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Food Safety Professional                     

Charlotte, NC, US
AIB International Inc







Job Title: Food Safety Inspector


Description of Job Function:

Conduct food safety audits of client’s facility. Provide technical training to management and employees at client’s facility regarding the adequacy of food safety program, integrated pest management, operational methods and personnel practices, maintenance for food safety and cleaning practices. Communicate verbally to management on the level of food safety existing at the facility. Prepare a written report for management, recapping all issues of observations and, if needed, corrective actions that should be taken. The food safety inspector must be able to be away from home and travel extensively.


Principal Responsibilities:

Organize inspection itineraries for the year and make changes as necessary to accommodate new business, postponements, etc.


Notify clients of inspection dates, if required.


Travel to the inspection site and arrange to stay in client's area during inspection.


Conduct food safety audits using the AIB Standards and Procedure Manual instructions. Conduct specialized food safety audits when required.


Train personnel in food safety issues, write a report following the audit and send it to AIB within five working days.


Complete expense vouchers for each client and mail to headquarters weekly. Expenses for extended trips that include proration may be submitted by the end of the week following the trip.


Additional Activities:

Lecture and or participate in food safety conferences, in-plant seminars and/or AIB seminars.


Maintain a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate that will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity and efficiency/effectiveness.


Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Principal Customers:

Food processors, food distributors and packaging facilities


Qualifications Required:


B.S. degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in science or related topic to food safety, plus 5-10 years of food plant experience in a responsible position related to food safety.


High school diploma, or equivalent, plus approximately 10 years food plant experience.


Administrative Skills-

Must possess excellent verbal communication skills, good writing abilities, correct grammar, sentence structure, and spelling. Be able to organize travel itineraries, make travel arrangements and travel to inspection sites; be able to work independently of direct office supervision and file all reports, requests for information and expense vouchers in a timely manner; and be able to use a computer.


Physical Skills-

Must be physically able to safely ascend to heights, be able to bend, crawl and move safely and freely around machinery and building without assistance. Must have eyesight or corrected eyesight to safely work around and inspect equipment, identify insect pests and to prepare inspection notes and reports without assistance.


Other Requirements:

The food safety auditor must:


Must be willing to travel up to 90% of the time


Conduct himself/herself in a professional manner, including appearance and demeanor, at all times.


Carry out all inspection assignments and follow all written and verbal instructions from Audit Services.


Maintain a valid and current driver's license, current automobile liability insurance and maintain a personal vehicle for business use.


Maintain fiscal responsibility that will enable the auditor to travel, work and be away from home

on company business.


Requisition ID1018


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