Description: Description: C:\Users\pmgray.AD\Documents\FoodHACCP\indexcopynews_files\title2.gif

Food Safety Program Coordinator Harvest Sensations

Los Angeles, CA



Harvest Sensations is renowned for world-class products and services. Our brands are highly coveted by fine chefs and retailers everywhere. We are the premier quality solution for year round asparagus, snow / snap peas, beans and world-class specialties, while providing our valued customers a full line or organic produce and an array of value added warehouse and logistics services from our premier East and West Coast facilities. Harvest Sensations is quality driven, innovative, trustworthy and always reliable.

We are in search of an energetic, dynamic, and enthusiastic candidate to come on board as our Food Safety Facility Manager for our Los Angeles location. Position is an independent Quality Unit that is responsible for implementing, and managing food safety and regulatory compliance policies/procedures for a produce processing facility.


Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsible for executing policies, procedures, and programs that assure products are developed, and manufactured, with superior quality and compliant with in-house specifications and all applicable legal and regulatory agencies.

Responsible for assuring that appropriate controls and quality systems are in place and upheld for all products.

Responsible for compliance with applicable FDA, GMP and Corporate QA policies, procedures, standards, and specifications.

Responsible for building continuous quality improvement into processes and systems in order to manufacture products that meet or exceed Harvest Sensations customer's expectations.

Developing and maintaining a successful quality organization through selection, training, leadership, motivation, teamwork, coaching, and effective problem resolution, routinely keeping plant management informed about product quality.

Managing daily and weekly product evaluations, interfacing, as needed, with the FDA and USDA on production, sampling, labeling, and inspections to assure compliance with company specifications and government regulations.

Working with the Sales Department and customers to provide information and assistance on quality issues.

Development of written procedures (SOPs) and complete documentation of results.

Continuously analyze and implement process improvement procedures.

Ensure current vendors at assigned facility are in compliance with Food Safety documentation.

Other duties or special projects assigned as needed; responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.



Minimum 2-4 years of college course in Agribusiness or Science disciplines preferred.

Minimum 2 years of experience in Food Safety inspection.

Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

Effective problem solver with the ability to work independently.

Ensures company compliance with formal product recovery and recall procedures.

Experience in food safety, HACCP, GMP, USDA, FDA, and working with State and third-party inspection.

Possesses strong leadership skills.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

Must have the ability to make sound decisions, capable of communicating and reporting functions both verbal and written.

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees, customers, vendors and management.

Microsoft Office skills: Excel, Power Point and Word.

The ability to make technical decisions and recommendations relative to the microbiological and analytical quality of the manufacturing facility and products is required.

Ability to lift 20 to 30 pounds as needed.

Ability to work in a refrigerated environment within the range of 36 degrees to 38 degrees

Requires availability outside of normal business hours as necessary, such as weekend and evenings


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.


Company offers excellent benefits (medical, dental, vision; life, AD&D), 401k and opportunity for advancement.


Please send resume: no phone calls, temp agencies, or headhunters





Main Page

Description: Description: setstats Copyright (C) All rights reserved under

If you have any comments, please send your email to