FOOD SAFETY SPECIALIST, PLANT QUALITY SERVICES -
This position is responsible for the development, administration,
training, and monitoring of all aspects of quality and food safety within
our organization. Provide and interface for state and local regulatory
agencies in regards to food safety concerns. Oversee regulations and
implement same on all monitoring systems and evaluate it on regular basis to
ensure compliance with law. Conduct workplace safety evaluations and
identify areas of improvement and provide effective solutions.
Responsible for Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Program
(HACCP) to include administration of this regulatory program to ensure
compliance with USDA regulations and JMFG policies and procedures.
Develop and maintain Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP)
and required training.
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) development, maintenance and
SQF – create, maintain and oversee SQF Quality Plant. Take
appropriate action to maintain the integrity of the SQF System; and
communicate to relevant personnel all information essential to ensure
effective implementation and maintenance.
Allergen Control Program – Review, monitor and maintain company’s
Allergen Control Program in all aspects to include company practices,
storage and personnel training.
Labeling – responsible for maintenance of company’s labeling
policies/procedures/practices to assure that labels for each company product
are accurate. Conduct annual label audits and label revision as needed.
Chemical and Micro Testing – assure company’s chemical and
microbiological testing programs meet or exceed the expectations of our
customers, regulatory agencies, 3rd party auditors and the JMFG policy
A Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Animal Science, Microbiology or
a related discipline OR an equivalent combination of education and/or
experience is preferred.
One to three (1-3) years’ supervisory experience, HACCP
certification, knowledge of USDA regulations and Quality Control program.
Internal: Department Supervisors and Managers, Corporate personnel,
Hourly employees, VP Business Operations, Plant Manager and General Manager.
External: Customers, USDA & 3RD Party Auditors
# Direct Reports: (1) Quality Assurance Support (1) Quality Assurance Systems Specialists (2) HACCP Administrative Ass’t. (1) Lab Technician (2) Quality Assurance Label Technicians
This position description is not intended, and should not be
construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts
or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended, however, to
be an accurate reflection of those principle job elements essential for
making decisions related to job performance, employee development and
compensation. As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and
responsibilities as required.