2nd Shift Quality Assurance Supervisor

Compact Industries, Inc.

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St. Charles, IL
Second Shift

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:



Since 1963, compact Industries has been the leading contract manufacturer of dry food products to the Fortune 500 companies that market the national brands you know and love. Compact Industries partners with its customer in the Custom Blending & Contract Packaging, Retail, Food service, Office Coffee Service & Vending maker segments to deliver quality food products with 216,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space.  Compact Industries offers total rewards package, including attractive benefits, retirement saving programs, and tuition assistance. Work with an established team of long-term employees. 

Job Description:

Ensure the policies and procedures of the quality control department are properly implemented by training and leading the quality control technicians.  Be knowledgeable of and maintain proficiency in all positions in the quality control department.

Maintain a professional work environment, free from discrimination of all types.

Work with the production department to ensure maximum production is achieved without compromising food product quality or safety.






  • Monitor activity in all areas of      Blending: Loft, Pre-weigh, Dump Room & Pre-Stage.
  • Be present and available to      employees and co-workers, physically on the floor and via radio.
  • Periodically check-in with key      employees such as leads and operators, offering support or guidance when      necessary.
  • Attend production meetings.
  • Provide production schedule for all      blending leads & pre-weigh.
  • Hand out job assignments to each      lead.
  • Check loft Inventory.
  • Ensure all packaging lines have products      when needed.
  • Monitor blending and pre-weigh      board to ensure accuracy. 
  • Validate wet wash/ sugar wash/ dry      ice cleaning for accuracy. 
  • Check for allergen blending      requirements.
  • Print blend sheets.
  • Ensure formula addback is consumed      before end of run.
  • Keep areas clean and organized.
  • Monitor equipment.
  • Set up the next shift with the      necessary materials.
  • Enforce GMP’s and safety procedures.
  • All partial raw materials are put      away from pre-weight.
  • Monitor inventory transactions for      accuracy.
  • Clear accurate communication      between shifts, i.e., blending reports, and potential issues.


  • Update Supervisor Metrics reports.
  • Provide a summary of any      non-conforming material occurrences.
  • Work weekends when scheduled.


  • Safety meetings
  • Ability to conduct  a meeting.
  • Completion of Company Wide training individually as well as oversee hourly associates’ successful completion 


Occasional, Infrequent:

  • Physical inventory.
  • Back up for off shift Supervisor.
  • Performance reviews.


  • Oversee 40+ employees.
  • Provide effective direction and coordination of all manufacturing activities.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to schedule changes.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to meet or exceed yearly KPI’s.
  • Willingness to train when necessary.


  • Able to lift up to 50Lbs.
  • Climb ladders and stairs.
  • 85% of the day spent on the production floor.


  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook.


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adjust priorities.
  • Ability to implement change, and  continuous departmental improvements.
  • Ability to motivate others and encourage “TEAM” development.
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams.
  • Bi-lingual English Spanish is a plus.
  • Able to operate a forklift is a plus.


  • 3+ years Supervisory experience in manufacturing / food processing is preferred.
  • Training others.
  • Safety training. 
  • HACCP knowledge is a plus.
  • Lean/ Continuous  Improvement exposure is a plus.