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Indiana Packers Corporation Quality Assurance Supervisor in Delphi, Indiana

Quality Supervisor - Indiana Packers - Delphi, INiIndiana Packers Corporation (IPC) is a fully integrated retail, foodservice and private label producer of fresh and processed meats based in Delphi, Indiana. Since the start of operations in 1991, we have experienced rapid growth from a single pork processing company into a multi-plant diversified producer of fresh and processed meats, with locations throughout America's Heartland and revenues of approximately $1.5B. We are best known for our national brand Kentucky Legend (the best-selling quarter-sliced ham in the United States) as well as a number of well-known regional brands, including Indiana Kitchen, Fischer's, Field, Mickelberry's, Kentuckian Gold, and Scott Pete. We now have processing facilities in Frankfort, Indiana; Holland, Michigan; and Owensboro, Kentucky.We value diversity, innovation, collaboration and those passionate about their jobs. We support our associates by offering a total rewards package, including competitive pay, three different medical care plans (two with company-funded health savings accounts), pharmacy, dental, and vision plans, a retirement/401K (with 50% match on team members' contributions), a competitive paid time off program, educational assistance, and numerous advancement opportunities. With more thani3,100 team members located across 14 different states, we are a big company with a small company culture.Our team helps feed the world! Are you ready to step up to the challenge of launching your career with Indiana Packers?The Quality Assurance Supervisor oversees the inspection and quality control procedures with regard to purchased material, in-process material and finished products to assure that quality control standards are achieved at Indiana Packers Corporation. This position is responsible for supervising quality assurance employees in a meat processing environment. The Quality Assurance Supervisor will utilize their skill, experience and decision making ability to ensure product through the production process meet all quality control standards.iResponsibilities:Manage attendance, scheduling, and discipline for QA staff membersSelect and hire new QA team members through interview processDirect and manage training program for new QA team membersPlan and lead daily departmental meetings with tops of safety, food safety, customer complaints, and daily current issuesDirectly oversee approximately 15 QA staff members as they execute quality and food safety tasks of slaughter, fabrication, de-boning, bacon, blending, and finished goods storage operationsSupervise completion of product quality audits and subsequent release or retention of product based on resultsLead execution and enforcement of SSOP, GMP, SOPs, CCPsEnforce HACCP food safety compliance and document requirements including daily pre-shipment reviewProvide well written reports including daily shift summary to QA and Operations ManagementComplete detailed incident reports of mechanical, sanitation, and foreign material occurrencesDevelop familiarity of product specifications, including spec developmentParticipate in SQF Code adherenceInteract competently and professionally with onsite USDA personnelOversee and monitor 3rd party contract sanitation tasks and pre-op inspection program as necessaryPerform other duties as needed or requiredQualifications:Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, Meat Science or Food Science (will consider HS Diploma/GED and 10 years of QA experience in Food Processing)Previous leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, meat processing preferredPrevious experience in QA, HACCP and Food Safety preferredFamiliarity with USDA regulations preferredKnowledge of SQF Code preferredStrong communication skills, both written and oralAbility to work in extreme hot, cold, wet, humid, and odorous environmentsFlexibility to work on a variety of shifts (2nd or 3rd) and work overtime, including weekendsGood computer literacy skills in Microsoft Offi