Quality Supervisor (3rd Shift)

Manufacturing Sumter, South Carolina



Job Summary

The Quality Supervisor directly supervises a team of technicians engaged in inspecting incoming materials, in-process materials and finished products to ensure adherence to company quality standards and customer specifications. The Quality Supervisor supports a variety of Quality and Regulatory related tasks, ensuring high standards of quality products and processes, as well as compliance with related regulations and company requirements.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, coach, train and coordinate the activities of direct reports including hiring and daily scheduling.
  • Oversee and ensure consistent Quality documentation, testing and reporting in compliance with company and regulatory standards.
  • Coordinate, undertake, assign and support regular investigations, trials, audits and inspections.
  • Maintain and update Quality documentation, processes and procedures.
  • Collaborate with and support other departments including Production, Maintenance, Research & Development (R&D), Sanitation and Warehouse.
  • Collaborate with Quality team and management to reduce quality deviations, conversion loss and customer complaints.
  • Collaborate with Quality team and management on the development, coordination and maintenance of Quality programs such as Food Safety, HACCP, GMPs, Food defense, pre-requisite programs, etc.
  • Coordinate training and other initiatives driving a company-wide “continuous quality improvement” culture.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Science disciplines or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience in Quality, Product Inspection or related food, pharmaceutical or medical device production industry experience.
  • 2 years’ experience in a leadership role.
  • Knowledge of FDA, GMP, SOP and HACCP requirements.
  • Strong communication, leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, troubleshooting, documentation and prioritization skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook and Excel.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related field.
  • Nutraceutical, pharmaceutical or medical device industry experience.
  • HACCP/HARPC-PCQI Certification.
  • Knowledge of GFSI standards.
  • Knowledge of 21CFR111 and 21CFR117
  • Proficiency with quality systems and techniques such as statistical process control (SPC), process validation, Design of Experiments (DOE), Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPAs).


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing throughout day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.