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10 Dec 2020

West Coast Food Safety Manager- Salinas, California

Posted by Tami Lister, – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #37285

An established agriculture company is seeking a field Food Safety Manager to maintain an effective Food Safety Program and oversee the Sanitation Department. 


  • Oversees Company Safety and Food Safety rules and regulations, working in a safe and legal manner. Requires all personnel to wear required PPE as needed, i.e. gloves, safety glasses or goggles, back brace, etc.
  • 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.
  • Arranges and participates in Ranch audits with both Buyers and third parties. Company-Buyer liaison.
  • Audits various Food Safety program elements for effectiveness, identifies issues and develops corrective action plans.
  • Continually performs and records all Food Safety related trainings.
  • Schedules and performs all food safety tests and inspections and approve payment.
  • Maintain Trace Back and Recall systems.
  • Oversee Pre-Harvest inspections and provide Buyers with their required information.
  • Investigates all Food Safety related crop rejections; recommends and/or coordinates corrective actions.
  • Develop and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HAACP).
  • Keeps up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.
  • Assists with related special projects and performs other duties as assigned by manager.



  • Minimum of two years related experience or education.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Computer proficient
  • 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 perform the physical labor necessary.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of agriculture procedures and positions.
  • Possess a valid CA Class C driver’s license and be insurable. Class A or Class B license desirable.

Please contact Tami Lister,

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

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