Food Safety Specialist -* *Ocean
Are you an individual who thrives in a challenging environment? If so,
we’re seeking talent to join our team as a Food Safety Specialist. You’ll
have the opportunity to utilize your food safety knowledge to audit,
improve, teach, coach, and promote our food safety programs to our
suppliers, customers and employees. Select the job title to view the full
SCOPE OF ROLE
- Promote Ocean Mist Farms
programs by educating suppliers, customers, and employees.
- Develop and implement
policies and programs on food safety/defense guidance and education.
- Perform in-house and 3rd
party audits and inspections; conduct detailed and documented risk
- Develop facility/field
standard operating procedures according to food safety and food
defense standards. Maintain food safety records and database.
- Sample and evaluate held
product against standards to assist in final dispositions.
- Sample and/or document
incoming materials on arrival; check certificates of analysis, lot
numbers, and quantities and test against standards.
- Make determinations on
acceptance or rejection of materials based on testing, experience.
- Review chemical inventory and
update respective MSDS files.
- Address customer / consumer
inquiries and manage food safety related complaints.
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree in
environmental health, biology or chemistry is preferred; degree with
comparable food safety, microbiology, or quality assurance experience
will be considered.
- An experienced specialist
with knowledge in food science, biological/physical sciences, food
safety, and quality assurance in a manufacturing environment is highly
- A Certified
Professional – Food Safety (CP-FS) or Certified in
Comprehensive Food Safety(CCFS) credential is highly desired.
Requires continuing education in management, operations and personal
development. Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.
- Adhere to Good Agricultural
Practices (GAP), Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement (LGMA), Hazard
Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) as minimum standards.
- Superior verbal and written
communication skills with the confidence to present in large group
- Sound technical skills,
excellent judgment and strong operational focus. Strong analytical and
interpersonal skills; must exercise a high degree of initiative,
discipline, judgment, discretion and decision-making.
- Energetic forward-thinking
individual with ability to maintain effective working relationships
within all levels of the organization, customers, vendors and guests.
- Proficient software skills
are required, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
applications, (i.e., Excel and Word) is required; prior Famous
experience is highly desired.
Job Type: Full-time
- Food Safety, Microbiology,
Quality Assurance: 1 year