QA Supervisor

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We are currently hiring Quality Assurance Supervisor in Cincinnati, OH .

Reports to the local Quality Assurance Manager and supervises the operation of the brewery Brewing Quality Assurance Laboratory so that work is done following all quality standards in an efficient, accurate, and timely manner. The position is also responsible for the career development and supervision of the QA Technicians reporting to you .

What You’ll Brew:

  • Assist with preparation and delivery of employee evaluation process and ensure alignment within the spirit of the performance management program, including new hire evaluations.
  • Oversee and lead training and development plans and initiatives of Technicians and on the brewing/blending floor and lab bench. Work with and coach employees to improve performance and close performance issues or gaps.
  • Observe and ensure adherence and compliance with safety/environmental standards/requirements, sanitation standards and GMP guidelines.
  • Participate in and ensure teams follow new processes and projects related to Continuous Improvement efforts. (Lean, Kaizen, activities).
  • Supervise Brewing QA Technicians, including skills development, task assignments and coordination of overtime.
  • Develop effective reporting communication techniques for data results, trends, and outliers. Monitor and escalate any issues or concerns. Make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure Food Safety through execution of GMP and Housekeeping standards and inspections
  • Coordinate all aspects of discrepant material handling, including maintenance of QC Hold Logs and scheduling of resources for reselection activities (primarily raw materials related to brewing and blending as well as bulk finished product), Administer Material Improvement Report (MIR) and QAR systems, including communication with vendors regarding discrepant supplied material.
  • Coordinate brewing/blending qualification activities.
  • Maintenance and calibration of brewing lab gauges and test equipment.
  • Participate in daily and weekly brewing management routine and collaborate with brewing supervisors to enforce quality assurance procedures.
  • Reporting, investigation, and accurate communications for incidents and work-related injuries.
  • Direct Technicians to perform required tasks to ensure quality production of products through proper sanitation, processing, and brewing/blending procedures. May be required to perform the tasks of a technician as needed. Provide coaching/guidance in off hours (nights and weekends) as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 of demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills/experience
  • Five years of related experience required.
    • Knowledge of basic lab procedures.
    • Knowledge of databases desirable.
    • Knowledge of laboratory safety practices.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, cGMPs, Process Improvement and Process Control.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office, including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint , Power BI, LIMS

Some Perks:
Our people are our most important “ingredient.” We hire the best talent; and we reward, develop, and retain them too.

In addition to generous healthcare on day one, stock purchase plan, 401k and more, Full Time Boston Beer Coworkers have the following perks available*:

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Fertility/adoption support
  • Free financial coaching
  • Health & wellness program and discounts
  • Professional development & training
  • Free beer!

*Talk to your recruiter about eligibility

Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact for assistance.

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