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Coordinator, Food Safety-EX - Eddystone, PA 19022

Barry Callebaut


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Coordinator, Food Safety-EX

Location: Eddystone, PA, US, 19022

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At Barry Callebaut, we are on a journey to transform the cocoa and chocolate industry. As the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products, our actions truly shape the future of our industry. We are a business-to-business company, serving the entire food sector, from the cocoa bean to the finest chocolate product. We are a company with a purpose, we believe in doing well by doing good and reinvesting in the communities we operate. We have a long-standing commitment to sustainability and our goal is to shape a sustainable cocoa and chocolate future. We are headquartered in Zurich, and have more than 12,000 passionate Employees working in more than 40 countries worldwide. We are very proud of who we are and what we do. And of course, we are always looking for talented people to help us have a positive impact on our industry and beyond!

Under the direction of the site QA Supervisor, the Food Safety Coordinator has the responsibility for the coordination, execution and implementation of key microbiology and food safety programs for the site, which includes HACCP plan development and validation, Pathogen Environmental Monitoring, Sanitation and other food safety initiatives and certifications.

Key responsibilities include:


  • Provide scientific and technical food safety and microbiological support to the site to ensure product safety and quality, through risk assessment, program development and training
  • Coordinates, plans, and implements quality, food safety, and sanitation programs for the facility
  • Identify and communicate food safety risks to site, giving actionable advice on Food Safety programs and incorporating into programs
  • Conduct validation of Critical Control Points related to heat kill steps (Cooking, roasting, etc) and assess validity of data
  • Conduct validation studies and risk assessments to determine critical limits for critical processes and collaborate with internal and external resources to update/maintain procedures
  • Liaise externally to ensure most relevant information and emerging issues are identified and incorporated in food safety programs
  • Directs and coaches the facility leadership team to ensure quality & food safety compliance and has the authority to suspend operations when serious quality & food safety risks are identified
  • Accountable for HACCP & food safety training for the facility to ensure compliance and execution of required programs


About you:


  • B.S. in a food safety discipline (Microbiology, Food Safety, Food Science or related field)
  • A minimum 5 years experience in Quality and/or Food Safety including experience in food industry auditing
  • GFSI practitioner or certified auditor preferred
  • Previous HACCP certification program design and implementation is required
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability, leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team are required
  • Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, Pathogen Environmental Monitoring and Facility/Equipment Design
  • Knowledge of FSMA and PCQI certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (presentation, report writing)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive project to completion
  • Team player
  • Able to work under pressure with short delays
  • Creativity and innovation


What you can expect from Barry Callebaut:


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package
  • 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, plus your birthday off
  • Environment that welcomes workplace flexibility
  • An atmosphere where diversity is embraced, and inclusivity is second nature. We call it #OneBC! Just ask our champions with the Americas Women’s Forum and the Racial Equality Forum!
  • Ability to grow personally and professionally within an organization that values development and internal career growth
  • Be part of our mission in making sustainability the norm through Forever Chocolate with priorities centered around prospering farmers, zero child labor, carbon and forest positive, and creating 100% sustainable ingredients in all of our products.

At Barry Callebaut, we are committed to Diversity & Inclusion. United by our strong values, we thrive on the diversity of who we are, where we come from, what we’ve experienced and how we think. We are committed to nurturing an inclusive environment where people can truly be themselves, grow to their full potential and feel they belong. #oneBC - Diverse People, Sustainable Growth.

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