SQF (Safe Quality Food) Practitioner

ID: REF3990Z
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Plant City, FL
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

In addition to previous experience in a food safety and/or QA role, the ideal candidate will also have the innate ability to proactively get things done, make sound decisions independently and spot opportunities for improvement in our existing processes and procedures.
The SQF Practitioner will oversee the implementation and maintenance of our food safety program at a level necessary to receive and maintain GFSI certification while ensuring alignment with company objectives and adherence to regulations published by the FDA and INDPH.

Essential Functions

  • Provide ongoing support to the comprehensive food safety program
  • Communicate food safety related information and expectations internally/cross functionally and with external partners.
  • Monitor performance of food safety to ensure efficacy and efficiency
  • Plan and perform mock recalls
  • Organize and maintain Supplier Approval and management documents
  • Review documentation necessary for regulatory submissions and/or inspections
  • Lead and host 3rd party audits, Regulatory (FDA) audits as well as perform the internal audits
  • Excellent communication, decision-making, motivational, organizational and leadership skills



  • One to three years of experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • GFSI scheme audit experience
  • HACCP Certification
  • Certified SQF Practitioner
  • BS in Food Science, Microbiology or Food Technology is preferred. A combination of education and SQF experience may suffice.

Additional Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Evergreen Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, maral status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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