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Quality Assurance Supervisor

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Grand Prairie, TX, US, 75051

Company: GRUMA

Our Mission Foods facility in Grand Prairie is looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to proudly work at this facility. The Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for partnering with the rest of the organization to consistently supply products that exceed customer and consumer expectations. The QA Supervisor is responsible for supervising the daily activities of the QA Leads and technicians. This position requires that you are able to rotate your schedule every quarter. 

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervises Plant Quality System requirements
  • Reviews activities to ensure conformance to specifications.
  • Monitors and guarantees that products are being manufactured in conformance with Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Practices. Provides training and support; as well as enforcement to the Food Safety Program.
  • Investigates and communicates to the QA Manager all departmental and Plant issues.
  • Supervises the daily activities of the technicians and assures the proper training in Safety, Food Safety and Quality Systems.
  • Reviews and updates work aids (instructions, charts, manuals, bulletins, code date calendars, etc.) essential for verification of product quality.
  • Assists in special projects and generates summary of projects’ performance.
  • Communicate effectively with the department, plant and Corporate Personnel.
  • Takes disciplinary actions and investigates incidents when required.
  • Perform QA Manager Duties and responsibilities in his/her absence.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemical, Engineering, Microbiology strongly preferred.
  • 3 years of experience in Quality Assurance in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity or 4 years as a Lead in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Food/Beverage manufacturing preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Reliable, Responsible, with initiative to take the next level; Committed
  • Quality Systems experience,
  • Knowledge in HACCP and Food Safety Programs
  • Computer Literacy, Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) desirable
  • Knowledge of statistics preferred
  • Good communication skills

 

Mission Foods is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all phases of employment in compliance with applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with Mission Foods depends solely on your qualifications. Mission Foods is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail or call HR Manager at  972-602-7300 to let us know the nature of your request.

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Brief Summary

Responsible for the everyday supervision of the Quality Assurance Department.

Job Responsibilities

Keep Q.A. Manager informed of departmental operations.

Supervise and direct departmental employees.

Supervise the application of the work instructions, specifications etc.

Facilitate the work schedule of the department and control overtime

Assist in maintaining Q.A. laboratory installations.

Assist in controlling expenses to ensure a balanced budget.

Monitor flour quality throughout the different stages.

Direct the Q.A. SAP computer applications

Verification of Q.A. equipment functionality and verification of the calibrations

Work with other Azteca departments that can affect the quality of the product and service to customers.

Oversee and maintain direct training of employees.

Help in the implementation of the Quality systems Certifications

Promote and implement Gruma Corporation World Quality Program.

Perform food safety audits.

In conjunction with manager determine status of final product.

Perform external-audit testing.

Verify HACCP controls.

Regular and timely attendance is a job requirement of all employees

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or Related Field

Relevant Industries

Skills

Desire to Learn

Competencies

Customer Orientation
Leardership
People Development
Planning and Organization Capacity
Results Orientation
Strategic Thinking
Team Work

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