- Artichoke Club
We are currently harvesting organic and conventional romaine lettuce and romaine hearts in Coachella Valley, CA in Riverside County, which is NOT the growing region associated with the current Romaine Alert.
The Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance will oversee programs for Quality, Food Safety / Security, and Sustainability. This position is responsible for providing the technical expertise and management skills to administer the corporate strategy for: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), and other FDA/EPA regulations that pertain to the farming, harvesting, cooling and transportation of our crops in Castroville and all satellite locations. This position oversees the implementation of our internal quality specifications, development & enforcement including leading all efforts associated with conservation of resources on our farms and facilities. This role will supervise and mentor others, provide employee feedback, disciplinary communication, performance reviews and training.
The Food Safety Supervisor is directly responsible for overseeing Ocean Mist Farms’ Food Safety, Food Defense, and Sustainability programs. This position provides the technical expertise to administer the corporate strategy for: Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), and other FDA/EPA regulations that pertain to the farming, harvesting, cooling and transportation of our crops in Castroville and all satellite locations. In addition, leads all efforts associated with farm & facility resource conservation. The incumbent will supervise others, including and up to, hiring, training, mentoring, developing, providing employee feedback, disciplinary communication, and conducting annual performance evaluations.
The Food Safety Specialist is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing the systems for measuring and managing conformity to established regulatory, industry, and proprietary brand standards in all regions.
The ideal candidate is bilingual; with the ability to communicate, read & write in English / Spanish proficiently Bachelors Degree in science preferred; will consider Associates Degree with comparable experience in food safety, microbiology, or quality assurance; requires continuing education in food safety, quality assurance and other job related areas.