KEY RESULT AREAS:
The Post Foods Division Food Safety Manager is
responsible for assuring that all aspects of the Food Safety System are
designed, implemented, and working effectively throughout the 4 plant
network. This role will also have responsibility for our supplier quality
program and will supervise a direct report in this area.
Lead the collaboration between Quality,
Operations, R&D, and Procurement to assure effective Food Safety and
Sanitation policies and procedures are designed, implemented, and
Support new and improved product and process
Supervise the Vendor Quality Technician and
assure the necessary documents and site QA evaluations are complete.
Support the manufacturing plants,
co-manufacturers, and/or suppliers by providing technical support,
troubleshooting, training, allergen plan assessments, HACCP plan reviews,
and environmental testing reviews as needed.
Develop and coordinate actions plans to
reduce or eliminate food safety/sanitation failures during manufacturing by
employing the latest techniques and equipment available.
Audit manufacturing plants, co-manufacturers,
suppliers, and distribution centers to assure compliance to the Post
policies and procedures.
Develop and monitor key performance measures
as it relates to product safety, sanitation and pest control. Ensure that
Post policies are maintained by implementing plant procedures and systems
to ensure that products produced meet all Post expectations.
Work with the consumer response team to
analyze consumer feedback as it relates to product safety.
Assures action plans are developed and
implemented for specific problem areas.
Investigate, develop and recommend changes in
procedures and work processes leading to improved product safety.
Assist in the design safety analysis of new
promotional items when needed.
Facilitate the sharing of best practices
across all manufacturing plants.
Implement Food Safety Modernization Act,
(FSMA), requirements as it pertains to food safety, sanitation, and other
pre-requisite programs to support HACCP, FSMA and overall food safety
Develop Thermal Verification and Validation
program across all Post manufacturing locations, implement and assess and
develop/drive corrective actions as needed.
Work with manufacturing facilities to
continuously have 3 year infrastructure plans in place to minimize food
Supports the organization in designing and
implementing food plant security procedures.
Other duties/assignments as requested by the
Bachelor's degree required in microbiology,
science/chemistry, food technology or related experience.
10+ years of food safety/quality and
sanitation experience required. Experience in manufacturing and/or R&D
HACCP certification required.
Previous experience working with GFSI audit
Good communication skills, both, oral and
Excellent knowledge of GMPs. Sanitation,
Allergens, Food Safety Modernization Act and Product Safety prerequisite
Has plant knowledge and knows quality and
product safety systems, food law, and cereal products.
Understands internal and external stakeholder
A State certified pest control license is
Knowledge of statistics is preferred.
Must have excellent decision making ability
and deep understanding of the responsibilities associated with the position.
Must be able to work in a manufacturing
Extensive travel (25-40%) is required.
Must be able to work in a team environment
and will need to have excellent interpersonal skills.
Must be a team player that can get things
accomplished through others.