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Quality Control Supervisor in Watertown, MA at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We seek a Quality Control Professional with a good work ethic who can work independently and part of a team. 

Performs functions directed towards controlling incoming ingredient quality, finished product quality, and overall quality control and sanitation programs and special projects.  Will be responsible for supervising technicians on all 3 shifts of our 24/7 operation.

Essential Duties are as follows:

1. Evaluates incoming products and finished products for quality and acceptability as needed depending on the schedules and availability of other technicians.


2. Communicates product quality issues to shipping, production supervisors, production managers and QC manager.


3. Helps maintain safe and clean work environment of the QC areas and of the plant. Proactively provides supervisory assistance in maintaining plant sanitation at a very high level.


4. Maintains analysis records and documents (spec sheets, certificates of analysis, etc.) with respect to incoming raw materials and finished products necessary for documentation compliance.


5. Audits the proper completion of the analysis records and documents from point 4 above by other technicians.


6. Assists with procedure writing and food safety programs checklist generation.


7. Assists with all independent or customer audits, assists with preparation for such audits.


8. Assists the QC manager with Customer Complaint investigations, corrective action plans, and generation of response letters to customers.


9. Active member of the HACCP team as well as the safety committee.


10. Evaluates returned products and generates quality control reports related to returned products.


11. Generates the end of the month QC and Sanitation Report.


12. Assists QC manager and QC staff with rejection investigation and rejection trend analysis. Helps with root cause analysis and corrective action plans.


13. Assists QC manager with plant food safety training sessions ( ex. HACCP, GMPs, Allergens).


14. Assists with the scheduling of outside pest control company activities and supervises such activities.


15. Heads the plant and Qc equipment calibration program and assures checks and calibrations are performed as scheduled, faculty equipment is either not being used or is being repaired in timely manner.


16. Performs monthly plant audit and insures corrective actions have been instituted.


17. Performs any additional tasks / special projects assigned.

18.  Administers the COA Program.

19.  Sends Samples out for micro and allergen analysis as needed.

20.  Shedule technicians and cover for absences as needed.

21.  Serves as backup for QC Manager during absence.


 Must be available to Work overtime and weekends as needed

Job Requirements

Experience Required

Minimum of High School, College preferred
3-5 years work experience in Quality Control in Food Manufacturing
or related field
Knowledge of GMP,  HACCP, COA
Excellent Math Skills
Supervisory Skills
Computer Skills (Word, Excel, AS400)
Able to lift 50 pounds


Excellent Benefits Package following 90 day probation.


Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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