Quality Assurance Supervisor

in Somerset, New Jersey (NJ)

Ensures the quality of all processes from raw materials to finished products through inspection, diagnosis and record keeping. Ensure compliance with all NWNA Quality ProgramsLead and drive all NWNA food safety initiatives to ensure the production of safe and high quality products. Provide all necessary support for internal /external audits and provide sustainable corrective /preventive actions for gaps. Perform testing and maintain quality documentation according to NWNA quality programs and QMS.


We currently have an opening for a Quality Supervisor in our Somerset, NJ Facility.  This role will report to the Factory Manager.


  • Able to demonstrate his/her commitment to Nestle Management System, Food Safety, Environment and Safety and Health and the Leadership Principles Nestle to manage and improve NWNA T&P/SC
  • Operate, maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments as required by the ICP / calibration program
  • Provide training to employees including new hires and maintain training records and matrix
  • Perform all quality testing as outlined in QMS and ensure regulatory requirements are met
  • Collect, prepare, test, read, record and analyze all micro samples as required by NWNA
  • Perform and report all chemical testing as required by NWNA, including bromate analysis
  • Support with raw material /finished product holds, records, disposition and root cause analysis
  • Sensory coordinator and manage sensory program as required by NWNA including library maintenance
  • GMP monitoring and implementation
  • CIP program and Pest Control Program monitoring and record keeping
  • Internal and external auditing including implementing / monitoring corrective actions
  • Provide leadership for NWNA quality initiatives and both internal and external audits
  • Manage and maintain SOP, documentation and records in a team room location.
  • Review / monitor consumer complaints and perform complaint closure as needed
  • Perform and pass all NWNA proficiency tests
  • Monitor and maintain overall hygienic condition of facility
  • Provide backup / support for QA positions as needed
  • Maintain / create all SOPs relevant to position
  • FSBO and SBO program participation
  • Support factory Release Program
  • Maintain and follow up issues addressed in the Master Gap List
  • Conduct sampling of sources and finished product to meet requirements and analyze results
  • Complete projects assigned by Factory Manager


  • High level of initiative
  • Very effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Gap analysis and action planning
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work with minimal supervision effectively
  • Effective teaching, influencing, and troubleshooting skills
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic and decisive nature.
  • Computer skills to include proficiency with Microsoft Office software
  • Computer proficiency in SAP and standard Microsoft Office Software
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to stand, bend, stoop, and lift at least 50 lbs
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to coach other team members

Qualifications :

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology, Food Science /Technology or comparable Science field preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year food / beverage manufacturing experience
  • Minimum 3 years of people leadership experience
  • Knowledge of water chemistry and experience working with chemicals
  • Strong microbiology / science background
  • Auditing Skills
  • SPC knowledge is preferable
  • CIP and cleaning systems and procedures is preferable
  • Corrective / preventive action knowledge and understanding
  • Understanding of microbiological principles and test procedures is preferable

Other Details

  1. Job Type Full Time
  2. Job Location 501 Cottontail Ln, Somerset,NJ 08873
  3. Category Manufacturing & Warehouse,Science & Engineering
  4. Posted 6 days ago


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