Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job Description

Job Title: Quality Assurance Supervisor

Department: Operations

Reports To:Packaging Plant Manager


General Purpose Of The Job:

To champion at the plant level our commitment to producing food-safe and high-quality snack foods.


Essential Duties And Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

Maintain fundamental food safety programs (including Master Cleaning Schedules/Sanitation SOP, GMPs, Integrated Pest Management, Food Safety Consumer Complaints, Recall/Traceability, Chemical Control, Allergen Control, Supplier Certification; FM Control).

Track Consumer Complaints; Submit period action plans to customers and to corporate office.

Respond to Corporate CARs within 7 days. Issue local plant CARs as needed and follow through to completion. Trend issues

As Food Safety Team coordinator, hold weekly, scored meetings. Review repeat deficiencies and develop strategies that address the root cause.

Lead the Plant Quality Team, hold weekly meetings. Forward notes of meeting to Corporate QA Dept.

Lead daily Foreign Matter Hunts, log all findings.

Perform daily plant walk-throughs

Review Intranet Process/Packaging Data for accuracy and completeness.

Routinely monitor frying process ensuring optimum temperature, oil quality/level, and through-put.)

Monitor and report process capability.

Manage the HACCP and FSMA Food Safety Plans (FSMA Food Safety Plan applies only to CA)

Maintain an active and transparent Food Safety / Quality 'score card' system.

Coordinate responses to USDA and FDA; review all NRs for accuracy and consistency.

Ensure metal detectors are checked and calibrated as specified.

Oversight of plant SQF implementation and maintenance.Maintain, verify and validate SQF programs. Complete validation forms each month based on the SQF Verification/Validation Schedule. Conduct monthly Management Review meeting.

Maintain and execute Environmental Program and post-sanitation ATP checks.

Order Sanitation chemicals, safety equipment, and cleaning utensils.

Order lab chemicals; maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments.

Monthly Food Safety Inspections of the entire facility. Maintain records of the inspections. Follow up on corrective actions including work orders generated as a result of the inspections.

Coordinates and assists with employee training.

Additional Duties And Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

Participate in Mock Recalls four times per year;

File all Quality/Food Safety Systems Paperwork; (USDA records kept separate from all other records);

Coordinate and assist with employee training;

Review sanitation records for completeness, repeat deficiencies and trends.

Review and maintain lab equipment; correlation and calibration records activities.

Perform locker inspections.

Maintain Hold Log.

Participate in weekly USDA exit meeting.

Maintain Glass/Brittle Plastic/Ceramics Register

Assist with maintaining overall cleanliness of the facility; perform periodic RFC Pre-Op/MSS inspections;

Actively involved in daily product reviews, coordinate Market Review activities

Employee Safety Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited to:

Understanding basic electrical Lock Out Tag Out principles

Wear hearing protection where required

Follow all common employee safety practices including proper PPE where necessary

Understanding of SDS sheets and the safe use of chemicals

Food Safety Responsibilities:

Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

HACCP certified

SQF Practitioner

Good understanding of the AIB and SQF audit processes

Ability to identify food safety violations in the production area

Excellent understanding of food safety regulations

Education And/Or Experience:

Three to Five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university a plus but not required.

Language Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Understanding of statistical process controls.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


Company Description
Rudolph Foods Company, Inc
Rudolph Foods Company is a snack food manufacturer that specializes in Pork Rind manufacturing and other tasty snacks. We've been producing the best tasting pork rinds for more than six decades, still using the same secret recipe Mary Rudolph created in her family kitchen. Our propriety two-step process allows us to go from pork rind pellet to popped pork rind to bagged pork rind in just four minutes ... locking in freshness. With quality standards so high, our customers are ensured we have the best tasting pork rind around! Maybe that's why we are the world's largest manufacturer of pork rinds.
Why Join Rudolph Foods Company, Inc.?
At Rudolph Foods we truly value each employee and the contribution they make. We believe our associates are the resources to more growth and innovation. At Rudolph Foods we are constantly striving for excellence and use our values of: humility, caring, integrity, open and honest communication, personal responsibility and the respect of other human beings to guide us and hold us accountable.
Rudolph Foods Company offers a culture of family, honesty, trust, empowerment and innovation where we provide the best products and services to our customers while having a positive impact in our communities. We believe in providing a total package that offers - a Wellness program, Medical, Dental, Vision, Holidays, Vacation, Bereavement, a 401k Plan with employer match, Tuition Reimbursement, Fitness Membership Subsidy, and more!

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