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Food Inspectors monitor food manufacturers, distributors, and processors for compliance with safety and sanitation regulations and report any violations of such to the appropriate authorities. Resumes in this field highlight such duties as creating and implementing food safety programs, and keeping records of inspections, temperature logs, and references used for inspection. While some states offer trainee programs for candidates with a combination of education and work experience, example resumes show that those interested in becoming federal Food Inspectors need to have a bachelor's degree or equivalent field experience, as well as the successful passage of a written examination.

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Food Inspector

Lectured on sanitation regulations during state mandated plant processing supervisor seminars

  • Resolved public consumer complaints and performed follow-up investigations in a timely fashion
  • Enforced State and Federal standards with regard to dairy food processing, labeling, and distribution
  • Performed on-site training in good manufacturing practices and edited standard operating procedures
  • Maintained the accuracy and confidentiality of establishment inspections and proprietary information
  • Conducted inspections of dairy processing plants and farms in accordance with State and Federal regulations
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
MA
Math Education
2

Food Inspector

Inspected poultry and equipment at poultry processing plants to ensure that consumers received a safe, wholesome and unadulterated product.

  • Submitted data on non-compliance and participated in corrective action plan implementation to enforce government regulations.
  • Inspected poultry for disease and contamination while on line at rate of 35 birds per minute, requiring accurate and quick decision making on each bird to determine pass/fail status.
  • Performed numerous tasks during processing including inspection for diseases, line speed checks, temperature checks, fecal checks, equipment cleanliness and employee hygiene to ensure government standards were met.
  • Monitored Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) plans for compliance.
  • Performed pre-operational sanitation inspections and used Lock-out and Tag-out procedures to ensure sanitized equipment and machinery before plant start up.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
HS
Forestry
Education
3

Food Inspector

Ensured the safety and quality of all food delivered to numerous military facilities and routine sanitary inspections of commissary, dining halls, and child care centers on local bases.

  • trained and mentored two soldiers
  • performed inspection of all red meats, poultry, pork, fish, fresh vegetables, canned goods, frozen, dry, and ready to eat foods
  • performed inspection for refrigeration failures for all local military facilities
  • handled customer complaints, performed inspection of prime vendors, and logged and reported all food recalls to local facilities
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BA
Health Sciences
4

Food Inspector Supervisor

Provided technical guidance to subordinate personnel.

  • Conducted subsistence quality assurance inspections in food handling and processing establishments on food items procured, shipped, or stored.
  • Performed surveillance examinations of subsistence items to determine suitability for issue and serviceability.
  • Determined deteriorative condition of meat and meat products, fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products waterfood and semi-perishables subsistence.
  • Inspected commissary stores and military food storage facilities for unsanitary conditions and recommend corrective action where necessary.
  • Prepared and conducted in-service classes for the food activities and trainings for food inspection activities.
  • Reviewed and updated publications the directed quality assurance procedures.
  • Prepared and maintained quality assurance procedures on fresh dairy products and history record and distributions.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Microbiology
5

Food Inspector

Analyzed & provided recommendations for Ante mortem and Postmortem inspection of cattle and viscera

  • Examined & analyzed abnormalities through inspection that render product unfit for human consumption
  • Audited supplier records and evaluate adherence to prescribed Critical Control Points (CCP) of the Hazard Analyzes Critical Control Point (HAACP) plan
  • Analyzed & segregated adulterated product for further inspection by the Public Health Veterinarian
  • Tested vital organs through microbial analysis for contamination
  • Conducted microbiology test on visceral organs to determine the presence of antibiotics, STOP test
  • Communicated recommendations & Assist Public Heath Veterinarian in gathering of samples for Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) testing
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology
6

Veterinary Food Inspector

Inspected food products and processing procedures to determine whether products are safe to eat.

  • Interpreted and enforced government standards and regulations and explained required standards to a diverse group of workers.
  • Accomplished quarterly laboratory testing and analysis for detecting the bacterial levels in various types of food while being in charge of […] worth of laboratory equipment.
  • Monitored the operations and sanitary conditions of food establishments.
  • Prepared, proofread and organized numerous reports and forms as needed for meetings with local businesses.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
7

Food Inspector

  • Managed three subordinates; coordinated, delegated, and met weekly, monthly, quarterly food facility inspection requirements.
  • Coordinated four food safety seminars for local Department of Defense (DoD) and military families.
  • Increased monthly facility inspection completion rates from 70% to 98% in first 90 days.
  • Performed approximately 2,000 hours of inspections, overseeing five installations, 191 facilities including warehouses, delivery trucks, freezers, storage and serving areas in South Korea. Ensured facilities were in compliance with DOD food safety procedures, policies, and regulations, as well as product quality grade.
  • Supervised unloading of food delivery trucks containing red meats, fruits and vegetables, eggs, fish, and other perishable/non-perishable foods.
  • Performed potential risk assessments and isolated targeted testing for hundreds of food products coming into South Korea.
  • Executed weekly microbiological lab tests on 25 food samples for indicators of spoilage microorganisms.
  • Conducted weekly chemistry lab tests on 25 food samples for indicators of toxic or unauthorized chemicals, unsanitary conditions, and processing or post-processing problems.
  • Surveyed food and merchandise for spoilage, damage, expiration dates, close date; verified markings, labeling, maintenance, cleanliness, and proper stocking of all food facilities.
  • Provided on the spot training to facility managers on proper food handling, storage, sanitation procedures and protocol.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Veterinary Science
8

Lead Food Inspector

Inspected poultry to identify poultry with disease, defects, and deviations from specifications

  • Oversaw and instructed subordinates to record and discard diseased poultry
  • Worked directly in conjunction with veterinarian and upper management, discussed and provided problem solving recommendations on food safety standards
  • Assured that poultry approved for processing were in full compliance with Federal regulations
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Policies, Institutes, And Behaviors
MS
Public Health
Epidemiology
9

Food Inspector

Inspected food upon receiving and in storage at various military facilities

  • Classified food defects, determined quality of product and prepared subsistence inspection reports
  • Recorded contractual defects and initiated recommendations for corrective action
  • Conducted sanitary inspections in military and some commercial facilities
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
10

Food Inspector

Tested samples and recorded/calculated data in a timely manner

  • Communicated with customers in order to enhance understanding of inspection process and address concerns
  • Prepared daily report of inspections completed
  • Reviewed inspection reports to confirm accuracy
  • Utilized a proactive approach in order to ensure efficiency
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History Education

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