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Quality Food and Safety Coordinator - Denver, CO

MycoTechnology 

 

 

 

 

About Us:

Incorporated in 2013, Aurora, Colorado based MycoTechnology, Inc. is a food technology company that has developed a novel food processing platform using gourmet fungi to transform agricultural products by improving taste, value and nutritional characteristics. MycoTechnology developed the world's first organic bitter blocker, ClearTaste™, which directly removes the need for sugar in foods by blocking the perception of unwanted taste, including bitterness, astringency, and other flavor defects in various food products. The largest food companies around the world are looking to use the technology to reformulate products to be healthier for consumers. ClearTaste™ is 100% natural, GMO free, chemical free, and certified organic. MycoTechnology recently introduced PureTaste™, a high quality, neutral tasting, complete vegan protein, that has the nutritional profile unlike any other protein on the market. Its PureTaste™ production facility will open in Q4 2018, creating over 60 new career opportunities.

Purpose of Position:

As a key member of the Quality Food Safety and Compliance Team, assists in implementing and managing internal GMPs. The Quality Assurance Coordinator will function as the HACCP Coordinator and will be responsible for leading the HACCP Team and overseeing the HACCP food safety plan. This individual will partner with all members in the workforce to write, validate, and ensure that the Food Safety and Quality Assurance Programs are maintained. Provide prompt and detailed follow-up to all internal and external customers including customer survey responses and customer complaint investigations.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversee the HACCP food safety program to identify biological, chemical, and physical hazards and risks within raw materials and production processes and implement control points and critical control points to manage these risks.
  • Assist with evaluating activities related to Food Safety Programs to comply with city, state, federal, and international regulatory requirements
  • Conduct and support regulatory, external, and internal food safety and quality audits.
  • Prepare and cultivate “a zero-safety incident mentality” throughout the facility.
  • Ensure Quality System programs, processes, and procedures are implemented successfully and function as designed throughout the operation in order to ensure the quality and integrity of manufactured products and services.
  • Conduct root cause analysis on defective materials, audits, and fulfill corrective action plans.
  • Track and trend food safety, quality, and compliance metrics and present to Food Safety and HACCP teams.
  • Ensure consistent and thorough follow-up to non-conformities as it relates to quality food safety.
  • Help maintain a root cause database and provide feedback to customers when required.
  • Assess and suggest modifications to improve the efficiency of the internal GMP program.
  • Oversee environmental monitoring program swab samples per sampling schedule.
  • Facilitate new hire training, on-going procedural training, and safety training. Work with management and temporary staffing agency to ensure all training is completed in timely fashion
  • Other duties and tasks as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, manufacturing or related field or equivalent work experience
  • HACCP experience required.
  • Food Safety Management System (GFSI recognized) experience required
  • 5+ years of experience in an analytical QA/QC lab environment for the food, pharmaceutical, or related industry preferred
  • Audit experience (regulatory, external, and internal) preferred
  • Leadership: A demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others.
  • Ability to speak candidly and provide constructive feedback.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Demonstrated organization skills.
  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.

Benefits:

MycoTechnology is located in Aurora, CO. We offer a competitive compensation package and a full benefits package that includes 401(k), paid vacation, and paid holidays.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • QA/QC: 5 years (Preferred)
  • GFSI: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Laboratory: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Project Management: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

 

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