Synergy Flavors, INC.

  • Compliance Analyst

    Job Locations US-OH-Hamilton
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/4/2018 10:16 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Compliance Analyst will support quality and food safety compliance. The role has responsibility maintaining HACCP, Food Safety Plans, GMP, and SQF compliance.


    • Responsible for understanding and complying with Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards (i.e. SQF)
    • Responsible for undertaking the responsibilities of a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual as outlined under the Preventive Controls for Human Food regulation. Including the preparation of a Food Safety Plan, the validation of Preventive Controls, the Review of Records and the Reanalysis of the Food Safety Plan.
    • Responsible for up-dating and the continuous review of existing Food Safety plans to incorporate current GMP, Process Preventive Controls, Allergen Preventive Controls, Sanitation Preventive Controls and Supply Chain Applied Controls.
    • Responsible for leading the Food Safety (HARPC) team in the evaluation and implementation of controls on all biological, chemical, physical and economically motivated hazards to our foods. This should also include consideration for the development of defect action limits, hygienic zoning and adequate by-product controls.
    • Responsible for continuous improvement of employee training programs as related to GMP and Food Safety responsibilities.
    • Responsible for implementation, documentation, control, and maintenance of a detailed Quality Management (SQF), including procedures, records, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Food Safety plan (HARPC), and reassessment.
    • Responsible for investigating customer/consumer complaints for foods manufactured on site using root cause analysis, determining corrective actions and preventive measures, responding to complaints in the required timeframe, and analyzing complaint trends.
    • Lead internal quality audits including SQF system. Coordinates corrective and preventive actions plans, ensuring CAR's are completed, effectiveness is verified and audits are closed.
    • Assist the Site Quality Manager with leading all company Quality initiatives and Quality audits locally
    • Performs complex quality floor audits and/or floor inspections.
    • Supports quality evaluation and release of materials, products, equipment and facilities as required
    • Assists with development/ writing of SOPs or other quality documents and/or reports as needed.
    • May serve as Quality liaison to the Site Quality and Food Safety Manager and/or quality host of customer audits; coordinates responses to customer audits.
    • Effectively performs a variety of duties, on schedule, with accuracy and competency.
    • Maintains accurate files and records.
    • Serves as an effective member of the Quality team and may serve as a mentor to other Quality employees in the area of expertise.



    • Bachelors of Science in a related field such as Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, or Food Science
    • Three or more years of experience in quality within a “clean” manufacturing industry (food, beverage, pharma)
    • Experience with HACCP, ISO 22000, SQF, BRC, or equivalent Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) criteria.
    • Understanding of quality testing and standards within the food and beverage industry to include analytical, microbiological and sensory
    • Effective communication skills with the ability to influence change and encourage action
    • Solid problem-solving abilities
    • Demonstrated excellence in priority setting and execution skills. Proficient in MS Word and Excel.
    • Able to handle multiple priorities. Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and staff


    • Experience with FSMA/HARPC
    • Familiarity with quality laboratory operations (ie pH meters, refractometer, etc)
    • Discern sensory differences


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