Quality Control Supervisor

Quality
Goodyear, AZ
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

Job details

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that produces nourishing and great-tasting milk-based products made using a patented cold-filtration process that removes some natural sugars while concentrating the protein and calcium naturally found in real cows’ milk.

Our line of delicious, lactose-free fairlife® products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk, which has 50% more protein and 50% less sugar than regular milk; fairlife® with DHA, ultra-filtered milk with DHA Omega-3 fatty acids to support brain health; fairlife YUP!®, a line of flavored milks; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife smart snacks®, a drinkable snack to help curb hunger between meals; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support one’s journey to better health; and the newly launched fairlife® creamers, coffee creamers designed to help enhance your coffee experience. In partnership with The Coca-Cola Company®, fairlife ultra-filtered milk and Core Power high protein shakes are distributed throughout the United States (U.S.) and Canada; all other fairlife drinks are available in the U.S.

To learn more about fairlife and its collection of products, please visit fairlife.com.

job purpose:  The Quality Assurance Supervisor will be part of the management team within fairlife, LLC. reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager. Under limited supervision, the Supervisor will coordinate, administer, and provide all day-to-day quality assurance program activities for the Goodyear Quality department. The Supervisor will provide a comprehensive range of quality assurance support and service to management and staff, assist in developing and implementing quality assurance programs, and policies, and acts as the day-to-day collaborative conduit between the production and quality departments. The Quality Assurance Supervisor will oversee quality related operations and activities as well as the workers performing those jobs. They will also plan work schedules, assign tasks, train new employees and demonstrate proper operation of equipment. They will observe work as it is performed to ensure it is done properly and enforce safety and sanitation rules. The Quality Assurance Supervisor often works with supervisors from other departments to coordinate operations and activities and meets with managers or subordinates to resolve quality-related issues.

 

responsibilities:

  • Administer the quality systems for the Goodyear facility which includes the daily management of the laboratory and QA staff
  • Provide consultation, leadership, and quality control in the administration and interpretation of quality assurance systems and policies, procedures, and documentation to subordinates and peers
  • Conduct and assist with investigations and makes recommendations as appropriate regarding issues of product quality, advice, and guidance to management in these areas, as appropriate
  • Provide day-to-day guidance and support to peers and subordinates regarding quality practices, interpretation of company quality assurance policies, problem resolution, and compliance with federal and state law
  • Enforce quality programs to reduce or eliminate off spec product and financial losses; enforces the quality systems and programs of the company
  • Establish and implements short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates program/project effectiveness; effects changes required for improvement
  • Ensure all employees follow GMP’s and HACCP compliance by managing the interaction between departmental personnel and contractors and physical plant personnel
  • Perform training and initiates, develops, and/or coordinates the implementation of specific training and development programs for peers, and operators
  • Conduct new employee orientation and associated activities for GMP, HACCP and quality systems
  • Oversee and coordinate the activities of the Quality Assurance staff, to include assignment of work and special projects, monitoring workload and productivity, performance evaluation, and promotion of training and development; participates in the recruitment and hiring of subordinate staff as appropriate.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

skills/qualifications required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dairy, Food Science, or related discipline required
  • 5+ years of relevant CPG experience required
  • Experience or knowledge in microbiological testing
  • Document control procedures and experience
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information
  • Skilled in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Knowledge of FDA, local, state, and federal regulations for a dairy manufacturing facility
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues
  • Ability to analyze and assess training and development needs
  • Ability to supervise and train staff, including organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in quality assurance applications
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state environmental laws, regulations, procedures, and standards
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations
  • Ability to handle ambiguity and work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

working conditions and physical requirements:

  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment however regular audits of the plant are expected.
  • Ability to work all shifts including night shift.
  • Physical effort may be required.
  • Travel to various sites in other states may be required.

food safety requirements:

  • Notify supervision of any repairs or adjustments that are required that may affect product quality or food safety.
  • Understand, observe, and comply with the handling and usage of the color-coded container policy while in the Production Areas.
  • Perform all duties necessary to meet Company, Customer and/or Government requirements/standards as prioritized by the Company.
  • Ability to initiate action to prevent the occurrence of nonconformities relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the product, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Identify and record any problems relating to Food Safety and the Quality of the ingredients, processes, quality system, or safety system.
  • Control further processing or delivery of nonconforming product in terms of Food Safety and Quality issues until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • In the event of absence, another employee with the same skill level will assume the duties and responsibilities as required.

 

position location: Goodyear, AZ

reports to: Quality Assurance Manager

travel requirements: As needed for training or support of other facilities,  <10%

 

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

Why fairlife



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  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager
  • “What I like most is the sense of family around me. It’s hard to leave your family daily, but to feel that you are walking in to see your second family makes the daily routine easier.”
    Erica Peppers
    Corporate Controller
  • “The pace at which we move here is invigorating! I can catch someone in the hall, share an idea, and three days later they will show back up to share how we could do it. It’s thrilling!”
    Perri Gordon
    Director of Marketing
  • “fairlife is fast-paced, exciting, and growing quickly! This company is all in on innovation, and the support I’ve gotten for my own ideas has been incredible. We truly live out our credo of better values.”
    Lauren Knight
    Communications Manager

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fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected]