Food Safety Professional

  • AIB International, Inc
  • Nov 16, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

Role Description

Position: Food Safety Professional

Location: Colorado, USA


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AIB International

For 103 years, AIB International has helped food manufacturers and distributors improve their food safety and quality management practices. Every day, its international team of inspectors, trainers, and regulatory experts work together with companies around the world, applying in-depth knowledge and technical expertise.


AIB International is trusted by many of the world's most recognized brands by optimizing their processes, protecting the supply chain and enhancing organizations food safety culture.


AIB International serves clients in over 120 countries in five major geographic regions: North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), China, and Asia Pacific. The services that AIB International provides includes training, inspections and consulting, research and product development, and certification.


Mission:

"Our Mission is to positively impact the food and beverage supply chain every day."


Vision:

"To inspire the entire food and beverage industry to embrace and apply the highest integrity standards."


AIB International has over 240 full-time employees and 100 independent contractors worldwide with 70% of the population based in North America and 30% throughout the rest of world. Physical offices are in Manhattan, Kansas (Global Headquarters); Leatherhead, United Kingdom, and Shanghai, China and virtual offices are in Brisbane, Australia and Mexico City, Mexico. The Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and next level management team are positioned across the Americas, Europe, and Asia.



The Role

The Food Safety Professional role will be required to conduct food safety audits of client's facility, provide technical training to management and employees at client's facility regarding the adequacy of food safety program, integrated pest management, operational methods, personnel practices, maintenance for food safety, and cleaning practices. The role will prepare a written report for management to recap all issues of observations and, if needed, corrective actions that should be taken. The Food Safety Professional must be able to be away from home and travel extensively and provide practical and technical support to the food and beverage industry in the areas of food safety operations. Support will be provided through effective in-person and virtual training, consulting, and inspections.


Key Success Metrics

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct food safety audits using the AIB Standards and Procedure Manual instruction. Conduct specialized food safety audits when required.
  • Partner with the Scheduling Team to ensure a full schedule and organize inspection itineraries for the year and make changes as necessary to accommodate new business, postponements, etc.
  • Notify clients of inspection dates, if required.
  • Travel to the inspection site and arrange to stay in client's area during inspection.
  • Train personnel in food safety issues, write a report following the audit and send it to AIB within five working days.
  • Deliver technical training to management and employees in the areas of food safety.
  • Complete audit reports, expense vouchers and other event-associated documentation in a timely manner.
  • Complete expense vouchers for each client and mail to headquarters weekly. Expenses for extended trips that include proration may be submitted by the end of the week following the trip.
  • Lecture and or participate in food safety conferences, in-plant seminars and/or AIB seminars.
  • Maintain a favourable working relationship with all other company employees to foster and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate that will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
  • Participate in internal and external training as assigned to maintain skills and knowledge current.
  • Deliver on Key Performance Indicators identified as part of the overall company objectives.
  • Create and execute special projects as assigned or as and when required.


The Person


Strong Influencer: Relates well to all kinds of people. Builds constructive and effective relationships.

Organized Individual: You will have a great sense of responsibility as you plan and organize your workload with great attention to detail.

Communication: Creates effective working relationships through active listening skills; value added guidance and ability to reflect the truth of the situation even in difficult situations. Must possess excellent verbal communication skills, excellent writing abilities including correct use of grammar, sentence structure and spelling.


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. degree from an accredited college or university plus 5 years of experience in food safety or High School Diploma or equivalent with minimum of 10 years in food safety experience.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 90% of the time, including weekend travel globally and the ability to work under difficult conditions in diverse cultural and physical environments.
  • Proficient in windows-based program
  • Maintain a valid and current driver's license, current automobile liability insurance, and ability to maintain a personal vehicle for business use.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; comfortable with public speaking.
  • Visionary able to make key decisions that will benefit the company.
  • Experience in B2B food/beverage.
  • Must be able to safely work around and inspect equipment, identify insect pests and to prepare inspection notes and reports without assistance.
  • Must be physically able to safely ascend to heights, be able to bend, crawl and move safely and freely around machinery and building without assistance.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Food plant experience in a role related to food safety

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Background check required.