Food Safety Quality Assurance Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Food Safety Quality Assurance Coordinator is responsible for helping manage the food safety program for Advanced Fresh Concepts Distribution Center and affiliated production facilities in accordance with SQF standards, federal, state, and local regulations. Primary responsibilities include performing food safety assessments, implementing verification functions and activities, reviewing records for completeness, and facilitate communication between warehouse and FSQA.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Oversee internal, third-party, and regulatory audits: lead on-site internal inspections and complete written assessment when applicable, review reports conducted by third-party contractors and regulatory agencies
    • Review and coordinate Corrective Action Preventive Actions (CAPAs)
    • Review records for accuracy and completeness
    • Coordinate various verification, validation, and challenge activities
    • Track audit results and overall food safety compliance through data trending and analysis
    • Assist in the development of training material and facilitating trainings on food safety and quality requirements for management and associates
    • Support commercial and consumer complaint investigations and reconciliation
    • Participate in various meetings and presentations
    • Support with food safety program updates as necessary
    • Update warehouse food safety bulletin boards
    • Draft monthly food safety newsletter
    • Other non-functional tasks as assigned

Qualifications & Skills:

    • Associate of Science, preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology, Food Science, Nutrition or related field
    • Working knowledge of GDPs, GMPs, GFSI, FSMA
    • Preferred certifications/course completion: Seafood HACCP, SQF, internal auditing
    • Highly organized with a strong focus on detail and accuracy, able to quickly prioritize needs
    • Professional, articulate and team oriented
    • Excellent decision-making skills
    • Flexible to changing priorities
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Solution oriented and resourceful
    • Self-starter with outstanding organizational and analytical skills
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, particularly proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint

Employee Offered Benefits:

AFCFC’s benefits package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits, basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision.

Physical Demands

    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
    • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour