Food Product Safety Manager –
Major:Chemistry, Food Science
Salary:Not Specified Why?
Sanitation - Hourly, Sanitation - Management
JOIN THE LEADER! Ralcorp Holdings, Inc
headquartered 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. Through a recent merger with Post Foods, Ralcorp is
now also a leading producer of branded cereals. Ralcorp's diversified
product mix includes: ready-to-eat and hot cereals; nutritional and cereal
bars; snack mixes, corn-based chips and corn snack products; crackers and
cookies; snack nuts; chocolate candy; salad dressings; mayonnaise; peanut
butter; jams and jellies; syrups; sauces; frozen griddle products; frozen
biscuits and other frozen pre-baked products.
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 businesses.
Through operations in over thirty plants within the United States and
Canada we employ about 9,000 people with sales boasting of $3 billion.
Every location offers an environment that values each of its employees!
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
and implements safety processes and procedures that ensure product
compliance to customer specifications. Oversees the evaluation of product
specifications and determines compatibility with process capabilities.
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.
Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry,
Food Science, or other related field. 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. Previous
experience with Safe Quality Foods or SQF Expert Practitioner is a plus.
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.