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Career Opportunities: Food Safety Coordinator (27432)
Eddystone, PA





Req Id 27432 - Posted 07/13/2016 - Cocoa North America (D03) - Quality Assurance (QA) - Eddystone (USES)


Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for [[a Food Safety Coordinator position]] in [[the United States]] for [[our Eddystone, PA location.]]. Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 9000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world. Our international focus in the fascinating world of cocoa-growing and chocolate are the colorful backdrop for our many functions across a wide range of disciplines. In addition to sharing a passion for chocolate, Barry Callebaut employees live our other corporate values every day - customer focus, entrepreneurship, integrity and team spirit. We are committed to making sure that they have the right skills, know-how and deep understanding of our customers and their needs. Engaging and developing our employees is the key to our success. Because our business focus is so broad, the scope of career opportunities within Barry Callebaut can cover many functional areas.


  1. Provide scientific and technical food safety and microbiological support to the site to ensure product safety and quality, through risk assessment, program development and training.
  2. Coordinates, plans, and implements quality, food safety, and sanitation programs for the facility.
  3. Identify and communicate food safety risks to site, giving actionable advice on Food Safety programs and incorporating into programs
  4. Conduct validation of Critical Control Points related to heat kill steps (Cooking, roasting, etc) and assess validity of data.
  5. Conduct validation studies and risk assessments to determine critical limits for critical processes and collaborate with internal and external resources to update/maintain procedures.
  6. Liaise externally to ensure most relevant information and emerging issues are identified and incorporated in food safety programs.
  7. Directs and coaches the facility leadership team to ensure quality & food safety compliance and has the authority to suspend operations when serious quality & food safety risks are identified.

      8.  Accountable for HACCP & food safety training for the facility to ensure compliance and execution of required programs.



  1. Position requires a B.S. in a food safety discipline (Microbiology, Food Safety, Food Science or related field) with a minimum 5 years experience in Quality and/or Food Safety including experience in food industry auditing.  GFSI practitioner or certified auditor preferred.
  2. Previous HACCP certification program design and implementation is required.
  3. Thorough technical knowledge of quality & food safety is required.
  4. Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability, leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team are required.
  5. Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
  6. Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, Pathogen Environmental Monitoring and Facility/Equipment Design
  7. Knowledge of FSMA and PCQI certification preferred
  8. Excellent communication skills (presentation, report writing)
  9. Good interpersonal skills
  10. Ability to drive projects to completion

Our strength comes from the passion and expertise of our people. As we strive to create an environment in which our people can continue to learn and develop their skills on an ongoing basis, it is our goal to encourage entrepreneurship and creativity. Apply for one of our interesting positions today and start a great career in the world of cocoa and chocolate.


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