Safety Specialist - Gainesville, GA
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 agricultural supply chain business,
where we seamlessly connect farming customers with food, feed and industry.
JOB PURPOSE AND IMPACT
The Food Safety Specialist 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
Responsible for working with the Site Quality Leader to develop, standardize,
maintain and improve food safety procedures and programs at the site.
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.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while
escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelorís degree in a related field or equivalent experience
Fluent in English
Strong Organizational and Communication skills
Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience.
Experience with the Food Safety System Certification 22000
Experience working with SAP or similar
Knowledge of food/feed safety industry practices and standards.
Minimum two years of work experience in food and/or feed industry
Minimum of two years of related work experience
B.S. in Food Science, Chemical Engineering, Biology or any other physical
Minimum 4 years experience in Quality, Operations,
Research & Development, Industrial Management or other relevant
Experience in leading FSSC 22000, ISO 22000:2018 or management systems
Project Management experience, Change Management experience
Ability to travel up to 5%