Food Safety Leader II – Ralcorp Holdings, Inc.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Ralcorp Holdings, Inc
in St. Louis, MO, is the leading producer of a variety of value brand and
store brand foods sold under the individual labels of various grocery, mass
merchandise and drugstore retailers, and frozen bakery products sold to
in-store bakeries, restaurants and other foodservice customers.
in 2010, as one of Fortune’s 100 Fastest-growing companies, we have emerged
as a solid and powerful organization focusing on newly energized and highly
motivated teams. Today we also emerge with a heightened commitment to
expand our presence through new product development and through the
acquisition of allied store brand and branded businesses.
Quality Food Safety Leader II
- Job #:
- Job Type:
- Job Grade:
- Business Unit:
- Regular full time
- Ralston Foods
- Cedar Rapids IA
KEY RESULT AREAS: Insure that the proper standards of sanitation are
maintained and all products are produced with consumer safety in mind.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain HACCP program at plant. Perform HACCP verification and validation
activities. Perform HACCP Hazard Analysis on any new ingredients or
Inspect the plant on a routine schedule. Monitor deficiencies and track
corrective actions from the routine plant inspections. Lead Food safety
team with GMP and Food Safety focused projects. Inspect Distribution
Coordinate nonconforming product issues including identification,
segregation, disposition, tracking, and corrective action of non-conforming
Establish and maintain detailed written procedures for the cleaning of all
processing equipment and facilities. Perform verification and validation
activities on the program.
Coordinate elements of the allergen control program including ingredient
labeling, segregation, storage, cleanup process, verification of cleanups,
and validation of cleanups
Micro biological Program
Coordinate, track, verify, and validate environmental program at plant.
Integrated Pest Management- Internal
Maintain rodent trapping program at the plant. Maintain Insecticutor
program at the plant. Identify bird, rodent, or insect pest issues and
develop plans for exclusion or elimination of the source of problems. Lead
Heat Sterilization process for insect control.
Integrated Pest Management- External
Supervise external vendor for bird control, rodent control, pest control,
and weed control programs. Plant coordination on fumigations.
Monthly Verification Activities
Provide monthly management reports on Food Safety Prerequisite programs and
Represent Technical Services Department as needed in special projects,
supplier programs, process improvement projects. Support AIB and SQF
Train employees in required food safety and/or quality related topics.
Assist with Regulatory audits, 3rd Party inspections, Ralston
Foods audits, customer inspections when necessary.
Respond promptly, effectively and accurately to consumer complaints
Must possess and maintain industry knowledge for HACCP certification and
SQF Practitioner certification
- BS Degree in Food Science,
Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, Entomology, or related area required
with experience in the Food Industry preferred.
- Three to Five years in food processing
with quality, sanitation, or pest control experience preferred.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS TO CONSIDER:
- Candidate must possess strong
interpersonal skills along with verbal and written communications.
- Strong teamwork, influence
management, and project management skills.
- Required to work some off
hours and weekends to accomplish certain duties and responsibilities.
- Experience in a Lean
- Safe Quality Foods (SQF)
Program with the ability to achieve SQF Practitioner status.
- HACCP Training
- GMPs for the Food Industry
- Pest Control in Food Industry
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Ralcorp is an equal
opportunity employer. It is the policy of Ralcorp to provide equal employment
opportunity to all qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, physical or mental disability, or status as a
disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era.