Eden Foods

Clinton , MI

Food Safety & Compliance Specialist

Eden Foods
Clinton, MI Full-time
Posted on March 31, 2019

Clinton, MI (Lenawee County) Seeks full-time professional for Quality Assurance Team.

Food Safety & Compliance Specialist

Position based in Clinton. Organized - familiar with applicable regulations. Help guide interactions with Operations, Purchasing, Marketing, and QC staff. Good communication and computer skills. Good food, good people, good benefits, good work. 

Major Focus
Remain up-to-date on current food, labeling, and packaging regulations, as well as relevant technical details concerning food and food processing.

Duties and Responsibilities
A) Assist in maintaining SOPs and related documentation for food safety compliance and QC.
B) Assist in label reviews and regulatory compliance.
C) Maintain and assess supplier and ingredient quality, food safety, and various certification processes and documentation.
D) Assist with documentation supporting regulatory requirements for imported and exported orders. Help manage organic documents and export paperwork from organic certification.
E) Review shipments of incoming goods and evaluate products for applicable food safety and regulatory test requirements that may involve outside specialists.
F) Facilitate customer and interdepartmental questions.
G) Assist Sales with customer service documentation including specification sheets, food safety, certificates, and other quality-specific documentation.
H) Assist QC team with investigations of quality and food safety issues.
I) Attend training(s) on food safety and regulatory compliance.
J) Visits to suppliers for third party, and regulatory inspections.

Job Requirements
A) BS/BA in Food science, engineering, microbiology, biology or other life science. Equivalent professional experience such as 3 year in-plant food industry responsibility in production QC. Knowledge of HACCP and/or PCQI training a plus.
B) Good judgment in handling proprietary and confidential, information.
C) Excellent written, verbal, and computer skills.
D) Must be a team player.
E) Company protocols, federal and state agencies, outside supplier management.
F) A willingness to learn new software and the ways of the company
G) Consistently sound moral and ethical professional standards.