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SQF Practitioner (Skylark)

American Foods Group, Inc. • Omaha, NE
Second Shift
10 days ago


Skylark Meats, LLC, an American Foods Group Company has opportunities for an SQF Practitioner to join our team. You must have the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment with a dedication to quality. 


If you are looking to advance your career, join the AFG family where you can be a part of providing quality beef products to over 40 countries around the world.  Training is provided.


As our SQF Practitioner, you will:

  • Conduct comprehensive annual HACCP reassessments including program review and functional audits of HACCP, SSOP, and pre-requisite programs and all supporting documents.
  • Keep the plant updated on all HACCP Related notices and directives.
  • Develop and lead the implantation of the SQF system.
  • Manage the employee training process to ensure there is successful completion and implementation of all required trainings.
  • Coordinate weekly SQF meetings with the Food Safety and Quality Assurance teams as needed.

NOTE: This description is not intended to be all inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, or related fields.
  • HACCP certification and the ability to demonstrate excellent understanding of HACCP, GMP, and SSOP.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in plant sanitation practices, microbiology, aseptic sampling techniques and plans, and laboratory practices.
  • Experience in meat/beef production QA.
  • Have the following trainings: Safety, Safe Quality Food (SQF), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Standard Operating Procedure (SOP), Food defense training.
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft office, Outlook, etc.
  • Must be able to work in a variety of work environments and perform the physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to work extended scheduled hours Monday through Saturday with frequent overtime.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Biology, Microbiology, Food Science, or related fields.
  • Prior harvest and production experience in a USDA inspected beef, pork or poultry facility.


Skylark Meats, LLC an American Foods Group company is a privately held meat processing company, with locations across the Midwest. We appreciate our employees and reward them for a job well done. 


What we offer:

  • Competitive total compensation package for you and your family. 
  • Excellent benefit plan.  Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flex Spending Accounts, Voluntary Benefits, PTO, Vacation, 401k, 401k match, Short Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, Attendance Incentive Bonus, 2nd shift differential, Employee Recognition Programs, Discount Meat Purchase Program, and more! 


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