Our client is hiring for a permanent Quality Assurance Supervisor job just north of Portland, ME. You will be tasked with continuous improvements to existing plant procedures for monitoring and ensuring conformance to specifications for incoming raw materials as well as for finished product. If you enjoy this type of work and would like to be part of a growth-minded organization with a global presence that truly cares about the environment please reach out to me. The Quality Assurance Supervisor Job Responsibilities: Lead a team of 5 to 10 team members (QA Techs and Microbiologists) to achieve quality metrics Partner cross functionally with the Planning, Production, and Warehouse teams to maximize results Facilitate the execution of changes and activities in the pursuit of TPM Coach, mentor and develop team members to meet current and future business requirements Assist the QA Manager with leading all company Quality initiatives and Quality audits locally Track, analyze, and lead initiatives for all quality and customer complaint issues within the plant Ensure compliance and record keeping for all mandated quality checks, testing, sampling and sanitation activities Manage budgeting, purchasing and inventory of plant operating supplies such as filters, chemicals and lab supplies Use continuous improvement methodologies and projects to improve and streamline quality processes Ensure plant compliance to good hygiene practices, good manufacturing practices (GMP's) and HACCP Communicate new quality programs as needed and facilitate or support the training of plant personnel Offer expertise and assistance in managing the plant water sources and monitor over fill and water usage reporting Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Biology 5 or more years of experience in quality assurance within clean (food, bev, pharma) manufacturing 2 or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity Prior experience in the consumer products industry or food and beverage with familiarity with quality and hygiene regulation Understanding of quality testing and standards within the food and beverage industry to include analytical, microbiological and sensory Demonstrated application of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP's) and knowledge of GMP's Knowledge of Statistical Process Control, HACCP, sanitation, CIP processes and hygienic design Familiarity with quality and hygiene regulations as it relates to FDA and state requirements preferred Knowledge and exposure to Six Sigma, and various problem solving methodologies; TPM (a plus) Ability to manage multiple projects and initiatives on tight deadlines and delegate accordingly Ability and willingness to respond to after hours calls for critical issues and provide weekend coverage as needed Compensation Package: $65,000 to $75,000 salary based on education, experience, and other qualifications Eligible for bonus Relocation assistance available Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and MORE If you are interested in this Quality Assurance Supervisor job just north of Portland, ME, then please send your resume in Word .doc format to Craig.MacDonald@adeccona.com. Also, you may submit your resume by clicking "apply now" or visiting our Adecco website at www.adeccousa.com. If it is determined that you are not a strong match for this opportunity, then we will keep your resume on file for future consideration.
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