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Now Hiring: Food Safety Consultant

30 Jan
Now hiring - food safety consultant

Food Safety / Kestrel Tellevate News

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Kestrel Tellevate is seeking a junior-level Consultant with 5-7 years of professional food safety consulting or relevant food industry experience to join our food safety team. This individual will be responsible for executing projects tasks and objectives for KTL’s food safety projects, according to Project Manager, Senior Consultant, and client expectations. The Food Safety Consultant must have working knowledge of FDA, USDA, and GFSI requirements as they apply to food manufacturing, processing, and distribution, and experience implementing/maintaining food safety documents and plans.

Responsibilities and tasks include the following:

  • Providing HACCP, SOP, SSOP development and implementation support
  • Conducting gap assessments to FDA, USDA, GFSI (i.e., IFS, BRC, FSSC22000, SQF) requirements
  • Conducting relevant food safety training for clients
  • Researching FDA, USDA and GFSI regulatory requirements and maintaining standards updates
  • Researching labeling regulatory review
  • Interpreting third-party regulatory audits
  • Reviewing, recommending, and coordinating efforts for environmental pathogen testing program
  • Working with clients and KTL senior staff to identify gaps and implement solid solutions for continuous improvement
  • Maintaining and updating documents to ensure consistency
  • Participating in the development of KTL’s SharePoint tools
  • Participating in the implementation of KTL’s Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Assisting in growing clients and other business development efforts, as requested


  • B.S. degree in Food Technology / Microbiology or other related life science
  • 5-7 years of related food industry experience in Quality Assurance/Control; experience in cooking, processing, dairy, low-acid canned food, meat or seafood preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong computer knowledge
  • Ability to travel up to 50%


  • Multilingual
  • High-risk food experience
  • Understanding of food safety in food packaging

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