Food Safety Supervisor

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Description/Job Summary

The Food Safety Supervisor will lead the continual development and implementation of the SSOP & HACCP plans to meet USDA regulations, Perdue and customer expectations regarding food safety. Monitor/verify production SSOP/HACCP records.  Monitor plant GMP’s and other pre- requisite programs daily. Be proactive in the identification of problems before they develop utilizing SPC tools or other tracking/trending analysis skills as necessary.


  • Develop programs and procedures to ensure regulatory and Perdue Food Safety requirements are met and maintained. Communicate to and train all associates prior to their implementation
  • Update, Manage, and Maintain the SSOP/HACCP and other pre-requisite programs in an organized and effective manner.
  • Audit all SSOP/HACCP records providing timely feedback to management.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with the USDA and keep up with the regulations concerning SSOP/HACCP program.
  • Training and documentation of training of all levels of plant associates concerning SSOP/HACCP programs. 
  • Hands on involvement in all Food Safety problems that arise during the shift and developing appropriate solutions and corrective actions/preventative measures for those problems. 
  • Conduct validation(s) of scientific data that support facility food safety decisions as needed yearly.

Required Education

Bachelor of Science or Arts degree preferably in Food Science, Animal Science, Poultry Science, Operations Management, Biology, Chemistry and 2-3 years or commensurate experience. HACCP Certification, Knowledge of USDA Regulations including GMP/SSOP/HACCP and Labeling.  Must have experience with Food Safety/Plant style audits. Be familiar with HACCP /SSOP requirements to include monitoring and implementing validation processes. Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multitask while maintaining required timelines. Knowledge/experience with Microsoft computer software.                                                   


This position is for 2nd Shift.

Exposed to climate controlled office environments, outside conditions and processing plant conditions.  Physical ability to travel to other Perdue complex locations as needed. Requires out of town travel and overnight trips occasionally.  Work in wet and damp environments with temperatures of 34°F to 85°F and at times below 0°F.  Exposure to Sodium Hydroxide residues (caustic), Ammonia (NH4), Iodine (I), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), and Chlorine (Cl2).  Noise levels of 95.1 dB and at times over 3%.  Continuously standing  and walking on slippery concrete, handling product below 0°F and above 100°F, lift cases weighing >70 lb approximately 3 to 5 feet from floor and carrying approximately 20 feet to inspection station.  Person(s) will potentially work in these conditions for a period of 8 or more hours daily.

Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.