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Quality Field Specialist

Sparboe Companies
Job Description

Sparboe offers competitive pay and comprehensive benefits for you and eligible family members, including medical, dental, life and disability insurance, flexible spending account, 401(k) with match, holiday pay and paid time off.

POSITION TITLE: Quality Field Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY: The Quality Field Specialist is responsible in assisting the Quality Manager with all Sparboe quality programming. This includes but is not limited to updating/maintaining food safety and quality programs (i.e. Safe Quality Foods, Salmonella Enteritidis Prevention, Animal welfare, etc.), conducting internal audits, training employees as needed, and assisting in the complaint investigation process. The purpose of this role is to assure that the all locations, processing and production, meet food safety and quality regulations and standards.


  • Updating, maintaining and implementation of the following programsSafe
    • Quality Foods (SQF)
    • Biosecurity
    • Animal Welfare
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) related programs
  • Manage artwork approval for the following programs to assure regulatory compliance
    • National Organic Program (NOP)
    • Orthodox Union (Kosher)
    • American Human Certified (AHC)
  • Maintain external websites for compliance documents
  • Internal audits and inspections of company quality programs
  • Manage SharePoint workflows and sites for document retention and quick references
  • Updating and Maintaining 483 fact sheet, warning letter/483 spreadsheet, and other related information
  • Complete trend analysis
  • Customer Complaints
  • Non-Conformance
  • Processing Quality
  • Production Quality
  • Assist in external audits – regulatory and customer
  • Assist with regulatory and volunteer certification registrations
  • Be a quality resource for the plants, contracts, and customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or appropriate.
  • Ensures the integrity of the SQF system
  • Reports any food safety and quality concerns to the Quality Manager


  • Degree or equivalent experience: A Bachelor’s degree OR Associates Degree.
  • Specialized training in Microsoft office products including Excel, Word, etc.
  • Other requirements (certifications and so forth): HACCP trained, SQF Practitioner, Internal Auditor Training
  • Ability to work successfully with all levels of Sparboe employees
  • Ability to work with other department personnel
  • Demonstrate ability to learn quickly
  • Effective problem solver
  • Self-motivation, independent work habits
  • Effective communicator
  • Ability to demonstrate great attention to detail
  • Sound judgment and unwavering ethics

Frequent Travel with this role.


Applications are only accepted online at Please follow the link on this posting to fill out an application.

Sparboe is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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