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Food Safety Coordinator

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Carrollton, Texas, US, 75006

Company: IFF Family of Companies

Job Description

The Food Safety Coordinator is responsible for site compliance with all federal, state and local regulations concerning standards related to food safety regulations.  Maintain and enforce all site food safety regulations assuring they are current and verifying they are in use. Implement, maintain and enforce third party and customer food safety standards.  Implement, maintain and enforce corporate and local procedures.  This position requires successful interaction with manufacturing and quality groups in order to execute, manage and improve food safety programs for the facility.

Responsibilities

Coordinate all site activities regarding food safety compliance and advise management of new or existing regulations and their impact on the site.

Prepare and submit required governmental applications and obtain certifications

Act as a liaison with top management on the effectiveness and suitability of the food safety management system, update the management at the weekly staff meeting

Manage the food safety team and organize its work

Ensure the food safety management system is established, implemented, maintained and updated

Lead the internal audit team and follow up on all findings

Ensure relevant training and education for the food safety team members and deliver all site-wide food safety training

Meet with internal and external auditors (customer and governmental) to review compliance with criteria for performance

Manage communication with the contracted sanitation team, cleaning chemical supplier and uniform supplier, provide annual cleaning validation

Follow up on all food safety related QN’s (Quality Notifications)

Perform Root Cause analysis and document Corrective Actions for food safety issues

Maintain and update the HACCP/Food Safety Plan

Liaise externally to ensure most relevant information and emerging issues are identified and incorporated into the food safety programs.

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology or other related field and minimum of 3 years experience in food manufacturing

Or a minimum of 5 years experience in food manufacturing in a position related to Food Safety/Quality

Knowledge of government regulatory requirements FSMA and USDA Regulations

Knowledge of GFSI Standards (FSSC22000, BRC, SQF)

HACCP Certified

Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, Environmental Monitoring

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to include communication with customers or outside governmental agencies

Strong organizational skills with the capability of managing multiple projects

Minimum of 3 years experience in computer systems to include word processing, spreadsheet, internet and e-mail systems

Preferred: 

5 years working experience in a food safety capacity for a food manufacturing company

Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance – Preventive Controls Qualified Individual

Working experience with governmental agencies such as FDA, USDA, State Health Boards

Working experience with ISO Achiever software programs


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