J.Rettenmaier USA LP

JRS USA is a leader in the manufacture and production of insoluble fibers used in the food, pet food, home and personal care, chemical, technical, industrial industries and many more. As a global manufacturer and essential business, we are always looking to add talented and dedicated professionals to our teams across the United States.

Food Safety Specialist

Schoolcraft, MI. 

Job Responsibilities
  • Provide quality support for J Rettenmaier quality systems.
  • Manage supplier approval program.
  • Manage internal audit program.
  • Communicate and work with certifying bodies/J RETTENMAIER manufacturing sites to achieve and maintain quality certification such as food safety and quality, kosher, halal, gluten-free, organic, non-GMO, etc.
  • Communicate effectively to all functions of the Company.
  • Assist site QA management with implementation, preparation, and review of GFSI requirements.
  • Manage supplier approval program.
  • Visit manufacturing facilities and complete internal audits, as needed.
  • Coordinate quality related questions with sales, customer service, and operations as needed.
  • Act as backup for Corporate QAQC Admin Team Members.
  • Archive and destroy designated QAQC documents/records consistent with Company document retention policy.
  • Complete and assist with tasks as assigned.
  • Maintain regular consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, personal appearance and adherence to all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements, Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in science or food science, preferred.
  • Strong sense of customer service and meeting customer demands.
  • Strong sense of detail, objectivity and accuracy.
  • Working knowledge and practical experience with food safety programs.
  • Able to communicate effectively to all levels of the organization.
  • Competent writer of summary reports, business letters and e-mails.
  • Adept in use of MS Office, particularly Outlook, Excel, Word and ideally Power Point to a basic level.
  • Experienced in the use of document management software.
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule as needed to meet business demands.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Certified or certifiable to:
  • Implementing SQF, BRC and ISO 9001 Systems
  • HACCP Coordinator / FSMA Qualified Individual (QI)
  • Food Defense
  • FSVP
Interactions and Tools/Equipment Utilized in the Job
  • Interact with all internal departments and manufacturing plants on a regular basis.
  • Utilize standard office equipment and computer workstation.
Physical Requirements
  • Sitting, standing, walking and occasional climbing in a production environment. 
  • Typing and viewing computer screen, occasionally for extended periods. 
  • Some lifting (50 lb or less) is also occasionally required.
Other Information
  •  Monday – Friday and/or as needed
  • Approximately 30%Travel
  • Salary; commensurate with experience

  • Eligible for In-2-Win Performance Bonus Program
  • Eligible for all benefit programs

If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and employment application to hrjrsscm and click the behavioral assessment questionnaire link to complete our Predictive index online.

J. Rettenmaier USA LP
16369 US 131 Highway
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
Phone: (269) 679-2340
Email: hr@jrsusa.com

This Job Description is a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the jobholder might differ from those outlined in the Job Description. Other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job. Employee’s position, job function, standard work hours, location and reporting relationship may be changed at Employer’s discretion. This Job Description is not a guarantee of continued employment.

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