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Cargill FSQR Supervisor in North Kingstown, Rhode Island

FSQR Supervisor – This position is responsible for assuring proper design and implementation of company Food Safety, Quality and Sanitation programs. This includes but is not limited to; HACCP, SSOP, third party audits, customer claims investigations and Quality programs. Responsible for managing and cross training of hourly FSQR employees. Responsible for the lab duties and ensuring all samples needing to be sent to the third party lab are done so on time. Assist in the development and implementation of Food Safety and Quality related SOP’s in regard to facility processes and ensure all plant employees and visitors understand and follow all relevant policies and procedures. Data collection and trending will be a key component of this position, along with analyzing data to further improve the plant’s food safety management system. The target Start Date for this role is September 2020. The first couple of months of this role will have 100% travel for training , this will go down to 5% after training is complete.

40% Manage internal/external product and manufacturing specifications, data collection, reporting, internal and external communication, interpretation/enforcement of regulations and SOP’s, corrective actions as necessary for process deviations or customer complaints, accuracy and timeliness of hourly stakeholders performance (FSQR Techs) in accordance with Cargill policies with a focus on accountability and engagement.

20% Selection, training, performance management, labor cost management (hours), staffing levels (coverage).

20% Manage “Good Hygiene Principles”program which includes; air quality, sanitation, employee personal hygiene, pest control, chemical/packaging supplier program, transportation requirements, labeling program, Cold chain management and rework/traceability of raw materials and finished products.

20% Supervise compliance of work area to regulatory standards. Maintain thorough knowledge of guidelines and procedures, record keeping, write/monitor plan-specific programs, and maintain relationship with USDA inspectors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science, Food Science, Biological Sciences or related field

  • Well versed on the computer including but not limited to Working knowledge of Microsoft office software, with an emphasis on Excel.

  • Weekend work required in this position.


  • 2+ years experience in food industry.

  • 1+ years experience in a management role with direct reports.

  • Working knowledge of quality and/or food safety processes, including HACCP and GFSI food safety standards.

  • Ability to analyze and report data.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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