Quality Assurance Supervisor (Full-Time/3rd Shift) Watertown, WI

Wis-Pak, Inc.

Watertown, WI


WE'RE HIRING

ABOUT: Founded in 1969, Wis-Pak has become one of the largest and most successful independent bottling cooperatives in the Pepsi system and the soft drink industry as a whole, with facilities in Watertown, WI; Dyersburg, TN; Hattiesburg, MS; La Crosse, WI; North Mankato, MN; Norfolk, NE; and Quincy, IL.

WHY WIS-PAK:

Innovative Growth: Wis-Pak offers employees abundant opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

Change Catalyst: We are a billion-dollar organization, offering ample chances to drive change, innovate processes, and help shape our company's future direction.

Top-Quality Standards: We provide superior products and exceptional service to our customers and strive to be the best beverage manufacturer in the industry.

Comprehensive Benefits:  Enjoy generous perks like a 401K program, health insurance, paid time off, and fun company outings, within a supportive organization. 

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Responsible for managing, developing, and implementing operational procedures for the QA department, provides QA employees with proper training, and assures that all products and packages are produced within Wis-Pak and parent company specifications.  The Quality Assurance Supervisor also serves as a member of the Food Safety/Food Defense Teams.

  • Fills in for QA Manager as needed.
  • Manages and trains all department personnel and assigns work schedules for the department.
  • Maintains that all procedures, records, and department policies are accurate and up to date.
  • Understands quality specifications, water treatment functions, and chemical handling.
  • Maintains adequate inventories of lab supplies, water treatment supplies, sanitation chemicals and product ingredients. 
  • Maintains calibration records and upgrades testing equipment as necessary.
  • Participates on cross-functional project teams to improve productivity, methods, food safety, processes, and quality.
  • Ensures the compliance of all plant sanitation requirements.
  • Schedules annual PMs for lab equipment.    
  • Works with QA Manager to set up and qualify new flavors.    
  • Investigates batching and/or quality issues.    
  • Oversees quality hold program.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum high school education (college courses helpful) with emphasis in math, physics, and chemistry.  Possess good problem-solving skills in math and science.  A background in Quality Assurance is preferred.
  • Must be able to read and write legibly.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company polices and applicable laws.
  • Strong working knowledge of personal computing, including software products such as Windows, Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, shareholders/customers, and other employees of the organization.

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