Are you looking for a growth opportunity in the food ingredient industry? Do you enjoy working in a lab environment under FDA, USDA, and BRC guidelines? If you would like to grow your career and be part of a successful team, then you could be what our client, a leader in their industry, is looking for in their next QA Lab Supervisor. This is an excellent opportunity with a growing company that offers a competitive compensation package and excellent benefits package. If this is for you or someone you know, please forward a current resume to:
The Quality Lab Supervisor is the person in charge of implementing, maintaining enforcing and upgrading Quality and Food Safety Program, including the Global Food Safety Initiative certification status. The individual supervises the Quality Assurance Lab that performs microbiological, analytical, chemical and sensory assays of raw and finished materials. This individual will train and run the BRC documentation program and audit.
Principal Duties as QA Lab Supervisor:
Develop, implement, and maintain Quality Assurance and Food Safety programs. Monitor compliance against these programs in all functional departments. Lead or assist and/or oversee routine training of Food Safety and Quality programs. Review and oversee Food Safety and Quality record keeping and documentation.
Supervise the Quality Assurance Lab and its personnel. The QA Lab is responsible for analytical testing and assaying of incoming raw materials, calibrating on-going production, and testing finished product against customer functional requirements.
Run the BRC documentation process and audit program, and create BRC documentation as needed
Oversee COA production for customers on finished product per their instructions. Communicate with customers on results of testing, audits and complaints.
Oversee the facility's on-going environmental swabbing program. Participates in Lab Proficiency testing program.
Supervise the Lab quality control program --Oversee and serve as a point person in pursuit and maintenance of Global Food Safety Initiative accreditation.
Ensure compliance with Kosher and Organic Certifications.
Audit QA Lab Standard Operating Procedures and Job Hazard Analyses annually.
High school diploma required-Bachelor degree preferred in Food Science, Food Chemistry or Microbiology
MUST HAVE knowledge and experience with HACCP concepts, implementation and coordination
MUST HAVE knowledge of GFSI audit and BRC audit
Understanding of lab operations including equipment maintenance and calibration
5 years of Quality Assurance experience with at least 1 year in a supervisory capacity