Quality and Food Safety Specialist

  • SMV Recruiting
  • May 04, 2024

Job Description

SMV Recruiting is partnering with a great client looking for a Quality and Food Safety Specialist in Syracuse, NY. This role will be repsonsible for helping to manage the Quality and Food Safety Program including compliance and training at the manufacturing facility. The Quality and Food Safety Specialist will also be the main contact for audits and assisting with the integration of the new ERP system. Our client offers a great company culture and outstanding benefits.


  • Understand quality systems and manufacturing processes and GMP requirements
  • Possess a firm understanding of food safety, HACCP, GMP, ISO standards, FSMA and related programs
  • Provide and track food safety training to employees across departments and ensure compliance
  • Investigate and document consumer complaints
  • Develop and update procedures for clarity
  • Support the Food Safety Management System (FSMS) and prepare for audits and inspections and ensure completion of action plans post-audits
  • Generate performance reports
  • Prepare monthly reports and liaise with managers daily to ensure accurate reporting
  • Assist the Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager and fill in for them as required


  • Associate's degree in Food Science, Food Manufacturing, Biology, or a related field
  • 5-8 years of quality assurance experience in food manufacturing is required
  • Familiarity with ISO standards, including ISO 22000 and FSMA is strongly preferred
  • Relevant experience in HACCP, GMPs, and quality principles is strongly preferred
  • Certification in PCQI, HACCP, GMP, and sanitation