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Food Safety Supervisor
Santa Cruz Nutritionals - Santa Cruz, CA




Santa Cruz Nutritionals, a leading manufacturer of gummy vitamins and supplements, is seeking an experienced Food Safety Supervisor to support and maintain food safety and product quality standards and programs:

Essential Duties:

  • Educates the facility in and assesses all types of risk including: packaging, utilities, ingredients and processes.
  • Oversees utilization and effectiveness of established food safety systems and drive continuous improvement of systems.
  • Design food safety processes for risk assessment that meet industry recognized standards.
  • Oversee plant HACCP/HARPC plan.
  • Provide assistance with HACCP/HARPC plant training.
  • Manage plant Deviation program, ensuring all deviations are properly reviewed, dispositioned, and closed on-time.
  • Manage plant calibration program, ensure all external calibrations are completed on-time and documented, and that internal calibrations are completed, with necessary documentation if overdue.

General Description:

The Food Safety Supervisor requires an understanding of food science and food/dietary supplement manufacturing principals. This position interacts closely with other departments within the company, therefore good people and communication skills are essential. The position is responsible for plant food safety programs, including HACCP/HARPC, deviation tracking management, plant calibration records, etc. This position supports all functional areas of the facility.

Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of three yearís experience within a food or dietary supplement manufacturing facility
  • A Bachelors Degree in Food Safety, Food Science, or a related field (Hands-on experience will be considered if a qualified candidate does not have a degree).
  • Excellent skills in communicating verbally and in written form in English.
  • Proficient computer skills, especially MS Word and Excel.

About the Company

Santa Cruz Nutritionals is a leading manufacturer of gummy vitamins, supplements, and organic fruit snacks. SCN operates in a fast growing industry and has consistently grown at +20% a year over the past 8 years. Today, the majority of SCNís business is through contract manufacturing for leading supplement brands, along with private label manufacturing for many of the largest retailers in NA. SCN sells over 350 unique formulas of gummy products and launched over 50 new products in the past 12 months alone.

SCN has an innovative pipeline of growth opportunities staged for the next 5 years that is expected to continue to provide double digit growth rates and will enable SCN to enter into new categories we arenít competing in today. SCN is looking for sharp and talented individuals who enjoy being part of a fast paced, growth organization.

Santa Cruz Nutritionals is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance: 3 years


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