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Food Safety Coordinator
Simmons Foods, Inc 61 reviews - Van Buren, AR




Simmons Foods, Inc. – Poultry Division –Van Buren, AR

We believe in growing our talent and require innovative thinkers and “doers”. We’ve created an environment of continuous improvement and change. It’s exciting and challenging. If this sounds like an organization you would like to work for, we have the job for you!

Van Buren Cook Facility is looking for Food Safety Coordinator to be responsible for oversight (under the direction of the QA Manager) with meeting all requirements related to Food Safety Programs and regulatory requirements. Supports the Quality Assurance department with meeting customer specification requirements and audit requirements related to the facility and products being produced. Manages Food Safety Programs. Maintains and updates the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan, Hazard Analysis, flow charts, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) plan and other related programs to the food safety system. Daily review of records related to the HACCP, SSOP, and Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP) programs of the facility. Regular review of the associated programs and records for food safety. Develops, implements, and organizes food safety related training for all facility employees. Performs direct observations at a required frequency of food safety related actions such as HACCP monitoring, SSOP monitoring, pre-operational inspections, and other inspection processes. Demonstrates knowledge of the food safety programs and regulatory requirements related to these programs. Facilitates company audits and manages related programs. Maintains audit programs and records to ensure expectations are met. Demonstrates knowledge of the audit requirements and related programs. Periodic review of related records to ensure compliance with audits. Facilitates organization of audit materials and leads during company audits. Ensures accurate reporting and facilitates continuous improvement. Maintains trend analysis reports on HACCP, SSOP, and related issues for management evaluation. Establishes and oversees statistical methods/procedures for measuring and tracking process capabilities. Using available data, aids in continuous improvement and necessary changes related to food safety and quality in the areas of production, maintenance, sanitation, and quality. Ensures open communication with necessary personnel. Attends and participates in regular USDA meetings. Leads and/or participates in regular meetings with Quality and/or production employees to ensure communication with all levels on food safety and quality related topics. Prepares and maintains written programs and documentation to ensure effective communication of plant policies, procedures, and programs.

This position requires a Minimum Education : High School diploma or equivalent, Preferred Education : Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Animal Science, Poultry Science, Microbiology, or related degrees. Technical Experience: 3 years experience in food processing with experience related to food safety and/or quality management. Industry Experience: Preference for poultry or food processing organization.

Required experience:

  • Food processing with experience related to food safety and/or quality management: 3 years


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