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Food Safety/Food Quality Assurance Manager

Fresca Foods in Louisville, CO 80027 USA


$75,000 to $85,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Vision, Medical

Employment Type


Position Overview

The Food Safety Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for providing the necessary leadership, planning, direction, organization, and control to ensure Food Safety, Food Quality and Sanitation for the organization.

Essential Functions

  • Manages a group of technicians that cover all production shifts. Responsible for hiring, evaluating and developing personnel
  • Responsible for executing and maintaining all SQF food safety and quality assurance programs across all plants and shifts
  • Maintains calibration, validation and verification programs for all required testing
  • Manages root cause investigations, implements corrective and preventative actions
  • Manages, tracts and trends Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)/Food Safety audits in production and warehouses areas and initiates corrective actions as directed by the VP of FSQA
  • Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of HACCP plans
  • Develops a program that verifies and reviews testing results and daily paperwork
  • Reviews, revises and develops SOP’s for laboratory methods and manufacturing quality testing procedures
  • Coordinates and assists with monthly, annual and new employee training to include Plant Safety, Food Safety, Food Quality and GMP’s
  • Key participant with all audits and inspections
  • Assists with root cause analysis of customer complaints
  • Participates as an active member of Food Safety Committee
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Knowledge

  • Ability to develop a strong, high performing team
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • MS Office proficiency with the ability to analyze, input, graph, trend and report data in a detailed and understandable manner
  • Familiar with USDA and FDA, FSMA regulations, guidelines and interaction with regulatory entities
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, team environment
  • Must be able to successfully complete HACCP and FSMA Certification

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science or related field is required
  • Minimum ten years’ experience and training in the food manufacturing industry
  • Bi-lingual is a plus

Work Environment

  • Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to work in a multi-climate manufacturing setting
  • Comfortable with a moderate noise level
  • Able to work in an environment with peanuts and tree nuts
  • Other allergens present: gluten, soy, dairy and coconut

About Fresca Foods:

Fresca Foods is a Colorado-based manufacturer of natural and organic foods founded over 20 years ago. We seek out, acquire, and grow companies that are transforming traditional food categories with innovative, flavor-forward snacks made from real food. Additionally, we partner with innovative companies that inspire conscious consumers and transform traditional food categories. Our commitment to excellence, passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Over the past decade, Fresca has grown by thousands of percent in revenue, cases shipped, employees, and manufacturing space. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2016 Colorado Manufacturer of the Year, 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation, and 2015 finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year. Fresca is also a leader in community service. We consistently receive high marks in ethical audits and give our time and resources to community organizations such as Community Food Share, Food Bank of the Rockies, and EFAA. The next ten years will be even more exciting than the last ten, and we are excited to welcome new highly motivated and talented team members to our family.

Fresca Foods is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to equal consideration regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

Please, no third party inquiries.

Company address: 195 CTC Blvd. Louisville, CO 80027

Posted date: 6 months ago

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