Food Safety Supervisor – Medford, OR

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·                                 Job ID:

·                                 Date:11/03/2008

·                                 Location:Medford,

·                                 State:Oregon

·                                 Degree:B.S./B.A.

·                                 Major:Food Safety

·                                 Salary:Not Specified   Why?

Job Types:

Food Safety

Job Description

SUMMARY We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced FOOD SAFETY MANAGER to join our Medford Oregon facility. Coordinate food safety activities through inspection, form development, record review, the supervision of QA Technicians and independent assessment of various situations. Coordinates and/or participates in problem resolution activities. Assists in developing specifications, procedures and food safety programs. Due to the nature of the work, this individual will be required to travel between plants in Santa Rosa as well as travel to other plant locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • . Supervises activities of Food Safety Technicians. • Serves as a back-up to the technicians during absences. • Prepares and maintains forms used by Food Safety/QA Technicians which identify required testing and expected results. Assists in preparing corrective action suggestions for instances when targets are not achieved. • Reviews all documents prepared by Food Safety Technicians. Follows up on issues and questions in a timely manner. • Oversees entry of information into our ERP system (Movex). Assures entries are correctly completed within the defined timeframe. • Coordinates resolution of problems that arise as a result of observations and product testing. • Places material on hold as required and coordinates investigation to determine final disposition. Releases holds and/or approves donations/disposals in a timely manner. • Follows-up on reasons for disposals generated for food safety reasons and suggests ways to minimize product and ingredient losses. • Works closely with various groups to develop and implement procedures as necessary. • Works closely with various groups to prepare and maintain specifications. • Works with R&D to set acceptable specification ranges for new products. Notifies Technical Service when products or processes are not meeting expectations. Makes revisions based on approved changes by R&D and/or Technical Service. • Prepares reports which summarize data obtained from Food Safety evaluations and make conclusions that will assist in improving product quality. • Collect samples for microbiological testing and submission of samples for testing. • Organizes and files all paperwork completed during the shift. • Completes activities with appropriate urgency. • Provides training, guidance, motivation, corrective action and performance reviews to Food Safety Technicians. Communicates expectations, objectives and provides feedback on a regular basis. • Monitors Good Manufacturing Practices of all individuals in the plant and warehouse, as well as completing inspections at suppliers manufacturing facilities and outside warehouses. Advises infractions to supervisor, supplier or service provider as appropriate. • Monitors HACCP program requirements and food safety standards defined by outside regulatory agencies and our QA procedures. • Performs special projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS Required : • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • Detail oriented • Works well with others • Reliable/Dependable • Intermediate computer skills • One year QA experience, preferably in a food manufacturing environment • One year supervisory experience

Preferred: • Bilingual Spanish/English • Valid US Driver’s License

Amy’s Kitchen offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If interested, please send resume to: or fax to: (707) 578-7994 EOE M/F/V/D




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