Food Safety Analyst
- The Smithfield
Packing Co. - IA-Denison
are in Pacific Daylight Time.
Food Safety Analyst
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position assists the Food Safety Manager to ensure the food safety system at
the plant is properly written, documented and implemented - thus ensuring
USDA regulatory compliance and the production of safe and wholesome meat
Food Safety Analyst position is for Food Safety employees with the
appropriate educational requirements as well as two plus years
experience in Food Safety.
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status
or status as an individual with disability.
- Assists in development,
implementation and compliance with HACCP programs that support the safe
handling of food by recording and analyzing critical control point
records that track product through the plant ensuring the safety of food
products at all times. Properly review and scrutinize all aspects
of the food safety system and meat production processes.
- Ensure the USDA regulatory
requirements for Food Safety are met. This is key
because the USDA's interpretation of the "rules" is constantly
changing. Revise and update food safety programs and procedures
including the annual reassessment of all programs.
- Conducts pre-operation
sanitation checks to ensure all pre-operation sanitation has been done
correctly. Determines need for re-sampling of equipment and
directs sanitation and plant personnel to perform the re-sampling.
- Communicates findings regarding
food safety deficiencies to Plant Food Safety Manager and provides
feedback, recommendations and instruction and training to plant
employees regarding food safety deficiencies and corrective actions as
- Provides technical leadership
and scientific expertise regarding food safety and sanitation to plant
- As needed In plants with a Corporate Food Safety Manager, this
position assumes the management role when the Corporate Food Safety
Manager is at other plants.
- Bachelor of Science degree from
a four-year college or university and 0-2 years related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to use exposure
monitoring equipment, interpret and communicate results.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Suite
software, e.g. Excel, Word and PowerPoint; UNIX applications (SAP).
- Detail oriented
- Strong organizational skills
- Strong interpersonal and
- Applicants must be authorized
to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
- Must perform bending, squatting,
sitting and reaching from floor level to six feet in height for filing
- Must be able to sit for the
duration of two hours for computer work.
- Must be able to stand and walk
for the duration of two hours for observation studies.
- Must be able to climb stairs
and lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
- Must be able to perform studies
on the production floor, work in temperatures ranging from -10 to 90
degrees F and in constant noise, exposure to fumes, dust, mechanical, electrical
and safety hazards.
- Must be able to work in cramped
spaces and in poor lighting and ventilation.
- Noise level in the work
environment is usually moderate but can be loud if in the