Food Safety Manager - Memphis, TN


Immediate need. Must be open to all days and shifts 


Primary Functions:


·        Ensure the development, compliance, and certification of HACCP and other food safety programs for a specific manufacturing location.


·        Ensure the facility delivers the required standards of food safety according to policies, procedures, and practices. 


·        Responsible to manage facility inspections, traceability, testing, vendor auditing, and microbial program compliance. 




·        Responsible for the delivery of continuous improvement and working with Corporate Quality in the execution of company programs. 


·        Deliver these accountabilities through direct involvement with manufacturing support personnel. 






·        Responsible to ensure Microbial program compliance and sanitation compliance. 


·        Accountable for allergen program management and compliance.


·        Ensure key traceability, inspection program management, vendor management, and microbial program metrics are established, and the delivery of the established metrics and Key Performance Indices.


·        Ensure adherence to required food safety laws, regulations, corporate policies and practices.


·        Reports to the Quality & Food Safety Manager


·        Interact with all levels of management at the facility, to include the Operations Manager and his/her direct reports, supervisors and operators.  Also, may interact with Corporate Quality & Food Safety personnel.


Work collaboratively across all necessary function of the facility to ensure adherence to established programs and practices.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:





  1. Directs, plans, and implements traceability testing and monitoring.
  2. Responsible for vendor management related to food safety.
  3. Ensures the facility meets all required food safety laws, regulations, and corporate policies.
  4. Responsible for the microbial program compliance for the facility.  Also, responsible for continued development and continuous improvement of such programs
  5. May include environmental responsibilities.
  6. Responsible for food safety accountability for all hours of operation.
  7. Responsible for allergen program management for the facility.
  8. Accountable for HACCP & food safety training for the facility to ensure compliance and execution of required programs.
  9. Ensure adherence to all standard work processes, including lean processes.
  10. Responsible for compliance with all regulations. Food Safety – plant in proper sanitary condition at all times, including allergen control, pest control, guidelines followed. Compliance with food safety policies and procedures.
  11. Responsible for MCRS® (Management Control Report System)  sustainability: Ensure achievement of all area / shift KPIs
  12. ensure adherence to and continuous improvement of all area / shift MCRS® elements.
  13. Responsible for supporting the execution of relevant projects within assigned area / shift.
  14. Responsible for supporting talent management process for hourly employees. Ensure Diversity and Inclusion meets / exceeds corporate standards. Proactively engage in the development and training of hourly labor and support such plans developed by plant leadership.
  15. Maintain understanding of processes and functional interdependencies. Recognize and escalate, as needed, those issues identified as risks to, or opportunities to improve, plant performance.
  16. Drive company values.
  17. Adhere to and administer company policies and procedures.
  18. Other duties as assigned





Work Environment:

Work environment includes plant, warehouse, and plant grounds. 


Must be physically capable of lots of walking, climbing, squatting etc. to complete job duties. 


Computer skills required—Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.

Incumbent must be able to work within timelines and in pressure situations.


Public contact required with numerous vendors, trainers, etc.


This position may require approximately 5% travel and work/maintenance coverage beyond the normal hours, shift, and on weekends/holidays.


Required skills:

Job Requirements:


BA degree in food science, microbiology, or equivalent and 5 to 7 years experience in quality & food safety is required.


Thorough technical knowledge of quality & food




-          safety is required. 

-          Strong written & verbal communication skills, analytical ability, leadership strengths and ability to work effectively with a team are required. 

-          Computer software skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.

Candidate preferred qualifications:

-          Food processing and packaging is desired.

Experience in managing processes is preferred





This position requires regular attendance and punctuality in accordance with Company policies.  Additionally, the ability to interact well with other employees and work varied hours, as necessary, is required.  All employees are responsible for implementing EEO policy and Affirmative Action commitments.


Jennifer and/or Robin 1-866-300-1753

Job Type:


Job Status:

Full Time




Food & Beverage

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