Quality Assurance Supervisor in Richmond Hill at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 11/22/2019

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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


ON Richmond Hill

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Job Posting Title:

Quality Assurance Supervisor

Job Description:


Position Title: Quality Assurance Supervisor

Location: Richmond Hill

Reports To (title): Quality Assurance Manager

Department: Quality Assurance

Exempt/Nonexempt Status: Exempt

Position Summary: Reporting to the Quality Assurance Manager, the Quality Assurance Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of quality during the production shift. They will work closely with and communicate to operations, ensuring all finished products meet specifications and customer expectations.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Leading role in ensuring a safety-first culture through actively supporting the site’s health and safety program and ensuring health and safety is a top priority
  • Release product in ERP system (e.g. SAP) as required
  • Review finished product micro results, verify results and send all releases to 3PL as required
  • Review records including lab test results for water, air quality, environmental pathogen monitoring, and sanitation effectiveness. Ensure any non-conformance is addressed on a timely manner  
  • Create CCP records for all meat products
  • Ensure effective scheduling of QA/QC team on a timely manner
  • Review hourly timesheets and approving hours for all permanent and temporary employees
  • Prepare monthly sanitation scorecard and send on a timely manner
  • Directly supervise a team of Quality Control Technicians and complete annual evaluation for all QC personnel as required
  • Ensure QC team’s compliance with procedures, policies and job site specific regulations and address non-conformance with QC personnel following disciplinary actions accordingly on a timely manner
  • Conduct GMP inspections and communicate findings to plant management  
  • Provide assistance to Department Manager and Human Resources in investigating NCRs
  • Assist in Lean Manufacturing process improvements
  • Monitor the ongoing standards in food quality and safety and provide recommendations in updating company’s food quality and safety programs as required
  • Timely and accurate submission of correspondence and reports
  • Assisting with customer complaint investigation
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Strong understanding of HACCP principles and government regulations required
  • Excellent knowledge of manufacturing practices
  • Strong leadership and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience conducting training
  • Ability to multi-task, detail oriented, analytical, organized
  • Aseptic processing and packaging experience is an asset
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills


Bachelor’s Degree Required – Type: Bachelor of Science Degree in Food Science, Microbiology or other related science discipline;

Minimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):

  • 3-5 years of experience in a similar role in a food manufacturing environment
  • 2 or more years of supervisory experience is an asset

Travel Requirements:

Less than 10%

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to disability-accommodations@treehousefoods.com. In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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