Food Safety Quality Specialist - Hazleton, PA
Want to build a stronger, more
sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of
160,000 employees who are committed to safe, responsible
and sustainable ways to nourish the world. This position is in Cargillís food
ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around
taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to
manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Food Safety Quality Specialist II is responsible for providing
specialized knowledge of specific segments of our quality systems and/or
plant processes such as food safety and quality auditing, instrumentation,
specific product line knowledge, computer systems, management and/or
oversight of suppliers and other needed focus areas. You will be involved in
preparation and participation of customer audits. You will work together with
internal and external teams to address customer requirements and concerns, as
well as collaborate on audits.
Conducts verification and/or maintenance of the Food Safety and Quality
Systems, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point, Sanitation Standard
Operating Procedure, prerequisite programs, manufacturing processes, plant
environment, and finished product.
Collaborates with operations on the initiation of corrective action and
preventative measures when necessary.
Ensures adherence to corporate, regulatory, customer and facility food safety
and quality requirements and completion of corrections and corrective
Leads food safety focused audits (Corporate Food Safety, Food Safety System
Certification 22000, customer, regulatory).
Acts as Food Safety Team leader by coordinating and leading Food Safety Team
and overseeing the food safety management system and management review.
Manages food/feed safety management system compliance to appropriate
Investigates and follow up on food safety incidents that occur in the plant
to ensure they are reported and that corrective action and permanent
corrections are taken.
You will work under general supervision and independently solve moderately
complex issues while referring more complex problems to a higher-level staff.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelorís degree in Food Science or science-based field and 2+ years of food
processing or manufacturing experience OR 6+ years of food processing or
Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience.
Knowledge of food/feed safety industry practices and standards.
Experience working with SAP or similar ERP.
Experience with the Food Safety System Certification 22000 or other GFSI
based food safety program.
Chocolate manufacturing experience.
Continuous improvement experience.
Project management experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Job Quality Assurance/Food Safety
Primary Location US-PA-Hazleton
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job