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Assistant Food Safety Manager - Medina, Ohio




Medina, Ohio


Food Safety/Quality



Location Name:



Depends on Experience

Position Type:

Full time


1st Shift


Position Purpose:

This position provides management and leadership guidance with food safety initiatives while reinforcing the Sandridge Core Values.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of this position are the daily management of  Food Safety initiatives while assuring compliance/maintenance of Safe Quality Food 2000 program.  This person shall exemplify the Sandridge Core Values at all times (Integrity/Ethics, Always Improving, Caring Employee Environment, Excellence in Reputation and Responsive Customer Service).

Key Specific Responsibilities:

  • Assist QA Manager in implementing specific USDA/FSIS & FDA Regulations applicable to the production of Ready-to-Eat Fresh Salads and Entrées (HACCP, SSOP, & Pre-requisite Programs)
  • Maintain close working relationship with Production Supervisors to proactively identify technical concerns in production procedures that impact Food Safety.
  • Under the oversight of the Food Safety Manager, Insure all HACCP procedures are performed accurately and efficiently, review, develop and revise the HACCP program as needed
  • Assist QA Manager to manage the USDA/FDA SSOP programs and review daily documentation generated to assureregulatory and specification compliance
  • Revise and Maintain the SQF Program to meet the requirements of the current SQF Code
  • Act as SQF Practitioner
  • Coordinate the scheduling and perform the internal auditing process, required by the SQF Code, with the Senior Technology Manager.
  • Perform informal audits of the processes and procedures throughout the plant to insure compliance with the SQF Code.
  • Take actions on the results of the informal audits to drive compliance with the SQF Program by the responsible parties
  • Assist QA Manager to manage all food safety improvement initiatives, working with multiple departmental disciplinesto achieve company goals.
  • Conduct Food Safety Training sessions for all employees
  • Participate in Food Safety Steering Committee
  • Assist Quality Assurance Manager in the development of educational training sessions relative to  food safety and quality practices
  • Perform Sanitary Design Inspection of equipment and facilities
  • Assist QA Manager in development and achieving QA departmental goals.

Summary of Authority Granted To This Position:

The person in this role will work directly with appropriate SFC employees and management regarding all production issues relative to food safety and quality, as directed by Senior Director of Food Safety and Quality. Perform required activities in the absence of the Sr. Director of Food Service.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to walk around facility 8 hours per day
  • Ability to work in cold (refrigerated less than 40 F and freezer 0 F or less) & warm (50 F & 85 F) climates
  • Exemplify the Company’s Core Values with each day’s activities throughout all shifts

Qualifications Required for Position:

  • Minimum of a 4 Year Degree
  • Proven History of Managing employees in a faced paced environment
  • Proficient in Windows Word and Excel
  • Ability to measure and drive improvement

Qualifications Desired For Position:

  • Degree in Culinary, Food Science, Science or Microbiology or related field
  • Certifications Required:    SQF 2000 Practitioner Certificate
  • Five plus years in Food, Beverage or related field with USDA/FSIS or FDA regulated Ready-to-Eat establishment
  • Proficient knowledge of food regulations as outlined in the code of federal regulations


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