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FSQA Supervisor 8/12/2016

ARYZTA Austin, TX

Company
ARYZTA
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
20124748
AJE Ref #
575857327
Location
Austin, TX
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Tracking Code

20124748

Job Description



Position Purpose

The Quality Assurance (QA) Supervisor has the primary responsibility for protecting the food by supervising QA Technicians to effectively implement food safety and quality procedures and meeting all regulatory, customer, and ARYZTA requirements.

Key Accountabilities

The QA Supervisor is responsible for implementing and monitoring food safety and quality assurance procedures and ensuring operations is in compliance with best practices for food safety and quality. The QA Supervisor reports to the QA Manager and provides leadership directly to their team (exempt and/or non-exempt).

Responsibilities

Responsible for meeting all applicable food regulations (international, national, state, and local)

Responsible for complying with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards (i.e. BRC, SQF)

Responsible for documentation, control, and maintenance of the Quality Management System (QMS) including procedures, records, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)

Works to maintain the safety, legality and quality of each food and the processes used in their manufacture.

Responsible for meeting and exceeding customer requirements

Works to reduce customer/consumer complaints for foods manufactured on site using root cause analysis, corrective actions and preventive measures

Responsible for the day to day management of the Quality Assurance Technicians including training and development of team and clear identification of objectives to meet the bakery needs

Reports food safety and quality issues, corrective actions, and preventive measures to the QA Manager

Authorized to hold and release product based on food safety or quality non-conformance

Participates in daily food evaluation to identify possible defects and provide direction for improvement



Participates in physical bakery inspections on a weekly basis and reports are generated on each area (pest control, operational methods, maintenance for food safety, sanitation, personnel practices, etc.)

Trained as backup for QA Manager as technical representative for customer and third-party bakery audits

Responsible for assuring materials are received from ARYZTA approved suppliers and conducts raw material supplier performance monitoring

Other duties may be assigned and QA Manager is expected to effectively manage and execute changes













Required Skills



Skills, Experience & Qualifications



Effective work ethic and good communications skills

High School Diploma, some college science courses or experience in the food industry preferred

Training in HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points) preferred

Good writing, analytical, and critical thinking skills

Detail oriented, and possess strong computer skills

Education, Technical Qualifications, Experience and Competencies Proficiency Level

Required

Supervisory and effective communications skills

Bachelor of Science Degree or sufficient experience in the food industry

Training in HACCP (Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points)

Trained in a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard such as BRC or SQF

Basic understanding of microbiology

3 years food industry manufacturing or quality experience including supervisory experience

Good writing, mathematics, analytical, and critical thinking skills

Proficient in computers including spreadsheets, statistical programs, and SAP applications

Preferred

Minimum of 5 years comprehensive food processing, food safety and quality experience with an extensive background in manufacturing food industry, HACCP, USDA, or FDA preferred

Previous experience with GFSI, BRC, SQF and/or USDA audits desirable



Preferred



Minimum of 5 years comprehensive food processing, food safety and quality experience with an extensive background in manufacturing food industry, HACCP, USDA, or FDA preferred

Previous experience with GFSI, BRC, SQF and/or USDA audits desirable

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Use a computer keyboard and monitor more than 25% of total work time.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.





Job Location

Austin, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.