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Quality Supervisor - 1st Shift - AdvancePierre Foods Enid, OK




AdvancePierre Foods, a leader in the food industry, is a rapidly growing company that values a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce. We have an opening for Quality Supervisor-1st Shift. Our rapid growth allows us to provide a wide array of developmental opportunities, and we reward associates who are results-oriented, live up to their commitments, and who can align their work activities with the goals of the organization.



This position is responsible for carrying out the Quality departmental functions at the facility level. This position reacts to USDA, Food Safety, Regulatory, SSOP, HACCP, and Quality compliance and is a resource for all receiving, shipping, maintenance and production quality specifications.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

Staffing/Human Resources

  1. Provide on-the-job and classroom training for both hourly Quality Technicians and production employees.
  2. Work with hourly Quality Technicians to further their skills in both written and verbal communication
  3. Schedule the hours and control the overtime of Quality Technicians at the production facility

Food Safety and Quality

  1. Support facility Food Safety/Regulatory Compliance programs such as Hazard

Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP), Sanitation Standard Operation Procedures (SSOP's), and Sanitation Performance Standards (SPS) and all product Quality requirements established by both the company and by customers

  1. Schedule, coordinate and/or perform Food Safety, regulatory audits and/or verifications and all quality verifications
  2. Assist with maximizing facility efficiencies by proactively addressing situations that could lead to downtime or product loss
  1. Assist in development and enhancement of all programs and procedures
    5. Provide technical assistance and support to operations personnel as necessary
  1. Provide verification services in the areas of receiving, storage of ingredients, packaging and raw materials, pest control, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), net weights, proper labeling, quality characteristics, and other general inspections, as needed.
  2. Support production in all areas of quality and conformance to product specifications
  3. Job responsibilities can require working variable hours, weekends, and some holidays
  4. Maintain effective working relationships with all levels of company personnel, USDA, and customers.
  5. Responsible for reviewing all Quality and HACCP records for accuracy and compliance with USDA regulation and/or company policy and effectively communicating discrepancies to Quality Leaders
  6. Initiate and track maintenance work orders in support of food safety and product quality programs

Personal Safety

  1. Perform all assigned daily duties following all required safety procedures (lock out/tag out, slip and fall safety, etc)
  2. Train and supervise assigned hourly Quality Technicians in carrying out their daily duties following required safety procedures.

General Management Skills/Core Values

  1. Be fiscally responsible in department and company as a whole
  2. Allow for and be a participant of ongoing innovations and process improvements.
  3. Lead by example, morally and ethically.
  4. Continue education to allow for personal growth and identifying current trends.

Supervise hourly Quality Technicians in carrying out daily food safety and product quality duties/responsibilities.

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year accredited college or university, preferably Food Science related field is preferred; and/or a minimum of five years related Quality and leadership experience.


Ability to manipulate data efficiently and effectively. Ability to demonstrate excellent research methods. Ability to draw conclusions from data, superior use of computer programs.


Willingness and ability to successfully complete food safety and regulatory courses. Must have the ability to comprehend basis statistical process control, microbiological and meat science, as the job requires.

If you are interested in this great opportunity with a competitive salary, please apply now!

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