Each and every day, Sara
Lee (NYSE: SLE) delights millions of consumers and customers around the
world. The company has one of the world's best-loved and leading
portfolios with its innovative and trusted food, beverage, household
and body care brands, including Ambi
Pur, Ball Park, Douwe Egberts,
Hillshire Farm, Jimmy Dean, Kiwi, Sanex, Sara Lee, and Senseo. Collectively, these brands
generate more than $13 billion in annual net sales covering
approximately 200 countries. The Sara Lee community consists of
44,000 employees worldwide.
This position will lead
Food Safety and Quality programs at the Mobile,
Alabama and Dothan, Alabama
designated fresh bakery facility's. This
includes leading implementation and on-going program
management/oversight of Safe Quality Foods (SQF) Certification,
compliance to Sara Lee corporate Quality Assurance / Food Safety
requirements and other related initiatives.
Essential Duties &
integration of the current quality assurance and food safety
processes into one integrated process. This includes HACCP
system, regulatory audits, quality systems review process (QSR),
standard operating procedures (SOP’s), incoming
ingredient inspections, product scoring, food safety audits, field
complaints, standardized work instructions.
and execute SQF plans to achieve/maintain SQF Level 3
Certification at the facility(s) and to meet all Sara Lee
Corporation requirements related to quality and food safety
plant(s) compliance and interactions with SQF Certification Body.
facility(s) meets all requirements related to SQF Trademark use.
and maintain systems to assure compliance to all SQF 2000 System
requirements including Commitment, Document Control and Records,
Specifications, Attaining Food Safety, Verification, Product
Identification Trace and Recall, Incident Management, Food Safety
Fundamentals — Building and Equipment Design and Construction, and
Food Safety Fundamentals — Pre-requisite Programs.
all registries as required by SQF.
finished product evaluation system and provide leadership to drive
improvements in key customer/consumer Quality attributes.
and maintain all training records for critical food safety and
quality requirements. Document and maintain training
registry for all employees at the manufacturing site(s).
monitoring, verification, and validation activities to ensure that
all products leaving the facility(s) meet Sara Lee Food Safety and
guidance and leadership in situations where deviations have
occurred or a potential risk has been identified related to food
safety and/or quality attributes.
SQF plan(s) when ever there is a change to program, process,
procedure, ingredient, equipment, industry philosophy, technology,
degree in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or
other science related field.
years of progressive food processing experience, with at least 4
years in a management capacity within a manufacturing environment
under HACCP, USDA and/or FDA.
years facilitating food safety/quality related training events.
leadership in the areas of food safety, plant regulatory and
experience with Safe Quality Foods or SQF Expert Practitioner is a
Certification from a nationally / internationally recognized and
accredited HACCP training firm
a thorough understanding of FDA and/or USDA inspected
experience with FDA and/or USDA Rules and Regulations
have strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
to analyze processes for Biological, Chemical, and Physical
hazards with a thorough understanding of the science and support
behind each type of hazard and each step within a production process
to work with cross functional departments within the organization
problem solving and corrective action/resolution skills
computer skills with experience using Word, Excel, Access, Power
Point. SAP experience is a plus.
required - this position may support multiple facilities within a
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