Demonstrate knowledge of HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) as it applies to plant operations (HACCP certification preferred). Knowledge of GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) and how to apply them to a food production environment
Show initiative in reporting to Food Safety/Quality Manager any food safety violations or out of specification results.
Knowledge of FSMA a plus
Strong skills in writing, mathematics, Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Demonstrate solid interpersonal and communication skills, team player
Strong organizational skills, ability to follow directions and work independently
Bachelor of Science (Food Science a bonus) or equivalent by working in a Food Quality position for at least 5 years.
Ability to be flexible, work early hours
Ability to communicate effective in English both verbally and in writing. Bilingual a plus but not required
Preoperational inspections of production and welfare areas to ensure cleanliness, report any findings and clean as needed.
Calibration of equipment
Collection of samples, management of sample results
Occasional lifting of up to 30 lbs.
Monitoring of production areas for employee adherence to GMPs, condition of rooms and equipment
Receiving of incoming goods
Some Microbiology lab duties, including plating of samples
Read and interpret technical documents, specifications, standard operating procedures
Aid Food Safety/Quality Manager in special projects, audit preparation, participate in company website projects, fulfilling SQF requirements
Aid in investigation and documentation of Food Safety incidents effectively
Support production crew to ensure safe, timely production runs
Aid in training of new employees
Desire to work with a team of great people in a solid company dedicated to producing safe quality food.
Benefits: Medical, dental and vision plan Bonus plan, generous 401K match Great PTO plan