Quality Assurance & Food Safety Tolleson, Arizona


Position at JBS USA

Fabrication QA Superintendent

Position Overview

  • Develop, implement, and monitor policies and procedures pertaining to all plant-wide food safety related activities. Ensure compliance to all FSIS, corporate and plant quality policies, procedures and requirements.
  • Provide leadership in the initiation of root cause analysis, corrective action and preventive action.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • HACCP monitoring and verification.
  • Update SOPs and forms as necessary from HACCP reassessments, program changes, etc.
  • Perform food safety assessments.
  • Provide production support, decision making for food safety/quality issues.
  • Prepare for audits (customer, BRC, etc).
  • Supports process and practices necessary to improve the food safety.
  • Leads and directs the work of the Fabrication Quality Assurance and Food Safety Supervisors.
  • Provides functional, technical, and process leadership to the team.
  • Ensuring that all process owners and Supervisors develop and maintain their part of the food safety management system.
  • Ensure that FSIS and corporate requirements and expectations are being met or exceed expectations. 
  • Develop strategic plans to achieve goals and targets within deadlines.
  • Promoting food safety achievements and performance.
  • Maintaining constant awareness of food safety standards.
  • Bringing together Production and Quality Assurance staff and driving the group to formulate and agree on comprehensive food safety procedures.
  • Ensure that audits, procedures, and SOPs are properly understood, carried out, and evaluated and modifications made as necessary.
  • Pinpointing food safety related training needs.


  • Perform audit verifications.
  • Conduct/ensure CCP and prerequisite program training.
  • SOP verification.
  • Provide reports and feedback to top managers on the effectiveness and suitability of the food safety systems.
  • Review documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Follow up on corrective actions and preventative measures.
  • Suggest and implement changes in the working conditions and use of equipment to increase food safety.
  • Prompt investigation and distribution of details of presumptive positives.
  • Liaison between plant and USDA.
  • Interface with other departments to develop a strong food safety awareness culture.

“The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made.”