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Food Safety Process Coordinator - Fairfield, CA 94534

Jelly Belly Candy Company

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Under general supervision from the Quality Assurance Manager, develop, coordinate, and monitor FSMA HACCP, Glass & Brittle Plastic and production process parameters to ensure continuous safe confectionery and supplement products consistent with established standards by performing the following duties personally or through department members. Will act as backup SQF Practioner in QA Managerís absence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for and participates in FSMA HACCP plan. Including:

  • Update, verify and validate HACCP plan as needed
  • Provide HACCP/food safety training to QA and production staff
  • Chairing monthly Food Safety meetings

Provide annual food safety, process monitoring training for QA and production staff.

Collect, log and review current and future HACCP and manufacturing process data, including but not limited to

  • Foreign material in the mogul
  • Mogul broken trays

Verify daily audit reports from various QA process auditing functions, including Kitchen and Packaging.

Work with the QA Manager in investigating consumer and customer complaints.

Work with QA manager to develop and support product safety and quality related training including but not limited to GMP and Glass Policies.

On a defined schedule, coordinate lab equipment calibration and maintenance.

Coordinate shift change.

Coordinate the QA auditing staff schedule.

As needed, update and create production/QA process parameters.

Participate in internal and external audits, including but not limited to SQF, 21 CFR 111, Organic, etc.

Assist in developing/updating/maintaining SQF documentation; assist in reviewing and revising the SQF/21 CFR 111 /HACCP/Food Safety supporting programs annually.

PCQI, HACCP, and SQF experience preferred, with previous experience in a food manufacturing facility.

Assist with verification and validation activities.

Ensure SQF and other internal policies are being respected and followed by manufacturing employees.

Assist in training of employees and managers who have a role in the SQF and nutraceutical programs to ensure their understanding of the food safety and quality requirements.

Supervise lab equipment calibration and maintenance as needed.

Supervise metal detector and check weight third-party performance verifications.

Meet weekly with the QA Manager to track and set team priorities, and address issues and problems.

Assist in department meetings.

Support and participate in SQF, HACCP, 21 CFR 111, GMP and food safety supporting programs.

Inherent in each position is a general duty to maintain each respective work area in a safe and sanitary condition. Regular, predictable, full-time attendance is required as an essential function of this position. The employee may be required to perform other such duties within the scope of their employment as may be assigned. The employee must also possess the ability to take direction, follow instructions, work with others, follow work rules and schedules, and focus on details.


Coordination of QA auditing staff schedule.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Proficiency with MS Office, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Visio, Database and ERP system experience preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit. During product evaluations they are required to use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel along with taste or smell finished goods. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb ladders or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. The employee must ascend and descend stairs or climb on high platforms of up to 15 feet high, in order to perform essential functions and report to their respective work station.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee will occasionally be exposed to high heat (140F) for up to 10 minutes and low temperature (below 40F) to assist with performing specific tasks. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

**All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.**



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