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Food Quality & Safety Supervisor - Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

G.S. Gelato & Desserts, Inc.

$45,000 - $50,000 a year





This position is located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. If applying from outside the area, please confirm that you are willing to relocate.

G.S. Gelato & Desserts, Inc. is the leading manufacturer of authentic Italian gelato and sorbet with national distribution. We are looking for a Quality & Safety Supervisor to join our 40,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Fort Walton Beach. He/she would be trained to become an SQF practitioner with opportunities for advancement. The qualified individual will possess excellent multi-tasking abilities with extreme attention to detail, as well as organization, prioritization and communication skills.

The Quality Supervisorís primary responsibilities include:

  • Oversee the development, implementation, review, and maintenance of the SQF program.
  • Assure facility meets all requirements to ensure the current level of certification is maintained.
  • Verify all documentation throughout the production department is complete, accurate, and done in a timely manner.
  • Assist in the training, orientation, and coaching of production and warehouse personnel.
  • Conduct and maintain all weekly and monthly in-house inspections and audits.
  • Prepare and assist in the annual SQF audit.
  • Monitor sanitation efforts to identify trends and process issues, consult on corrective actions when needed.
  • Enforces GMP practices.
  • Effectively communicate any changes, modifications, or updates to managers, supervisors, leads, and other personnel.
  • Provide guidance and leadership in situations where deviations have occurred or a potential risk has been identified related to food safety and/or quality attributes.
  • Make suggestions and recommendations on how to improve safety, food safety, quality, service, efficiency and cost savings within the department and actively participate in their implementations.


  • Should have 4+ years of food processing experience, with at least 2 years in a manufacturing environment.
  • HACCP and SQF Practitioner certification is preferred (it can also be obtained upon hire).
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, supervisors, and vendors
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must be computer literate with intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Must be a team player and be able to interact with staff at all levels of the company.
  • Possess the ability to perform basic math, algebraic, and geometrical equations and formulas.
  • Must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Must have a positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Must have a mindset that embraces change and evolution, growth, and challenge.

Salary $45,000 - $50,000 depending on experience.

401k, paid time off, and other paid benefits available.

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to admin @ (remove spaces).

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year


  • quality control, food processing, and/or manufacturing: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts

Pay Frequency:

  • Weekly


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