Major player in the Food Industry with over 30 plants worldwide
is looking for a Food Safety Director. This is a newly created position
because of company growth and focus in Quality Assurance. Below are the
requirements. Specific areas are the need for a degree in FOOD SCIENCE OR
MICROBIOLOGY and dairy experience is highly desired. The location is in
Wisconsin and there are several places that this person could live near one
of the companies 4 plants. Salary is 6 figures and a significant bonus with
relocation and benefits as well as vacation. This person should expect a
maximum travel requirement of 40% but more realistically about 30%.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Drive Food Safety across all Company US facilities by
working with Corporate Quality, as well as plant Quality, Operations and
Support and provide direction to the organization for
product and environmental pathogen prevention monitoring, training, HACCP
and related customer/supplier initiatives.
Work with plant to identify gaps and implement solid
Assess significant Food Safety situations and make sound
recommendations regarding disposition of product and future preventative
Lead Food Safety recall efforts for the US Division.
Create and standardize Food Safety requirements,
documentation and execution of plant processes.
Lead cross functional Food Safety teams and efforts.
Provide guidance, evaluate and further develop the
Environmental Pathogen Program.
Provide guidance, evaluate and further develop the Product
Pathogen Testing Program.
Provide HACCP guidance to the organization including HACCP
plan reviews and validation.
Support specified customer and supplier initiatives in
conjunction with Quality, Sales, Operations and other functions as
Lead the Corporate Food Safety Annual Internal Audit
Responsible for Vendor Approval Program.
Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as deemed
necessary. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelors Degree in Food Microbiology.
10+ years of experience in food safety in a manufacturing
environment; including strong understanding of microbiology and food
Working knowledge of regulatory requirements (i.e. FDA,
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, AS400, etc. Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, draw valid conclusions and provide solutions. Ability to
influence and drive positive change. Ability to work in a team
environment as well as independently with good time management. Ability to
exercise judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good
working relationships with all levels of employees as well as internal and
external customers. Must possess strong leadership, communication and
organizational skills. Ability to travel up to 40%.