Food Safety Specialist in Blair NE

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Food Safety Specialist
Job ID: 
Blair NE
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Job Types:
Food Safety, Microbiologist, QA/Lab Supervisor
Employment Type:
Full Time

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Do you want to rethink your impact, and are you passionate about safe food production and creating a strong food culture? Then you might be our new Food Safety Specialist.

What if you could work for a cause, not just a company?
Novozymes is the global market leader in biological solutions. We help build better lives. Together with our customers, partners and the global community, we use our innovative thinking and passion for science to boost industries and make everyday products more sustainable for the good of the planet. As the world’s leading provider of industrial enzymes and microorganisms, our bio-innovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many, many other biological solutions that the world can benefit from today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow.

Join us as our new Food Safety Specialist
As our Food Safety Specialist, you will be able to share your safe food production expertise at the Blair Nebraska site without travel requirements.  You will work locally with site leaders to establish food programs for production operations, maintenance, utility teams, and logistics teams and to establish and maintain FDA for human food and FSSC 22000 compliance.  You will be the critical resource to operations teams as our new facility is built to ensure compliance in equipment and cleaning systems.  This role will be involved in development and execution of start-up validation activities.  In addition, this role will participate in global food program development discussions and decision making.

Welcome to Blair Operations
In Blair Operations, we are currently expanding our production capabilities into food production.  Recently, Novozymes announced we are entering the Advanced Proteins Solution market with a new state of the art production line at our site in Blair.  This role will be driving the development of food safe programs for FDA and FSSC 22000 compliance. 

In this role you’ll make an impact by:
This role will support the site in all facility inspections and audits by customers, authorities, and certification bodies.  The role will be a thought leader in food production processes and cleaning programs to ensure product is always made safely.  The role will establish site food safety programs, HACCP plans, and working with production establish sanitation protocols.

To succeed you must hold:

  • Degree in Food Science, Microbiology, or equivalent
  • 5 years’ experience with GFSI food certifications, FSSC 22000 a plus
  • PEM program development experience
  • Strong FSMA experience
  • Dairy industry background is a plus

This job will be located at Blair, Nebraska.

Are you passionate about making a sustainable impact, and do you see yourself in this position? Then unlock your passion and apply today!

Application deadline: December 18, 2021

Novozymes is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability or veteran status.

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