A Typical Day The Site Food Safety & Compliace Manager is responsible for the direction & development of the Site Quality Department & Staff. Monitor & facilitate quality related functions, ensuring Hilmar Cheese & Hilmar Ingredients quality & Quality Assurance & the Quality Department. Ensures all HCC Safety Programs are implemented & followed. Job Responsibilities Responsible for managing all aspects of the Corp Food Safety & Quality Mgmt Systems, at the Site level, to include but not limited to: FSMA, HACCP & food safety program compliance, internal audits, food safety permit process, project reviews, site GMP/housekeeping, enforcement of the hygiene zone program, compliance with regulatory requirements & regulatory audits, site environmental surveillance program, customer audit support & compliance, environmental disruption reports, site pest control program, site GFSI certification(s) & back-up site SQF practitioner, etc. Drives the effectiveness of the site Food Safety & Quality Mgmt Systems, per current GFSI stanards. Responsible for Site compliance to FSMA. SAP system implementation as required. Responds to improvement opportunities & effectively improves results. Works closely with the Production Quality & Technical Teams to continuously improve overall product quality & consistency. Responsible for facilitation of site activities during Food Safety, Product Non-conformance/PIN Investigations. Accountable for overall performance of Microbiology & Chemistry Labs. Including; throughput, accuracy, certification, compliance, competency & proficiency. Continuously monitors & improves the effectiveness of Site Sanitation activities through microbiological results. Responsible for ensuring Site Hygiene & GMP policies are conveyed, enforced & audited for compliance. Responsible for oversight of site Kosher & Halal programs. Ensures that Ops Teams are provided week-to-week & month-to-month quality performance results including; compliance to product specifications, under-grade production rates, food safety systems & sanitation compliance, & customer complaint metrics. Ensures site compliance with regulatory & third-party agencies regarding food safety & public health requirements. Facilitates the activities of & coordinates the efforts of the HCC site Bio-security Team & represents the Bio-security Team as a member of the HCC ERT. Maintains leadership role in the training & education of all HCC employees through functional team meetings while working closely with the whole of the Operations Teams to develop internal workshops & recommend appropriate outside workshops or training. Facilitates the development of Operations & Quality Policies & Procedures, including SOPs, SSOPs, flowcharts, & training documents consistent with Quality Systems formatting. Responsible for planning, directing, & adherence to the Site Lab & Food Safety budget plan. Responsible for reporting budget variances & implementing correction actions. Responsible for the coordination of selected GFSI certification Programs & compliance with standards. Investigate, research, & provide technical support regarding food regulations on local, state & national levels. Act as the Food Safety Team Leader with the responsibility of managing the Food Safety Team as well as other duties defined in GFSI st&ards. Ensure HCC Safety programs are implemented & monitored. Monitor HCC Safety KPI’s & ensure controllable components are executed by site Quality staff. What You Will Need English skills must be proficient to understand, read, write and speak English Bachelor’s Degree and 6 years of quality assurance or related experience 8 years of advancement through management positions of increasing responsibility Strategic knowledge of production operations management for quality, yield and cost HACCP Plan development, Auditing, Regulatory requirements Continuous development of food safety and food regulation knowledge. Program proficiency in: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook. Understanding of Food Safety Preventative Controls. What Will Put You Ahead Master’s degree Knowledge of plant technical activities through technical study and training Knowledge of warehouse operations and inventory management.