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Food Safety & Compliance Manager - Miami Branch - Miami, FL 33126


Mayorga Organics LLC



The position will assist in the implementation and maintenance of food safety policies, quality assurance standards, processes, and controls in compliance with SQF, GMPs, HACCP, general food safety, and company regulatory standards for the company’s Miami operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ? Direct and supervise the development, implementation and administration of QA activities in all phases of production at factory level while managing sourcing standards that adhere to the company’s policies ? Maintain our food and beverage safety program and quality assurance standards as required by government, SQF guidelines, and overall food safety and quality standards ? Conduct internal monthly inspections and daily walk through of the facility in order to ensure that personnel and operations are in compliance with our policies and standards. ? Ensure that raw materials, materials-in-process, and finished goods meet quality and safety specifications ? Collect samples (raw materials, finished goods, environmental) and send them to appropriate parties for testing/analysis ? Monitor our pest control program, cleaning and sanitation program per our master schedule ? Provide training to our staff regarding food safety, quality assurance and corrective actions ? Continuous improvement of our food and beverage safety program, product quality and any areas that may need improvement ? Ensure all laboratory equipment is in good working condition and calibrate as needed ? Conduct investigations for customer complaints and non conformities and implement effective corrective/preventive actions ? Support/manage governmental (FDA, Local Health Department), SQF, Organic NOP, third party and other inspections/audits ? Operate independently of day-to-day operations (maintaining independence from all production personnel); report to Director of Food Safety & Compliance ? Assist with and oversee special projects as directed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: ? College degree in Food Science or related science equivalent degree ? Minimum 1-2 years of Food safety background/experience required ? Knowledge in HACCP, GFSI (SQF, BRC), FSSC 22000, or ISO 22000 as well as allergen controls ? PCQI certification preferred ? Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES: ? Knowledgeable in US regulations (FDA, USDA) pertaining to food and beverage manufacturing, storage and handling ? Well versed in current FSMA guidelines ? Ability to develop, implement and maintain our SQF and Quality Programs (GMP, HACCP, SOP) ? Ability to create, review and interpret technical documents such as specification sheets, certifications, maintenance instructions and procedures ? Ability to develop methods of analysis (physico-chemical and sensory) for raw materials, product in process and finished goods ? Proficient in Excel along with other Microsoft Office/Google Suite programs ? Identifies and resolves problems using strong logical and analytical skills ? Ability to train individuals and groups, and measurement of training effects ? Strong interpersonal skills, team-oriented, strong attention to detail ? Ability to organize work, establish priorities, work independently, use time efficiently, and meet aggressive timelines with minimal supervision ? Excellent written and oral communications skills ? Enjoys coffee and is interested in developing sensory skills



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