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Quality Supervisor – 2nd Shift – Snyder’s-Lance

Ashland, Ohio


Company Summary

Snyder's-Lance manufactures and markets snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. The Company's products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, potato chips, cookies , tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, popcorn, nuts and other snacks. Snyder's-Lance has manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Indiana, Georgia, Arizona, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Ohio, and Ontario, Canada. Products are sold under the Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Krunchers!, Cape Cod, Jays, Grande, EatSmart Naturals, Tom's, Archway, O-Ke-Doke, Padrinos, and Stella D'oro brand names along with a number of private label and third party brands. Products are distributed widely through grocery and mass merchandisers, convenience stores, club stores, food service outlets and other channels.

Snyder's-Lance is publicly traded under the LNCE symbol. With more than 8,000 dedicated associate and over $1.6 billion in annual sales, Snyder's-Lance Inc. is well positioned to achieve its vision to become the premier provider of consumer-preferred, niche snack food brands and snack food solutions in the world.

Job Summary

The Quality Supervisor is responsible for managing quality systems in the day-to-day plant setting.  Scope includes the bakery unit located in our manufacturing facility in Ashland, OH.  This is a 2nd shift position. 


Job Duties

  • Schedules Quality Technicians and other support for all business units as needed.  Verifies performance of quality technicians (conformance to routine, understandings and effectiveness, corrective action communication). 
  • Assures Quality conformance to specifications and expectations for all products and processes.  Follows up with management on all exceptions and corrective actions. Communicates quality programs and specifications to quality team.
  • Disposition of held goods (raw, finished and in process) including communication and execution of sampling plans.
  • Execute Safe Quality Foods (SQF) programs at the   front line/shop floor level
  • Works with sensory teams to assure that program is operating in accordance with expectations.
  • Develops/trains quality team members and hourly personnel in quality awareness, food safety and other related areas.
  • Monitors SQF program effectiveness and conformance.
  • Performs plant sanitation and food safety audits according to program, including with visitors from our customer food manufacturing companies, the Food and Drug Administration or the Ohio Dept. of Agriculture.
  • Collects Quality scoring (QI) data and constructs regular reporting per program.
  • Works with customers on quality initiatives for products, programs and processes as directed.
  • Works with R & D team on new product and product improvement initiatives. Coordinates collection and shipment of samples and data as requested.
  • Reviews raw material quality information for conformance to standards.
  • Monitors pest control documentation and assist with program maintenance.



Scope of Responsibility 

Supervisor is responsible for overseeing day-to-day quality and food safety initiatives.  This position oversees all quality technicians on 2nd shift.  Authority includes communication and appropriate policy and programs, identification of quality opportunities, corrective action initiatives and follow-up.


Education and Experience  

Bachelor’s degree, in food science or a related field, and at least 1 year experience, depending on quality of experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, food science, biology, microbiology, etc.
  • HACCP Certified
  • SQF Certified (or GFSI equivalent – GMAC, BRC, etc.



or, job # 12149, Quality Supervisor.






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