Food Safety Manager I
Watsonville CA USA
PURPOSE: To ensure the integrity, safety, and quality of
JOB SUMMARY: Overall responsibility for the day to day management and support
of the regional execution of the current Driscollís Food Safety Program.
Provide support to National Food Safety Operations Manager. Maintain open two
way communication channels between regional food safety representatives and
the national food safety team. Responsible for evaluation and direction of
regional food safety staff assigned to program projects and to implement
procedures and general company policies.
QUALIFICATION: Bachelor of Science degree in an Agricultural related field
with emphasis on microbiology plus five yearsí experience in agriculture with
an emphasis in microbiology. Excellent verbal and written communication
skills, self-starter, computer skills, organizational skills, some management
skills would be preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish is required. Maintains a
valid driverís license. Requires extensive travel.
Procedures: Work with regional representation to implement Driscollís Food
Safety Manuals on all ranches and in all facilities. In addition, work with
regional food safety representation to ensure the understanding and
implementation of all internal Driscollís food safety procedures and
Program Management: Working with the National Food Safety Operations Manager,
regional food safety representatives, growers, production, and cooler
personnel manage and support regional day to day execution of Driscollís food
safety program. Develop new and existing staff in the departments to attain
Driscollís strategic goals.
Production Area Audits and Visits: Visit all areas of production on a regular
basis to provide support to regional representatives and to monitor the food
safety program, processes, and personnel. Work with regional staff to execute
both internal and 3rd party audits on all ranches and facilities.
Advisor: Remain current on all Driscollís Food Safety policies (both internal
and external) as well as compliance criteria for all 3rd party audits.
Provide continuing daily support of regional food safety personnel. Assist in
the development and execution of Driscollís food safety educational programs.
General: Ensures the security of Driscollís proprietary and confidential
information and material. Follows Company policies and practices while
representing Driscollís in an ethical and business-like manner in all
interactions with employees, government agencies, growers, customers, etc. Perform
other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature of the work
performed by employees in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all the
jobís responsibilities. At Driscollís, all of our jobs include broad
responsibilities for continually improving.