Food Safety / Quality Assurance Supervisor

Fresca Foods Louisville, CO, USA


$55,000 to $65,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


The FSQA Supervisor is responsible for supervising Quality Assurance technicians with Quality and Food Safety testing and documentation. The FSQA Supervisor works directly with the FSQA Manager to maintain food safety and quality related pre-requisite programs as well as overall Safe Quality Food (SQF) certification. The QA Supervisor reviews, verifies and maintains food safety and quality assurance records; identifying and documenting deficiencies and providing QA problem solving support to the Operations management team. We currently have openings on 1st shift and 2nd shift.

Essential Functions

  • Reviews, revises, maintains and controls hard and electronic documents for quality assurance
  • Trains and coaches QA technicians in accordance to outlined essential functions in QA technician job description. Works with QA lead to provide additional training as needed for technicians.
  • Reviews, verifies, maintains and documents SQF, HACCP and Pre-Operational/Sanitation records
  • Updates forms and SOPs as required; maintaining version history
  • Reviews on-hold materials with plant management and assists with timely dispositions
  • Generates and maintains Quality Notifications for customers
  • Collaborates with QA and Operations management to investigate and help solve problems on the production floor.
  • Maintains deviations and completes corrective actions for them
  • Assists with Food Safety/GMP quality related audit preparation
  • Responsible for QA final product and environmental sample shipment for laboratory testing and maintaining submittal documentation
  • Responsible for leading weekly inspections of all areas of the company including manufacturing areas
  • Performs routine environmental monitoring in the manufacturing facilities with the assistance of QA technicians
  • Assists R&D team with new product development during trial runs. Works with QA lead to outline quality checks and additional responsibilities for QA technicians to perform in new production areas.
  • Schedules, supervises, trains and supports quality assurance technicians
  • Assists QA Manager with hiring, evaluating, rewarding and disciplining personnel
  • Assists QA Specialist in approvals and releasing product, following our positive release policies.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement, lean practices, six sigma, 5S, food safety, environmental and plant safety programs.
  • Assists QA technicians with additional pre-op and sanitation procedure validations
  • Other duties as assigned

Education & Experience

  • BS in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, or related field
  • Experience in Quality Assurance experience in a food manufacturing facility
  • 1+ year of people leadership experience preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/English a plus

Skills & Knowledge

  • Must be able to successfully complete PCQI, HACCP and SQF Certification (required) or already have these skills (preferred)
  • Fluent in English required; bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail. Must be able to read, write, and speak English to properly understand and relay important safety and quality information.
  • Familiar with USDA and FDA regulations, guidelines and interaction with regulatory entities.
  • Demonstrate ability to actively participate in a positive and engaged team atmosphere.
  • Work well with others to establish and maintain excellent interdepartmental relationships.
  • Familiarity with lab safety and handling of hazardous materials.
  • MS Office proficiency with the ability to analyze, input, graph, trend and report data in a detailed and understandable manner.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment as well as individually focused document review
  • Positive team player

Work Environment

  • Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to work in both hot/warm and cold conditions
  • Comfortable with a moderate noise level
  • Able to work in an environment with peanuts, tree nuts, all other major allergens.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Health insurance, vision insurance, dental benefit, FSA, pet insurance, 401(k) with company match, PTO, paid holidays, bonus potential
Fresca Foods

About Fresca Foods:

Based just outside Boulder, Colorado, Fresca Foods has supported the growth of the thriving natural foods industry for the last twenty years. Fresca is a manufacturing, supply chain and innovation partner for some of the world’s largest food companies, as well as some of the world’s most vibrant entrepreneurs. We are on a mission to transform the food system by improving how food is sourced, made, and delivered to consumers.

Safety is our first priority, and our commitment to excellence, our passionate and talented team, and our creativity and flexibility have made Fresca a recognized leader and employer of choice. Fresca is recognized as a Top 50 Employer in Boulder County, 2018 Colorado Manufacturing of the Year, 2018 NEXTY Award Winner, and 2016 winner for Outstanding Innovation. 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. Fresca has the fast-paced, high-growth, and creative energy of a start-up along with the longevity, growth opportunities, and scale of a larger company. The energy of our team is infectious, the work is challenging, and the opportunities for growth are abundant. 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. The position will be part of a team that is deeply committed to the mission and the joy of great food. The company is in growth mode and will highly value applicants with the desire, drive, collaboration, and creativity to help shape the future of the company.

At Fresca, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. 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. In addition, Fresca Foods is committed to equal pay for equal work. Differences in pay between substantially similar positions may be based on a variety of factors, including seniority, merit, quantity/quality of production, education/ training/ experience related to the position in question, geographic location of where the work is performed, or travel, if a regular and necessary condition of the job. The pay range indicated in this job posting represents the low and high end of the hiring range for this job. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to relevant skills, experience, and capabilities.

Please, no third party inquiries.

Company website:

Company address: 195 CTC Blvd. Louisville CO 80027

Posted date: 15 days ago

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