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QA and Sanitation Supervisor – 2nd Shift


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SUMMARY: Provides leadership, direction, and execution of all plant food safety functions to support the company's food safety goals and ensures compliance with all regulatory agencies. Ensures all products produced meet or exceed all customer, regulatory and company requirements as they relate to food safety. Directs the plant Food Safety department in selecting, developing, and motivating food safety team members to achieve organizational goals. Acts as plant authority on all food safety matters and work in conjunction with the plant QA Director and staff to ensure product safety is always maintained. Position requires some cross functional skills with other members of QA team and production team.

A full job description can be provided to interested/qualified candidates


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

  • Supervises sanitation staff and the second shift plant QA production.

  • Enforces the company's food safety standards as outlined in the plants HACCP, SQF, USDA and FDA and Organic Certification and Halal Certifications.

  • Will maintains the required food safety documentation.

  • Reports any quality issues to Executive Team and Management for further discussion.

  • Responds in a timely manner to any customers complaints and maintains records for all food safety issues on second shift.

  • Maintains open communications with other members of the QA and Sanitation team ensure each is aware of any potential food safety related concerns with product or product requirements and specifications.

  • Develops a professional working relationship and acts as an evening plant liaison with USDA staff.

  • Ensures the company's food safety programs are properly communicated and plant associates have a working knowledge of the programs through training and mentoring.

  • Ensure current sanitation procedures and paperwork is being followed, including the SSOP’s.

  • Work with the Sanitation Team in identifying sanitation or regulation issues at assigned facility.

  • Helps to ensure that the facility is ready for Third Party or Customer inspections.

  • Manages the Master Sanitation Schedule.

  • Leads Continuous Improvement of facility sanitation.

  • Supervises Sanitation chemical suppliers.

  • Ensures that all chemicals used in the plant are approved for such use and that all chemicals have current SDS information on site.

  • Responsible for the dilution testing of all chemicals needing diluted.

  • Develop and train sanitation staff on all steps of each plant clean-up.

  • Other duties as identified or assigned by Quality Director.


  • Bachelor’s degree in meat or food science or 3 - 5 years of related experience.

  • Experience in a HACCP, QA, or food safety supervisory role.

  • Strong analytical and both oral and written skills.

  • Experience in further processing is highly preferred.

  • Understanding of management principles and team concepts.

  • General knowledge of plant functions, i.e., production, maintenance, warehouse, shipping and sanitation.

“TalentEdge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of TalentEdge to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.