Food Safety Specialist
Sacramento Valley Walnut Growers, LLC. is a grower owned processor and marketer of California walnuts. We are dedicated to providing the highest quality walnuts available.SVWG was founded on the idea of bringing together a small group of successful walnut growers to present you with the highest quality walnuts. Our walnuts come from our growers' own orchards so our commitment to you begins in the field. Being owned by growers allows SVWG to ensure quality from the orchard to the box.Establishing a walnut orchard takes time and nurturing. We apply the same approach to develop lasting customer relationships. Our growers are committed for the long-term and so is SVWG.Join us and grow your career with a strong, profitable & growing ag company offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth & development opportunities, and most importantly a people-first work environment. We are in search of innovative, self-starters to join our team! The positionWe are currently seeking to add a Food Safety Specialist to oversee and ensure compliance with all food processing regulatory and customer requirements. This position is also responsible for overall effectiveness and efficiency of food safety programs. Responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing and continually improving BRC, GMP, Food Defense and HACCP programs. Qualifications The ideal candidate for this hands-on position will be highly motivated, self-directed and results driven. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication, leadership, time management and problem-solving skills. Must be a team player, show initiative and be able to interact professionally and effectively with all levels. Must be comfortable leading Food Safety Meetings and providing necessary training to all employees.Education & Skills RequiredBachelor's degree in Food Science/Technology or any equivalent combination of education and work experience that demonstrates the ability to perform key responsibilities of this position. Ideal candidate will have food safety background and have worked in food processing industry. Must have knowledge of GFSI auditing, HACCP certified and proficient in conducting hazard analysis & risk assessment. Benefits & CompensationWe offer a comfortable and fun atmosphere where learning and initiative are valued and growth and movement are easily attained. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer an excellent benefits package including health, 401k with company match, flexible spending accounts, & PTO, holidays & much more!LocationThis position is based out of Sutter County 25 miles near Sacramento International Airport. We offer a business casual work environment in a beautiful country setting outside of Sutter County. Local candidates encouraged to apply, applicants outside of 60 miles of Sutter County will NOT be considered.Interested?If you are enthusiastic to join a growing organization, please send us a letter of motivation and a detailed resume. Resumes should be in PDF or Word format.Apply for this job.