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20 Jul 2017

West Coast Corporate Food Safety Manager – Fresno, CA Area

Posted by Rich Lentz, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #31880


• A leading fresh produce grower/shipper/packer seeks an experienced food safety professional.
• This newly created role will be responsible for the Food Safety and Quality Management systems.
• The role will also have full contact with customers, manage governmental and third-party audit programs.
• Position will work with existing Quality and Food Safety staff to ensure food safety for all products, growers and facilities.
• This opportunity is in the greater Fresno, CA area.


Position Responsibilities Include:

• Facilitate continuous improvement of all food safety programs and monitor FSP compliance and effectiveness.
• Monitor compliance with FSMA rules and regulations on domestic and imported fruit.
• Ensure Packinghouse audit corrective action plans are implemented.
• Assist growers in achieving compliance with Food Safety Programs through field training and auditing.
• Respond to food safety related concerns and complaints with corrective action reports.
• Interface with all regulatory agencies and customers insuring optimum support.


Desired Experience & Qualifications Include

• B.S. Degree in Microbiology, Food Science, or related discipline required; advanced degree (MS, PhD) preferred.
• Previous experience in Quality Assurance/ Food Safety within a fresh food manufacturing is required.
• Experience with audits at the packinghouse and/or grower level.
• Must have experience in food safety, handling of fresh produce/perishables, SQF, HACCP, GMP, USDA, FDA and working with State private inspectors.


For more information contact Rich Lentz


Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D. Job Types: West Coast. Job Tags: FDA, food safety, fresh produce, FSMA, FSP, GMP, HACCP, handling, inspection, perishables, QA, QC, Quaility, SQF, and USDA. Job expires in Endless.

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