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Global Fresh Foods
Receiving and Food Safety Technician
Boston, MA

Conduct receiving operations and food safety verification for fresh seafood arriving to the Boston area. Execute quality systems for compliance with FDA and HACCP requirements. The position will start on a per project basis, then develop into a permanent position within six months or less.

Job Description:
Our Warehouse Team Leader performs the same daily functions as other warehouse personnel, with the added responsibility of supervising the operations. This job involves one-on-one and team interaction in the day-to-day operation of a 55,000 sf warehouse.

  • Validate and assure compliance with established food safety and quality objectives and internal processes.
  • Understand and follow all systems outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and HACCP requirements.
  • Coordinate international shipment arrivals with freight forwarding company.
  • Supervise unloading of product at distribution center.
  • Remove product from controlled atmosphere and release to customer.
  • Conduct QC measurements as necessary.
  • Collect equipment from the incoming containerized shipments of product; consolidate, accumulate and arrange return export shipments of these items, including the preparation of shipping documents.
  • Responsible for preparation of all product receiving documentation, reporting and archiving.
  • Capable of expert dialogue on the food safety attributes of SAF-D®.
  • Interface with customers and distributors on an ongoing basis.
  • Follow product through retail chain and prepare reports for management as required.
  • Coordinate shipment of product samples to customers or laboratories as required.
  • Ability to travel to other locations on the East Coast as required, estimated at less than 20%.
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in food technology/food science.
  • Familiarity with freight logistics and international shipping.
  • Cold chain experience a plus. Cold chain experience a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as SOPs, procedure manuals, regulatory documents.
  • Ability to speak and write effectively with team members and customers is a must.
  • Competent user of MS Office products, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Ability to use and prepare Excel spreadsheets with temperature and gas concentration charts.
  • Ability to learn additional software as required.
  • Ability to calibrate and use thermometers and other temperature measuring devices.
  • Ability to calibrate and use gas concentration measurement equipment.
  • Ability to work with compressed gases. PHYSICAL
  • Must be able to stretch and reach to open ocean freight containers, cut customs seal with bolt cutter.
  • Must be able to lift and move full boxes of product (45 lbs).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel or crouch.
  • This is a remote location for GFF. The employee must be self-directed and able to work independently at a highly effective level.
  • Frequent exposure to cold room environment at approximately 32 degrees Fahrenheit.
This is a full-time, salaried position, to include health care and paid vacation. GFF is a high growth company. This position will have substantial growth potential for the right candidate.

Apply via email: kathleen.gabriel@globalfreshfoods.com
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