Food Safety Specialist
The Food Specialist will be responsible for overseeing all food safety
policies, procedures and regulatory compliance for the facility in
collaboration with facility management and corporate food safety team. The
successful candidate will be the gatekeeper for food safety standards,
policies, and programs including but not limited to HACCP, food safety
training programs, SOPís, SSOPís, product inspections, etc. She/he will
have the ability to collaborate with multiple stake holders and thrive in
fast pace business environment. As America's largest field tomato grower,
we take great pride in our people and our processes that protect our
customers and brand.
Some Key Responsibilities:
- Develop/ maintain
documentation policies and procedures as relate to food safety for the
- Monitor and verify activities
to ensure that all products coming in and out of the facility meet
company/customer food safety and quality standards
- Gatekeeper of all food safety
documentation and regulatory compliance for the facility
- Collaborate with facility
management and corporate food safety on updating and or implementing
food safety training and or procedures
- Perform internal and external
food safety audits as needed.
- Provide training to
management personnel and employees regarding varies programs that are
foundational to food safety such as GMPís, HACCP, pest management,
preventive maintenance, sanitation practices.
Education & Skills Required:
- Bachelorís degree in biology,
food science, chemistry, or other related sciences is required however
we will consider candidate with adequate industry experience
- Proficient in Microsoft
Office especially excel
- Strong analytic skills and
ability to make quick decisions with best available information
- Good oral and written
communication skills that can be used customize to fit multiple
stakeholders such as production staff, food safety professionals,
- Internal auditing experience.
* Familiar with microbiological testing programs.
- Experience with Approved
- Ability to increase and
evaluate employee GMP's.
- Proven track record on
management and execution of GMPs and HACCP.
Other Requirements: Bilingual (Spanish)
preferred, open to travel ~10-15%
Job Type: Full-time