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Quality Supervisor in New Glarus, WI at Jack Link's

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

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Job Description

Jack Link’s Protein Snacks began with treasured family recipes passed from generation to generation, transforming a small North Woods business into one of the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturers in the world. Over the years, as consumer demand for convenient, high-quality snack foods increased, so has the company’s product offerings. Today Jack Link’s is the fastest-growing meat snack manufacturer in the world, and sells more than 100 different meat snack products in more than 40 countries. The Link family principles and traditions remain the same: hard work, integrity and a commitment to earn consumer respect by delivering the best-tasting meat snacks in the world.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for planning, coordinating, and evaluating facility food safety and quality systems functions as they relate to achieving Quality and Food Safety objectives which may include responsibility to conduct audit / training sessions to achieve related objectives. Supervisory responsibilities include developing the duties and directing the activities of FSQ staff, as well as following up on the quality, quantity, and accuracy of their work. Contribute to the plant continual improvement effort. Carry out responsibilities in accordance with company policies and procedures, and regulatory guidelines.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The duties and responsibilities of this position shall consist of, but not be limited to the following:

Assist FSQ Manager to:

  • Ensure all local, state and federal regulatory issues are identified & adhered to, and liaise with all regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Fulfill product exporting requirements.
  • Work with agency personnel and respond to issues in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with 9 CFR, Chapter III, Part 417 – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Systems.
  • Ensure compliance with 9 CFR, Chapter III, Part 416 - Sanitation.
  • Process Control & Laboratory:
  • Ensure specification data base accuracy.
  • Net weight monitoring, corrective actions, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Consumer complaint investigation, corrective actions, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Monitor Return-to-Vendor (RTV) items, investigate issues, determine disposition, and follow up with corrective action, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Defective material investigation, corrective actions, record keeping, and reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with raw material and supply, and final product specifications and standards.
  • Monitor and manage a Quality Systems Laboratory capable of conducting chemical testing of in-process and finished products as required by corporate Food Safety and Quality objectives.
  • Audit operational records for content and accuracy.
  • Compile, store and retrieve Production / Quality data, including process monitoring, testing, verification, and corrective action.
  • Execute the product retention program, and apply knowledge to product and process improvement.
  • Assist FSQ Manager/SQF practitioner with SQF implementation and communication to ensure objectives are met and certification is maintained. Successfully complete the SQF training course and participate in the internal audit program.
  • Assist FSQ Manager with product research and development projects to ensure test objectives are met and new products are implemented smoothly during scale up.
  • Ability to perform activities of workers supervised.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and/or Experience

  • Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Prior knowledge of food processing and related equipment helpful.

Language Skills/ Mathematical Skills/ Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documents such as technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office programs i.e.: Word, Excel, Outlook

Schedule:

Monday - Thursday

4pm-3am (hours may vary)

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