Quality Assurance Supervisor

Health Wright Products is a privately held Contract Manufacturer of Nutritional Supplements that is seeking for a Quality Assurance Superisor to join our expanding organization. After twenty-six years of significant growth we are still just at the beginning cycle of our potential and you would be joining a talented and committed team!

Pay

55k – 65k, DOE

JOB SUMMARY

Support, coordinate, and enforce oversight of the quality systems and processes within a cGMP compliant dietary supplement manufacturing environment. Serve as technical resource and team leader within the production-facing quality group. Reviews and assigns job duties for members within the production-facing quality group to meet the demands of quality and production. Effectively communicates with all levels of management, customer service, production staff, suppliers, and customers for any quality related events within the organization.

A. Supervise staff by using the performance management process, including confirming job responsibilities, establishing goals and job competencies, developing skills, coaching on a continuous basis, and evaluating performance.

B. Understands and leads company’s Mission, Vision and Values within the team.

C. Responsible for assisting with achievement of quality department goals and objectives; strive for continuous improvement.

D. Ensure quality production-facing team coverage, hire, and train new staff.

E. Maintains the Environmental Monitoring Program.

F. Facilitates annual Cleaning and Blend Validation Program.

G. Support compliance programs (GMPs, Good Hygiene Practices, Organic, Gluten Free, Kosher, Allergen Control, Cleaning and Sanitation, Equipment Calibration, etc.) to ensure compliance by all employees in the manufacturing facility.

H. Ensure accuracy and integrity of batch paperwork and samples.

I. Report out on Team Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

J. Support the NCM product program, including the status, release, and destruction of “Rejected” products.

K. Supports the Quality group in Deviation Management.

L. Assist in investigating and correcting quality-related issues (including customer complaints) through collaboration with other departments and aid in root cause analysis and corrective action implementation.

M. Initiate Control Document revisions as needed to assure compliance continuous improvement.

N. Supervises 13 direct employees.

O. May act as a back-up to the Quality Analyst I or Quality Technician.

P. Other duties as assigned.

Q. Must be able to successfully pass all job-related tests and certifications required for working in a cGMP, quality environment including but not limited to inspections and GMP requirements to perform essential functions of the job. Must re-qualify every year on all job-related tests and certifications as job or qualifications require.

QUALIFICATIONS

A. Bachelor’s degree of Science preferably in Food Science or related field (Biology, Microbiology, Food Microbiology, etc.).

B. At least 5 years of work experience as quality assurance auditor/technician in dietary supplements, food/beverage, pharmaceutical or cosmetic industry and at least three (3) years of experience in a supervisory capacity.

C. A good knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices, preferably 21CFR Part 111, and food safety

D. Ability to work under pressure (in an extremely fast paced environment), meet deadlines and make effective decisions.

E. Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs; ability to lead others through change.

F. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

G. Skill in organization and prioritization, and attention to details.

H. Strong team player and leader with the ability to work across multiple functions and disciplines.

I. Must be able to effectively communicate ideas (verbally and in writing), be a self-starter and handle difficult reporting situations.

J. Preferred: HACCP certification, Allergen Control training, Food Recall training, 21CFR Part 111 training certification

K. A legal right to work in the United States

L. Must pass a drug screen and a background check in accordance with HWP standards.

BENEFITS *after 90 days

Health Wright Products offers a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, life insurance plans and pet insurance. In addition, HWP offers its employees a 401k plan with company matching funds, FSA, and tuition reimbursement. Paid time off benefits for employees include holidays, vacation and PTO (personal time off).

For those applying out of the area: We love working for such an awesome company within the beautiful Pacific NW and understand your motivation to do the same! Please recognize when applying for our positions that relocation packages are not being offered at this time.

For those applying out of the area: We love working for such an awesome company within the beautiful Pacific NW and understand your motivation to do the same! Please recognize when applying for our positions that relocation packages are not being offered at this time.

Thank you for taking the time to get to know us & we look forward to learning more about you!


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