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Microbiologist Food Safety Manager 

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Microbiologist Food Safety Manager

Microbiologist Food Safety Manager

Columbus, OH

$110-125K + Bonus

Our Columbus, Ohio Food manufacturing client is looking to hire a Microbiologist Food Safety Manager. The Food Safety Manager works with the Food Safety Department, Technical Services, Operations and Research & Development to ensure regulatory and internal food safety standards are met in all facilities as well as co-manufacturers and vendors. This position assures that products meet customer’s microbiological requirements.


Responsible for execution of FSMA related activities

Execute review of new ingredients for food safety and quality requirements

Provide ongoing maintenance and review of ingredient hazard analysis to ensure compliance with FDA Appendix 1

Provide guidance, oversight and direction of facility Food Safety and HACCP plans including the execution of Food Safety Plan Verification Audits of manufacturing facilities, development of food safety plan templates and justifications.

Responsible for execution of baking validations and other verification activities as required

Partner with Manufacturing and Corporate Quality and Regulatory Teams to provide food safety guidance and support, including:

Food safety evaluation of new processing methods and changes to manufacturing processes

Environmental pathogen swab investigations

Foreign material investigations

Trend, summarize and highlight areas opportunities from sanitation audits

Food safety risk assessments

Consult cross-functionally on projects involving sanitary design of equipment and facilities

Establish RTE requirements and designations for the company portfolio

Provide customer requested food safety documentation

Develop strategies and assessments and provide ongoing communication to the organization to further foster food safety culture

Draft Food Safety guidance and training materials


Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Food Science, or related field; advanced degree preferred

Comprehensive knowledge of food microbiology, food safety hazards and controls

Ability to assess ingredient risk

Minimum of 5 years work experience in the food industry.

Experienced in GMP, HACCP, and Quality Systems auditing

Certified Preventive Controls for Human Food (PCQI) or HACCP

Comprehensive knowledge of food safety requirements (GMP, HACCP, FSMA, GFSI).

Experience in food manufacturing environments

Strong written and verbal skills.