and Food Safety Manager (SQF) - Valdese, NC
will be the lead Food Safety and Quality programs at a designated fresh
bakery facility. This includes leading implementation and on-going program
management/oversight on Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Certification and
initiatives at a designated manufacturing facility.
Essential Duties &
Lead the integration of the current total quality
assurance and food safety process into one integrated process. This
includes HACCP system, regulatory audits, quality systems review process
(QSR), standard operating procedures (SOP's), product scoring, food safety
audits, field complaints, standardized work instructions.
Develop and execute SQF Plans to achieve/maintain SQF
Level 3 Certification at the facility and to meet all Sara Lee Corporation
requirements related to quality and food safety programs.
Oversee plant compliance and interactions with SQF
Assure Facility meets all requirements related to SQF
Develop and maintain systems to assure facility meets
all SQF 2000 System requirements including Commitment, Document Control and
Records, Specifications, Attaining Food Safety, Verification, Product
Identification Trace and Recall, Incident Management, Food Safety
Fundamentals - Building and Equipment Design and Construction, and Food
Safety Fundamentals - Pre-requisite Programs.
Train and maintain all training records on critical
food safety and quality requirements. Document and maintain training
registry for all employees at the facility.
Maintain all registries as required by SQF.
Oversee monitoring, verification, and validation
activities to ensure that all products leaving the facility meet the
facility Food Safety and Quality Plans.
Provide guidance and leadership in situations where
deviations have occurred or a potential risk has been identified related to
food safety and/or quality attributes.
Reassess SQF plan(s) when ever there is a change to
program, process, procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry philosophy,
Bachelor's degree in Food Safety, Microbiology,
Chemistry, Food Science, or related field.
6+ years of progressive food processing experience,
with at least 4 years in a management capacity within a manufacturing
environment under HACCP, USDA and/or FDA.
3+ years facilitating food safety/quality related
Demonstrate leadership in the areas of food safety
and plant regulatory affairs
HACCP Certification from a nationally /
internationally recognized and accredited HACCP training firm
Possess a thorough understanding of FDA and/or
USDA inspected manufacturing facilities
Comprehensive experience with FDA and/or USDA Rules
Must have strong organizational and leadership skills
Ability to analyze processes for Biological,
Chemical, and Physical hazards with a thorough understanding of the science
and support behind each type of hazard and each step of a production
Able to work with cross functional departments within
Good problem solving skills
Strong computer skills with experience using Word,
Excel, Access, Power Point. SAP experience is a plus.
We make it our
mission at Sara Lee to "Simply delight you...every
day." Our brands make up one of the world's best-loved
portfolios of innovative food, beverage, household, and body care products.
Our leading, trusted brands include Ambi Pur, Ball Park,
Douwe Egberts, Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Kiwi,
Sanex, Sara Lee, and Senseo. Collectively, these
brands generate more than $13 billion in annual net sales as they delight millions
of consumers every day in approximately 200 countries around the
world. The global Sara Lee team consists of 44,000 employees.
At Sara Lee, we
believe that careers are as unique as individuals. That's why we
offer employment opportunities that give you ownership of your
career. With the resources of a global corporation and direct
responsibility to make it happen, you can be confident that you'll always
be able to perform your best and be recognized for it. At Sara Lee,
the difference is you.
The Sara Lee
compensation program is designed to provide you with comprehensive,
flexible benefits that enable you to select those features that best fit
your needs. Our benefits include, but are not limited to: medical,
prescription drug, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability,
retirement plans, and tuition reimbursement.
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
Bachelor's Degree (±16
Number of Openings