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At Michael Foods, we are a leader in the food industry because we introduce innovative, value-added food products and customer solutions. Our success starts from the inside out — empowering employees to play a vital role in our company. They have the chance to make their own impact, expanding on our already rich history. That’s how plenty of our people have already transformed their careers. And you could be next.

Food Safety Coordinator

Administrative/Offce & Facilities Services


Job Details



The Food Safety Coordinator maintains the documentation critical for the Quality Systems, HACCP and Food Safety Plans and SQF Programs throughout theChaska, MNfacility. This position is also the back up for the Food Safety Quality Manager and assists with verifying that programs are being executed properly and develops and conducts training programs.


  • Review, organize and maintain the routine paperwork related to the Quality, Regulatory, SPC, Food Safety / HACCP Plan, Sanitation, SQF Audit, and customer specific documentation.
  • Be an active member of the HACCP / Food Safety team. Perform and co-lead the internal audits program.
  • Monitor and update Corrective Action Database.
  • Assist with developing and conducting training programs for employees related to HACCP, SQF, GMP’s, etc.
  • Review and create SOP’s and SSOP’s working closely with plant quality and sanitation teams.
  • Order supplies and equipment for the Sanitation and FSQ department.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained. Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety.
  • Adhere to all safety polices and procedures.
  • Back up to QA Techs and Food Safety Quality Manager as needed.
  • Required to work off shifts (Sanitation hours), weekends, and holidays as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


    Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or related field or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.


    Two (2) years experience in a food processing environment


    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers/vendors, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.


    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Basic understanding of statistical process control.


    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


    Examples of licenses, certificates, and registrations required within first 6 months to a year of employment

  • HACCP Certification
  • PCQI Certification
  • SQF Practitioner
  • Audit Certification recommended

    Specific skills and abilities required that are not included in other sections:

  • Must possess strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Able to demonstrate interpersonal skills: Take a team building approach and work effectively in a cross-functional environment
  • Strong organizational and implementation skills
  • Advanced Computer Skills: Share Point, Word, Excel, Power-Point
  • Qualifications



    Detail Oriented:Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Functional Expert:Considered a thought leader on a subject

    Team Player:Works well as a member of a group

    Enthusiastic:Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

    Dedicated:Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



    Goal Completion:Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

    Growth Opportunities:Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

    Ability to Make an Impact:Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



    Bachelors or better in Food Science or related field.


    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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