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JOB FILLED - Food Safety Specialist

Job Description: 
ESU (Excellent Sources Unlimited) was established in 2010 with a vision to become leader as an international import company specializing in produce. Within just a decade, ESU has emerged as the industry’s leader with importing portfolio from 15+ countries around the globe and distributing exclusive products across the entire United States.
  • Oversee and ensure compliance to FDA's Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) requirements under the FDA's Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).
  • Collect food safety system documentation from foreign suppliers to verify that the imported fruits and vegetables meets U.S. safety standards.
  • Develop, maintain, and follow a FSVP for each food imported.
  • Take corrective actions (if necessary) and perform annual evaluations of the adequacy of the FSVP for each supplier.
  • Keep up to date research on new regulatory standards and regulations as needed.
  • Provide training to internal departments to improve awareness of their role in assuring compliance to quality control regulations.
  • Serve as point of contact and prepare formal response to FDA audits.
  • Performed other duties as assigned in the Procurement Department.
  • Bachelor's degree or experience in Food Science or Life Science (e.g., bio-chemistry).
  • 3 or more years of experience in quality functions.
  • "Qualified Individual" under FSVP a plus.
  • Prior working experience with PACA, USDA and FDA regulations.
  • Prior experience with produce importer a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge Microsoft Office, especially Excel: able to build trend analysis, charts and reports.
  • Attention to detail with ability to build a summary.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Bilingual candidate a plus (e.g., fluency in Spanish).
  • PTO (Vacation / Sick Days)
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Discretionary Bi-Annual Bonus (2X per year)
  • Retirement Plan
  • Weekly Lunch Allowance
  • Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm (M-F)
Supplemental pay types:
  • Bonus pay
Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Englewood, NJ 07631: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
  • Bachelor's (Required)
  • Food Quality Assurance: 3 years (Preferred)
  • FDA regulations: 3 years (Preferred)
From $65,000.00 per year
Confidential Job: 

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