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Food Safety Coordinator

Food Safety Coordinator
A California-based produce wholesaler seeks a passionate food safety team member to assist us in food safety initiatives. The ideal candidate is a personable, energetic self-starter and genuinely cares about the produce industry and increasing the consumption of fresh produce.

We are looking for a candidate to influence and build relationships within the company. A team member who can problem-solve through critical thinking will thrive in our environment. If you are a team player that can effectively and thoughtfully communicate, takes ownership, and is self-driven, then this is the job for you. Are you seeking to take on a position in a fast-paced environment that allows themselves to grow personally and professionally? Apply today!

Position Responsibilities
• Assist with food safety daily processes & procedures
• Ensure food safety team is monitoring, verifying, complying and tracking all relevant and required compliance and audit information and records
• Assist with administrator recalls
• Pesticide knowledge
• Knowledge of 3rd-party certifications
• Research and inform team of food safety trends, developments and developing risks
• Communicate and build relationships; collaborate with associates, vendors & customers
• Serve as point of contact for customer and vendor requests for documentation
• Work closely with our vendors to ensure successful receipt of necessary forms, paperwork, insurance, etc.
• Develop written communications for all warehouse employees in English & Spanish
• Create training materials, communications and conduct training sessions
• Develop food safety expertise by attending trainings, conferences, and ongoing reading and researching to enhance organizational food safety knowledge
• Possess a strong understanding of products and their specifications
• Possess good analytical skills
• Bring risk management lens to discussions to protect the organization
• Think outside of the box and beyond the tasks at hand
• Work with finance/accounting to ensure strategic decision making
• Openly share success stories and new ideas, as well as offer solutions to other team members throughout the entire organization
• Service focused mindset and mentality
• Team player with grit
• Willingness to work hard to accomplish professional and organizational goals
• Learn new skills and tasks as needed; continuous improvement through reading, consumer engagement and team collaboration
• Forecast company needs
• Organize and lead warehouse tours for customers
• Other duties as assigned

Essential Skills and Requirements
• Knowledgeable in understanding and proficiently conduct audits/inspections of the following:
• Food Safety Regulatory Compliance: FDA, USDA, State Dept. of Agriculture, Locale Health Department, etc.
• Food Safety Certification: GFSI, GMP, GAP, HACCP, Corporate Social Responsibility, etc.
• Food Certifications: Organic, Kosher, Non-GMO, Gluten Free, etc.
• 4+ years experience and Food Safety/Risk Management subject matter specific education
• Experience in Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite (strong Excel and Word experience)
• Bi-lingual written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to consistently meet deadlines and work under pressure
• Respectful communicator & people-person
• Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
• Work within a team environment; ability to collaborate
• Provide and receive constructive criticism
• Not afraid of a fast-paced work environment. You can handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Business-minded and goal-driven
• Creative problem solver and a quick thinker
• Seeking more than just a job, but a real career
• True passion for food and strong familiarity with the wide world of fruits and vegetables.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to, including the position you are applying for as the subject line for consideration.