Job Title :

Food Safety & Quality Supervisor – Florence, KY

Company :

Schwan's Research and Development, Inc.

Position Type :

Full Time - Regular

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Shift :

2nd Shift

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State :


Description :


Currently, Schwan's Research and Development, Inc. (Schwan’s), a subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company, is expanding our Plant QA department. If you’re a professional with interests in assuring that all products produced are safe and wholesome and that they meet company standards for quality and consistency in a large manufacturing facility, take a look at career opportunities at Schwan’s.

At Schwan’s, you’ll get a competitive pay and benefits package. If you’re interested in joining a global, privately owned company on the move, this is your opportunity. To find out more and to apply for these opportunities at Schwan’s, visit our website at:


  • Assures compliance to all areas of manufacturing including raw materials, processing, finished product, storage, handling, and shipping, as well as developing, implementing and maintaining a Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points Program
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of raw materials, sub-assembly and finished product specifications. Approves all raw materials for use in production via sampling and inspection guidelines. Monitors packaging containers for quality and capacity
  • Coordinates with management in areas of safety and discipline as prescribed by company policy to insure compliance with local and federal regulations. Takes appropriate steps to insure product safety awareness among employees
  • Coordinates training for all employees in the areas of HACCP, GMP's and other regulations, and insures documentation of program. Ensures that the preoperative sanitation inspections are conducted and proper follow-up occurs when unsanitary conditions exist
  • Monitors the established programs for incoming raw ingredients in the areas of product rotation, sampling frequency, sample testing and reporting of data to management to assure conformance to specifications. Follows up with suppliers and/or buyers to insure corrective action is taken
  • Supervises testing procedures to insure that analysis methods are accurately followed. Establishes and maintains a systematic sampling of in-process and finished product using acceptable techniques. Keeps records of all tests performed and provides management with copies of test records
  • Aids and assists in areas of new product development assuring new product specifications meet quality assurance levels outlined by Marketing
  • Assists the USDA inspector in charge in the resolution of Process Deficiency Records or any other issues (labels, sampling, records, etc.). Audits plant compliance to Federal and State regulatory standards and reports any deviation to Quality Assurance and Plant Management


Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Years of related experience: 3-5 years related experience.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of math, chemistry, and microbiology necessary. Intermediate skill in the use of electronic general ledger systems including the generation and use of reports from electronic general ledger systems. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, as well as professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. The ability to effectively communicate verbally as well as in writing . Ability to effectively present information at meetings and respond to employees, all levels of management, and related business units. Experience in food or beverage manufacturing helpful. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

Let us tell you about The Schwan Food Company. We are the largest, branded frozen-food company in the United States. Schwan's® offers home delivery to customers throughout the 48 contiguous United States as well as operating with a large presence in the foodservice channel and high visibility in the retail frozen food aisle. The company has 19 brands including Tony's®, Red Baron®, Freschetta®, Edwards®, Mrs. Smith's and the Schwan's® brand.

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Schwan’s is an equal opportunity employer.

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