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Food Safety Manager – Product Development
NuZee, Inc - Vista, CA 92081



$45,000 a year

Food Safety Manager – Product Development

NuZee, Inc. – Vista, CA

Food Safety Manager – Product Development

About NuZee, Inc. DBA Coffee Blenders:

Coffee Blenders™ is the pioneer in functional coffee and is sold across the US in both the traditional and natural grocery channels. We are the only co-packer in America producing a single serve pour-over coffee and offering private label opportunities for other coffee roasters. We are medium sized public company with a passion for producing quality products for our customers. We are experiencing tremendous growth currently and it is a great time to join our team as we are rapidly expanding.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a Food Safety Manager with experience to oversee all Food Quality & Safety in the manufacturing plant. We are seeking a candidate that is passionate about Food Safety and getting the highest quality product to the end customer safely. The ideal candidate will have experience in product development and supply chain/ordering experience and can take a product from conception to production with little assistance. Candidate must have the skills to source and negotiate raw materials and packaging.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep up to date all SOPs, SSOPs, and Quality Policies
  • Oversee and implement safety programs (i.e. food safety, sanitation programs, HACCP and GMPs).
  • Maintain/Update Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMPs)
  • Complete Outsourced shelf life studies
  • Maintaining All Pre-requisite Programs (PRPs) such as: Pest Control, Supplier Quality, Master Cleaning Schedule, Food Safety Training, etc.
  • Point of contact/investigate all Consumer/Retailer Complaints
  • Maintain Sanitation Logs and update Master Cleaning Sheet
  • Update & Maintain HACCP (Food Safety) Plan for the plant
  • Facilitate any FDA, USDA, 3rd Party, or self-audits * Strive for SQF and BRC certification
  • Research and Secure New Suppliers For Product Development and outsourced co-packing
  • GS1 Curate Barcodes & Maintain a Master Products Sheet (Guide)
  • Schedule & Purchase Raw Materials For Current Products
  • Negotiate Best Cost On Raw Materials Education/Experience:
  • 1-3 years Quality Assurance experience within a Food Manufacturing Facility
  • HACCP Certification
  • GFSI or SQF Certification
  • Knowledge of FDA, USDA, and State of Vermont Regulatory Agencies

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Quality Assurance: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • GFSI & SQF


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