Food Safety & Quality Assurance Supervisor – San Juan Bautista, CA


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Job Description:

Our mission at Earthbound Farm is to bring the benefits of organic produce to as many people as possible and to serve as a catalyst for positive change. Safe, healthy food is our priority and our systems have consistently been at the top of industry standards. Our new Test & Hold food safety program is unprecedented in the produce industry, and we’re committed to continually improving it as food safety science advances. Join our team of caring and committed individuals and help to make a difference for the environment on a larger scale. Come work with Earthbound Farm!

We are currently searching for a Food Safety & Quality Assurance Supervisor to join our Quality, Food Safety, and Organic Integrity (QFSOI) Department. This position is responsible for supervising the daily activities of Plant QC personnel to ensure the quality and safety our finished product.

Primary responsibilities include ensuring QC staff compliance with all company rules and regulations, Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturing Practices as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 21, Section 110. Additional duties include training staff on proper safety, food safety, GMP and other standard operating procedures; auditing and reporting deficiencies; maintaining accurate and complete QC documentation and establishing & maintaining a positive work environment within Plant QC department.

Qualified candidates will have a Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university) in Food Science, Microbiology, or related field OR minimum 5 years professional experience in a QA supervisory role within a fresh cut manufacturing environment.
Document control experience; knowledge of process, documentation and reporting standards required; knowledge of organic production requirements a plus. Ability to perform other functions such as standing, walking, sitting, twisting and carrying objects for at least 8-10 hours per day.

Candidates must possess superior interpersonal skills, a sense of urgency, and the ability to work in a team based environment as well as independently. Solid proficiency in MS office suite programs required. Bilingual English/Spanish a must. Must also be flexible with schedule and have the ability to work PM and weekend shifts in addition to overtime as required. This position is also required to relocate to Yuma, AZ during the winter growing season, typically November thru April.

Please note: working conditions include a cold and wet environment (34-36 degrees F), the smell or chlorine, outdoor weather conditions, heavy machinery, forklift traffic and loud noises.

Earthbound Farm offers competitive compensation and opportunities for growth, plus benefits such as medical, dental, life, partial-matching 401(k), employer-contribution medical savings account, vacation, PTO, holidays, employee-driven charitable donations, and an employee family scholarship program.

To learn more about us, please visit our company website at:

About Earthbound Farm:

Twenty-five years ago, Earthbound Farm started in a backyard garden, where we grew food we felt good about serving to our friends and family. And that meant farming organically. In everything we do at Earthbound Farm — farming, energy efficiency, environmental protection, food safety, contributing to our communities — we’re serious about our role as a catalyst for positive change



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