Quality Assurance & Food Safety Marshville, North Carolina


Position at JBS Foods- Souderton

Food Safety/ QA Supervisor 2nd Shift

Purpose & Scope: Reports directly to the QA Superintendent and has primary responsibility for the direction of the workforce to achieve all safety, food safety, and quality goals as set forth by facility management. This position is responsible for the supervision of Food Safety and Quality (FSQA) personnel, and oversee quality and food safety aspects of production.

Principle Responsibilities:
Meet and exceed quality and food safety goals set forth by plant management by leveraging advance engineering skillsets

Coordinates the activities of the Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) team for implementation of quality and food safety programs (HACCP and SSOP) and procedures

Conducts investigations of plant Quality Assurance and Food Safety processes and suggests process improvements projects and tasks that to be completed

Participates in Operational Excellence project, meeting project team no less than twice per year

Look for continuous improvement in operating processes and procedures and encourages hourly team member’s ownership of all processes

Conduct microbial R&D testing.

Responsible for minimizing customer claims through engineering controls

Monitors product and procedures to assure company, customer and government specifications are met or surpassed and make corrective action

Coordinate and supervise pre-operation sanitation, examining and verifying the cleanliness and sanitation of equipment and facilities daily

Improve employee safety by identifying hazards and problem shooting solutions

Manages labor to a zero budget

Proactively looks for ways to reduce cost through the elimination of foreign material

Completes daily production plans by scheduling and assigning employees; accomplishing work results; prioritizing; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results on end of shift production summaries

Manages hourly employee’s timecards and vacation requests, ensuring accurate pay

Increases employee retention and maintains good working relationships with Production Supervision, USDA (meat), and all employees

Ensures food safety, human resources, and safety policies compliance by all production employees

Resolve problems and issues with products and employees as they arise

Communicate frequently with USDA inspectors regarding product, employees, safety, etc.

Ensure compliance to HACCP plan for all products

Establish and maintain shelf-life requirements, finished product specifications, leaker testing, formulation weights, temperatures, and other necessary standards

Direct, motivate, and monitor Q.A. employees. Conduct interviews and hire new employees; evaluate performance of current employees

Conduct sampling of finished product and raw materials for bacteria

Monitor and ensure proper procedures, safety, and cleanliness of production employees

Ensure completion of all QA duties

Test new equipment for quality aspects

Working Conditions:
Production setting

Exposure to various chemicals, machinery and knives

Slippery floors, extreme temperatures and loud noises

High level of interaction with other departments and employees

40+ hours per week, occasionally on weekends

Bachelor’s Degree in related field required (Food Science, Meat Science, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology Engineering, Food engineer, or related field)

Extensive knowledge and technical skill in a variety of QA and production jobs, and in supervisory positions

Special Skills:
Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully, both written and verbally

Bilingual skills helpful

Capable of independent decision making

Ability to manage multiple priorities

Excellent conflict resolution skills

Demonstrates integrity and fairness

Able to quickly and effectively adapt to new and changing situations

Desire for continuous improvement

Shows compassion towards and has an interest in others

Basic computer knowledge required

Good organizational skills

Able to work assigned hours/days, including occasional weekends as required

Good attendance and safety records

Manages: Food Safety and Quality Assurance employees


About the Company

Company: JBS USA Food Company – 3.9

Company Location:  Souderton, PA

Estimated Salary:

About JBS USA Food Company - 3.9