Safety/Quality Leader - Watertown, WI
We are committed to providing only the highest-quality
products. As a member of our quality team, youíll ensure Johnsonville meets
or exceeds all standards set by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other regulatory agencies. Of
course, thatís just for starters. What outside organization could care more
about our quality than we do? Our commitment to quality must be unparalleled.
We treat every Johnsonville product like it will be served at our own family
Food Safety/Quality Leader
Your contribution will ensure that Johnsonville products
are of the highest quality and that we continue to produce premium products.
You will learn a variety of manufacturing processes and expand upon your
existing knowledge for the application of making world class sausage. There
is unlimited opportunity for growth as you interact with other members of the
company in the quest for continuous improvement to drive a best in the world
Why This Is A Great Job For Anyone Who Wants To
Accept Nothing Less Than Personal Greatness
You get to:
- Perform HACCP
verifications as written in the HACCP plan.
- Coach the day
to day operations of the Food Safety / Quality laboratory.
- Ensure the
daily HACCP and quality documentation is accurate, complete, pre-shipment
reviewed and proper follow-ups are documented in SAP.
- Train members
in Food Safety and Quality programs.
- Conduct Food
Safety / Quality inspections and audits for adherence to established
define and solve issues.
for daily SSOP and GMP monitoring and reporting.
- Represent Food
Safety / Quality in plant and company-wide cross functional teams.
- Develop, teach
and implement statistical trending applications.
- Work with the
sanitation team to ensure compliance to established company standards.
- Perform daily
lab tasks such as swabbing, plating, shelf life, sensory and result
the management of change program for the Watertown facility.
- Develop your
skills by backing up the Assistant Food Safety / Quality Coordinator and
Food Safety/Quality Coordinator.
- Interact with
USDA-FSIS inspectors on a routine basis.
- Play an active
role during outside audits.
- Stretch and
grow your current skill sets to the next level and beyond.
- Be challenged
to learn and grow on a daily basis.
- Participate in
incident/defective product tracking, decision-making and ensure proper
- Assist in
managing hold database in SAP
- Coordinate and
assist with weekly Finished Product audits.
- Update product
procedures as needed in PLM.
- Update SOPs as
- Learn to lead
special projects involving human error reduction, standard work,
continuous improvement, Company-wide initiatives, etc.
- Perform audits
of Animal Handling and Welfare program.
monitor, and train members on Quality metrics.
What You Bring To The Job:
degree in Biology, Microbiology or a related field preferred
candidates without a Bachelorís degree must be currently enrolled in a
Bachelorís degree program or willing to pursue.
- 2 years of
experience in the food industry preferred
- Desire to
become a future leader (potential replacement for Food Safety / Quality
Coordinator position or other positions within the company)
- Knowledge of
food safety, HACCP, GMPís and SSOPís preferred
working under a regulatory system, USDA preferred
- HACCP trained
or certification desired
Practitioner certification desired
of quality and sanitation systems with ability to execute against them
understanding of statistical quality tools
oriented, responsible, self- motivated individual
- Ability to
work both independently and as a team member without direct supervision
- Strong problem
skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
with SAP desired
- The ability to
work weekends or second or third shifts
- Willingness to
relocate to other facilities within the organization
- Other duties
- Hours: Full-Time: Mid shift hours with some
We value the diversity of our workforce and we embrace the
principles of Equal Opportunity Employment. M/F/Vet/Disability
Johnsonville values the service Veterans and their family
members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service
members and military spouses.