Quality Assurance Supervisor - Auburndale, FL 33823
The Coca-Cola Company
Please note the schedule for this position is night shift,
7:00PM - 7:30AM working on a 3-2-2-3 schedule.
Manages quality technicians and the quality laboratory
operations. Oversees the testing of products and ingredients to ensure
compliance with Coca-Cola specifications, regulatory requirements and
customer expectations. Ensures that necessary adjustments are made to product
batches and other processes when out of normal operating conditions are
Performs data audits to ensure accuracy of data and processes.
Audit plant sanitation and pest control to ensure all products produced are
in accordance with GMP expectations.
Manages new initiatives or special projects that impact entire plant. Acts as
technical consultant within and outside plant.
Function Specific Activities
team of Lab Technicians for a 24/7 thermal plant that perform daily
ingredient, in-process, finished product testing, analysis and
for internal recipe batch management program
inspection and testing procedures to ensure compliance with Company,
USDA, Florida Department of Citrus, and ISO 9001/22000 requirements.
nonconforming finished products, segregate and ensure proper
communications and procedures are conducted to prevent shipment of such
and analyze trend reports related to quality results including
nonconforming materials and finished products. Identify root cause and
interaction with USDA inspection program and promptly address all
testing and monitoring issues as they arise.
daily plant sanitation inspection program and conduct monthly plant
sanitation /GMP audit are prepare reports.
all necessary laboratory supplies
and conduct CIP system validations annually and as needed.
HACCP CCP’s in accordance with juice HACCP regulatory requirements and
insuring Food Safety Standards.
inspection and testing on all customers returned products and or
compliance with quality requirements including laboratory test
procedures, departmental routines, and sampling frequencies.
and maintain QA lab 5S program.
and/or implement quality improvement initiatives.
weekly and monthly plant product compliance and noncompliance reports.
and train associates, conduct annual performance reviews, enforce all
plant operating policies, work rules and Quality System requirements.
Coach and provide positive associate guidance / discipline in accordance
with Company policies and procedures.
visitors such as FDA, third party and corporate auditors as needed.
reports to communicate overall quality performance for all areas
Internal ISO and Coca-Cola KORE Quality Audits
Bachelor's Degree in Science related field required
Related Work Experience
of three years experience analyzing and
interpreting scientific data as it relates to food industry quality
to three years of supervisory experience preferred
and experience working with laboratory instruments including auto
titrators, refractometers, spectrophotometers, colorimeters viscometers.
of FDA and USDA requirements for juice and juice drink manufacturing.
Juice HACCP certification and experience preferred.
understanding of computer systems as they relate to supply chain
operations and quality management. Knowledgeable of GMP and Auditing
requirements. Able to readily identify and implement process improvement
action plans. SPC knowledge is preferred.
Ability to stand walks, climb stairs, stoop, bend, see colors, smell, and
taste and hear. Ability to read, writes, hear and speak English. Able to
enter cold storage and multi-level areas in a plant environment. Work
extended hours and evenings to monitor and train associates in a 24/7 plant.
Laboratory/Analytical Instrumentation: Knowledge of instrumental theory,
mechanical construction and operation, maintenance requirements and ability
to operate, modify and repair laboratory instruments.
Advanced Analytical Chemistry: Expert ability to integrate analytical
chemistry techniques and to apply the most appropriate techniques to a broad
range of problems.
Advanced Microbiology: Ability to understand and interpret advanced
microbiological studies as they apply to food and water safety. Ability to
understand diseases caused by food and water contamination and design
strategies to address issues related to these diseases. Includes awareness of
new pathogens that may affect company products and the ability to propose and
introduce new assays.
Sensitive Beverages: Knowledge of and ability to apply sensitive beverage
processing techniques (e.g., sanitation, pasteurization, thermal processing
and microbiological testing).
Our Purpose and Growth Culture:
We are taking deliberate action to nurture an inclusive culture that is
grounded in our company purpose, to refresh the world and make a difference.
We act with a growth mindset, take an expansive approach to what’s possible
and believe in continuous learning to improve our business and ourselves. We
focus on four key behaviors – curious, empowered, inclusive and agile – and
value how we work as much as what we achieve. We believe that our culture is
one of the reasons our company continues to thrive after 130+ years. Visit
Our Purpose and Vision to learn more about these behaviors and how you can
bring them to life in your next role at Coca-Cola.
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