Food Safety Manager

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Job Description: 

Fresh Select LLC is a leading packer of fresh fruit in Central California.  The Company specializes in, tree fruit, pomegranates, and citrus.  This product mix allows the facility to operate on a year round basis.

The company is looking for a Food Safety Manager to join their team to help maintain an effective Food Safety Program; Primus Food Safety Audit Superior score.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 

  • Keeps up to date on state/federal requirements (FDA, USDA, CDHS, NOP, etc.) and pest control measures.
  • Completes and files all required reports and documentation.
  • Perform test on product samples as needed.
  • Manage company’s GMP
  • Arranges and participates in packinghouse audits with both buyers and third parties auditors.
  • Audits various Food Safety program elements for effectiveness, identifies issues and develops corrective action plans.
  • Educate facility in and assess all types of risk including package, utility, ingredient and process
  • Schedules and performs all food safety tests and inspections and approve payment. Maintain Trace Back and Recall systems. Develop and lead audit process.
  • Investigates all Food Safety related customer commodity rejections; recommends and/or coordinates corrective actions.
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HAACP).
  • Oversees the Packline Sanitation department (day and night crews). Permit procurement as necessary, such as but not limited to, any Pesticide Permits, Pest Control Permits
  • Oversee utilization and effectiveness of established food safety systems and drive continuous improvement of systems.
  • Design food safety processes for risk assessment that meet globally recognized standards. 
Requirements: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:\

  • Accurately complete detailed forms and reports.
  • Interpret complex laws, regulations, and/or policies.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must be willing to work any schedule (weekends and OT may be required).
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Ability to work outdoors in heat or cold and wet environments.
Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of four years related experience.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish- Preferred but not required).
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Computer proficient (Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Famous).
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Ability to understand all safety requirements and cautions.
  • Ability to perform the physical labor necessary.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of agriculture procedures and positions.

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.