Food Safety Supervisor- Top CPG Food Manufacturer-- Wilkes Barre, PA

Position Id


Last Updated

8/5/2009 9:26:35 AM




Term: Yearly
Currency: US Dollar

Minimum Education

University - Bachelor Degree


Jeff Dipaolo





Our client, a leading CPG food manufacturer, has an exciting opportunity for a Food Safety Supervisor in Northeast PA. This position assists in continuous adherence and improvement of the facilities HACCP program. This encompasses the Food Safety Plan (HACCP) as well as the prerequisite programs that are the foundation for effective HACCP. This position reports to the Quality & Food Safety Manager and interacts with all levels of management at the facility.

Key duties include:

         Assists in leading the cross functional team for development, implementation and sustainability of the Plant HACCP plan and prerequisite programs

         Assure raw and packaging materials and finished goods meet Company specifications and standards with those out of specification being held, per the HACCP plan

         Champion process improvements and resolution of food safety issues

         Ensure compliance with applicable food laws and regulations or standards issued by regulatory agencies, as well as company policies/procedures/standards; Manage and audit HACCP program compliance internally and audit external suppliers as needed; Participate in and coordinate FDA, ODA, AIB and SQF inspections

         Assure all Food Safety /HACCP information is obtained & integrated for new product innovations.

         Assist in coordination of capital spending for Food Safety projects

         Lead HACCP and sanitary design risk assessments



Position Requirements:

         A Bachelors Degree or greater in Food Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, or a related field plus

         Minimum of three years experience in quality and food safety OR a High School Diploma/GED plus a minimum of seven years of experience in quality and food safety

         Broad knowledge of operations and Good Manufacturing Practices

         Proven successful experience in Food Safety Systems

         Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization as well as third party agencies and regulatory officials

         Demonstrated ability to influence and provide direction

         Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally

         Up to date with computer technology including Word Excel and PowerPoint

         Demonstrated knowledge of statistical process control techniques and their application to process control

         Thorough understanding of food safety science and principles including microbiological food safety risks and corrective actions

         Ability to work within timelines and in pressure situations

         Ability to handle multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities

         Ability to work extended work hours and shifts as necessary, including weekends

         Union Environment



Base salary, excellent benefits including 401k and complete relocation package


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