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Food Safety, Plant
Job Posting- Food Safety Coordinator, Pet Food Manufacturing
Multiple Locations Ogden, UT Phoenix, AZ Woodland, WA Emporia, KS Hazleton,
DESCRIPTION: Coordinate broad quality and food safety policies and
procedures in a Pet Food processing facility. Coordinate projects as needed
and support others within the group, including Supplier Quality Pro-grams,
Safe Quality Foods Programs, etc.
TASKS: •Assure that Regulatory programs (HACCP, SSOPs, SOPs)
are implemented, understood, routinely assessed, improved upon and well-maintained.
•Assure that GMPs and food safety procedures are understood, instilled at
all levels of employment and monitored throughout all areas of the
facility. •Assure that Microbial programs are implemented, routinely
assessed, improved upon and well-maintained. These programs include but are
not limited to: environmental monitoring and pathogen testing of products
as directed by company policy. •Coordinate external and internal quality /
food safety audits for the facility. •Lead cross-functional teams to drive
selected quality or food safety programs. Examples include "monthly
food safety facility inspections", "monthly glass and plastic
inspection", "HACCP team meetings", “Food Safety Committee”.
•Conduct training session’s specific to food safety and quality. •Maintain
KPI’s related to food safety, sanitation, pest
control and internal and external audits and work with the Director of Food
Safety to generate and maintain performance metrics. •Coordinate and assure
conformance to Safe Quality Food (SQF) initiative. •Other duties as
AND REQUIREMENTS: : •Must have one of the following: a Bachelor's degree in
Biology, Food Science or related discipline and at least two (2) years’
experience in the food industry. Associates degree in Sciences with four
(4) years progressive experience in the food industry. High School Diploma
/ GED and seven (7) years progressive experience in the food industry.
•Excellent computer skills - Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools is
required. •Experience in Auditing, Inspections and Quality Assurance.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills. •Candidates must be
well-organized. •Technical knowledge of food safety.
ENVIRONMENT: •Must be able to work in a schedule-driven 12 hr shift environment with a customer service
orientation to support plant operations. Overtime may be necessary as
workloads dictate •Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and e-file
background testing required •Food Safety and Good Manufacturing Practices,
including appropriate safety equipment apply. Job will generally be
performed in a manufacturing environment. •While performing the duties of
this position, the employee may be required to sit for prolonged periods of
time, climb stairs, climb ladders and walk plant floors that could exceed
one mile of travel per day. •The employee must have a full range of body
movements including use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects,
computer equipment and peripherals; and bending, reaching, and crouching.
•Must have command of all five senses, sight, hearing, touch, smell and
taste. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth
perception, and the ability to adjust focus. These vision requirements in
each area must be sufficient to shift in focus from computer screens to
close forms. •Strength: Must have the ability to lift 20 pounds with
regularity. •Must be able to understand and follow work instructions in