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Quality Supervisor 
Califia Farms  4 reviews - 
Bakersfield, CA 93308





We’re Califia Farms (Califia, pronounced like California), the plant-powered food and beverage company of the future. Our mission is to innovate delicious plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment. We're led by beverage visionary Greg Steltenpohl, crafting, concocting and cold-brewing beautifully bottled goodness from the San Joaquin Valley. Our name comes from the Spanish legend of warrior Queen Califia, the goddess of bounty and abundance who ruled over the mythical island of California. We make our daily decisions using these six core values: Do, Learn Improve; Act Like an Owner; Challenge the Status Quo; The Bottle is Half Full; We, Not I, and Using our Sixth Sense (being conscious of our impact on others and the planet). 

  • Founded in 2011
  • 220 full time staff and contracted employees
  • Headquarters in Downtown L.A. Arts District and Manufacturing in Bakersfield, CA
  • We believe in - Shared leadership ( ) - ( ) where team members are heard and leadership is broadly distributed
  • We are committed to our people and to our communities’ sustainability

Job Title: QA Supervisor 

Department: Quality Assurance 

Reports to: Sr QA Manager 


The Quality Assurance Supervisor’s primary responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Responsible for the implementation of directed quality efforts in the plant
  • Manages, follows and monitors GMP, HACCP, IIPP, Food Safety and SOPs guidelines
  • Audits and maintains production logs and other paperwork as needed for proper documentation
  • Authorized to approve HACCP documentation and perform internal audits
  • Manages all lab personnel via direct reporting structure
  • Manages all shift personnel via a dotted-line reporting structure
  • Works with management to discuss, diagnose problems and improve quality and efficiency
  • Communicates plant issue’s and operations with management
  • Responsible for upholding food safety standards in the plant including being HACCP certified
  • Assists in providing safe working conditions for all employees
  • Develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with all employees and management
  • Works with production department to improve quality of product
  • Monitors and maintains inventory and reorders if items need to be reordered
  • Optimizes plant efficiency and coordinates plant needs accordingly
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the plant management.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate equivalent from an accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in food manufacturing
  • Ability to speak, write, and read English is a must, some Spanish a plus
  • Ability to stand, kneel, bend over, climb stairs and ladders and lift/move up to 50 pounds
  • Must possess good mechanical, communication and people skills
  • Must be able to follow and communicate directions
  • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure and compute rate, ratio and percentage
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs

Califia Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Califia Farms is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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