Agropur, Inc.
  • Quality
  • Grand Rapids, MI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA plans; Life, Disability, and 401(k)

Agropur is looking for a Quality Assurance Supervisor.


Position Summary:

Responsible for maintaining Grand Rapids plant compliance with standards established by our customers, the Company and regulatory agencies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure food safety, regulatory, and quality compliance at plant. Be key contact for regulators, customers and internal personnel.
  • Assist QA Manager in ensuring assigned environmental/facilities or other regulatory compliance activities are completed.
  • Supervise QA Specialists.
  • Assist QA Manager with overseeing third party audits and coordinate associated corrective actions.
  • Provide support with quality and regulatory decisions that balance business and quality factors while ensuring consumer safety and timely compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Provide timely and appropriate risk assessments to members of plant management and corporate Quality Assurance.
  • Work with Operations, Corporate Quality, Sales and customers on all new and existing customer/product/supplier specifications, set-ups, or changes and provide feedback on the impact of these changes to operations. Complete and maintain associated documents.
  • Administer identity preserve programs to ensure plant compliance (based on the results of audits).
  • Oversee corporate-approved supplier and plant raw material programs and manage day to day responsibilities.
  • Oversee all aspects of record review, including timeliness, corrective actions, regulatory compliance and follow-up.
  • Responsible for working with management on employee relations including work direction of employees , hiring, training, performance reviews, administering policies and procedures, disciplinary action and compensation recommendations.
  • Create and maintain plant-specific controlled documents (including SOPs), as required by corporate food safety and quality standards.
  • Oversee all plant SQF training activities.
  • Communicate promptly and effectively with customers, suppliers, other team members and all levels of the organization.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Other Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Customer Focus: is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; act. with customers in mind
  • Integrity and Trust: is widely trusted, seen as direct, truthful and can present the truth in an appropriate and helpful manner, keeps confidences, admits mistakes, does not misrepresent self for personal gain.
  • Managerial Courage: provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; faces up to problems and not afraid to take action.
  • Process Management skills: good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can't; can simplify complex processes.
  • Technical Learning: picks up on technical things quickly, can learn new skills and knowledge and is good at learning new technology or technical knowledge.
  • Time management: uses time effectively and efficiently; concentrates efforts on more important priorities; attends to a broad range of activities.
  • Written Communications: is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across with desired effect.



  • BS in Food Science or other related field.
  • 3 to 5 years experience in Quality, Regulatory or Compliance areas.
  • Certified SQF practitioner. Certified HACCP manager.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.


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