Directly oversees processing employees, ensuring compliance with all production procedures, policies, government regulations, and company health and safety rules, while maintaining quality standards. Performs basic supervisory duties as directed by department manager, when supervisor is absent from department. Reviews and verifies all of employees' paperwork before turning in to Quality Control Department for approval. Closes production record reports and informs inventory control personnel of any raw material discrepancies. Inspects products to verify conformance to specifications and makes deviation decisions when products are out of specification. Analyzes and resolves work problems and grievances. Assists employees in troubleshooting and solving work problems. Develops and/or assists in writing and updating of Standard Operating Procedures for all tasks within department, with direction and review of department supervisor or manager. Must be able to lift 60#.