Job Description

Job Title
Leader Quality Assurance
Job Type
Full Time
SUPERMOM - Saint Paul Park, MN 55071 US (Primary)
Job Description



Job:                        Quality Assurance Lead (3rd Shift)                                                                  Non-Exempt         


Reports to:         Quality Assurance Manager                                                                           



Contribute to the implementation and execution of Quality Assurance and Food Safety Programs to ensure the production of safe, wholesome, high quality products for our customers.



·         Perform daily pre-operation checks which include proper cleaning and reporting any maintenance concerns to the Maintenance department.

·         Perform Quality Assurance checks by enforcing Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard Operating Procedures, safety policies, HACCP and all other food safety programs.

·         Take the temperature of all coolers and freezers and calibrate all thermometers on a regular basis.

·         Place product on hold if it fails to meet specifications.

·         Review production paperwork to ensure it has been properly completed.

·         Complete all required paperwork.

·         Attend Quality Assurance meetings as needed.

·         Perform product label and raw material label audits.

·         Perform mock recalls on ingredients, packaging, and finished product.

·         Follow and enforce all state, federal and FDA guidelines.

·         Discuss inspection results with those responsible for products, and recommend necessary corrective actions.

·         Perform quality checks as product is produced (visual checks, weights and size) to ensure that each product meets specification. 

·         Issue retraining forms as needed.

·         Assist/perform monthly safety checks.

·         Maintains a pleasant attitude when dealing with co-workers and vendors.

·         Treats people fairly with dignity and respect.  Personal conduct is honest and ethical.

·         Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

·         Demonstrates a high value for Health, Environment, Safety, and Security issues, initiatives and programs in both personal and organizational responsibilities.

·         Integrates Health, Environment, Safety, and Security into day-to-day job performance. Maintains a safe environment for all employees and self.

·         Reports food safety and quality problems to Quality Assurance, or Department Lead, or Supervisor immediately.

·         Covers for other QA Lead(s) if absent.

·         Completes other duties as assigned by management.



·         Verify running order of products to be manufactured.

·         Perform verification checks on metal detectors.

·         File paperwork and manage samples for outside accounts.

·         Follow and enforce all AIB and SQF guidelines

·         Complete daily product quality inspection forms

·         Assist with sensory testing


Experience Requirements:

·         Experience working in a food manufacturing environment is required. (Experience with SQF certification is preferred).


Education Requirements:

·         High School graduate or equivalent preferred, or skills adequate to meet requirements


Skill Requirements:

·         Basic Math skills

·         Reading and writing (must be able to read and write proficiently in English)

·         Basic computer skills, with knowledge of Word and Excel programs

·         Multi-task oriented

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Attention to detail

·         Ability to adapt in an ever changing environment


Physical Requirements:

  •          Ability to perform repeatedly and for extended periods of time:  bending, standing, reaching, climbing, twisting/turning, pushing/pulling, squatting/kneeling/stooping, walking, and grasping.
  •          Ability to exert up to 125 lbs. of force occasionally.
  •          May stand for long periods of time.
  •          Ability to lift 30 lbs.



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