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Quality Assurance Supervisor - First Shift

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Job ID 179530 Date posted 01/13/2022 Location : Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 155,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargill’s protein and salt business, where we provide wholesome, high-quality food products to a wide range of customers, from foodservice operators and grocery stores to manufacturers and exporters.

Job Purpose and Impact

As part of the site leadership team, we are looking for a to ensure effective management for the planning, development and maintenance of all related systems.

Key Accountabilities

  • Day to day accountability to ensure compliance for all Food Safety and Quality regulations, policies, standards and practices
  • Ensure factory standards are adhered to, support the reporting and completion of actions in the event of any deviations.
  • Responsible for internal audit systems.
  • Accountable for Food Safety related site improvements.
  • Lead customer audits and visits including corrective action close outs.
  • Engage and encourage a small site based team of food safety professionals.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Responsible for personnel decisions related to hiring, performance and disciplinary actions for your direct reports. You will also spend time completing the same tasks as employees on your team.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum one year of directly related work experience
  • Customer focused and achievement focused.
  • Excellent organization skills and the ability to prioritize individual and team workload.
  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer skills and knowledge of common software packages.
  • Proven work experience including team supervision.
  • Experience with data analysis and report generation
  • Able and willing to work on weekends (as required)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology, Biotechnology or Chemistry.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • One year of supervisory experience

Position Information

The business will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position. 

Cargill highly encourages vaccinations but does not mandate at this time.  Upon hire, you will be asked to provide your vaccination status, and if unvaccinated or if you choose not to disclose, you would be expected to follow Cargill’s safety protocols for unvaccinated employees (i.e., mask mandates, and social distancing).

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet

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