Food Safety & Compliance Specialist - San Diego

Athletic is on a mission to revolutionize the beer industry by making fantastic and ground-breaking non-alcoholic beverages. We are excited to be on the search for a passionate and enthusiastic individual to join our team. At Athletic and through our products, we believe we can have a positive impact on the health, activity, and opportunity in our communities - we actively seek representation from all diverse communities to continue to broaden our horizons.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Facilitating and maintaining food safety compliance and programs including but not limited to: Supplier Approval program/documents, Lot Traceability/Mock Recall Reports, internal GMP inspections, food safety corrective action documentation, and keg distribution programs.
  • Assist Senior Food Safety Specialist with maintenance of third party certification within wok location
  • Develop and implement SOPs for our food safety programs
  • Organizes and files digital and physical files
  • Understanding of GMP inspections and ability conduct unassisted
  • Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Desired Experience/ Traits
Who You Are:
  • Personal curiosity in improving skills.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, listening, critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Honest, Dependable, high integrity, team player, and passionate.
  • Team-oriented and results driven with a commitment to quality
  • Independent operator- disciplined and self-driven
  • Good communicator and team player, ability to build meaningful relationships
Skills and Experience:
  • Experience: Manufactured Foods Safety, beverage production, GFSI audit experience
  • Computer Skills: Required Google Suite, PDF, Microsoft Office
  • Netsuite-ERP skills a plus
  • Certificates, Licenses, registrations: PCQI Certification is required, SQF Practitioner preferred.
  • Travel Requirements: possible occasional travel for conferences or to assist CT brewery
  • Education: Note: 3+ years in manufacturing food safety role and/or 4-year college degree
Job Details:
  • Location: San Diego, CA
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience - Base salary and opportunities for performance bonuses.
  • Benefits: Company Paid health, vision, dental, life, 401k with 5% company match, and Paid Parental Leave
  • Community Program/Professional Development: In addition to Vacation and Sick Leave, all team members receive 12 paid days per year to dedicate to volunteering or professional development activities.
  • To apply, email with the subject – Food Safety & Compliance Specialist- West Coast
  • We value internal mobility and team equity
  • We are an equal opportunity employer – we thrive when we champion diversity and inclusion. We are welcoming, respectful, and supportive at work and in our community.
  • We encourage and welcome members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to conduct work in a sitting position primarily; however, the job requires walking, bending, stooping, and lifting.
  • May sit/stand for several hours at a time.
  • Frequent change and/or interruptions, responding to highly stressful situations requiring immediate action, independent judgment, and superior problem-solving abilities.
  • Prolonged exposure to computer screens.
  • Repetitive use of hands to operate computers, printers, and copiers.