Job Information


Job Title: Quality Assurance Superintendent

Location: Plainwell, MI

Reporting to : Technical Services Manager

Essential Job Functions :

  • Leads and directs the work of the Quality Assurance Supervisors

  • Responsible for the monitoring and adherence of all quality specification of all domestic and export product

  • Oversee daily quality checks performed by QA Technicians including monitoring of GMPs and Food Safety related items.

  • Responsible for all product codes and labels that are utilized in the facility which includes the maintaining of all files and communication with corporate labeling division.

  • Responsible for any claims processing and tracking

  • Ensure company SOPs related to HACCP are correctly followed in order to guarantee the production of safe and clean products, ensure training is completed.

  • Oversee QA Supervisors and hourly QA technicians in all aspects of food safety and product quality for the fabrication area

  • Ensure audits, procedures and SOPs are properly understood, carried out and evaluated and modifications are made as necessary

  • Make decisions and direct production when non-routine events occur

Experience Required :

  • Previous HACCP experience in terms of developing, implementing, and modifying HAACP plans

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED equivalent, preferred College degree with background in Food Science/Microbiology

  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in numerous areas in a meat processing facility.

  • Previous management experience in a manufacturing or production environment

Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Ability to work with managers at all levels of the organization, including government agencies

  • Ability to identify and correct issues as they arise, both technical and interpersonal

  • Knowledge and familiarity with regulatory requirements; working closely with both production groups and FSIS

  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills

  • Strong leadership, decision making, organizational and planning skills

  • Familiarity of meat inspection regulations and general knowledge of plant operations

  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office skills

  • HACCP Certified

  • Must be able to work flexible hours including some Saturdays

  • Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and stand/walk for extended periods of time

“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”

EOE/ Vets/ Disability