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Food Safety & Regulatory Manager
Nueske's Applewood Smoked Meats - Wittenberg, WI



About Us:
Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats, Inc., is widely known and honored by culinary experts and chefs for the superb quality and rich, smoky flavor of our Applewood smoked bacon, ham, poultry, sausage, and other premium quality specialty meats. We are also known as one of the premier employers in the Central Wisconsin area and we are currently seeking to add a Food Safety & Regulatory Manager to our team. This is an opportunity to become a key player to support the artisan smoking process that has made Nueske’s what it is today!

The Food Safety & Regulatory Manager will provide leadership in overseeing food safety initiatives to provide brand consistency and protection as well as ensure we meet or exceed all USDA, BRC, and customer requirements.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage and develop HACCP, GMP, and SSOP programs, company policies & procedures, and government regulations that contribute to food safety.
  • Act as the Food Safety liaison between USDA personnel and plant management.
  • Implement corrective actions, special projects, and microbiological validation studies to achieve food safety objectives.
  • Prepare and review plant information including: Plant environmental microbiological trends, SSOP trends, HACCP trends.
  • Manage testing procedures for finished products including chemical analysis and shelf life studies.
  • Oversee and assist in working relationships with third party laboratory.
  • Develop and deliver food safety training as needed.
  • Keep abreast of technical and regulatory developments as they relate to food safety, and disseminate as appropriate.
  • Manage special projects as requested.
  • Function as part of the QA management team to lead and mentor QA team members.

To successfully perform in this position we are seeking an individual whose qualifications include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in the Animal/Meat Science, Food Science, or a related science field.
  • A minimum of three to five years of previous managerial experience in Food Safety or Quality Assurance fields in a meat processing plant where they would have obtained a solid understanding of SSOP, GMP, and HACCP programs as well as Food Safety, Food Microbiology, and Plant Sanitation practices.

In addition to an excellent work environment, we offer a comprehensive wage and benefit package, employee discount on our product, and above all, the ability to be a part of a dynamic, growing team and part of one of the finest bacon companies in the nation.

Required experience:

  • Food Safety or Quality Assurance: 3 years

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

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