Food Safety and
Quality Specialist - Milwaukie, OR 97222 (Milwaukie Business-Industry area)
Bob's Red Mill
Position Overview: The Food Safety and Quality
Specialist will be responsible for developing, administering, managing, and
maintaining applicable Food Safety Programs & Policies at Bobís Red Mill
Natural Foods. They shall be responsible for the implementation and
continuous improvement of food safety focused programs including but not
limited to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Safe Quality Food (SQF) Food
Safety and Quality systems, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP),
and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliance. This position will be the
dedicated HACCP Coordinator and a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual.
Position reports directly to the Director of Food Safety and Quality
Assurance and will be the backup SQF Practitioner.
Additional Responsibilities, Skills
- Evaluate food safety concerns
in facility and implement programs to eliminate hazards.
- Oversee and ensure compliance
to HACCP plans.
- Manages, develops, maintains,
and ensures all SQF policies, procedures, training manuals, logs,
documentations, COAs, product specification sheets, and records up to
date in meeting SQF Level 3 Certification requirements.
- Evaluate and assist in
developing processes, specifications, and critical control points in
manufacturing, for ongoing quality assurance of all finished goods.
- Manage document control for all
GMPs, prerequisite programs, and food safety and quality SOPs.
- Validate SQF procedures.
- Performs GMP audits and
internal audits and ensures compliance.
- Performs daily monitoring
activities on SQF and HACCP programs including: verification,
validation, audit, recordkeeping, etc. to ensure facility's continuous
compliance with SQF 2000 code requirements.
- Supports Food Safety and
Quality Assurance Manager on facilitation of third party audits.
- Support continuous improvement.
- Affect change through indirect
leadership. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication
- Strong Microsoft Office skills.
- Ability to write SOPs and work
- Effectively work with
production team and other members of quality team to develop and
maintain a robust and effective food safety and quality system.
- Ability to document findings in
recorded form by means of data input on a computer and/or writing long
hand in a notebook or preprinted form.
- Ability to work both
individually and as a member of a team.
- Other tasks as assigned by Food
Safety and Quality Assurance Manager.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor of Science degree in
Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, or related field required.
- 2-5 years practical experience
in Food Safety or Management of Quality or Production, or Project
Management in the food industry.
- Detailed knowledge and track
record of successful implementation of food manufacturing policies and
- HACCP and SQF certifications
- May be exposed to significant
extremes in temperature, noise, and dust.
- Occasional lifting of product
both raw and finished weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Good physical dexterity with
the ability to climb step ladders and stairs, squat, kneel, stand, and
sit for long periods of time
What you should know: Our success begins and ends with
our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human
experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates
the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants
for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other
characteristics protected by law.
Job Type: Full-time
- Food Safety: 2 years (Required)
- HACCP and Safe Quality Food
- Paid time off
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Healthcare spending or
reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
- Other types of insurance
- Retirement benefits or accounts
- Child Care benefits
- Gym memberships or discounts
- Commuting/travel assistance
- Employee discounts
- Workplace perks such as
food/coffee and flexible work schedules