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28 Mar 2018

West Coast Food Safety Coordinator – California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #33255

An industry leading agriculture company is seeking a Food Safety Coordinator to be based at their Santa Maria operations. The ideal candidate must have a degree in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, Agriculture or related field in addition to 1-5 years’ work experience in Food Safety, Quality Assurance or equivalent.

Responsibilities & Duties: 

  • Inspect grower records for company and LGMA compliance.
  • Inspect harvest crews and harvest documentation for company and LGMA compliance.
  • Lead third party audits of harvest crews.
  • Act as a secondary LGMA contact and lead LGMA audits in the region.
  • Assist Food Safety Director with executing product/field testing, sampling and recordkeeping.
    • Such as water testing, micro testing and heavy metal testing programs.
  • Manage Food Safety database information in region including: grower audits, cooler, harvesting and facility audits and update information as necessary.
  • Assist in maintaining and maintenance of all record keeping relating to company food safety program such as:
    • Update planting schedules received from growers.
    • Review and retain SSOP checklists received from harvesting companies.
    • Assist with product tracking and recall procedures.
    • Provide support during recall procedures, investigations associated with product complaints, and biological product deviation reports.



  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish- REQUIRED
  • Working knowledge of Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement Metrics and compliance requirements.
  • Have taken or complete FSMA Produce Rule (FDA Accredited Course). This course is required for internal company personnel that have direct contact with covered produce, as defined in.
  • FSMA Produce Rule, and periodic training must be conducted at least once annually, and members of the Food Safety Team.
  • Solid interpersonal skills to effectively be able to communicate within a multicultural environment.
  • Must be fully knowledgeable of GAP, GMP, FSMA Produce Rule and other food safety regulatory requirements.
  • Work flexible schedules when operations require.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and WORD.
  • Must have and maintain an insurable driving record (MVR).
  • Self- motivator and work independently

Please contact Tami Lister,


Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D. Job Types: West Coast. Job expires in Endless.

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