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Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.
Provide leadership, direction and execution of all plant food safety and quality functions to support Perdue’s food safety and quality goals and ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies and customers’ expectations. To ensure all products produced meet or exceed all customer, regulatory and company requirements as they relate to food safety and quality. Directs the plant Food Safety Department and Quality in selecting, developing, and motivating food safety and quality team members to achieve organizational goals. Act as plant authority on all food safety and quality matters to ensure product safety and quality is always maintained. Position requires assisting FS & QA Supervisors in decision making when needed.
Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Bachelors degree or higher in the area of poultry, meat or food science plus a minimum of 3 - 5 years of relevant experience in a HACCP, QA or food safety supervisory role. Strong analytical and both oral and written skills. Experience in further processing may be required. Must have or completed certification status as Certified Food Safety Manager or equivalent. Knowledge of Food processing principles; Understanding of management principles and team concepts. General knowledge of plant functions – production, maintenance; warehouse; shipping and sanitation. HACCP Certified and very strong HACCP and regulatory skills.
Previous experience as Food Safety manager in poultry processing environment.
Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements
Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.