Food Safety Program Manager

Living Greens Farm - Faribault, MN (30+ days ago)

Full-time

Food Safety Program Manager

LIVING GREENS FARM

1512 30th Street NW Faribault MN 55021

Job Description

Living Greens Farm has a great career opportunity for a full-time Food Safety Program Manager in our production facility located in Faribault, MN. The Food Safety Program Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining and verifying all food safety policies and procedures are being followed in compliance with Corporate, USDA, FDA and SQF. This position is responsible for mitigating food safety risk by helping to develop internal policies and procedures, working with in-plant resources to ensure proper implementation and training, and auditing for compliance.

Role and Responsibilities

* Developing and executing written food safety and sanitation policies, procedures and training

* Conduct routine internal audits to ensure compliance to the Corporate Food Safety program

* Executing HACCP plan and prerequisite programs (sanitation, pest control, environmental testing, GAPs, GMPs, etc.)

* Working with production facilities to conduct root cause analysis and developing action plans for food safety non-conformances and customer complaints

* Tracking completion of action plans for regulatory and internal inspection non-conformances

* Partner with current and future suppliers and supply chain team to ensure adherence to approved supplier program

* Understanding of Food Safety regulations, laws, and best practices including those from FDA, USDA, and other state and local entities

* Basic knowledge of food microbiology, food safety and food defense

* Previous experience with GFSI and USDA audits

* Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills

* Self-starter who is results-oriented, resourceful and takes initiative

* Capable of handling multiple responsibilities

* Demonstrated ability to embrace change and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment

* Other responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge Requirements (Education/Certifications)

* Minimum Associate’s degree in food science, food technology, microbiology or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree (Food Science, Animal Science, Biological Science or related)

* In lieu of an Associate’s Degree, a combination of education and experience may be considered, provided that the candidate has demonstrated technical proficiency in the

areas of food safety, food microbiology, food chemistry, animal science, biology, food defense, bacteriology, food processing technologies and/or food regulations & policy

* Minimum of 2 years of experience in quality assurance, food safety, food distribution, food manufacturing, supply chain or related field

* HACCP certification preferred

* SQF Practitioner certification preferred

Additional Requirements

* Embodies LGF’s values of Engagement, Empowerment & Gratitude

* Job Type: Full-time

* Salary: Negotiable

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • quality assurance: 2 years (Required)