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Quality Assurance Supervisor

Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Marathon Staffing is seeking qualified, dedicated candidates for a Direct Hire Quality Assurance Supervisor for our busy candy manufacturing company in Cambridge, MA! The Quality Assurance Supervisor would be responsible for managing the quality of raw material, in-process material and finished product. Ensure the existing product manufacturing procedures, GMP, HACCP, weight control and other quality control procedures are followed and are updated when necessary. Support R&D plant trials and formulations of new and existing products. Department coverage in the absence of the QA Manager.

--- Implement and update raw material receiving, on-hold and rejection procedures.
--- Write Care reports; contact suppliers on quality issues.
--- Update raw material specs and Kosher Certification.
--- Manage microbiological testing program including sampling, testing, holding and releasing procedures and identify any contamination sources.
--- Monitor and/or Verify production processes to ensure the manufacturing procedures are followed, which include:
--- Cooking/vacuum temperatures, cooling tunnel temp, solids, moisture, flow rates, coating %, metal detectors, weight control, raw material variances and packaging quality.
--- Monitor and /or Verify food safety and sanitation programs to include, but are not limited to: GMP's, SSOP's, MSS, Pre-Op Inspections, ATP Verification, HACCP Program, Allergen program, Pest Control program, SQF Systems, Silliker
--- Formulate and conduct process/manufacturing audits and troubleshooting.
--- Update manufacturing procedures and production 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/Artwork 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 to ensure standards, procedures and formulas are being followed and evaluate and qualify new ingredients and flavors.
--- Follows all Safe Quality Food (SQF) established standards, guidelines, and compliance measures.
--- In the event of organizational of personal changes within the company or associated facilities, QA Supervisor will oversee QA Manager's SQF responsibilities

--- B.S. or M.S. in Food Science or related science.
--- At least two years' experience in the food industry.
--- Ability to handle/lift up to 35 lbs.

SALARY: $ 85K/per year

SCHEDULE: 1st Shift hours, Mon - Fri

For immediate consideration, please apply online at or respond to this posting with your most current resume

Marathon Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

IND5 About MarathonMarathon is one of the largest regional employers, supplying temporary, on-site,contract, contract to hire and direct hire employees to companies throughout the UnitedStates. We have over three decades of staffing experience and place over 15,000 teammembers annually.Marathon exists to help people achieve. MARATHON IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Apply Now
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