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Site Food Safety Specialist - Eddyville, IA


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 food ingredients and bio-industrial business, where we anticipate trends around taste, nutrition and safety to innovate and provide solutions to manufacturers, retailers and foodservice companies.

Job Purpose and Impact

A Site Food Safety Specialist is responsible for the consistency of Food, Safety, Quality and Regulatory policies and standards at local site. You will be responsible for the development and continuous improvement of food safety processes and systems, implementing policies within the business, ensuring and auditing compliance, and customer specifications and quality issues. Key Accountabilities

Performs prevention activities and issue resolution for the site to ensure consistency and collaboration. Directs work with suppliers/external manufacturers. Accountable for completion of facility audits and proactively anticipates risks and preventative actions. Develop, implement and assess food safety processes and systems for facilities and drives continuous improvements. Conducts root cause analysis for defects, non-conformities, or other quality failures. Ensures compliance with formal external and internal quality standards. Provides leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to a subordinate group. Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff. Other duties as assigned Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelorís degree in a related field or equivalent experience

Minimum of four years of related work experience

Knowledge of food safety concepts, policies, hazard analysis and risk mitigation

Food industry experience

Project Management experience

Demonstrated technical and leadership and relationship building skills

Experience in Sanitation Ė building Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), validation of cleaning

Pest control management experience

Environmental monitoring experience

Experience in building and structuring Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) plans

Flexible to work on nights, weekends or holidays as needed Preferred Qualification

Operations experience

Understanding of statistical process control programs

Experience applying intermediate auditing and quality compliance skills to identify and manage risks/compliance

Experience interacting with state and federal regulators

Engineering experience

Experience with Dietary supplement or API (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient)

Lean Six Sigma Certification

Microbiology experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet


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