The purpose of the Food Safety and
Quality Coordinator position is to collect, analyze and report data about
product quality and food safety and will assist in implementing management
plans of corrective action to maintain company quality standards and regulatory
compliance. This position works on quality and food safety-related projects
with direction from the Director of Quality Assurance.
Description/Essential Job Functions
Audit production and packaging
processes to ensure compliance with product specifications.
Responsible for handling
quality and food safety issues.
Perform and record daily GMP
audits throughout the facility.
Assist with quality and food
safety training of production personnel.
Work collaboratively with members
of the production, sanitation, maintenance, shipping and receiving
departments to verify SOPs.
Help ensure compliance with
HACCP, SQF and FSMA standards.
Isolate and hold substandard
ingredients and finished goods.
Monitor ingredient storage
warehouse for proper rotation and usage of materials.
Capable of performing
Trace/Recall on all materials for potential recall at any time.
Assist R&D with special
testing and containment of test products.
Perform environmental sampling
and work closely with microbiology laboratory personnel by providing
samples for micro testing.
Assist in all third party
Monitor all aspects of the
Allergen Program including continual training, awareness, and
segregation of materials to prevent cross contamination.
Help prepare and implement
Document review and control.
Other related duties as
Bachelorís degree in Food
Science preferred or equivalent working experience
Ability to work any shift as
needed, including irregular shifts or occasional weekends.
Strong understanding of food
safety and product quality systems.
Experience or certification in
FSMA, PCQI, SQF Practitioner or any GFSI audit experience.
Food Safety Regulatory
Ability to work with minimum
Good independent decision
Effective communication skills,
written and oral.
Good listening skills.
Strong problem-solving skills
including root cause identification and resolution.
Proven ability to work with
variety of people with differences in communication and learning styles.
Ability to set priorities and
plan ahead required.
Working familiarity with MS
Office Products required.