Plant QA Supervisor

Niagara Bottling

Stockton, CA

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to: 

  • Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact. 

  • Develop lasting relationships with great people. 

  • Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

**Essential Functions


  • Oversees blending of raw materials to product mineral batches according to company standards and to meet production demand; maintains mineral inventory.

  • Oversees laboratory duties to include microbiological testing of finished product and environmental monitoring.

  • Oversees stocking, rotating and maintenance of lab supplies and equipment. Completes daily paperwork and report results to Supervisor.

  • Oversees performance of internal audits of plant sanitation, GMP’s and machine operation functions and reports results to Supervisor.

  • Ensures that all quality systems are being adhered to and maintained at all times.

  • Responsible to performing root cause/corrective action investigations for non-conformances.

  • Oversees safety team activities. Monitors and enforces safety requirements.

  • Builds a positive work environment.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Serves as a backup to the QA Manager in tasks relating to food safety and food quality within the facility when the QA Manager is out.

  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job.

  • Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without prior notice.



  • Minimum Qualifications:- 4 Years – Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment
    • 4 Years – Experience in Position
    • 4 Years – Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education

  • Preferred Qualifications:- 6 Years– Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

    • 6 Years – Experience working in Position

    • 6 Years – Experience managing people/projects

*experience may include a combination of work experience and education



This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:

  • Lead Like an Owner

    • Identifies safety issues and takes prompt corrective action
    • Coaches/corrects unsafe team behavior
    • Effectively prioritizes quality, productivity, and cost
    • Encourages honest feedback from direct reports, peers, and up-line manager
    • Uses customer feedback to improve service levels and internal/external customer relationships
  • InnovACT

    • Understands the concepts of process consistency and waste minimization
    • Modifies goals based on changing business needs
    • Promotes sharing of opposing viewpoints
  • Find a Way

    • Anticipates problems and opportunities within functional area, and recommends proactive solutions
    • Uses technical knowledge to coach team performance and educate others
    • Leverages technical know-how to solve challenging problems
    • Encourages and models teamwork to demonstrate behavioral expectations for Team Members
    • Builds relationships up, down, and across effectively
  • Empowered to be Great

    • Provides effective coaching and feedback to improve individual and team performance
    • Provides positive recognition for Team Member results
    • Assigns responsibilities to maximize team strengths
    • Resolves team conflicts with a calm demeanor and skill
    • Effectively communicates team and individual expectations and follows up appropriately



  • Minimum Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Quality, Biological Sciences, Engineering or other related field

  • Preferred:

  • Master's Degree in Food Science, Quality, Biological Sciences, Engineering or other related field



  • Required: N/A
  • Preferred: HACCP, SQF

**Foreign Language


  • Required: None Required
  • Preferred: None Required

Typical Compensation Range




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You should be proficient in:

  • Quality Inspection Experience
  • Quality Control Data Analysis

Machines & technologies you'll use:

  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Quality Control Software
  • Vision System