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Quality Assurance Assistant Supervisor Mid Shift Racine 11am-7:30pm in Chicago, IL at OSI Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Responsible for supervision and leading of QA employees in order to assist in the execution of establishing, implementing, and maintaining the measurements and systems to assure that raw material supply and finished products meet or exceed OSI standards, customer standards, regulatory expectations, and industry standards.

  • Assists QA & Food Safety Supervisor, Assistant QA & Food Safety Manager , QA & Food Safety Manager in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the HACCP, SSOP, GMP and other Quality Assurance and Food Safety programs to assure safe food handling practices, quality products, and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide necessary technical resources and information to all Plant Department Managers, and report all quality deviations to the QA & Food Safety Supervisor, Assistant QA & Food Safety Manager, QA & Food Safety Manager and appropriate staff.
  • Reviews and ensures necessary documentation is in place to assure that established standards of quality and food safety are met.
  • Create, update, and review labeling and packaging for new and existing finished products and incoming ingredients.
  • Responsible for staffing of and continuous improvement of the QA & Food Safety Department - Manage, train, coach, lead, and supervise all plant QA & Food Safety staff.
  • Investigate all product complaints and document and recommend corrective action.
  • Perform and/or oversee HACCP and GMP audits of the process as well as employee training in these areas as needed.
  • Utilize SPC and other statistical tools to improve areas within the QA function. Produce and distribute reports analyzing QA, Food Safety and Microbiological data and trends of raw materials and finished products.  Provide recommendations to management where unacceptable QA or Food Safety results have been identified
  • Assist in overseeing the execution of all microbiological and chemical sampling, submission to third party lab and review and reporting of results.
  • Act as plant representative to USDA personnel as needed.
  • Covers duties in the absence of QA & Food Safety Supervisor; Trains crew leader to assume supervisory position in the event of absence or promotion.
  • Assist in the preparation for and execution of customer, corporate, and third party audits.
  • Produce and distribute reports analyzing QA, Food Safety and Microbiological data and trends of raw materials and finished products.  Provide recommendations to management where unacceptable QA or Food Safety results have been identified.
  • Assist in the execution of special product tests.
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times by having safe work instructions, practices, and procedures in place for all positions and ensuring that employees are trained to understand and comply with those procedures.  Apply corrective action consistently when required.
  • Direct reports include: None.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Knowledge of SPC, HACCP, USDA regulations, GMPs, Quality Assurance, and Food Microbiology.
  • 1 to 3 years relevant work experience in the food industry, preferably in meat or meat processing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • English language skills (reading and writing) required
  • Pursuing a degree in Food Science, Animal Science, Meat Science, Biology, or related field required.

OSI Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that believes everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. OSI  does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, gender, race, color, religion, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment based on merit, qualifications and business needs. OSI participates in the E-Verify program.