Food Safety Manager – Abbeville, AL


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Contact Name: John Scerbo

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    10283 Tybow Trail
    Roscoe Illinois 61073
  3. Phone: 815-623-3600
  4. Fax: 815-880-7550

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·         Job ID:SAFE

·         Date:12/03/2010

·         Location:Abbeville

·         State:Alabama

·         Degree:B.S./B.A.


base to 80K

Job Types:

Food Safety, Safety Management, Sanitation - Management

Job Description


Multi-billion dollar snack manufacturer is seeking a Safety Manager for their growing Abbeville, Alabama area facility. The position manages all company Food Safety activities, including in-process quality control and facility GMPs and sanitation practices. The Safety Manager ensures facility compliance to all specified requirements, evaluates quality and sanitation practices and procedures, and monitors program effectiveness for regulatory and audit compliance purposes.

  Designs and implements safety processes and procedures that ensure product compliance to customer specifications.

  Oversees the evaluation of product specifications and determines compatibility with process capabilities.

  Monitors and reports on key food safety measures throughout the facility.

  Coordinates with manufacturing to resolve food safety issues and drive improvement throughout the facility.

  Trains and mentors key direct reports to effectively manage the functional areas of responsibility.

  Designs, implements and monitors cleaning procedures and programs to ensure desired sanitation results are attained throughout the facility.

  Manages plant master cleaning schedule to ensure frequency of cleaning is adequate.

  Develops training programs and provides training for production personnel as required in line with GMPs and sanitation procedures requirements.

  Assures compliance to all facility GMPs, sanitation and quality requirements to meet audit standards and regulatory compliance. Performs audits to check on effectiveness of the programs and that the audit trail is intact. Coordinates with other departmental managers to verify soundness of related compliance programs.

  Acts as the lead food safety and sanitation technical resource on assigned special projects.

  With the plant manager, quality manager and engineering manager, evaluates new equipment for sanitary design and necessary corrective action.

Job Qualifications

  Bachelor’s degree in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, or other related field.

  5+ years of progressive food processing experience (salty snack food experience is a plus), with at least 1- 3 years in a management capacity within a manufacturing environment under HACCP, USDA and/or FDA.

  5+ years facilitating food safety/quality related training events.

  Previous experience with Safe Quality Foods or SQF Expert Practitioner is a plus.

  Must have strong organizational, leadership and communication skills

  Able to work with cross functional departments within the organization

  Good problem solving and corrective action/resolution skills

  Strong computer skills with experience using Word, Excel, Access, Power Point. SAP experience is a plus.

In return, they can offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and ample opportunity for promotions. Please send me your resume to:





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