Quality Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $60000.0 - $75000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

An amazing company in Vernon CA is looking for a Quality Supervisor to help manage their Quality team. This is a day shift at a great company that cares about the environment and is passionate about the reuse of wasted products. 

This is a Direct Hire opportunity with Benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and 401K.  The salary offered depends on experience but will be between $60k-$75k  

We are looking primarily for:

  • Great Presence , Energy and Confidence,
  • Can manage a team of 12+ technicians – needs strong relationship skills
  • At least with 3+ years of solid supervisory experience
  • Preferably a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or science subject
  • Has been in a lab setting, preferably handling plastics

You will manage quality assurance and control systems to ensure the standard of products and customer satisfaction every time. The Supervisor leads a team of quality technicians that implement best manufacturing practices throughout the production process.

Essential Responsibilities

Supervise Quality Control Team

• Lead and supervise the team of quality control technicians that implement best manufacturing practices throughout the production process, ensure production goals and schedules are achieved.

• Build strong relationships with all team members, track and monitor progress against objectives, coach and improve performance.

• Identify career pathways, detail learning, and development goals.

• Assist in developing and implementing training needs to ensure competency in food safety and quality. Maintain all training records and update training register.

Operational Quality Activities

• Investigate and report any quality related issues at the plant and develop corrective and preventative actions, along with developing new testing procedures, complete all necessary documentation.

• Perform quality inspections per established sampling plan on incoming raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished goods.

• Conduct organic residual testing on materials using the Gas Chromatography Systems (GC-MS & GC-FID).

• Authorized to “Product Release” incoming raw materials, work in progress (WIP), and finished goods upon meeting product specifications as well as on Vicinity 4 when applicable.

• Stop unauthorized deviations to SOPs, work instructions, and product specifications.

• Create and/or revise lab work instructions based on new equipment, customer, and production needs.

• Monitor and ensure lab equipment is properly working.

• Understand and enforce all safety policies and procedures. Ensure employee wellness through safe work practices including ongoing training and coaching of employees.

Oversee Quality Management System

• Assist the Quality Manager in maintaining systems to ensure the facility meets all Food Safety and Quality Management System requirements.

• Ensure all products meet product specification to ensure the highest quality standards.

• Utilize various computer applications to compile, record, and report test results.

• Conduct monthly GMP inspection and write the report.

• Ensure test results are recorded, current, and accurate.

• Create certificates of analysis (COAs).

• Organize and track samples by physically storing completed tests and logging the data into the computer.

Report on Quality Metrics

• Provide quality data, metrics, and reports to other members of the management team.

• Assist the Quality Manager with quality performance data and key performance indicators (KPI), report on quality activities on a regular basis.

• Responsible for reporting issues related to food packaging safety and quality.

Other Duties

• Responsible for compliance with food safety and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.

• Adhere to applicable prerequisite programs (PRP) per HACCP requirement.


• 5+ years stable work experience in a related manufacturing setting, with 3+ years in a Quality supervisory/leadership role.

• Previous experience working in a quality lab is a preferred.

• Degree required in science, preferably in Chemistry. Knowledge in SQF food safety standard and HACCP is a plus.

• Must be able to read and write in English, as well as proficiency in math.

• Strong communication skills, ability to speak Spanish is a plus.

• Proven leadership/team management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development.

• Hands-on approach, with a “can-do” attitude.

• Demonstrate safe work habits and extensive knowledge of workplace safety is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• High energy, passionate, strong, visible leadership skills.

• Able to work in a fast-paced environment, quick-learner, highly organized.

• Results-driven and excellent problem-solving skills.

• Good communication, presentation, report writing and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to read and interpret technical information.

• Team player with high standards of integrity, ethics and behavior.

• Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Please apply to this posting or reach out to Ida Carroll directly at 805-979-3345 or email me at icarroll@volt.com 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer