Food Safety Supervisor

Location: Bakery Manufacturing, HF Reed Industrial Pkwy, Oakwood, GA
Job Code: 652
# of Openings: 1



The Food Safety Supervisor reports directly to the Food Safety Manager and supports company safety and product quality standards by ensuring safe and sanitary conditions at all plants and warehouses.


  • Responsible for selecting, training, organizing and assigning Food Safety Staff.
  • Recommends measures to improve cleaning methods and time efficiency.
  • Supervises, coaches, and trains employees and performs a variety of management and administrative tasks.
  • Trains and Mentors new Foremen.
  • Trains or directs the training of new employees or employees who change job classifications.
  • Enforces Federal, State and Baking Industries Health and Safety regulations.
  • Holds weekly floor safety meetings, as well as monthly safety meetings with all employees.
  • Promotes safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.
  • Help to maintain administrative records on food safety personnel, such as absenteeism, training, safety, daily cleaning documentation, etc.
  • Help maintain appropriate pest control, and keep records on all activities of pest control.
  • Help carry out food safety inspection programs to ensure that Kings Hawaiian standards are met.
  • Complies with and enforces King’s safety policies and positively promotes safety in all areas.
  • Understand and complies with all general and specific safe job procedures & policies that apply to your job and your staff.
  • Executes the Food Safety Managers work instructions.
  • Promotes our company values of “Dignity, Excellence, and Telling it like it is in a way that can be heard” through your actions and by educating the staff about our values.
  • Communicates with other Supervisors and lead persons to coordinate activities between departments.
  • Performs the activities of workers supervised.
  • Plans and carries out job assignments without creating hazards to yourself and other employees.
  • Assists during an emergency or natural disaster to maintain order and security of plant personnel
  • Accounts for all of his or her department personnel during an evacuation. Attends weekly operations and safety meetings.
  • Reviews weekly Quality Assurance Facilities audits, and develops and implements corrective action.
  • Defines and updates job descriptions for direct report
  • Gives ongoing feedback to direct reports on skills and abilities.
  • Assists direct reports in defining career goals and seeking opportunities
  • Delivers or provides for training and resources required for direct reports to perform their roles.
  • Ensures that policies, procedures and systems are in place to ensure continuous operations, proactive maintenance and timely problem resolution.
  • Enforces utilization/adherence to policies, procedures and systems
  • Maintains constant awareness of facilities and equipment hazards and proactively manages risk.
  • Manages all aspects of regulatory compliance including knowledge of standards, documents, audits, etc.
  • Promotes safety in the work area by understanding and complying with safety procedures and reporting all accidents in a timely manner.Ensures that food safety personnel comply with all company policies, and enforces the safety program.
  • Complies with Federal, State, City and A.I.B. Health and Safety Standards, including OSHA (State and/or Federal) and Hazardous Material regulation, in keeping with the work process and chemical inventory by location
  • Responsible for Quality and Food Safety functions as assigned and outlined in Safe Quality Food (SQF) Program.
  • Responsible for reporting all quality and food safety concerns/issues to QA.


  • Minimum 5 years bakery sanitation experience

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent

  • Understanding of basic microbiology, OSHA compliance, food laws, pest control,HACCP, and baking industry technical procedures

  • Organizational and leadership skills

  • Multi-tasking ability

  • Capacity for analytic thinking

  • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills

  • Intermediate mathematical ability

  • Computer proficiency (Excel including graphing, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds

  • Key Leadership Competencies in addition to Ethics / Values and Integrity / Trust, (Action Oriented, Directing Others, Priority Setting, Decision Quality, Organizing, Process Management).

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