Oregon Fruit Products is the leading processor of
canned specialty fruit for consumers around the world as well as aseptic
purees, ingredients and frozen blends for commercial customers. Family
owned and operated since 1935, we are located in the fertile valley of
Salem, Oregon. We take pride in the high quality and consistent products we
provide to the market place, along with service and integrity not commonly
found in todayís business.
We are currently in search for a Quality Assurance
Supervisor that will help continue to provide this exceptional service
to our loyal consumers.
The QA Supervisor is responsible for
overseeing the day to day operations of the QA lab and ensuring compliance
with all food safety and food quality programs. Position assists QA manager
in maintaining an effective and compliant HACCP program; generates,
maintains, and audits daily quality and food safety documentations; and
provides technical support to the plant and corporate R&D. In addition,
position assists in customer audits, investigation of customer complaints,
and determining root cause and corrective action. This position may work
closely with plant staff, R&D, sales, procurement/purchasing, planning,
logistics/inventory, external vendors/suppliers, customers, auditors, and
- 2-4 years of quality systems
management experience in a food manufacturing environment.
- Bachelorís degree in
Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry, or closely related field, or
- Experience in HACCP, BRC and
SQF practitionerís certification are highly preferred.
- Experience in Lean
Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement is a plus.
- Exceptional customer service
skills and ability to work independently.
- Must possess excellent verbal
and written communications skills.
- Must be comfortable using
Microsoft Office Suite programs.
- Ability to multi-task and
work in a fast-paced team environment.
- Must be detail-oriented and
set high standards for accuracy.
- Strong interpersonal,
organizational, analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving
- Oversees and ensures
compliance with all regulatory and company-defined food safety and
sanitation standards, systems, procedures and practices.
- Develops programs and
procedures with appropriate departments to ensure compliance.
- Conducts inspections to look
for areas of improvement and enforce proper GMPS adherence.
- Reviews daily quality
paperwork as completed by operators and supervisors.
- Trains employees and ensure
food safety and quality parameters are met.
- Provides a high level of
technical expertise/support within the facility and externally.
Technical expertise includes: Applied statistics, Quality management
systems and measurement, Consumer complaint analysis and reduction,
Sanitation, and Regulatory requirement processes.
- Assists with plant
regulatory, customer, and third party audits by giving tours,
explaining plant programs and reviewing documents with auditors.
- Compiles and researches data
for various projects, studies, and/or product development.
- Analyzes data to determine
trends. Manages issues with non-conforming product to ensure proper
control, minimizing losses and providing analysis to eliminate future
- Maintains laboratory supply,
equipment inventory, and MSDS. Monitors supply
inventory performance and ensures purchases of new materials
are coordinated with purchasing.
- Helps oversee and conduct
quality/food safety programs, including microbiological, analytical
and sensory testing.
- Assists with document
control, internal audits, corrective actions and root cause analysis.
- Works collaboratively in a
team environment with a spirit of cooperation.
This position includes a competitive salary and
- Life Insurance
- 401(k) contributions
- Holiday/Vacation/Sick Pay
- Incentive Plans
For consideration, please email your resume, list of
potential references and a cover letter with relevant experience attached
and salary requirements.
Oregon Fruit Products is an EEO employer. For more
information about us, please visit: http://www.oregonfruit.com/
Job Type: Full-time
- Quality systems management
experience in a food manufacturing environment.: 2 years