Monitors quality policies/programs related to food safety and
pre-requisite programs. Ensures production facilities and
manufacturing processes meet company, industry, and regulatory
standards for food safety, sanitation and cGMP standards. Conducts
audits, inspections, trainings, and consultations to ensure
understanding and compliance with applicable internal standards and
Lends food safety and sanitation expertise to production
supervisors and site management ensuring they are knowledgeable in
requirements to maintain food safety and pre-requisite programs.
Ensures compliance to Gallo processes and procedures to better
maintain product integrity of finished goods.
Participates on cross-functional teams providing advice to the
group on quality assurance, pre-requisite programs and food safety
Provides input and makes recommendations regarding HACCP programs.
Facilitates the implementation of food safety and quality
management systems that comply with 21 CFR part 110 and part 111.
Guides the development of pre-requisite programs required to comply
with FSSC 22000 and IFS certifications at all Gallo facilities.
Monitors product purity and integrity by means of audits,
inspections and laboratory analyses.
Conducts RCCA events and works with other functions to ensure
implementation of corrective actions for non-conformance to
Maintains documentation and systems related to Good Manufacturing
Practices (GMPs) and related regulatory requirements.
Provides oversight of company pest control program.
Organizes and facilitates enterprise wide training and risk
analysis in the areas of food safety, plant sanitation, pest control,
water systems and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
Provides SME support for engineering and maintenance activities
ensuring compliance with company and industry sanitary design
Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable
compliance, quality, environmental and safety regulatory
considerations. If accountable for the work of others, responsible
for ensuring their understanding and compliance.
This job description reflects management's assignment of essential
functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelors degree plus 5 years of production/operations,
food/beverage sanitation, or quality assurance experience reflecting
increasing levels of responsibility OR 9 years of
production/operations, food/beverage sanitation, or quality assurance
experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.
Required to lift and move equipment or product that can weigh up to
High School Diploma or GED.
Bachelor of Science degree in a Natural Science discipline plus 8
years of food/beverage sanitation experience reflecting increasing
levels of responsibility.
Experience in project management.
Knowledge of microbiological and sanitary design principles.
Knowledge of quality and food safety systems including HACCP, FSSC
22000, IFS, ISO 14001, GFSI, and SPC.
Experience with sanitation and GMPs in a food and beverage
Experience with lean manufacturing and six sigma principles.
Experience reading, analyzing and interpreting general business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or
Experience writing reports, business correspondence and procedure
manuals. Experience presenting information and responding to
questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general
Skilled in the use of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint at an
intermediate level; working knowledge of internet usage, Intelex, Wine Manager LiveLink
Skilled in applying advanced mathematical concepts such as
exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations and permutations.
Skilled in applying mathematical operations to such tasks as
frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and
validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling
theory and factor analysis.
Experience defining problems, collecting data, establishing facts
and drawing solid conclusions.
Experience interpreting an extensive variety of technical
instructions in mathematical or diagram form and dealing with several
abstract and concrete variables.
Experience understanding and applying relevant regulatory laws,
standards and guidelines pertaining to food and beverage processing.
Experience understanding, applying and communicating all company
and industry standards and systems relating to plant sanitation and
Experience communicating effectively by oral and written means at
all organizational levels.
Experience working effectively with all levels of the organization.
Experience demonstrating project-driven team building, leadership
and mentoring skills.
Experience reading, analyzing and interpreting processing equipment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to
stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands
and arms and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to
sit. Occasionally the work will involve working at heights, including
but not limited to the top of tanks or platforms. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Work requires the use of proper PPE (gloves, goggles, boots and
coveralls) for handling of various cleaning and sanitizing chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud