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Food Safety Supervisor - Flowery Branch, GA


King's Hawaiian Bakery West, Inc.


Job Summary:

The Food Safety Supervisor’s primary role is to provide excellent leadership to a team of Food Safety Technicians and one Foreman, to ensure that the facility and all its food processing equipment is kept in a sanitary condition while upholding a safe work environment. King's Hawaiian values safety, and it’s important that a safety culture be constantly improved upon in our team. Our team-based structure creates an environment of trust, honesty, and excellence. Our department supports all other departments in our ‘Ohana, one in this position needs to be capable of communicating at all levels. To have the best talent in the industry we continually want to provide all direct reports with training and development opportunities, and as the leader of your team, you would be the advocate for your team members. You will be playing an active role in internal and external Audits and all Continuous Improvement Activities. We create and constantly work on having great working relationships with our vendors and suppliers that we partner with. Our goal is to be one step ahead on industry standards, and in order to do so we must be adept at change management within our team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and Models Kings Hawaiian Aloha Behaviors which include our values of “Dignity, Excellence, and Telling it like it is in a way that can be heard”.
  • Responsible for selecting, training, organizing, and conducting regular performance and goal setting meetings with team members.
  • Recommends measures to improve cleaning methods and time efficiency.
  • Supervises, coaches, mentors and trains employees and performs a variety of management and administrative tasks.
  • Enforces Federal, State and Baking Industries Health and Safety regulations.
  • Promotes safety in the work area through awareness discussions, trainings and by modeling safe behaviors.
  • Maintains all required documentation (Pest Control, MSS, Audits, Daily Tasks, etc.).
  • Regularly inspects the facility for areas of opportunities.
  • Complies with all systems, FSQS Policies, Departmental SOPs and SSOPs and Safety Policies.
  • Leads and participate in investigations and RCAs with exceptional well thought out investigative methods.
  • Provides exceptional leadership during emergencies or natural disasters, and accounts for all personnel flawlessly.
  • Executes the Food Safety Managers work instructions.
  • Promotes exceptional communication internally and externally in Food Safety.
  • Functionally understands all Food Safety Job Functions and can plan ahead of time and execute larger task items.
  • Responsible for Quality and Food Safety functions as defined by Safe Quality Food Standards (SQF).
  • Responsible for reporting all quality and food safety concerns/issues to QA and Production Leadership

The responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company’s business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.


Reports to (position): Food Safety Manager


Minimum 3-5 years bakery sanitation experience


Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

• Understanding of basic microbiology, OSHA compliance, food laws, pest control, HACCP, and baking industry technical procedures
• Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals written in English.
• Basic mathematical skills, (add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
• Basic financial skills and understanding.
• Basic skills in Microsoft Office.
• Key Leadership Competencies in addition to Ethics / Values and Integrity / Trust, (Action Oriented, Directing Others, Priority Setting, Decision Quality, Organizing, Process Management)
• Knowledge of Cleaning Chemicals Usage and the Safety of Handling .
• Knowledge of HACCP program.
• Experience in pest control is helpful.

Education: High School or GED

Minimum Years of Experience: 3 - 5



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