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Quality Supervisor-2nd Shift

Le Center, MN

Opportunity Overview

Are you ready to elevate your career and be a part of creating the world's best desserts? Dessert Holdings partners with some of North America’s most iconic chains to bring people together to celebrate life’s sweetest moments!

Dessert Holdings is looking for a 2nd Shift Quality Supervisor to join our team based in Le Center, MN.  This individual will supervise the daily Quality Assurance functions in the plant, overseeing the Quality Technicians on all 3 shifts.


  • Monitor the quality of the ingredients and products making sure all standards are met.
  • Collect data daily from all areas of the plant to maintain Quality Assurance records.
  • Provide technical services to manufacturing, R & D, Purchasing, and Distribution.
  • Assist Quality Assurance Manager; R & D; and Production management in product development.

What will you be doing?
  • Verify that each production line is properly set up, uses the correct standards for each product and completes the proper documentation. Ensures that the product is properly labeled.
  • Assist in developing, posting, revising, and maintaining product specifications and other operating standards.
  • Familiar with and use such equipment as the ATP Swabber, Moisture Analyzer, Petri-film plates, recording and calibrating thermometers, labeler, various computer programs, etc.
  • Participate in and occasionally lead Food Safety team in evaluating and improving operational and product quality and food safety awareness.
  • Participate in Material Review meetings, offering opinions and recommendations on how the address issues; track defects of product and distribute to the appropriate personnel.
  • Generate and/or assist in generating a wide variety of reports and manuals based upon data collected by the Quality, Production, and Product development departments.
  • Oversees the daily Product Evaluation forum, selecting product samples to evaluate, recording proper data, and following up with appropriate personnel to ensure corrective actions are taken when required.
  • Perform a weekly plant inspection with the Quality Assurance Manager. Monitor the effectiveness of corrective actions.
  • Maintain Raw Material Specifications and Certificates of Analysis to ensure incoming ingredients comply with Dianne’s Fine Desserts requirements.
  • Communicate issues and concerns with all other members of the QA Department
  • Promote Food Safety through maintaining high quality standards.
  • Assist in educating and training employees to comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), regulatory, industry standards, and Dianne’s Fine Desserts principles and requirements.
  • Minimize the price of non-conformance by providing technical support to the operation.
  • Provide ongoing training to Quality Technicians to ensure competency levels.
  • Promote food safety and product consistency.

Skills we are looking for:
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in a Food facility environment.
  • Minimum of two(2) years of Supervisory experience.
  • Team-oriented approach to problem solving and troubleshooting, with strong communication and teaching skills.
  • Must be able to work equally well with peers as well as superiors.
  • Possess analytical skills, paying attention to details.
  • Knowledge of food safety issues, GMP’s and other industry requirements
  • Possesses basic math skills.
  • Familiar with computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Flexibility to work other shifts as needed.
  • Goal oriented with desire and ability to learn new tasks.
  • Ability to project a positive attitude, encouraging others to do the same.
  • Self-motivated individual.

About Dessert Holdings
Dessert Holdings is North America’s fastest-growing premium dessert company, recognized for providing retail and foodservice customers with chef-inspired, innovative desserts made with real ingredients, a flexible and low-cost supply chain, and best-in-class service. The company is a collection of premium dessert companies and brands:  Steven Charles, The Original Cakerie, Lawler’s Desserts, Atlanta Cheesecake Company, and Dianne’s Fine Desserts.  Dessert Holdings is owned by Bain Capital, employing more than 3,200 people across eight manufacturing facilities, and is continuing its journey of rapid growth.

EEO Statement
Dessert Holdings and its related entities provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or any other characteristics protected by law. 


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