Provide expert leadership in overseeing food safety initiatives that
achieve the organization's food safety agenda and meet USDA and customer
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Expertise in HACCP, GMP and SSOP programs, company policies / procedures
and government regulations that contribute to Food Safety.
Lead and mentor Food Safety Technicians.
Prepare and review daily and weekly plant information including: NR's,
microbial data and HACCP/SSOP trend indicators.
Implement corrective actions, special projects, and microbial validation
studies to achieve food safety objectives.
Food Safety Liaison between Plant Management and Plant Customers and the
facility's USDA-FSIS personnel.
Assist the Quality Assurance Manager to achieve Quality Assurance
Strive for continuous improvement in Food Safety.
Previous managerial experience in Food Safety or Quality Assurance is
Thorough knowledge of SSOP, GMP, and HACCP programs.
Basic understanding of Food Microbiology and Plant Sanitation.
Computer skills in Microsoft Office programs.
Excellent problem analysis skills.
Good oral and written communication skills.
MUST have previous Food Safety experience in a kill
operation. ( Poultry, Pork, and/or Beef ).
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It's the Soldier, not the poet,
Who has given us the freedom of speech.
It's the Soldier, not the politicians
That ensures our right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.
It's the Soldier who salutes the flag,
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And whose coffin is draped by the flag.
Did you know that at military funerals - the 21-gun salute
stands for the sum of the numbers in the year 1776?
Have you ever noticed the honor guard pays meticulous attention to
correctly folding the United States of America Flag 13 times? You probably
thought it was to symbolize the original 13 colonies, but we learn
something new every day!
The 1st fold of the flag is a symbol of life.
The 2nd fold is a symbol of the belief in eternal life.
The 3rd fold is made in honor and remembrance of the veterans departing the
ranks who gave a portion of their lives for the defense of the country to
attain peace throughout the world.
The 4th fold represents the weaker nature, for as American citizens
trusting in God, it is to Him we turn in times of peace as well as in time
of war for His divine guidance
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shadow of death, that we might see the light of day.
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