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Food Safety Specialist - Gateway

Food Safety Specialist - Gateway

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

The Product Safety Specialist has the responsibility for the HACCP Program, Food Safety and Kosher/Halal Support and for the Management of Change Program at the Nestle Nutrition factory located in Eau Claire, WI . This position works independently under minimal direction or detailed supervision and makes frequent autonomous decisions under the direction of Facility Quality Manager.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and conducts food safety hazard analysis. Writes HACCP studies and corresponding HACCP Plans and process flows.  Ensures alignment of the HACCP studies with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme (QMS) documentation. Conducts other food safety risk assessments as needed (e.g. new equipment and MOC projects).
  • Generates working HACCP documents, which serve as the foundation for food safety control programs that support FSSC 22000, 21 CFR 106, 21 CFR 107, 21 CFR 117 and other food safety requirements.
  • Coordinates and conducts other hazard analysis activities in support of FSSC 22000.  Examples include the Prerequisite Program and Outsourced Activities hazard analysis.
  • Works with business units on system improvements to prevent food safety risks identified during HACCP reviews.
  • Identifies training needs and leads training programs to support the Food Safety Management System- including HACCP team training and training needed for the implementation of the HACCP Plan.
  • Acts as the factory Food Safety Specialist and serves as the primary factory contact for all aspects of the Allergen Management Program by assessing the standards and organizing implementation of the allergen program. – CIP Matrix & associated forms, Ingredient/Recipe MAD documentation review and SAP recipe approvals.
  • Manage changes to MES Material Compatibility in regards to allergens/Kosher/Halal and GMOs.
  • Provides input to the Food Safety Team and appraises the team on the implementation and effectiveness of the HACCP Plans.
  • Conducts reviews of calibration Out-of-tolerance reports related to CCPs/OPRPs.
  • Directly involved with Kosher and Halal Programs, associated audits, implementation of program requirements and evaluating new recipes/ingredients.
  • Implement and adjust CCP/OPRP parameters to align with process authority requirements and/or PTC Model HACCP Requirements.
  • Work closely with Validation on new protocols and test scripts regarding CCP/OPRP checks.
  • Conduct MOC's to implement various food safety checks (e.g. New OPRPs).
  • Support facility during internal and external audits and assessments including but not limited to: FDA, USDA, WDA, Kosher, Halal, ISO, NMS and other requirements.  Supports Nestle Nutrition with MR1 Audits.
  • Primary person in charge of tracking Management of Control (MoC) documentation, assuring completeness of finalized project files, and conducting follow up on open change control action items. 
  • Create and maintain MoC systems (SOP/Forms/Central MoC files) and philosophy through self-directed efforts as well as through the training and coaching of others. 
  • Ability to assess changes and understand the impact of changes as they apply to the food safety and regulatory compliance of our products.  

REQUIREMENTS & MINIMUM EDUCAION LEVEL

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent field.
  • A minimum of two to three years of previous experience in a regulated food manufacturing environment with exposure to 21 CFR 106, 21 CFR 107, 21 CFR 117, Lean manufacturing philosophy, and FSSC 22000/SQF regulations. Familiarity with manufacturing operations.
  • Prefer at least one year of previous practical experience as a HACCP Team Leader, including experience with conducting a hazard analysis.

 

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It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

The Product Safety Specialist has the responsibility for the HACCP Program, Food Safety and Kosher/Halal Support and for the Management of Change Program at the Nestle Nutrition factory located in Eau Claire, WI . This position works independently under minimal direction or detailed supervision and makes frequent autonomous decisions under the direction of Facility Quality Manager.   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and conducts food safety hazard analysis. Writes HACCP studies and corresponding HACCP Plans and process flows.  Ensures alignment of the HACCP studies with the factory Quality Monitoring Scheme (QMS) documentation. Conducts other food safety risk assessments as needed (e.g. new equipment and MOC projects).
  • Generates working HACCP documents, which serve as the foundation for food safety control programs that support FSSC 22000, 21 CFR 106, 21 CFR 107, 21 CFR 117 and other food safety requirements.
  • Coordinates and conducts other hazard analysis activities in support of FSSC 22000.  Examples include the Prerequisite Program and Outsourced Activities hazard analysis.
  • Works with business units on system improvements to prevent food safety risks identified during HACCP reviews.
  • Identifies training needs and leads training programs to support the Food Safety Management System- including HACCP team training and training needed for the implementation of the HACCP Plan.
  • Acts as the factory Food Safety Specialist and serves as the primary factory contact for all aspects of the Allergen Management Program by assessing the standards and organizing implementation of the allergen program. – CIP Matrix & associated forms, Ingredient/Recipe MAD documentation review and SAP recipe approvals.
  • Manage changes to MES Material Compatibility in regards to allergens/Kosher/Halal and GMOs.
  • Provides input to the Food Safety Team and appraises the team on the implementation and effectiveness of the HACCP Plans.
  • Conducts reviews of calibration Out-of-tolerance reports related to CCPs/OPRPs.
  • Directly involved with Kosher and Halal Programs, associated audits, implementation of program requirements and evaluating new recipes/ingredients.
  • Implement and adjust CCP/OPRP parameters to align with process authority requirements and/or PTC Model HACCP Requirements.
  • Work closely with Validation on new protocols and test scripts regarding CCP/OPRP checks.
  • Conduct MOC's to implement various food safety checks (e.g. New OPRPs).
  • Support facility during internal and external audits and assessments including but not limited to: FDA, USDA, WDA, Kosher, Halal, ISO, NMS and other requirements.  Supports Nestle Nutrition with MR1 Audits.
  • Primary person in charge of tracking Management of Control (MoC) documentation, assuring completeness of finalized project files, and conducting follow up on open change control action items. 
  • Create and maintain MoC systems (SOP/Forms/Central MoC files) and philosophy through self-directed efforts as well as through the training and coaching of others. 
  • Ability to assess changes and understand the impact of changes as they apply to the food safety and regulatory compliance of our products.  

REQUIREMENTS & MINIMUM EDUCAION LEVEL

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent field.
  • A minimum of two to three years of previous experience in a regulated food manufacturing environment with exposure to 21 CFR 106, 21 CFR 107, 21 CFR 117, Lean manufacturing philosophy, and FSSC 22000/SQF regulations. Familiarity with manufacturing operations.
  • Prefer at least one year of previous practical experience as a HACCP Team Leader, including experience with conducting a hazard analysis.

 

Job ID

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703

Eau Claire, WI, US, 54703


Nearest Major Market: Eau Claire

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