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Job Title:

Quality Control Supervisor


Safeway Inc







Position Category:

Supply Chain/Distribution/Logistics/Manufacturing

Requisition Number:


Job Description:

Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.

The Supply Chain Department has an opening for a Quality Control Supervisor. This position is located in Bellevue, WA at the Bellevue Milk Plant.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Provide daily leadership to the Quality Assurance Department.
-Assist in the development, training, and implementation of process control procedures.
-Ensure that established process control procedures and all corporate issued Quality Assurance Policies are followed throughout the plant.
-Maintain plant compliance to the HACCP, FSMA and quality systems programs. 
-Conduct regular plant food safety and security audits.
-Provide training to production workers on SPC and process control, product evaluation, HACCP, Allergens, GMP’s, security, and other quality related SOP’s and procedures.
-Maintain daily product evaluation programs and records to include; product quality scoring, key quality indicators, shelf life and microbiological testing.
-Actively participate in continuous improvement processes (root cause analysis, SPC, problem solving, Kaizen).
-Provide support to Safeway Corporate Product Development Managers in conducting plant trials for new products/processes.
-Conduct analytical analyses on ingredients and finished product, including but not limited to Brix, pH, Fat, Total Solids, Titratable Acidity, Viscosity and Organoleptic analysis based on business unit product mix.
-Other duties as assigned by management.

-4-year college degree in food science or related field, preferred.
-Experience working in a food or beverage manufacturing environment, preferred strong Dairy manufacturing background.
-Demonstrated ability to organize, supervise and direct a diverse work force.
-Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative, sense of urgency and flexibility.
-Versed in scientific method, continuous improvement methodologies, statistical process control, Kaizen, and other methodologies designed to reduce process variation.
-Knowledgeable in HACCP, GMP’s, MSDS now SDS CFR, and other state and federal regulatory requirements. Working knowledge of FSMA and GFSI Food Safety standards. FSMA PCQI certification.
-Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
-Knowledge of food and /or beverage process flow and process control information as it relates to business unit.
-Demonstrated ability to work independently without daily supervision/monitoring.

Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting on your computer or mobile device.

Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.



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