Food Safety &
Quality Assurance Specialist
Township of South Brunswick, NJ
Roland Foods cultivates,
facilitates, and honors relationships that inspire passion and support
success in the specialty food industry. Founded in 1934, Roland Foods imports
more than 1,500 products from across Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, and
the Middle East. At Roland Foods, we believe in the power of food to open
minds, spark adventure, and bring diverse people together. We are passionate
about food, and dedicated to those who grow, make, serve, and eat it.
For more information,
please visit http://www.rolandfood.com/
JOB SUMMARY AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Are you a Jack or Jill of
all trades? Do you enjoy working cross functionally across the organization
to produce the best product for the customer, if so, then we want to talk to
you! We are currently seeking a customer and product oriented Food Safety
& Quality Assurance (FSQA) Specialist. This person will serve as a vital
part of the organization when it comes to keeping our customers happy and in
the know with all things food safety and compliance related. We are really
looking for a researcher and investigator who understands food safety and
quality assurance, and someone who wants to work in dynamic and
- Effectively communicate with suppliers
to get accurate information for all products.
- Work on cross functional team
with Product Development, Buyers and Creative to bring new items to the
market in a timely manner.
- Research and investigate proper
labeling of ingredients.
- Assure supplier compliance with
product consistency among multiple suppliers.
- Evaluate GMO, allergen
statements and gluten statements from all suppliers.
- Work with the Creative and
Purchasing Departments regarding label compliance.
- Review for accuracy all
ingredient declarations, weight statements and nutrition facts panels to
comply with all labeling regulations.
- Evaluate supplier information
to verify product compliance against Company standards, labeling laws
- BS in food science, biology or
nutrition. A culinary arts degree and/or related work experience will
also be considered.
- 2+ years’ experience in the
food industry as food tech/QA/food safety with a background in food
manufacturing and/or food imports.
- General knowledge of HACCP, ISO
9002, GMP, and USDA, FDA, and federal, state and local laws.
- Food safety and nutrition
knowledge; general food science knowledge; familiar with analytical and
- Interest and aptitude for
science and technology; good mathematic skills
- Proficient in gleaning
information by observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information
from all relevant sources.
- Efficient with processing
information by compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating,
auditing, or verifying information or data.
- Good oral and written
communication skills including technical writing
- Active learner; good
initiative; excellent organizational skills; detail-oriented and
accurate; problem solver.
- Strong computer skills;
proficient in Excel and Word.
Roland is an Equal