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Food Safety Quality and Regulatory Lead - Batavia, NY




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The Food Safety Quality and Regulatory (FSQR) Lead will be responsible for ensuring internal collaboration and connectivity for all FSQR policies, standards, and trainings. You will partner with FSQR contacts to assist with compliance and customer specification issues. The FSQR Lead will also work closely with the location(s) to coordinate and plan programs that fall under Food Safety, Quality and also Regulatory areas. At this level, you will work under direct supervision and you will balance basic issues and problems while referring more complex issues to higher-level staff.


Key Accountabilities

  • Performs inspection of finished or in-process goods, analyzes data, and identifies trends in defects or errors.
  • Conducts root cause analysis for defects, non-conformities, or other quality failures.
  • Responsible for coordination of Food Safety Quality and Regulatory functions including continuous improvement processes, compliance to audits, and assisting with customer specifications and quality issues.
  • Ensure Environmental Health and Safety training and new procedure implementation are executed and completed timely and accurately.
  • Assist with Related training development and scheduling.
  • Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to team members.
  • Plan, coordinate and direct all regulatory compliance, laboratory, food/feed safety, and quality programs within the location to ensure compliance with customer, supplier, and government requirements and expectations.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor's degree in animal science, food science, or biological science, OR minimum four years of related work experience in a manufacturing environment or food safety role
  • Moderate computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, and database navigation)
  • Require to be standing/sitting for long periods of time,
  • Require lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Require to travel up to 10%.


  • Attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Validated change management in an industrial setting
  • Experience in leading cross functional teams
  • SAP experience


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Primary Location US-NY-Batavia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job




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