Safety Specialist - Ankeny, IA 50021
Casey's General Stores
Stores Corporate Headquarters in Ankeny, Iowa is seeking a Food Safety
Specialist to join our Food Safety team!
The Food Safety
Specialist will oversee the food safety program at the Ankeny, Iowa and Terre
Haute, Indiana distribution centers. This position provides proactive
leadership and instruction in the area of food safety within the distribution
corporate food safety strategy at the local level to mitigate food
safety risk through implementation of risk based
food safety preventive controls program for the Distribution segments.
- Overseeing the
implementation of Distribution Centers' food safety requirements,
related policies, procedures, programs and training components.
effective communication with all related departments to address
identification of food safety hazards and process improvement
- Tracking and
communicating the Food Safety Key Performance Indicators.
- Managing HACCP
(Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) plans and pre-requisite
conducting observations of food safety practices to objectively evaluate
performance and provide feedback.
degree with emphasis in Environmental Health, Food Science,
Biology/Microbiology, food safety or related course of study or
equivalent experience in a related position, is preferred.
- Three (3) or
more years of experience working in food safety, restaurant health
inspection or food service auditing in distribution center environment
- Certified Food
Safety Manager designation is recommended.
- Knowledge of
HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points), SSOPs (Sanitation
Standard Operating Procedure), FDA (Food and Drug Administration) and
other applicable state and local health and food safety codes and
principles behind these requirements.
- Knowledge of
distribution center operations from a food safety perspective.
- Strong applied
knowledge of restaurant food safety and competent knowledge of
up-to-date food safety practices is necessary.
microbiology knowledge is desired.
This position is
based out of Casey's Ankeny, IA Corporate Headquarters. Work is performed in
a variety of settings, including office environment, store locations and
warehouse settings (including cooler and freezer) and will require the
ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop as well as frequently lift products
weighing up to 25 pounds. Regular travel will be required between the two facilities.