Location:Waterloo, IA

Job Type: Full-Time

Positions Available: 1

Job Description

This position is the key Food Safety and Quality Assurance position for Crystal Distribution Services, Inc. The successful candidate will fully engage and assure compliance for key tasks relating to USDA regulatory, HACCP, SQF, sanitation, and pest control programs and compliance. The manager will report directly to the Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead compliance for the site’s HACCP plan and other paperwork including daily document review, Pre-Shipment tasks, and maintaining HACCP data
  • Is responsible for manufacturing, distributing and consistently maintaining safe and quality food by following good manufacturing practices, allergen controls, food defense, HACCP, SQF and GFSI requirements
  • Manages the preparation and execution of plant audits
  • Enforce, monitor, and document compliance to GMP training
  • Verify effectiveness of sanitation program, performing pre-operational inspection, and master sanitation schedule
  • Conduct and oversee microbial testing on product and contact surfaces
  • Manage and provide training and training materials for site employees executing FSQA tasks
  • Manage scheduling with 3rd party pest control provider and assess service reports
  • Is responsible for immediately reporting all food safety and quality issues to managers
  • All duties and responsibilities assigned by the operations manager

Job Type: Full-time


Required Qualifications:
  • Experience in a USDA meat facility
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills,
  • Ability to work well with coworkers onsite and at different site locations with assertive and respectful style
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Resourceful and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or experience Familiarity with food processing equipment Strong background in the meat industry USDA/HACCP
  • Certification SQF background is a plus Designed and/or implemented HACCP and USDA programs
  • Preferred 1-3 years experience of SQF and HACCP


$55000.00 - $65,000.00 per year