Food Safety Coordinator - Lemont, IL

Job Code: 5082

POSTED: Oct 05




Lemont, Illinois


C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.


Full Time - Experienced


Food Science, Quality Assurance

Required Education:

4 Year Degree

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About C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

Make an impact from day one. Want to be part of a dynamic and growing industry? Consider a position on our Sourcing Sales Team. C.H. Robinson got its start in 1905 and today we are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN with over 7,000 employees and more than 218 offices worldwide. We are one of the largest third party logistics companies in the world, providing multimodal transportation and produce sourcing services to more than 25,000 customers. Visit our website to learn more about us:

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Job Description


The Food Safety Coordinator will ensure all established C. H. Robinson Central Produce (CHR-CP) specific and C. H. Robinson corporate Food Safety protocols, practices, standard operating procedures (SOPs) and training requirements are administered and properly documented in all aspects of the Central Produce Lemont Warehouse operation. The position will participate as an active member of Central Produces Food Safety Committee and HACCP Team to develop evaluate and monitor food safety policy on an ongoing basis.

- Monitor all personnel and business activities total compliance with CHR Food Safety & Food Security/Defense policies - Ensure compliance with critical Food Safety compatibility policies: High-Risk Food Item Handling & Control (RTE, RTC) Allergen Control - Maintain and monitor all sanitation activities on the Master Sanitation Schedule: Review sanitation documentation daily for completeness and accuracy Insure that appropriate materials and tools are available to perform all activities - Conduct Production staff new hire orientation training for all CHR-CP Food Safety policies: Provide ongoing Food Safety training on a quarterly (at minimum) basis - Develop and maintain SSOPs for all Production, material handling and facility support equipment, as well as physical facility equipment, exterior and grounds - Train Sanitation Crew members on all Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOPs) - Schedule and oversee any third-party audits of the Lemont facility - Act as primary point of contact for Lemont facilities customers food safety related needs - Maintain and monitor facility equipment Planned Maintenance program: Insure that all materials/supplies used in maintenance functions are food grade/food safe - Review maintenance records for Sanitation signoff on cleanup for food contact readiness - Conduct regularly scheduled Food Safety Program activities: Mock Recalls Chemical Inventory and Usage Tracking Potable water testing Microbial swabbing/testing of food contact surfaces - Oversee product Shelf Life Sampling/Monitoring on all items packed in-house - Monitor Operations documentation and inventory transaction accuracy for Country Of Origin Legislation (COOL) compliance - Review all operations documentation for completeness and accuracy - Maintain control of all facility related food safety manuals, logs, training documentation



- Must be able to take direction well and execute assigned tasks - Effective communication with multiple teams, emphasizing urgency in resolving issues or concerns. - Demonstrated strong, sound decision making capabilities - 2-4 years of experience in the produce or a food related industry - Degree in Food Science or related discipline - Strong knowledge of produce varieties, grades, conditions and defects essential - Prior experience with inspection testing procedures, techniques and equipment mandatory


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