Pinnacle Foods

  • Quality Assurance Supervisor

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Job ID
  • Overview

    At Pinnacle Foods we are at the top of our game and the key to our success is clear. Everything we do is driven by our purpose: unleashing brand potential, dynamically evolving and improving our already beloved products to bring more convenience, taste, nutrition, and joy to today's consumers.
    The results? Our well-recognized products are found in 85% of American households and are leaders in their respective categories, holding the #1 or #2 market share position in 10 of the 14 categories in which we compete — and we're just getting started. We are committed to adding value through strategic growth that synergizes our portfolio of "Leadership" and "Foundation" brands and plays to our strengths in R&D, consumer insights, and senior management experience.



    The QA Supervisor leads a team during a regular operating shift in the plant, on all QA and Food Safety activities. The regular duties includes but are not limited to conducting tests on samples of  raw material and finished product,  ensuring that all Food Safety and Quality Management System requirements are consistently adhered to, and supporting operations leaders in reinforcing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) in the plant. The Quality Assurance Supervisor reports directly to the Quality Assurance Manager.


    • Responsible for the daily supervision of the QA Technician staff. This encompasses job task oversight, training, and job development including the establishment of measurable objectives and carrying out documented performance reviews
    • Ensure compliance to all Good Manufacturing and Food Safety & Quality Management System requirements
    • Ensure compliance to all federal, state and local regulatory requirements
    • Develop and deliver Food Safety & Quality Management System training curricula
    • Maintain the hold and release program ensuring that any non-conforming materials are properly controlled and dispositioned
    • Maintain and communicate Food Safety & QA information/data to all appropriate plant and corporate staff
    • Oversee and execute all raw material, in-process, finished product and environmental testing plans.
    • Ensure the successful development and on-going execution of effective internal self-assessment auditing programs
    • Participate in all external third party audits and regulatory inspections
    • Ensure the appropriate maintenance and retention of all Food Safety & Quality Management System records and forms
    • Implement and maintain quality improvement plans and programs
    • Assist the QA Manager and Sanitation Supervisor with the oversight of all sanitation cleaning programs.
    • Follow up on Food Safety, Quality and Process Control issues, ensuring successful resolution including effective use of Root Cause Analyses and Corrective and Preventative Action tools
    • Ensure adequate QA laboratory and other related supplies while meeting budgetary requirements
    • Participate in corporate and plant driven projects related to Food Safety & Quality improvement, MVP, and commercialization
    • Ensure a safe work environment for employees




    • One to three years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
    • Experience managing to FDA regulations
    • SQF and HACCP certified
    • PCQI certification preferred
    • Leadership experience preferred
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team environment
    • Good collaboration and oral and written communication skills
    • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule



    • Bachelor of Science in Food Science or related discipline (e.g. chemistry, biology, etc.) required


    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
    qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
    origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
    other legally protected basis.





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