Food Safety Supervisor - San
Juan Bautista, CA
Regular, Full Time
San Juan Bautista, CA
54 - Plant QFSOI
The Food Safety Supervisor assists the Food Safety
Manager in the oversight and coordination of Food Safety and QA programs
including but not limited to microbiological sampling, HACCP programs, in
house & third party audits and compliance certifications. This position
directly oversees Test & Hold technicians to ensure work is performed in
compliance with Food Safety guidelines at all times. Frequent
inter-organizational communication and contact with third-party testing lab
Coordinates and monitors systematic sampling of incoming raw
product and finished product using established standard operating procedures.
Supervises sampling procedures to insure that collection methods
are accurately followed.
Acts as the central point of contact for third party testing lab,
raw receiving department, production team and food safety management
regarding the communication of approval to release raw product for processing
and finished goods for shipment.
Responsible for shift/work scheduling, training, delegation of
duties & disciplinary actions of Test & Hold line staff.
Keeps records of all sampling procedures and lab tests. Provides
management with copies of test records and partners with administrative staff
to ensure proper archival procedures are followed.
Assists management with internal audits, document audits, vendor
audits, USDA audits, FDA audits and third party audits such as BRC.
Learns Food Safety Manager responsibilities and functions as
back-up. Cross-trains in other department tasks to function as back-up to
Assists with implementation of corrective action initiatives
ensuring food safety issues are resolved in a timely manner to minimize
consumer risk, cost, and production down time.
Tracks inventory of required equipment and submits requests for
replenishment on an as-needed basis.
Bachelor's Degree (four year college or
university) in Food Science, Ag Science, or a related field.
Experience and/or an understanding of food systems and food
manufacturing processes required. This includes knowledge of raw materials,
production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for
maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
One to three years of supervisory experience desired.
Knowledge of food safety requirements and regulations (Federal and
State), Good Manufacturing Practices, and HACCP programs.
Ability to work a 6 day work week with a varying daily schedule
which may include PM and AM shifts, weekend and holiday hours.
Ability to be on call as needed to respond to and resolve after
English language skills including the ability to read,
follow instructions and write legibly required.
Spanish language skills strongly preferred. Must be willing to
acquire Spanish language skills as needed.
Functional proficiency in MS Office Suite Programs including Word,
Excel, Outlook and database software required.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills required.
Strong sense of urgency. Detail oriented and able to work in a fast
paced manufacturing environment.
HACCP Certification strongly desired.
Ability to compile, analyze and present data in a summary to
Superior interpersonal skills with the ability to get along with
Must demonstrate a tactful, mature, and professional demeanor.
Positive attitude and desire to be a team player required.
will need to submit the following documents during the application process.
Earthbound Farm is an Equal Opportunity Employer.