Food Safety and Quality Supervisor

Quality Assurance/Control Dauberville, Pennsylvania


Description

Food Safety and Quality Supervisor

Come join our team and help to drive a culture of continuous improvement with a focus on food safety and quality!  At Appeeling Fruit, we are searching for a Food Safety and Quality Supervisor to join forces with our Production Manager and quality team in this hands-on role promoting and mobilizing quality, safety and compliance initiatives. 

About Us
Appeeling Fruit prides itself on being an industry leader in quality, food safety, and innovation of fresh sliced apple products. We believe in customer service, satisfaction, and product quality above all other standards in our continuous strive for excellence. AFI places a high value on sourcing locally grown fruit and supporting our community to the best of our ability. At Appeeling Fruit, we recognize the value of supporting our local community and its people. We do our best to support the people of Berks County and surrounding areas through our involvement with various local nonprofit organizations.  Located in Dauberville Pennsylvania, we are proud to be celebrating our 25th year in business!

What Makes this Job So Unique?
As the Food Safety and Quality Supervisor, you will have a unique opportunity to make a significant and meaningful contribution to the success of Appeeling Fruit and its customers through the following core job responsibilities:

  • Participating in the development and implementation of programs, policies, procedures, and work instructions for quality and food safety assessment and improvement.
  • Following up with implemented programs to ensure compliance with GMP’s.
  • Ensuring compliance to quality, food safety and HACCP support programs. Assuring conformity to all company, customer and government standards. 
  • Recommending measures to continuously improve quality and reduce costs.
  • Monitoring and ensuring product traceability.
  • Training, developing, and managing team members. Assisting with development and implementation of food safety/quality related training for employees.
  • Working with plant management to assign food safety and quality functions to various members of the plant team.
  • Monitoring the organization of data collected.
  • Preparing monthly summary reports on inspections and issues.
  • Supporting food safety and quality analysis on incoming ingredients and materials.
  • Collaborating with the Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance Manager to develop and implement new methods, procedures, and systems to improve quality performance.
  • Overseeing sanitation pre-op and verifying completion of all sanitation-related paperwork.
  • Actively participating in R&D and New Product Development Teams and well as the Safety Committee.

Qualified Candidates Should Possess:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Science (Food Science or Microbiology highly preferred) along with 2 or more years of related experience
  • HACCP Certification
  • Knowledge of sanitation principles, micro and micro testing
  • Familiarity with Federal and State regulatory requirements regarding food plant sanitization
  • Professional communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to interact with auditing agencies and representatives
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse, cross-functional team
  • Ability to lift up to 55lbs and work for varied lengths of time in a cold-maintained environment
  • Availability for a 5am start time, with flexibility for occasional 2nd shift and Saturday hours
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus!

What We Offer You 
At Appeeling Fruit, our team of dedicated employees love what they do and love where they work. We offer great perks like:

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability benefits
  • 401k plan
  • Vacation time and Holiday pay
  • Community Service Opportunities
  • Company Sponsored Events

How Do I Apply?
To apply please submit the following:

  • An updated resume
  • A brief cover letter outlining your experience and interest in working for Appeeling Fruit
  • Salary Requirements

Please note: If you are offered employment, it may be contingent upon the successful completion of any and all background verifications and drug screenings.

Our hiring management partner is myHR Partner.  myHR Partner is not a staffing service or recruiter. All resumes/applications will be reviewed for this position and only for our organization. Applicants who meet the initial qualifications will be contacted for a phone interview.

All applicants can check the status of their application by logging on to the myHR Partner web portal at www.myhrpartnerinc.com and logging on to your personal profile in the Job Postings area.

We realize that it takes time and effort to go through our application process and we thank you for considering applying for this position. We kindly ask for no emails or phone calls as a means to further your application process. These efforts will not enhance your opportunity for consideration and we are not equipped to respond to these requests. We thank you in advance for your adherence to this request.

EOE, M/F/D/V