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Sysco QA Associate in Westminster, Colorado


US1119 FreshPoint Denver, Inc.

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

2 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



$15.82 - $21.44


Candidates who start work in the months of May, June, July, August and September 2021 may be eligible for medical and prescription drug plan coverage effective on their date of hire*. Standard eligibility rules and timelines apply to all other Sysco benefits, including additional healthcare benefits options, retirement benefits, vacation, and paid sick leave. Please visit to view additional benefits information. *Exceptions/exclusions may apply

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the quality of processes and product outputs. Activities include: • Defining and specifying activities, processes, and standards to fulfill the quality requirements for a service or manufactured material, component, or product. • Auditing, monitoring, and determining the quality of processes or outputs, either against defined internal and/or regulatory standards. • Product integrity testing, coloring, fitting and pattern and wet processing to ensure orders are in compliance with corporate/customers' quality requirements. • Reporting on process deviations and defects.


•Assist in GMP' employee instruction and training

•Plant Pre-op Inspection.

•Performing Daily Operational Inspections

•Verification, Observation, and Review of Monitors and all HACCP documentation

•Assist in maintaining product specifications in formulation and packaging


•Observe all policies and procedures for the department and plant.

•Training would include re- instructing employees on the floor as needed

•Plant Pre-Op Inspection would include daily random visual and ATP swab testing of cleaned surfaces. Verify maintenance of good housekeeping of work and storage areas. Ensure proper sanitation procedures are followed. Note deficiencies and communicate with the Sanitation Supervisor all re-cleaning and re-inspections.

•Daily operational inspections would include monitoring of GMPs as well as temperature monitoring, insuring sanitizer strength, maintaining foot baths, reviewing pest control, insuring security program, enforcement of allergen controls, monitoring room temperatures, scale calibrations and setting metal detectors.

•Perform sensory evaluation of all products as they are produced. Take daily product samples and maintain control of all samples.

•Generate daily product paperwork and check the completion of all forms relating to products or sanitation. Ensure product quality through Pre-Shipment verification.

•Maintain a neat personal appearance according to the department's dress code policy.

•Observe all local, state and federal health codes and regulations as well as those that apply to weights and measures.

•Attend QA meetings to learn new information or revisions to old procedures.

•Report to QA Manager concerns with GMP violations or ideas on QA or Food Safety improvements.

•Maintain a good working relationship with USDA Inspectors.


Professional Skills:

•Previous food manufacturing or quality assurance experience preferred. (2+ years)

•Minimum High School Diploma or GED preferred

•Must be able to work with little supervision and provide direction to others.

•Must be able to plan the order of work according to priorities.

•Must have good oral and written communications in dealing with co-workers and be able to follow and give instructions.

•Able to perform basic math computations.

•Must be at least 18 years of age.

•Must have a working knowledge of PCs and printers.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Working Conditions:

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•Able to stand and move about constantly (more than 50% of time worked). Able to stoop and bend frequently.

•Able to work in a cold environment, 45 ' 50 degrees (more than 50% of time worked).


COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.