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Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Specialist


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Job Title: Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory Specialist
Location: Minneapolis, MN, Midwest United States, USA
Company: The Scoular Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Operations
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Scoular is an employee-owned company with more than $4 billion in sales, Scoular employs more than 1,000 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America, Asia, and other locations world-wide. For over 129 years, feed and food customers have been counting on Scoular's experts to create safe and reliable supply chain solutions for end-users and suppliers of grain, feed ingredients, and food ingredients around the globe.

This position is a key leadership position on the Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory team with responsibility to manage the development and management of FSQR programs that will be utilized across Scoular. The FSQR Specialist will provide guidance and expertise to the business units and external partners to manage expectations and ensure conformance to FSQR programs. This role is responsible, assess, recommend, report on Scoular's regulatory programs, contribute to improve regulatory compliance, and maintain necessary approvals. Coordinates and reports on regulatory processes, such as audits, inspections, license renewals, and/or registrations. This role will need to create an environment of high performance and continuous improvement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Understands, evaluates, and manages FSQR programs. Implements new practices and procedures as needed. Provides reliable document management. Reviews and maintains compliance on all documents and certificates pertaining to Scoular business.    
  • Serves as liaison between Scoular, government agencies, and business associations, to keep Scoular businesses informed and in compliance with changes that will affect business.
  • Provides on and off-site audit and inspection support. Must be available to answer inspector's requests and provide supporting documents.
  • Provides training to new and current employees. Works with senior managers to provide regular updates on current and future FSQR changes.
  • Investigate regulatory updates and identify steps to attain compliance. Manage
  • Qualification process, as applicable.
  • Conduct assessment of Suppliers to ensure adherence to Scoular's Quality
  • Program and US FDA Regulatory compliance.
  • Provide supporting documents to Customers to support their product
  • Qualification practices.

The Scoular Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requirements

Minimum
•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
•    Understanding of domestic and international regulations
•    Knowledge in international transportation and export procedures
•    Proven ability to adapt and manage effectively in fast-paced changing environment
•    Team oriented leadership skills
•    Ability to multi-task, prioritize workflow and complete tasks with a high level of organization, responsibility, and efficiency
•    Knowledge of MS Office, Word, Excel experience is required
•    Willing and able to travel, as necessary

Preferred
•    Bachelor's degree in technical field plus min. 2 years related experience or master's degree.
•    Manufacturing experience across multiple product types.
•    Experience in Technical Services, i.e., Quality, Food Safety, Auditing
•    Knowledge of Quality management tools, i.e., root cause investigation, customer complaint management, data analysis etc.
•    Knowledge of FDA and USDA food safety regulatory requirements
•    Experience in building, creating, and managing programs.

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Job Post Date: 07/08/21
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