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.  

Incumbents in this position are expected to perform the essential functions, tasks, duties, responsibilities, and physical requirements of this role with or without reasonable accommodation within the described work environment.  

Butterball, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.

 

Job Summary:

Monitor product attributes to assure product quality is at targeted levels of the customer product specifications. Assure food safety, regulatory and company compliance. Assure compliance with all established safety procedures. Ensure all required checks and tests are performed within the plant as prescribed in the USDA regulations the Butterball LLC Policies and the HACCP program. Supervises Quality Assurance Technicians in the specific department. Responsible for retained product releases. Maintain the technical expertise of assigned technicians with recurring training in all areas with their functional area.

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review paperwork from previous day and ensure proper procedures are followed.
  • Reports directly to the quality Assurance Manager • Works closely with USDA • Supervise QA technicians.
  • Work on Plant floor following up with technicians and operations to ensure quality and food safety.
  • Communicate with all levels of management to ensure they maintain control of the process.
  • Review and approve Kronos time of Technicians
  • Attend various meetings and participate on cross functional teams
  • Assists with customer and third party audits and audit preparation
  • Troubleshoots plant quality problems
  • Troubleshoots plant sanitation problems
  • Assists with facility audits
  • Assists plant the development of process control procedures and monitoring
  • Assists with plant process and product improvement projects
  • Training/Coaching of QA techs as well as operations when necessary
  • Supervising all QA functions in the facility on the weekends on a rotational basis
  • Consistent, regular attendance at work for assigned work schedule.
  • Knowledgeable of product specifications and plant quality procedures, plant HACCP plan
  • Participate in investigation of product failures and customer complaints.
  • Attend and participate in various meeting and task teams. Lead or guide meetings as needed.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Other duties as assigned by QA Manager or Director of QA
  • Promote and train on GMP’s and Food Safety • Daily SOP audits
  • Monitor contractor and construction projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to learn and understand HACCP principals
  • Ability to manage time and technical skills
  • Familiar with GMP”s, Food Safety, HACCP, USDA and SSOP’s
  • Ability to write reports and procedures
  • Ability to perform a risk analysis
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers
  • The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry as necessary to perform the duties requires.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Interpersonal skills for the supervision of entry level Quality technicians.
  • Good communication skills and ability to work in a team based environment

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Meat Science or related field or equivalent experience desired. High School education necessary.
  • Experience in a food environment Working Conditions:
  • Cold and wet industrial environment
  • May require long periods of time on feet
  • May require a lot of walking
  • Must be able to read reports, evaluate data and use computer
  • Times when long hours are required

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of what is required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not imply or establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer. Butterball, LLC is and equal opportunity employer and is committed to the fair and impartial treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected status under applicable law.

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