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Food Safety Manager - Fayetteville, AR 72703

Cedar Lake Products





Cedar Lake is searching for BRC/SQF experienced Food Safety Manager to support our Food Safety Systems and suppliers. Past experience with food safety certification setup and completion is desired. We are looking for candidate with an entrepreneurial mentality who are hungry to grow and excited to participate in helping the business thrive.

Food Safety Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state laws as they pertain to food safety and various schemes’ requirements including GFSI, BRC, FSSC 22000, SQF, and FAMI-QS.
  • Create or request Certificate of Analysis documents when requested or required.
  • Conduct and implement all components of the audit process including but not limited to scheduling, planning, travel arrangements, execution, and corrective action management.
  • Subject to witness interviews, surveillance audits, and supervision reviews by accreditation officers and other members of Cedar Lake, as needed.
  • Maintain applicable professional development and training required for audit proficiency.
  • Aid sales in filling out customer supplier survey’s or requests within their own systems. Such as HIVE or BPM.
  • Maintain confidentiality and impartiality in all aspects of work and adhere to all procedures established by Cedar Lake and its auditing clients.
  • Investigate product complaints to determine root cause and put into pace corrective actions.
  • Manage customer complaints and/or deduction request from customers.
  • Maintain and practice Cedar Lake quality manual, policy, procedures, and SOPs.
  • Ensure timeliness, consistency, and accuracy in all audits and audit reports.
  • Demonstrates and promotes the company vision.
  • e-Commerce
  • Assist with intern
  • Pull sales reports
  • Order shipping and coffee inventory
  • Pack coffee as needed
  • Customer emails
  • Basic modifications to the website

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • BRC, FSSC 22000, and/or SQF background
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's food related or bioscience discipline, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)
  • Completed a recognized HACCP Training with certificate issued (16 hours, 2 days)
  • Passed a recognized Lead Auditor Training (40 hours, 5 days)
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
  • A history of accomplishing goals and has a high expectation for personal performance.

Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

As a Cedar Lake Products Inc., employee, you will become part of a company that is one of the most well know food suppliers in the nation. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage and dental and vision options, paid holidays, vacation, and personal days.

Job Type: Full-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Fayetteville, AR 72703 (Preferred)


  • HACCP (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedule

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Aggressive -- competitive and growth-oriented
  • Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused

This Job Is:

  • A good first job for someone who is just entering or re-entering the workforce with limited experience or education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply


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