Leamington ON

Job Type:

Direct Hire

About the Role

Our agriculture client is currently looking to hire a Quality Assurance Supervisor. The successful candidate will oversee the day-to-day activities of the Quality Control Packaging Analysts/Lab to ensure all packaging testing is completed as per frequencies and meet applicable customer specifications and regulatory requirements.

Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Daily review of packaging records to ensure they are complete, accurate and acceptable before product is released to customers

  • Work directly with production and supply partners to determine root cause, corrective actions and preventative measures for product/process deviations related to packaging integrity and critical control points

  • Review/provide packaging data to support the Supplier Quality Program

  • Aid in establishing verification programs to ensure incoming packaging materials meet standards before use in production

  • Complete daily administrative tasks including, scheduling of employees, timesheet review, filing, record review etc.

  • Act as a representative of the company during government, customer facility, program, and record review audits

  • Assist with assessment, investigation and response to consumer and customer concerns

  • Identify improvement opportunities and initiate continuous improvement with focus on the development of robust processes and systems that deliver quality goods right the first time

  • Assist with maintenance of quality systems including written program updates, document control, internal audits, reassessment and implementation

  • Establish and enforce safe work practices for staff

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree/Diploma in a related science program or equivalent food work experience

  • 2 years experience in food safety & quality with food packaging analysis or knowledge of canning considered an asset

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Solid computer skills – Microsoft Office, SAP