Regulatory Food Safety Specialist –
Manage Regulatory and Food Safety documentation coming to
Hillshire Brands from Suppliers and Co-manufacturers. Develop reports for
monitoring the ingredient and food safety approval processes. Manage
software systems designed to approve and track ingredients and ingredient
suppliers. Assists Regulatory and Food Safety managers in projects and
initiatives for our customers.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Electronically captures,
organizes and evaluates food safety and ingredient documentation which
comes to Hillshire Brands from Suppliers and Co-Manufacturers.
- Monitors compliance and
performance through evaluation of the documentation received from
Suppliers and Co-manufacturers.
- Follows up and resolves
issues with Co-manufacturers and Suppliers when documentation
indicates possible deficiencies/clarifications and corrective actions.
- Manages Regulatory and Food
Safety approval of ingredients and ingredient suppliers.
- Maintains and updates
Regulatory and Food Safety databases under the directions of
Regulatory and Food Safety managers.
- Handles requests for 3rd
party audits, compliance sign-offs, and surveys from all new Co-manufacturers
- Requests and reviews 3rd
Party audits on an annual basis from Co-manufacturers & Suppliers.
- Assists in supplier food
safety certification projects and other Regulatory and Food Safety
- Writes food safety policies
in ISO format for FSSA.
- Manages inventory holds for
samples and product releases as required.
- Manages KPI tracking of
processes and programs for the purpose of understanding and improving
timing and performance of our processes.
- Assists in Regulatory and
Food Safety product and ingredient spreadsheets, reports and requests
by internal and external customers.
- Assists in invoicing and
documentation for Regulatory and Food Safety.
- Bachelor Science
Degree in Food Science or related field preferred
- One to five years experience in food safety, regulatory and/or
quality with food products preferred
- Knowledge of Regulatory and
- Knowledge of food safety
principles and food processing
- HACCP Certified preferred
- Computer software knowledge
in Excel, Access, SAP required
- Effective written and verbal
communication skills with internal customers, external suppliers and
Hillshire Brands focuses on providing meat-centric food
products that satisfy consumer appetites and offer exceptional quality and
value. The flagship brands of our reinvigorated company include Ball Park,
Gallo Salame, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean and
State Fair. In addition, the company produces the well-loved Sara Lee
frozen desserts. The Hillshire Brands foodservice division serves our
portfolio of products to restaurants, schools, convenience stores,
healthcare facilities, hospitality venues and other food service
operations. Collectively, these brands generate approximately $4 billion in
revenue as they touch millions of consumers in North America.
At Hillshire Brands, we believe that careers are as unique as
individuals. That's why we offer employment opportunities that give you
ownership of your career. All employees have a voice, and your ideas are
valued. As an employee of the company, your individual contributions will
make a significant impact on our overall success. Our organization benefits
from the passion of individuals working together, so as an employee of
Hillshire Brands you will have an opportunity to further develop your
skills, gain new experiences and build new capabilities.
An Equal Opportunity /
Affirmative Action Employer
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