Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree in food science or related field
Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ related food processing quality assurance/supervisory experience
Demonstrated expertise in IT related software (Microsoft, M3)
Experience with GFSI, SQF and/or GGAP standards
Strong experience with 3rd party food safety audits
Bilingual Spanish/English preferred
Position Description: This position ensures the safety of food products throughout company operations. The position focus is on maintaining and improving food safety systems and providing leadership and instruction in the implementation of programs, policies, and objectives to ensure food quality and safety
Reports to the Director of Operations
Essential Job Functions:
Maintain and improve food safety systems to ensure food safety and quality including specifications, preventive controls, and test methods.
Develop and maintain food safety systems including, HACCP, GFSI, SQF2, and GGAP, through internal audits, recall, traceability, environmental monitoring, allergen control, and other programs.
Analyze data, identify opportunities, and report on trends to drive progress toward high-level food safety and quality metrics.
Monitor new product transfer from product development and ensure robust systems in place to support new manufacturing processes and products.
Manage food safety and quality data and processes.
Deliver food safety and technical support to departments throughout the organization.
Craft and develop food safety education and training tools.
Provide leadership in quality system reviews and actively participate in defining solutions.
Support continuous improvement projects and cross-functional quality initiatives.
Supervise, train and provide leadership to team members.
Conduct internal audits and 2nd party audits on the appropriate schedules and complete necessary paperwork.