Are you attentive and organized? Do you spot the “details” in all things you do? If your answer is yes, a career in Quality and Food Safety is where you should be; these roles are at the forefront of importance in the Food World!
The FSQ Technician controls, tests and identifies any problems relating to food safety and the quality of the product.
Here is what you are going to be doing:
Handles process control in meat room, cooking room and packing (OTC)/shawarma room
Conducts in-line inspection of meat room and cook production which includes machinery speeds, mixing times and product weights
Monitors, reviews and verifies corrective action of HACCP program & Quality Plans
Runs fat and moisture analysis for all meat products
Monitors USDA Label control, CN program control and Halal product control
Oversees finish goods sampling, collects and reviews results, and releases finished goods
Assists USDA Inspector on pulling samples and provides them information
Updates HACCP, GMP, Quality Plans and FSQ programs as required by FSQ Director, USDA, or SQF guidelines
Acts as advisor in receiving when needed
If You Have…
5+ years of experience in food manufacturing environment working in Meat rooms/ USDA guidelines; grinding operations preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, Food Safety, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Life Science related degree
Must have USDA experience and Certified HACCP training
This is a Plant floor position so you much be able to walk and stand for prolonged periods, lift up to 30 pounds and work in a cold environment
Why Grecian Delight Foods?
Grecian Delight Foods is the leading marketer and manufacturer of Greek and Mediterranean foods for foodservice, national chain and retail grocery, specialty and warehouse club businesses. With two facilities in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, Grecian Delight Foods manufactures and distributes specialty meats, flatbreads, dips, spreads and sauces.
At Grecian Delight Foods, our people are our greatest asset. We value the well-being of our employees and provide exceptional benefits. Here at Grecian Delight Foods, we know you should like where you work, and have created an environment that fosters creativity and friendship, here are some reasons you should consider the GDF Experience!
Medical, Dental and Vision options for you and your family – we offer packages for you and your family, all packages are ACA compliant!
Matching 401(k) Plans
Life, AD&D, Short and Long-term Disability Programs
Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Vacations and Holidays
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
On-site Fitness Facility
Flexible Work Hours
Equal Opportunity Employer
Grecian Delight Foods, is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, marital status, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Grecian Delight Foods
Grecian Delight Foods, A Pure Mediterranean Foods Company, is located in Elk Grove Village, IL. The company was founded in 1974 by Peter Parthenis, Sr., and is still family held and operated by the Parthenis family.
Grecian Delight is a manufacturer and marketer of top quality Greek and Mediterranean for the foodservice and retail industries. We operate under a system-wide commitment to quality and customer service. As an SQF Level 3 and USDA inspected facility, we maintain the highest standards for product quality and food safety.
The Grecian Delight team is rooted in the Mediterranean and scours the region for the most authentic foods – and we help show you the exciting potential for these items on your menus. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with only the highest quality and most authentic Gyros & Specialty Meats, Pitas & Flatbreads, Tzatziki, Hummus & Spreads and our Mediterranean Specialties like Falafel and Phyllo sweets.
Our bundle of products, services and expertise will help you take your consumers on a culinary adventure. Let us help you capitalize on the Mediterranean opportunity!