Food Safety & Quality Manager - USDA
Grecian Delight Foods
1201 Tonne Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate activities as it relates to stated Quality and Food Safety Standards in the of USDA product Lines:
Company liaison to the USDA Inspector and works to resolve issues with any concerns on the agency’s part
Conducts and or supervises the coordination of product sample pulled by USDA and insures all products are placed on hold which can be impacted by the result
Conducts or supervises the Pre-Op inspection of production rooms and operational line inspections of the meat departments
Enforces strict adherence to GMP’s in departments
Supervises In-house lab analysis of fat/moisture (Foss), etc. of products or ingredients
Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate activities related to the SQF program:
Assist in annual review for Food Safety & Quality Manual and of Quality Plans & HACCP Plans
Ensure foreign materials reports are generated, glass incidents are reported and records kept and triggers defined in CAPA procedure are followed
Review updates from industry and follow up as applicable (USDA, FDA, warning letters, Food Safety News, Food Manufacturing, Baking Chanel, CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers), cRc Kosher Alerts, Meat and Poultry daily news, among others
Facilitate, coordinate & participate in HACCP & Quality meetings as well as participation in the audit team
Support production and quality departments in the application and monitoring of SQF principals
10+ years of QA/Food Safety experience including USDA plants - you also have FDA experience that is a major plus
Knowledge in HACCP AND Quality plans including USDA Regulatory requirements
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, analytical, and problem-solving skills
4 Year College Degree in Sciences; Biology, Chemistry, Food Science or Technology & Nutrition etc
HACCP & SQF Training and Certifications a must
Employer Contact Information
Grecian Delight Foods, A Pure Mediterranean Foods Company, is located in Elk Grove Village, IL. The company was founded in 1974 by Peter Parthenis, Sr., and is still family held and operated by the Parthenis family.
Grecian Delight is a manufacturer and marketer of top quality Greek and Mediterranean for the foodservice and retail industries. We operate under a system-wide commitment to quality and customer service. As an SQF Level 3 and USDA inspected facility, we maintain the highest standards for product quality and food safety.
The Grecian Delight team is rooted in the Mediterranean and scours the region for the most authentic foods – and we help show you the exciting potential for these items on your menus. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with only the highest quality and most authentic Gyros & Specialty Meats, Pitas & Flatbreads, Tzatziki, Hummus & Spreads and our Mediterranean Specialties like Falafel and Phyllo sweets.
Our bundle of products, services and expertise will help you take your consumers on a culinary adventure. Let us help you capitalize on the Mediterranean opportunity!
Enjoy the very best of the Mediterranean from a family company committed to better eating.