Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
Company: Revol Greens MN, LLC
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Job Title: Food Safety & Quality Assurance Manager
Reports to: Director of Food Safety & Quality Assurance
Department: Food Safety
Travel Required: No
Position Type: Full-time
Revol Greens: Revolutionizing Fresh Since 2017 Founded in 2017,
Revol Greens has quickly grown to the largest greenhouse lettuce
producer in the US. With locations in Minnesota, California,
Georgia, and Texas (coming 2022), Revol Greens harvests and
delivers local lettuce and greens within 24 hours of harvest,
resulting in the freshest taste and peak nutrition value. With an
experienced growing team and state-of the-art greenhouses, Revol
Greens is paving the way to a more sustainable future.
Job Description Summary of Position: The Food Safety & Quality
Assurance Manager at Revol Greens is responsible for developing,
implementing, and maintaining the Food Safety & Quality assurance
(FSQA) program at the designated facilities. This position will
oversee FSQA and sanitation teams for all aspects of the product,
including the packaging and labeling.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities: Maintain food safety
operational requirements, policies, and procedures in accordance
with Good Agricultural Practice (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices
(GMP), FSMA and regulatory standards.
Be able to independently plan, manage and execute external and
internal audits, customer audits, organic compliance audits and
food safety audits.
Manage supervisors, team members and QA qualified individuals and
their duties to comply with company standard operating policies on
food safety, QA and sanitation.
Write and implement SOPs to standardize food safety and quality
expectations and processes.
Implement corrective actions, conduct incidental non-conformity
investigations, root cause analyses and reviews.
Develop, implement, and manage processes to ensure that products
meet required specifications for quality, function, and reliability
prior to delivery.
Ensure daily Sanitation and Food Safety Quality Assurance (FSQA)
checks being conducted, ensure Hazard Analysis Critical Control
Points (HACCP) and Preventive Control Standards are strictly
enforced throughout facility and greenhouses.
Communicates food safety and quality standards and parameters to
operations, transportation, and other appropriate staff.
Manage food safety record keeping and documentation
Conduct food safety and GMP trainings to new and existing employees
and drive improvement in facility wide food safety culture.
Coordinate product sampling, testing by third party lab and
documentation of test results. Maintain confidentiality on all
aspects of company records
Performs spot checks to validate processes and audit for potential
issues such as incorrect dated labels or improper packaging
Reviews client, customer, and user feedback.
Maintains compliance with federal, state, local, and organizational
laws, regulations, guidelines, and policies.
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Excellent verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Able to lead and motivate others
Knowledge of OSHA, HACCP, and GMP
Education and Experience: Associates or bachelor's degree in
biology, Food Science, Microbiology, or other related field, or
equivalent number of years of experience
2-3 years of Food Safety or Quality Assurance experience,
preferably in a greenhouse facility
1 year of experience as a manager or supervisor
Supervisory: This position is directly responsible for supervising
the FSQA and sanitation employees
Work Environment: Greenhouse, 20%
The temperatures in the greenhouse vary depending on the weather
Climate can range from hot and humid to cold depending on the
location and time of year
PPE must be worn at all times
The temperatures in the packhouse are between 34-38 - F to preserve
PPE must be worn at all times
Sitting at a desk and/or starring at a computer screen for extended
periods of time
Physical Requirements: Occasionally ascending or descending
ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like.
Occasionally moving self in different positions to accomplish tasks
in various environments including tight and confined spaces.
Constantly remaining in a stationary position, often standing or
sitting for prolonged periods.
Constantly moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one
worksite to another.
Occasionally adjusting or moving objects up to 20 pounds in all
Constantly communicating with others to exchange information.
Occasionally repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands
Benefits: PTO & Holiday Pay
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
$10,000 company paid Life Insurance Policy
STD & LTD (please expand STD & LTD)
Employee Assistance Program
401k plan with 4% company-match after 6 months of employment
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