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The Food Safety Manager provides leadership, direction and execution of all plant food safety functions to support Perdue’s food safety goals and ensure compliance with all regulatory agencies. To ensure all products produced meet or exceed all customer, regulatory and company requirements as they relate to food safety. Directs the plant Food Safety Department in selecting, developing, and motivating food safety team members to achieve organizational goals. Will act as plant authority on all food safety matters and work in conjunction with the Plant QA Manager and staff to ensure product safety is always maintained. Position requires some cross functional skills with QA Manger and will assist QA Supervisors in decision making when needed in the absence of the QA Manager. All other task provided by supervisor.
BS Degree or higher in the area of poultry, meat, or food science with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a HACCP, QA or food safety role supervisory role. Good analytical and communication (both oral and written) skills. Experience in further processing may be required. Must have or complete certification status as Certified Food Safety Manager or equivalent. Knowledge of poultry/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. Preferred: Previous experience as a Food Safety Manager in Poultry processing environment.
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