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SQF Practitioner

Di Stefano Cheese
Pomona, CA
  • Posted: 3 days ago
  • $75,000 to $85,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

We are seeking an SQF Practitioner to become an integral part of our team! We are currently a HACCP certified cheese plant and are making the jump to SQF LVL2; We would like to hire someone who is able to establish and maintain our SQF program, while maintaining the day to day operations of quality control with our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, administer and maintain all applicable Food Safety Policies and related Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) for Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Safe Quality Food (SQF) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Lead our QC department
  • Stimulate and cultivate a "food safety culture” throughout the facility, and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Monitor production cleanliness, testing, etc
  • Work with other team members to maintain quality standards (please note, we prefer to educate our employees rather than discipline)
  • Manage document control system, pest control program, and sanitation program
  • Determine and implement employee training needs related to Quality and Food Safety
  • Perform internal audits and supplier regulatory quality audits
  • Audit Preparation and Completion
    • SQF LVL2 Audit
    • Customer Audits
  • Keeping all Approved Supplier Registry Files updated
  • Verify that all the documentation, reports and records for Food Safety, Quality, HACCP, and Food Defense procedures are complete and as required
  • Verify cleaning and sanitation in accordance with the SSOP's
  • Fill out Company forms and logs daily in accordance with the SOP's
  • Other tasks and duties as needed

Qualifications:

 

  • Educational degree in science field preferred (Food science or Sanitation is a plus) or equivalent work experience
  • Previous experience in SQF
  • Strong root-cause analysis skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Have an understanding of the SQF Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and the requirements to implement and maintain an SQF System
  • Knowledgeable on computer systems and software (Microsoft Office)
  • Organized, with the ability to track multiple activities involving numerous details
  • Sanitation experience
  • Preventative Controls Qualified Individual (PQCI) Certified
  • Must have firm understanding of test procedures, statistics and process controls
Company Description
We are a family owned cheese company in Southern California that has a lifetime of experience, tradition, and passion for making cheese. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to grow our team to help us reach new levels of distribution. (nationwide/international)

Di Stefano Cheese

Why Work Here?
Family owned; We pride ourselves on being artisan cheese makers who run a company of highly qualified individuals who enjoy working here.

We are a family owned cheese company in Southern California that has a lifetime of experience, tradition, and passion for making cheese. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to grow our team to help us reach new levels of distribution. (nationwide/international)

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1485 e 3rd st

Pomona, CA
USA

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