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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.

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 actions.
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 government regulations.
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 manufacturing experience.
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

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job



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