Quality Assurance Specialist/HACCP Coordinator –
One of the national leaders in the
manufacturing of quality meat snacks is looking for a qualified individual to
add to the Food Safety Team. Located
in Chicago, IL this company has been in business for more than 80 years. The position is for a Quality Assurance
Specialist/HACCP Coordinator. This individual will report directly to the
Vice President of Quality Assurance.
Benefits include; competitive
salary, 401K, health, dental, and life insurance.
Quality Assurance Specialist/HACCP
- Assist in the development,
implementation, and monitoring of the HACCP, SQF, SSOP, GMP and other
Quality Assurance and Food Safety programs to assure safe food handling
practices, quality products, and regulatory compliance.
- Leads and represents plant’s
Quality Assurance and Food Safety Department in absence of Vice
President of QA.
- Provide necessary documentation
to assure that established standards of quality and food safety are met.
- Assist in managing, training,
coaching, leading, and supervising all plant QC staff.
- Act as primary plant liaison to
USDA personnel in the absence of Vice President of QA.
- Assist in updating and
preparing new specifications for raw materials, packaging and finished
- Assists in managing
current and new raw material supplier approval and monitoring program.
Works with suppliers to coach, train, and maintain quality and food
safety standards through open communication.
- Assist in
label approval process.
- Knowledge of HACCP, SQF, USDA
regulations, GMPs, Quality Assurance, and Food Microbiology.
- 2+ to 5 years relevant work
experience in the food industry, preferably in meat or meat processing.
- HACCP certification.
- 4 year degree in a science
related field. Sufficient relevant work experience may also be
- Excellent written and verbal
- Ability to travel a minimum of
10% of time required.
- English language skills
(reading and writing) required. Bilingual in Spanish or Polish is a