leadership, direction and execution of all plant food safety functions to
support Perdue’s food safety goals and ensure compliance with all regulatory
agencies. To ensure all products produced meet or exceed all customer,
regulatory and company requirements as they relate to food safety. Directs
the plant Food Safety Department in selecting, developing, and motivating
food safety team members to achieve organizational goals. Will act as plant
authority on all food safety matters and work in conjunction with the Plant
QA Manager and staff to ensure product safety is always maintained. Position
requires some cross functional skills with QA Manger and will assist QA
Supervisors in decision making when needed in the absence of the QA Manager.
All other task provided by supervisor.
Manages all activities of the Food Safety department in a manner which
results in consistent food safety results as measured through the company
matrix and regulatory mandates.
documents, and implements food safety processes/procedures to ensure product
safety is always monitored and maintained.
3. Leads all
Food Safety and Regulatory efforts at the plant.
Perdue’s food safety standards as outlined in the plants HACCP, LCP,
Salmonella/Campy Standards and others programs, maintain the required
5. Is the
catalyst for leading continuous improvement through technology and scientific
research in an effort to take the plants food safety program(s) to the next
leadership and is an active member of all project teams to ensure food
safety concerns are addressed at assigned plants.
open communications with Corporate QA, plant management, sales and marketing
staffs to ensure each are aware of any potential food safety related concerns
with product or product requirements/specifications.
8. Develops a
professional working relationship and acts as a plant liaison with USDA
Develops staff through appropriate mentoring and continuing education
efforts. Ensures Perdue’s food safety programs are properly communicated and
plant employees have a working knowledge of the programs through training and
Provides timely, accurate and relevant data and analysis to plant and
BS Degree or
higher in the area of poultry, meat, or food science with a minimum of 5 years experience in a HACCP, QA or
food safety role supervisory role. Good analytical and communication (both
oral and written) skills. Experience in further processing may be
required. Must have or complete certification status as Certified Food Safety
Manager or equivalent. Knowledge of poultry/Food processing principles;
Understanding of management principles and team concepts. General
knowledge of plant functions – production, maintenance; warehouse; shipping
and sanitation. HACCP Certified and very strong HACCP and regulatory
experience as a Food Safety Manager in Poultry processing environment.
family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed
to hiring a diverse workforce.