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Food Safety Specialist - Tryon, NC 28782

Sunny Creek Farm, Inc

$34,500 - $54,700 a year





Company Description

Sunny Creek Farm, Inc. is the largest supplier in the Southeast of a large variety of freshly grown sprouts. We also work with local farmers to supply both bulk-order and customized produce to both the wholesale and retail markets. The production facility, located at 520 Pine Field Dr., Tryon, NC is a modern state-of-the-art farm with its own refrigerated trucking fleet and a laboratory facility to support our comprehensive food safety program. For further company information, please see our website at www.sunnycreekfarm. com.

Job purpose

Sunny Creek Farm is seeking qualified applicants for an immediate opening for a QA Food Safety Specialist/HACCP Practitioner. This position requires strong knowledge and operational experience with HACCP processes, procedures, training, as well as knowledge of laboratory testing requirements and techniques to meet industry food standards. A Safe Quality Food (SQF) Practitioner certification will be considered.

Position Summary

The Food Safety Specialist/SQF Practitioner will be responsible for developing, administering and maintaining applicable Food Safety Programs & Policies; implementation and continuous improvement of food safety/quality focused programs including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices, Standard FDA Food Safety and Quality Systems, and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all products are packaged in a safe, quality manner
  • Manage, maintain, and oversee existing HACCP Program
  • Performs daily finished good quality inspections
  • Ensures compliance to and audits HACCP plans, performs GMP audits and ensures compliance
  • Performs internal quality audits
  • Coordinates third part audits
  • Schedules and conducts monthly training for GMP, HACCP, SOP's, &SSOPs
  • Train employees on HACCP / ISO procedures
  • Confirm that all shipping and receiving documentation is HACCP compliant and maintain all records
  • Author and maintain all Corrective Action documentation
  • Assist with any inspections of farmers/vendors and aid with any auditing procedures


  • HACCP certification desire, or Qualified within 3 months
  • Quality Assurance/Control experience in food/growing industry desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft platform
  • Excellent interpersonal and project management shills
  • Experience with professionally managing concurrent projects

Salary: $34,500 to 54,700/year, dependent upon experience and education.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $34,500.00 to $54,700.00 /year


  • relevant: 2 years (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Food Safety (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off


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