Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) Technician - Newark, NJ 07102
Who we are at AeroFarms:
The world needs our help. By 2050, there will be 9 billion
people on the planet with less arable land than ever before. We need a
solution to cultivate more using less and define the future of farming for
generations to come. In 2004, AeroFarms began
transforming agriculture with humans and our planet at the forefront.
In 2021, with 20+ current patents, 60+ pending patents,
and 200+ invention disclosures, AeroFarms
agriculture technology continues to grow unprecedented sustainable products,
delivering elevated flavor, taste, experience, quality, access, and unmatched
nutrition to you.
Here’s how we’re growing the best plants possible for the
betterment of humanity:
and understanding plants to be better, more intuitive farmers
local communities by increasing access to nutritious, high-quality,
consistent, and safe products in a way that’s better for you and the
- Protecting and
sustaining our environment for future generations
consistent, and scalable indoor vertical farming food safety &
traceability practices, and manufacturing standards
- Investing in
our AeroFarms humans and fostering our diverse
company culture of inclusion, equity, excellence, teachability, and
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As AeroFarms approaches our next
phase of explosive growth, we seek out creative, motivated humans who will
join us in disrupting industry standards and lead the way in vertical
farming, artificial intelligence, and plant biology breakthroughs to solve
and tackle global issues.
The Food Safety Technician Responsible
- Monitoring and
documenting all food safety programs.
for monitoring product safety throughout the manufacturing process and
to ensure the product meets AeroFarms’
standards and specifications.
compliance, monitoring, and trending of key programs including but not
limited to GAP/GMP, Pest Prevention, Internal Auditing, Microbiological,
and Environmental Monitoring.
- Report food
safety and quality non-conformances and deviations to Food Safety
Supervisor. Placing the product on hold and further evaluation.
- Enforce GMP
and Food Safety policies to ensure that Aerofarms
quality standards are always maintained
- Monitors food
safety alerts on an ongoing basis; and effectively communicates to all
functional departments on food safety information and updates
- Generate value
for AeroFarms by anticipating, analyzing,
solving, and preventing problems
Pre-Operational Inspections before start-up and report any inadequacies
to the Food Safety Supervisor.
- Complies with
the enforcement of all GMP policies, documentation, and record-keeping
per company standards.
assignments upon request from the Sr. Manager, Food Safety and Quality
- B.S. in Food
Science, Chemistry, or related field
- 1-2 years of
experience in a food manufacturing environment or lab and knowledge of
computer skills required. Experience operating in a Windows environment,
managing files, and handling data
interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution
- Ability to
work in a challenging and fast-paced environment with changing