About Joseph Dardin

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    Joseph Dardin Salinas, CA 93901 | 831.682.1798 | joeydardin@gmail.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/joseph-dardin-672b1716bSUMMARYSanitation and Food Safety Manager with a background in developing, maintaining, and coordinating plant Sanitation Operating Procedures and key link between federal and state agencies to ensure plant compliance with regulatory issues. Focused on analyzing food safety controls and protocols within the organization. Provide structure to all levels of the organization ensuring safety and compliance of company rules and policies are closely monitored and followed.PROFILE• MATURE, FOCUSED, EXPERIENCED INDIVIDUAL WHO IS ACCUSTOMED TO DEALING WITH DIVERSE CLIENTS. • TASK ORIENTED, INDEPENDENTLY PRODUCTIVE WORKER WITH THE PROVEN ABILITY TO COOPERATE IN TEAM EFFORTS. • STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS. • EXPERIENCE IN WORKING WITH VARIOUS SOFTWARE PROGRAMS SUCH AS FAMOUS, KIPTRAQ, DAX, EXCEL, MS WORD, AND OUTLOOK. • FSPCA (PCQI) PREVENTIVE CONTROLS FOR HUMAN FOOD CERTIFIED, HACCP CERTIFIED, AND PRODUCE SAFETY ALLIANCE CERTIFIED. • ABILITY TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING PROGRAM IN A PROCESSING FACILITY.CERTIFICATIONSHAZARD ANALYSIS AND CRITICAL CONTROL POINTS (HACCP); PREVENTATIVE CONTROLS FOR HUMAN FOOD (PCQI).EXPERIENCEFSQA MANAGER, B&P PACKING CO., SOLEDAD, CA, 9/2021 - CURRENT Member of the food and safety team tasked with changing the culture of food safety. As a key member of the team, partnered with production, maintenance, harvesting, and sanitation to create a fundamentally sound food safety program.• Developed a robust Environmental Monitoring Program for the facility and implemented new technologies to the current program; successfully conducted quarterly mock recalls. • Lead food safety meetings and training for food safety and workers safety along with organizing and reviewing all food safety documents. • Manage and develop SSOP’s, SOP’s, and forms for the quality system and coordinate all third-party, customer, and regulatory audits. • Ensure accuracy and completion of all required documentation to include electronic documentation in spreadsheets and any other database or systems for all assigned tasks. • Effectively manage Hold & Release policy, including prompt communication of disposition. • Manage inventory and purchasing of consumable supplies, including vendor compliance with applicable food safety regulation. • Assist in ensuring safety and compliance with all other company rules and policies by way of example and by encouraging and monitoring the behavior of others.DISPATCHER, CENTRAL COAST COOLING, SALINAS, CA, 4/2018 - 9/2021 Worked in a fast-paced environment during the graveyard shift. Responsible for checking in and out on a first come, first serve basis. Informed drivers, dispatchers, and sales when orders are delayed due to product shortages and subbing products via email or phone. Ensured all orders are scanned/picked correctly by the loaders so there aren’t any misloads.FIELD FOOD SAFETY INSPECTOR, BONDUELLE FRESH AMERICAS, SALINAS, CA, 12/2016 - 10/2017 Assisted with annual review and update process of food safety plan as required by FSMA. Managed audits for all grower fields and harvest contractors within assigned area. Reviewed compliance documentation and completed final verification checks for all finished products. Identified wide variety of risks and escalated issues to food safety management. Developed SOP’s for assigned area with regulatory requirements and standards/expectations ensuring compliance with USFDA, USDA, and FSMA regulations and guidelines associated with all manufacturing elements. Participated in process innovation by collecting audit data and making recommendations based on analysis findings to improve and mitigate food safety and quality risks. Ensured all facility programs and procedural improvements were implemented correctly. Assisted in developing and improving food safety and quality assurance cross-functional training programs/materials while effectively communicating scientific and technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel in all respective departments.QUALITY CONTROL, AMERIFRESH LLC, SALINAS, CA, 8/2011 - 12/2016 Operated as Quality Control Inspector with responsibilities to include Quality Control at Field Level, inspecting fields for private label product (Snoboy), oversee harvesting crews, checking pack quality (up to company standards), ensure food safety guidelines are met, oversee truck loads and coordinate with sales office on a daily basis, and inspect other shippers products to buy.QUALITY CONTROL MANAGER, CHURCH BROTHERS LLC, SALINAS, CA, 2/2010 - 1/2011 Operated as a Quality Control Manager with responsibilities to include Quality Control at Field Level, oversee all harvesting crews, checking pack quality (up to company standards), ensure food safety guidelines were met, ensuring crew Foreman were completing customer specs for private label products. Responsible for managing Quality Control personnel.COOLER INSPECTOR, CHURCH BROTHERS LLC, SALINAS, CA, 3/2006 - 1/2010 Operated as a Cool Inspector with duties to include inspecting products at the cooler level, hand selected product for specific orders and customers (pre-staging orders), daily communication to include a quality report, weight report, product pictures, product temperatures, and responsible for repacking product and entering it into the system using Famous.PARTS COUNTER, PIONEER EQUIPMENT, SALINAS, CA, 6/2005 - 2/2006 Operated as a Parts Counter representative with duties to include receiving orders, stocking shelves, assistance with parts at front counter, and ordering parts from vendors.RECEIVING SUPERVISOR, BED BATH AND BEYOND, SALINAS, CA, 5/2004 - 5/2005 Operated as a Receiving Supervisor with duties to include unloading of trucks, scanning in products for inventory and merchandising.SALESPERSON, CARDINALE DEALERSHIP, SALINAS, CA, 4/2003 - 4/2004 Operated as a Salesperson with responsibilities to include cold calling, completing credit applications, assisting customers on test-drives, price negotiations and leading customers to close.EDUCATIONNorth Salinas High School, Salinas, California High School Diploma, 2003
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  • What would be considered your ideal job? FSQA Director
  • What is your current job title? FSQA Manager
  • What is the Highest education level obtained? High School or Equivalent
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