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Quality Assurance/R & D Supervisor

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Medford
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Medford, MA Description: Our client is currently seeking a Quality Assurance/R & D Supervisor POSITION SUMMARY

  • Manage the quality all the way through till finished product.
  • Ensure existing manufacturing procedures, GMP, HACCP, weight control and other quality control procedures are followed.
  • Support R&D plant trials and formulations of new and existing products.
  • Department coverage in the absence of the QA Manager. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
    • Implement and update receiving, on-hold and rejection procedures.
    • Write reports; contact suppliers on quality issues.
    • Update specs and certifications.
    • Manage testing program including sampling, testing, holding and releasing procedures and identify any contamination sources.
    • Monitor or Verify processes to ensure the manufacturing procedures are followed
    • Monitor or Verify food safety and sanitation programs to include: GMP's, SSOP's, MSS, Pre-Op, Inspections, ATP Verification, HACCP Program, Allergen program, Pest Control program, SQF Systems
    • Formulate and conduct manufacturing audits and troubleshooting.
    • Update manufacturing sheets and conduct training
    • Coordinate and verify monthly Quality Report.
    • Investigate and document customer complaints.
    • Support R&D plant trials.
    • Support outside Auditors/Inspectors.
    • Develop new product formulas and update current as required.
    • Conduct shelf life testing and taste panels for sensory evaluation on finished products.
    • Establish and update analytical testing procedures for the lab and perform routine testing and verifications when needed.
    • Coordinate all COA's for raw materials.
    • Coordinate R&D lab technicians schedule and project work.
    • Perform other related work assigned by Quality Assurance Manager.
    • Verify and update nutritional Facts for new products.
    • Conduct traceability exercises and assist QA Manager on Mock Recalls.
    • Maintain good housekeeping in the retain storage room and QA lab.
    • Plant trial coordination with Production departments.
    • Plant trial documentation and filing.
    • Sensory analysis and evaluation of product characteristics.
    • Audit production processing of newly developed products
    • Qualify new ingredients and flavors.
    • Follows all Safe Quality Food (SQF) established standards.
    • In the event of personal changes, QA Supervisor will oversee QA Manager's SQF responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS
      • B. S. or M. S. in Food Science or related science.
      • At least two year's experience in the food industry.
      • Ability to handle/lift up to 35lbs.
        Contact: This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at

Keywords: The Judge Group, Medford , Quality Assurance/R & D Supervisor, Other , Medford, Massachusetts

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