TITLE:†††††††††††††††††††††† Southern District Food Safety Representative Ė
Driscollís - Santa Maria, CA
PAY STATUS:†††††††††††††††††††† Exempt
GROUP:††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† Operations
REPORTS TO:††††††††††††††††††† National
Food Safety Assistant Manager
To ensure the integrity and safety of Driscollís product
JOB SUMMARY: Work with Driscollís Food Safety Team,
Growers, Regional Production teams, and Cooler personnel to execute the
Driscollís Food Safety Program in the associated District.
Bachelor of Science degree with emphasis
on microbiology and/or food science required; equivalent experience
will be considered.
yearsí experience in Agriculture with emphasis on Food Safety, Microbiology,
GAPs, and GMPs preferred.
verbal and written communication skills,
interpersonal skills, self-starter,
Computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite
Bilingual Spanish/English skills required.
driverís license and the ability to be covered under company-sponsored
vehicle insurance program are also required.
Requires moderate travel.
- Assist growers and facilities
with implementation of the Food Safety manuals. Provide trainings, follow up visits, and general guidance for
- Execution of Driscollís
Internal Food Safety Audit program. Schedule, execute, and track audits;
ensure completion of corrective actions.
- Work with certification bodies
to execute third party audits. Schedule and ensure completion of audits
and corrective action follow up. Work with certification bodies to
resolve regional issues as needed.
- Work with the Regional
Production department to compile ranch lists and identify new growers
and sites, and resolve regional issues as needed
- On boarding of new growers
- Obtain and process grower
pesticide use reports.
- Working with the National Food
Safety Training Manager, implement a district training program for
growers, facilities, and other Driscollís personnel.
- Execution of sampling program
(micro and residue). Pull sample, track, follow up, and take corrective
action and conduct investigations where needed.
- Track facilities and obtain third
party audit certificates where necessary.
- Conduct risk assessments. As
needed, conduct new site and water source risk assessments. Perform,
track, follow up, and ensure implementation of corrective actions where
- Conduct mock recalls. Mock
recalls will be conducted annually for all facilities for which we
schedule an audit.
- Attend grower meetings.
- 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,
- Performs other duties as assigned.†
- 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 job's responsibilities.† At
Driscollís, all of our jobs include broad responsibilities for
continually improving the processes we use to develop our products.
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
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