Campbell’s Food Science Job Vacancy – QA Supervisor Post

Campbell’s Food Science Job Vacancy – QA Supervisor Post

Campbell’s Food Science Job Imagine…working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

Job Title: QA Supervisor – Salem, OR

Location Salem, Oregon, United States Of America Category Supply Chain & Operations

Job ID: Req-30199

Eligibility Criteria:

BS Degree in Food Science or Similar/Related Bachelors Degree.

Years of relevant experience: 2-5 years in the food industry, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities preferred:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in the food industry plant environment with an understanding of manufacturing processes
  • Practical knowledge and application of food safety principles (ex. Regulatory, PCQI, HACCP, SQF, GMPs, food microbiology)
  • Practical knowledge and application of quality systems
  • Strong technical acumen – ability to troubleshoot a problem, involve other stakeholders as necessary and brainstorm potential root causes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and leadership abilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective abilities in organizing and deductive thinking
  • Computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office software, able to master other software
  • Proficient knowledge of SPC
  • Able to communicate at any organizational level
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Promotes engagement & diversity
  • Ability to work effectively lead by example and coach others within a team-based high performing organization

Working Conditions

  • Up to 10 % travel.
  • The employee is working out in the manufacturing environment 70 – 80% of the time and is exposed to machinery, heat, changes in elevation, wet floors, cleaning chemicals, interfacing with powered industrial equipment as a pedestrian, and high noise levels on a routine basis.

Principal Accountabilities

70% Provide overall support to the manufacturing facility as outlined below:

  • Manage documentation critical to quality systems, compliance, and formulation.
  • Support commercialization activities / new product development for the site
  • Lead Food Safety continuous improvement efforts (complaint reduction, program reassessments, data collection systems, training).
  • Manage food safety inspection and corrective/preventive action programs.
  • Lead and coordinate other Food Safety / Quality program efforts such as SQF certification audits, facility verification/validation activities, HACCP / Food Safety Program, Organic Certification, Gluten-Free Certification, Food Defense or Food Security Improvements, etc.
  • Support sanitation program initiatives, environmental programs, cleaning verification & validation, allergen changeover, etc.
    30% -Provide direct supervision to QA Coordinator team that support environmental microbiological monitoring program, laboratory testing activities, calibration program, structured product inspection programs, and allergen validation activities.

Job Complexity

  • Manage Campbells Snacks QA documentation including creating new documents, revising existing documents, determining training needs, overseeing the approval and distribution processes, maintaining document control database and coordinating document reviews. Manage review, storage and archiving of quality records. Fulfill requests for data and reports (ex. Corporate, environmental).
  • Manage product formulas by creating/revising plant floor formulas, ensuring alignment with approved Optiva formulas. SAP Power User responsible for creating, activating and maintaining BOMs, calculating cases per batch information, ingredient shelf life monitoring, and creating batch assignments. Schedule and coordinate audits to ensure formula system integrity.
  • Lead plant internal quality and food safety inspections. Create and coordinate schedule, coordinate training, qualification and calibration of auditors, develop checklists, generate reports and follow-through with corrective action assignees to ensure CARs are completed, effectiveness is verified and audits are closed. Participate in programs as an auditor/inspector.
  • Champions plant traceability systems and mock recall exercises for ingredients, packaging and finished product. Executes plant-scheduled and Corporate-initiated trace exercises, including requests for mock recalls at the third-party DC level. Leads plant food defense team by conducting team meetings, audits and assessments.
  • Lead investigations of in-plant quality incidents (foreign material, nonconforming product) and consumer complaints, identifying root causes and facilitating corrective action with plant teams. Interprets and reports consumer complaint data trends and facilitates action plans.
  • Function as HACCP / Food Safety team member responsible for conducting risk assessments and organizing program reassessments for continuous improvement.
    Identify opportunities and design plans for expanded use of the plant electronic data collection system, anticipating future applications.
  • Cross-train in other QA tasks to function as back-up to QA team members.
    In the absence of the Quality Assurance Manager, the appropriate responsibilities will be shown utilizing the organizational chart to cover critical food safety responsibilities

General Summary

Provide overall support to the manufacturing facility by providing Food Safety / Quality responsibilities as outlined further. Supervises the plant documentation systems, which includes the control of quality systems documents (policies, procedures, work instructions, recordkeeping) and formulas (Optiva, SAP, and floor formulas). Manages the food safety inspection and corrective/preventive action programs. Supports commercialization activities for new products from the special batch phase through initial production. Supports plant food defense team and oversees ingredient, packaging, and finished product traceability and mock recall programs. Manages product and environmental microbiological testing program. Investigates plant non-conforming product incidents and consumer complaints, conducting root cause analysis and leading corrective action efforts. Coordinates HACCP / Food Safety Plan risk assessments and scheduled reviews. Provides quality training and awareness to plant employees. Provides support with the direct supervision to QA Coordinator team in support of structured product inspection programs, laboratory testing, environmental monitoring, and calibration activities.

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