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Food Safety Coordinator - Chicago, IL 60632 (Brighton Park area)

World's Finest Chocolate





Food Safety Coordinator

As a Food Safety Coordinator, you'll be on a team that supports Food Safety programs including conducting inspections and audits and daily verification of HACCP and Food Safety records. You'll train others by delivering ongoing GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and food safety training. Additionally, you will prepare for annual SQF audit by being audit-ready at all times with in house auditing and review.


  • Maintain and update customer concern data; document and maintain records. Follow up as needed with process owners to ensure resolution.
  • Coordinate and update QA Holds and NCR processes. Maintain thorough records for the NCR process and follow up with process owners to ensure resolution.
  • Coordinate, conduct and document results of internal self-inspections and audits.
  • Perform daily verification of HACCP and Food Safety records.
  • Coordinate HACCP and Food Safety plans, ensure that all program elements are kept accurate and up-to-date.
  • Work with other department leaders to assure that all elements of HACCP and Food Safety plans are agreed upon, understood, and well communicated to all stake holders.
  • Review, maintain and update SQF system documentation, to ensure audit readiness at all times.
  • Conduct ongoing GMP and food safety training to new employees and temporaries, and maintain program documentation.
  • Serve as designated PCQI (FSMA) as well as SQF Practitioner for the facility.
  • Ensure that all business-related items are successfully and professionally communicated to co-workers, either verbally or in writing.
  • Take accountability for assigned duties, and perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor, in a timely manner


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences required, Food Science or Food Safety is Preferred
  • Required Certification / Training: GMPs are required ,HACCP, SQF, PCQI are Preferred
  • Experience: One year, plus in the food industry with BRC, IFS, FSSC or SQF Audit experience Team player who is willing and able to work in a collaborative environment, as the team covers for one another during the year
  • Technical Skills : Microsoft Office Suite with Excel – Intermediate Required, Access Preferred

About World's Finest Chocolate:

Family-owned for three generations, World's Finest® Chocolate crafts our unique family recipe from our sweet home Chicago. By using only the finest raw ingredients, we ensure that every piece will satisfy your chocolate cravings. Since 1949, our fundraising products have helped our customers raise over $4,000,000,000. We are equally proud to create Queen Anne® cordial cherries and a scrumptious selection of gift items.


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