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Job Description & Primary Responsibilities:
Food Safety Quality Regulatory Specialists will provide specialized knowledge of specific segments of food safety and quality systems or plant processes such as food safety and quality auditing, instrumentation, computer systems, oversight of suppliers and other needed focus areas. In this role, you will be involved in preparation and participation of customer audits and you will partner with internal and external teams to address customer requirements and concerns, as well as collaborate on audits.
Conduct verification and maintenance of the food safety and quality systems, hazard analysis and sanitation processes, prerequisite programs, manufacturing processes, plant environment and finished product.
Collaborates with operations on the initiation of corrective action and preventative measures when necessary.
Ensure adherence to corporate, regulatory, customer and facility food safety and quality requirements and completion of corrections and corrective actions.
Lead relevant regional, corporate and regulatory food safety focused audits.
Act as a food safety team leader, coordinate and lead the food safety team and overseeing the food safety management system and management review.
Manage food safety management system compliance to appropriate government regulations.
Investigate and follow up on food safety incidents that occur in the plant to ensure they are reported and that corrective action and permanent corrections are taken.
Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Recommended High School Courses:
Biology and Microbiology
Bachelor's Degree in Food Science or a related field
Knowledge of food safety industry practices and standards
Strong computer skills and Microsoft Office experience
Experience with the Food Safety System Certification 22000