Senior Food Safety Coordinator

  • The Judge Group
  • Denver, Colorado
  • May 28, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Location: Denver, CO
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Senior Food Safety Coordinator for their facility in Denver, CO. This is a salaried position but will qualify for overtime. They ideally are looking for someone who is right out of college and has a food science or similar degree, or someone who has a few years of experience in sanitation or quality assurance in food manufacturing.

This job will have the following responsibilities:
  • Conduct daily walk-thru assessments and report any food safety and quality discrepancies
  • Perform food safety internal audits and generate documentation required to comply with regulatory, customer, and internal requirements
  • Perform pre-operation inspections and validate cleaning doing ATP swabbing
  • Create, review and update food safety documents as needed to ensure that they reflect current practice
  • Collect environmental monitoring swabs and other microbiological samples for testing as required. Prepare and send samples for external laboratory analyses
  • Verify food safety logs on each shift for accuracy, and document deviations in the food safety log deviation report. Issue corrections and corrective actions as appropriate
  • Perform HACCP verification and validation activities. Perform HACCP Hazard Analysis on any new ingredients or processes
  • Coordinate non-conforming product issues including identification, segregation, disposition, tracking, and corrective action of non-conforming product
  • Coordinate elements of the allergen control program including ingredient labeling, segregation, storage, cleanup process, verification of cleanups, and validation of cleanups
  • Participate actively with Food Safety Action Team to improve engagement of frontline employees
  • Provide training to employees on various Food Safety topics and procedures

Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Associates Degree in Business related field, Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, Chemistry, Entomology, or related area OR equivalent work experience required
  • B.S. Degree - food safety, microbiology, Biology, Chemistry or related discipline preferred
  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Certification or SQF Practitioner preferred
  • PCQI Certification preferred
Knowledge in the following areas required:
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • ATP testing
  • Allergen testing
  • Food microbiology, food safety and food defense
  • Food safety systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to read, write and speak English fluently
  • Ability to create memos and e-mail information in a professional manner
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Understands weights and measures (scales)
  • Basic math skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Willing and able to work any shift in a 24/7 week, including weekends, nights and holidays

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