Job Info Job Title: Food Safety Manager Location: Salinas, CA Job Number: 11982 Posted Date: 8/6/2021 Job description POSITION TITLE: Food Safety Manager REPORTS TO: Automated Harvesting General Manager BASIC FUNCTION: The Food Safety Manager is responsible for maintaining an effective Food Safety Program by staying abreast of and implementing all LGMA’s, GAP’s and GHP’s; managing the sanitation team, and preparing for and completing all seasonal food safety audits enabling the company to achieve a superior passing score. Essential Duties include, but are not limited to the following: Keep up to date on local/state/federal requirements as they relate to food safety (FDA, USDA, County Ag Commissioner, etc.) Complete and file all required reports and documentation Schedule and perform all food safety tests and inspections on product samples as needed Manage company’s sanitation team to ensure proper equipment cleaning and sanitation Develop strategy and organization to manage and lead the audit process Arrange and participate in all food safety audits with both buyers and third-party auditors Design food safety processes for risk assessment that meet globally recognized standards Audit various food safety program elements for effectiveness, identify issues and develop corrective action plans Assess all types of risk including equipment contact, environmental concerns, human contact, and general harvest and sanitation processes Maintain “Trace Back” and “Recall” systems and follow through to resolution Investigate all food safety related customer commodity rejections; recommend and/or coordinate corrective actions Develop, write, and implement Food Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point procedures (HAACP) Train sanitation team to correctly follow Food Safety SOP’s, and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point procedures (HAACP) Oversee utilization and effectiveness of established food safety systems and drive continuous improvement of systems Assist in recruitment efforts and ensure new employees are processed through HR in accordance with legal requirements Attend management meetings to share information regarding crops, employees and issues needing attention Conduct weekly safety tailgate meetings with team and promote safe work practices to avoid injuries Report all injuries to supervisor and HR immediately regardless of how slight they might seem, and ensure that the sanitation team reports injuries immediately Qualifications/Requirements: Bilingual (English & Spanish) Ability to travel with the company from Salinas, CA. to Yuma, AZ. Minimum of four years related experience Commitment to excellence and high standards Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to complete detailed forms and reports, and then present reports to management team Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills Computer proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint Ability to manage priorities, workflow, and coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously 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 to work outdoors in heat or cold and wet environments Knowledge of all aspects of agriculture procedures and positions Ability to interpret complex laws, regulations, and/or policies Must be willing to work any schedule (weekends and OT may be required) Food Safety Jobs - Management Jobs - Agriculture Jobs - Quality Assurance Jobs - Organic Jobs Apply By Our Email: Apply Email Apply Here Online: Apply Online Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.