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Food Safety Coordinator (9443)

Req Id 9443 - Posted 03/22/2013 - UNITED STATES - Indiana - Indianapolis - Quality Safety, Regulatory

Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE:INGR) is a leading global ingredients solutions provider specializing in nature-based sweeteners, starches and nutrition ingredients. With customers in more than 40 countries, Ingredion, formerly Corn Products International, serves approximately 60 diverse sectors in food, beverage, brewing, pharmaceuticals and other industries. For more information, visit

Job Title:

Food Safety Coordinator

Position Location:

Indianapolis, IN

Business Unit:

North America

Primary Function

The Food Safety Coordinator will be responsible for leading the Indianapolis site Food Safety team and personnel to safely, responsibly, and consistently reduce the levels of food safety rejects. The Food Safety Coordinator will develop, direct and provide leadership for the implementation and continuous improvement of Food Safety systems, process’ and supporting records to ensure compliance with regulatory, quality system and customer requirements.

Reports To:

Quality Manager



Critical Deliverables


·         Act as the technical expert on food safety concerns and expectations for plant personnel. Ensure immediate reaction and resolution to food safety and food quality deficiencies.

·         Lead regular HACCP audits with a cross-functional team to ensure all food grade products produced are safe and meet company, regulatory and customer expectations.

·         Maintain HACCP Quality Manual and all food safety records and work with all personnel to ensure compliance. Manage employee training on SSOPs, food safety, and HACCP.

·         Lead the Environmental Sampling Program. Analyze and interpret results to focus operational improvements to reduce micro failures in the plant.

Agility and Innovation

·         Monitor existing and new food safety procedures as needed and review, verify, revise and improve these systems on a periodic basis.

·         Analyze, evaluate and provide recommendations on product quality attributes that affect food safety. Apply scientific methodology, use of root cause and statistical analysis tools to support recommendations for process improvements and drive continuous improvements.

·         Provide back-up coverage for the Quality Manager on food safety issues and the Quality Systems Coordinator on customer audits and complaints.


and People

·         Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external customers that facilitate the company’s goals.

·         Well-organized and team-oriented with the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels within the organization.

Knowledge, Skills,

and Requirements:

·         Minimum of five years’ experience in a leadership role within the Food Industry.

·         Experience with food safety, HACCP, and hygiene programs.

·         Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Intelex and SAP.

·         Experience with ISO 9001:2008, Six Sigma, SPC and Lean Manufacturing principles.

·         Bachelor of Science in a technical field (such as microbiology, chemistry or engineering).

Desired behavior,

personal attributes,

(Success Drivers

And Competencies):

·         Detail oriented and able to multitask to achieve desired goals within established timeframes.

·         Self-starter and innovative with a strong will to succeed.

·         Ability to lead a team and work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels within the organization

·         Ability to present QA programs to customers

·         Ability to effect change through persuasion and good communication

Ingredion Incorporated is proud to provide a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental and life insurance, a 401(k) with a generous company match, a pension plan and long term career growth potential. 

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