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Job Title:

Food Safety Specialist – Pasadena, TX


Schwan's Shared Services, LLC.

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

Exempt/Non Exempt:



Day Shift







Currently, Schwan's Shared Services, LLC (Schwan’s), a subsidiary of The Schwan Food Company, is expanding our Quality Assurance Operations department. If you’re a professional with interests in the development, validation and verification of plant HACCP plans and the development, enhancement and monitoring of programs and procedures required to meet Schwan‘s corporate policies and regulatory agency requirements for a specific facility, take a look at career opportunities at Schwan’s.

At Schwan’s, you’ll get a competitive pay and benefits package. If you’re interested in joining a global, privately owned company on the move, this is your opportunity. To find out more and to apply for these opportunities at Schwan’s, visit our website at:


  • Serve as plant HACCP Program Coordinator; maintain HACCP Plan; conduct HACCP reassessments as necessary; develop and conduct Critical Control Point validation studies; and coordinate HACCP and food safety training for the facility.
  • Develop and conduct food safety risk assessments for plant processes, ingredients and finished products. Responsible for designing programs and corrective actions from risk assessment findings.
  • Audit and verify compliance to plant Pre-requisite Programs (including but not limited to: Allergen Control, Pest Control, Microbiological testing, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP) Program, Traceability program).
  • Responsible for working with plant engineering, Research and Development in development and implantation of lethality validation programs around Ready-To-Eat (RTE) products, including but not limited to RTE process risk assessments.
  • Serves as liaison between Plant FSQ Manager, plant Microbiology department and corporate FSQ to monitor and trend pre-operational sanitation performance and microbiological performance of ingredients, in-process and finished products.
  • Audits food safety testing procedures (microbiological and chemical/physical) to insure that analysis methods are accurately followed.
  • Reviews food safety related testing records and provides management with summaries and/or trend analysis as appropriate.
  • Serves as FSQ key contact for plant self-inspections.
  • Coordinate the plant's Mock Recall program.
  • Assist with Global Food Safety Initiatives program development, implementation and compliance.
  • Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct.


Education: Bachelor's degree in food science or equivalent
Years of related experience: 5 -7 years related experience
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: HACCP Certified, experience with Food Safety inspection Service (FSIS) HACCP Programs, as well as experience with FDA Seafood HACCP Programs. Knowledge of math, chemistry, and microbiology necessary. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, as well as professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. The ability to effectively communicate verbally as well as in writing. Ability to effectively present information at meetings and respond to employees, all levels of management, and related business units. Experience in food or beverage manufacturing helpful. Demonstrated project management experience.

Let us tell you about The Schwan Food Company. We are the largest, branded frozen-food company in the United States. Schwan's® offers home delivery to customers throughout the 48 contiguous United States as well as operating with a large presence in the foodservice channel and high visibility in the retail frozen food aisle. The company has 19 brands including Tony's®, Red Baron®, Freschetta®, Edwards®, Mrs. Smith's and the Schwan's® brand.

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Schwan’s is an equal opportunity employer.


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