Food Safety Officer: Bloemfontein (Free State)

Full Time, Permanent
Bloemfontein, Free State
Posted 3 weeks ago

The Food Safety Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant food safety regulations and standards to safeguard the quality and safety of their products.

Salary: R10 000 – R15 000 Gross

Minimum Requirements:

  • Gr 12
  • Valid Driver’s License with own reliable vehicle
  • Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Safety, Microbiology, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in food manufacturing, quality assurance, or food safety.
  • Certification in food safety (e.g. FSSC 22000, ISO 22000, SQF) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP, and other food safety standards and regulations.
  • Fluently in English and Afrikaans (Read, Speak and Write)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Develop, implement, and maintain food safety policies and procedures in accordance with local, national, and international regulations.

  • Conduct regular inspections and audits of production facilities to identify and address any potential food safety hazards.
  • Monitor and analyze samples of raw materials, finished products, and packaging materials to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Collaborate with production and quality control teams to address any issues related to food safety and quality.
  • Train employees on proper food safety protocols and procedures to promote a culture of safety and compliance.
  • Investigate any incidents of contamination or other food safety concerns and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Stay current on food safety trends, regulations, and best practices to continuously improve food safety programs.

Job Features

Job CategoryFMCG, Retail, Wholesale & Supply Chain, Food Safety

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