NOW HIRING! Safety Specialist - Bellwood, IL

Job Description:
Adecco is currently looking for a Safety Specialist for a client located in Bellwood, IL.
This is a direct hire opportunity for a local candy company.
Primary Purpose The Food Safety Specialist is responsible for drafting programs, policies and documentation for all QC/QA programs, including 21 CFR 110 compliance.
The Food Safety Specialist works with the Food Safety Team to ensure key traceability, inspection, program management, vendor management, and microbial program metrics are established, and delivers Key Performance Indicators.
The Food Safety Specialist also manages Food Safety Audits with third party inspectors, performs internal quality audits in the facility and implements corrective actions based on audit results in conjunction with the Food Safety Manager.
Competencies/Skills/Knowledge Required The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
HACCP/ HARPC certified Ability to work in a manufacturing environment without restrictions Strong knowledge of FSMA, BRC, Food Safety Management, Auditing, Sanitation, and Food Microbiology Strong knowledge of Government Regulations; 21CFR Part 110, 111 and 117, Food Safety Modernization Act Strong knowledge of root cause analysis and corrective actions Ability to analyze and solve problems in a complex manufacturing facility Strong interpersonal skills necessary to build trust and respect Strong communications skills, both written and oral, to effectively implement and facilitate new ideas, processes, and programs into a new production facility Work in a collaborative environment with external and internal partners Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in food science, microbiology, or other relevant degree preferred Must have 5 years + in-plant quality & food safety experience in food processing SQF Practitioner or other GFSI certification required Strong knowledge of manufacturing, sanitation practices, HACCP, SQF, BRC, GMP's and SSOP's Strong working knowledge of Continuous Process Improvement Bilingual/Spanish Speaking a plus Referrals are always welcome!! Feel free to give out my contact information to anyone you think may be interested.
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