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Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Lead - Liverpool, NY 13090


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 animal nutrition and health business, where we improve lives through better nutrition. Our team researches, innovates and creates solutions that deliver healthy results for our customers.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Food Safety Quality & Regulatory Location Lead 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 audits. Key Accountabilities

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 actions.

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.

Provide training, coaching and mentoring to team members.

Manages food/feed safety management system compliance to appropriate government regulations.
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 Qualifications

Minimum Required

Bachelor's degree in a related field OR equivalent experience

Fluent in English

Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience

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

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


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