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Food Safety Supervisor - Chicago, IL


$65,000 - $75,000 a year - Full-time


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$65,000 - $75,000 a year

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Paid time off

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Job Description

The Food Safety and Sanitation Sr Resource is responsible for overall “Audit Readiness at all Times”. This position will lead the plant in GMP/FS accountability. The position will also manage the sanitation team of three people and the sanitation budget. The role has site wide impact as owner of Food Safety Systems. This role will ensure compliance to OSHA chemical hygiene plan and proper laboratory safety practices. It will include but not limited to involving all employees in an effective safety program; provide training, periodic review of hazards, and timely correction of hazardous situations. This role requires regular presence on the plant floor and may require off-shift and weekend work to address any GMP/FS training or compliance gaps.

Major Tasks, Accountabilities and Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for GMP Program and plant audit readiness at all times
  • FSMA training and corrective actions for any PC gaps
  • Facilitate Plant GMP & Food Safety annual trainings
  • Preparation for FSSC, AIB, QAS and Regulatory audits
  • Lead Monthly Food Safety Team Meetings
  • Management of the Sanitation Team including schedule, performance and training
  • Responsible for people and team development, sanitation performance and results, cost, service, and safety
  • Develop individuals and the team to solve operational issues
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings to achieve continuous improvement process

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop team and solve day-to-day issues to reach short and long term performance goals
  • Manage Food Safety Paperwork and close operational gaps
  • Manage weekly GMP Zone audits and communicate gaps/resolutions
  • Communicate cross-functionality to assist team to solve issues
  • Motivate team members to achieve plan goals
  • Organize and facilitate work team meetings (examples, pre-shift, roundtables etc.)
  • Develop MSS and assignments for team, follow up on any gaps
  • Manage CIP and microbiological results and/or review
  • Weekly review signoff on microbiological paperwork
  • Work with QC Manager to keep Food Safety Plan up-to-date and train to any changes

  • The expected salary range is 65k-75k
  • [Use terms below as applicable for annual or quarterly bonus, premium bonus, LTI, etc.:]
    • Bonus based on performance and eligibility; target payout is 8% annually
  • Paid time off subject to eligibility, including paid parental leave, vacation, sick, and bereavement


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in sciences or business
  • PQCI certification required
  • Working knowledge of FSMA requirements
  • Knowledge of Global Food Safety Initiative (AIB/FSSC/FDA standards)
  • HACCP certified is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Project management skills
  • Covid-19 vaccination may be a condition of employment dependent on role and location. For specific information, please discuss role requirements with the recruiter

Relocation Eligible: Not Eligible for Relocation

Job Type: Regular

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

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