Food Safety Manager - Louisville, KY


job description

This company has been in business for more than 75 years and has multiple plant operations thorough out the US.  The company continues to experience great success in the marketplace with its products and is well diversified.  The company provides a great working environment and advancement opportunities for its employees.


LOCATION - This plant operation is located in a nice historic town in South East Alabama that is approx 1 hour from Panama City Fla, Gulf Shores, Destin Fla and Mobile Al.  Enjoy peaceful, low cost and very quaint living in a very nice community that is only 1 hour from some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.


  • This position manages all company Food Safety activities, including in-process quality control and facility GMPs and sanitation practices.
  • The Food Product Safety Manager ensures facility compliance to all specified requirements, evaluates quality and sanitation practices and procedures, and monitors program effectiveness for regulatory and audit compliance purposes.
  • Designs and implements safety processes and procedures that ensure product compliance to customer specifications.
  • This person will oversee the evaluation of product specifications and determines compatibility with process capabilities and monitors and reports on key food safety measures throughout the facility.
  • Coordinates with manufacturing to resolve food safety issues and drive improvement throughout the facility.
  • Trains and mentors key direct reports to effectively manage the functional areas of responsibility.
  • Designs, implements and monitors cleaning procedures and programs to ensure desired sanitation results are attained throughout the facility.
  • Manages plant master cleaning schedule to ensure frequency of cleaning is adequate.
  • Develops training programs and provides training for production personnel as required in line with GMPs and sanitation procedures requirements.
  • Assures compliance to all facility GMPs, sanitation and quality requirements to meet audit standards and regulatory compliance.
  • Performs audits to check on effectiveness of the programs and that the audit trail is intact. Coordinates with other departmental managers to verify soundness of related compliance programs.
  • Acts as the lead food safety and sanitation technical resource on assigned special projects.
  • With the plant manager, quality manager and engineering manager, evaluates new equipment for sanitary design and necessary corrective action.


job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or other related field.
  • Previous experience with Safe Quality Foods or SQF Expert Practitioner is a plus


5+ years of progressive food processing experience, with at least 1- 3 years in a management capacity within a manufacturing environment under HACCP, USDA and/or FDA.
5+ years facilitating food safety/quality related training events.
Must have strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
Able to work with cross functional departments within the organization
Good problem solving and corrective action/resolution skills Strong computer skills with experience using Word, Excel, Access, Power Point. SAP experience is a plus.


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Job Type:

QA - Quality Control

Req'd Education:

4 Year Degree

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At least 3 year(s)

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