Quality Area Manager
Job Title: Quality Control Supervisor
Job Location: Knoxville, TN
- Report directly to the Plant Quality Manager and provide leadership and support for food safety, regulatory compliance, SQF, new product development, and raw material trials.
- Offer direct assistance to the Operations Area Manager group and Quality Lab Technicians.
- Analyze quality data, conduct validation and verification activities, perform internal quality process audits, and actively participate in quality projects to achieve desired results.
- Continuously provide information, assistance, direction, guidance, and education on technical food science and quality matters.
- Collaborate effectively with the Area Manager business group and provide input to other business functions.
- Work in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment and cultivate positive relationships with all employee groups.
- Display willingness and flexibility to work various shifts as required.
- Demonstrate promotable behaviors to excel in the Quality Area Manager role.
- Hold a position of Quality Control Supervisor or a similar role.
- Possess a strong understanding of food safety, regulations, and quality control standards.
- Show experience in overseeing and supporting new product development and raw material trials.
- Have excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret quality data.
- Be proficient in conducting validation and verification activities.
- Exhibit expertise in internal quality process auditing.
- Hold a degree in food science or a related field.
- Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
- Be adaptable and able to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
- Demonstrate a strong work ethic and attention to detail.
- Prioritize teamwork and foster a collaborative work environment.
NOTE: This is a sample job description, and the responsibilities and requirements outlined above may vary depending on the specific position and company.