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Team Leader, Quality Assurance/Sanitation, PM, Bakery - Atlanta, GA 30336




$45,864 - $63,336 a year


In Quality Assurance (QA), Team Leaders serve as a critical resource to associates and managers within Publix manufacturing facilities by being on-the-floor work participants with associates and covering for vacations and unplanned absences. This includes performing tasks and assuming specific responsibilities of the Department Manager in his/her absence, and planning and conducting job skill training for all associates. Team Leader report to the Quality Assurance Department Manager.

Additional Responsibilities include:

  • HACCP Plan development, monitoring and data verification for all products and processes
  • maintain Food Safety and Quality Programs including SQF, allergens, SSOPs and other prerequisite programs
  • interaction with regulatory and external auditors (Georgia Department of Agriculture, FDA, USDA and 3rd party auditors) which can include accompanying the auditor and corrective action plan follow up
  • interaction with plant management which includes assisting departments in researching quality-related issues
  • act as QA department point of contact in the absence of the QA manager
  • monitor and verify QA department responsibilities
  • effectively communicate food safety and quality programs using job instruction training techniques to QA as well as other department associates as needed
  • perform tasks in the work area (when necessary) which include:
  • being an on the work floor participant with production associates (when necessary)
  • cover for unplanned absences
  • schedule associate labor needs
  • promote and enforce associate quality and food safety standards
  • verify the maintenance of equipment, preventive maintenance and work orders
  • understand production and ability to execute department requirements
  • maintain Good Manufacturing Practices within the facility
  • be a role model for plant associates
  • track customer complaints, investigation and correspondence
  • lead and drive improvement of plant operations through continuous improvement projects
  • study and analyze KPI’s and data and apply to departmental improvement
  • plan and respond to out of the ordinary events
  • other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • high school diploma or its equivalent
  • must be at least 18 years old
  • ability to lift in excess of 50 pounds, extended walking/standing (up to 14 hours a day), bending, squatting, and climbing ladders
  • knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • knowledge of Safety Data Sheets ( SDS), Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • ability to demonstrate safe working habits
  • ability to learn and perform all positions
  • ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • understanding of highly complex industrial/manufacturing equipment
  • ability to work well with others and be a team player
  • ability to work any shift, nights, weekends, holidays, and extended hours
  • willingness to assist other team members in other areas
  • ability to perform steady and productive work for an extended period of time
  • ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision
  • possess basic math skills
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work and
  • a commitment to Publix and our mission.

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