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Food Safety Scientist

  • Location: Barrington, Illinois, 60010
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ months contract opportunity in Barrington, Illinois for a Food Safety Scientist. Will conduct hazard assessment to ensure the overall quality and food safety of ingredients and finished products in accordance with company’s standards.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Collect electronic Raw Material Dossier (eRMD) of each ingredient submitted by suppliers and review food safety information.
  • Support the Food Safety function by reviewing existing ingredient specifications to ensure they meet new internal standards. This will include reviewing new information from suppliers and updating the company’s specifications as needed.
  • Tracking status of all existing ingredients during the review and updating process and communicating to the Food Safety team and others on the project.
  • Quickly learn new specification system and understand the interaction among applications (Product Vision, Vendor Communication System, and Product Data Management System).
  • Food safety reviewer will interact with spec writers and Product Developer to align key food safety requirements according to guidelines.
  • Serve as point of contact with Rockstar SPEC team on food safety discussions during supplier alignment process. Must be able create pragmatic and amicable collaborative setting with suppliers.
  • Support maintenance of specifications on-going including parameter adjustments, adding new supplier sites, etc.
  • Good working knowledge on food microbiology, food allergen, chemical hazards.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Able to learn computer applications/programs quickly.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Document control knowledge.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Works well in a team setting, working with Product Development/Food Safety/Regulatory Affairs.
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