Food Safety Manager Portsmouth, VA


Division : Smithfield Packing

Location : Portsmouth Virginia US 23701

Job Title : Food Safety Manager

Category : Quality Assurance/Food Safety

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description :

Smithfield, Portsmouth Plant has an immediate opportunity for highly motivated, dedicated and professional Food Safety Manager.  This individual will be responsible for developing , implementing and validating science based HACCP plans for each process within our ready to eat (RTE) Hot dog facility (to include Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures).  This manager will ensure compliance with all FSIS regulations, directives and policies.  In addition, this person will develop and implement training programs to instruct employees to monitor and document HACCP, SSOP and other required functions within the facility.

Some of the specific job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

         Plant Liaison to resolve all issues or concerns that the USDA Inspectors may have.

         Resolve and respond to all USDA Non-Compliance Records completely and timely.

         Lead the plant HACCP team and train employees.

         Reassess both the HACCP and SSOP programs.

         Perform risk assessments of each process and develop critical control points.

Job Requirements :

         Bachelor of Science Degree

         Three (3) years of experience in the Meat Industry

         HACCP Certification

         Strong Analytical Skills 

         Innovative Problem Solving Skills supported by a systematic approach.

         Excellent Communication Skills, both verbal and written are required

         Strong Organizational Skills

         Profiecient in Word, Excel, Power Point

         Technial knowledge of meats and proteins

         Knowledge of Statistical Process Controls

Career Level : Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Education : Bachelor's Degree

% of Travel Required : 10-20%


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