QA Supervisor - Days in Ozark, AR at Butterball

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

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Job Description

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.


Position Purpose

Job Summary:  This person will perform moderately complex, non-repepetitive, managerrial/ technical duties relative to the administration of the Plants Quality Assurance (QA) and Food Safety(FS) Programs. Supervises and maintains an effective QA functional team to assure that the products produced are safe, wholesome, and meet stated requirements. Assists the QA Manager in planning directing and coordinating the efforts of the QA and FS functions toward the accomplishment of  plant and corparate objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Assign, supervise and coordinate the work of QA staff as directed by the Quality Manager for maximum effectivness and efficiency.

  • Assures food safety requirements, regulatory compliance and company policies are achieved. Assures product quality is at targeted levels.

  • Maintains allrecords as required by company policies, and regulatory agencies.

  • Participates in quality/costimprovement projects, problem solving activites and communicates recommendations.

  • Trains QA staffin all phases of existing and new QA standards, procedures and applicable FSIS, AMS and FDA regulations.

  • Motivates, develops QA staff to allow for career progression and efective, optimum deployment of their accountablities.

  • Maintains communication with plant senior management and supervisors.

  • Prepares and submits periodic reports as required.

  • Prepares for and represents the company during all related audits.

  • Trains production staff regarding quality standards and product specifications.

  • Ensure that all Health, Safety ,Environmental and Human Resource policies are met within the QA department.

  • Assist in managing the pathogen lab and associated responsibilites such as supplies andmaintenance of lab equipment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Reviews HACCP, SSOP, and GMP documentation
  • Assists in formulation of responses and follow through on remedies all HACCP, SSOP, and Non-Compliance Records.
  • Audits filing system to ensure proper record keeping.
  • Processes and investigates all HR, Safety and payroll issues of Associates.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • king knowledge and practical use of a computer to communicate, research, analyze data and present information.

    Extensive understanding of HACCP, SSOP, GMP, and all USDA and FDA Regulations.

  • Practical understanding of processes and procedures used in the Poultry Processing Industry.

  • Good communication and problem solving skills.

Education and Experience:

  • BS Degree in Food Science preferred or related field or the equivalent in training and experience.

  • Three years of practical experience.

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