Industry Trainer, Food, Beverage, & Natural Products

Industry Trainer, Food, Beverage, & Natural Products


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina


Based on education and experience



Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, October 27, 2017
Closes: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Target Start Date

Monday, February 5, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Reports to

Director, Food, Beverage, and Natural Products Industry Training

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in Life Science, Biology, regulatory affairs, education, business or food science;
2. Three years of experience working in food, beverage, or natural product production environments including formulation, fill, packaging and labeling within a relevant manufacturing environment or relevant regulatory experience;
3. Willingness to learn and expand knowledge base including assistance with additional BioNetwork initiatives;
4. Demonstrated ability to be highly detail oriented in order to successfully meet program requirements;
5. Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively in a multi-task environment;
6. Proficiency in the use of computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Office and Internet resources;
7. Valid driver license.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Master’s degree or higher in area of expertise or five years of documented work experience in field;
2. Five years of experience working in a cGMP environment including experience with documentation, quality and/or regulatory experience;
3. Experience teaching in higher education;
4. Industry recognized certifications – HACCP, Preventive Controls for Human Foods, Seafood HACCP, BRC/SQF Auditor;
5. Experience in creating and delivering training programs using adult learning principles;
6. Fluency in Spanish.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for developing and delivering BioNetwork training and will instruct and supervise students in the areas of Food, Beverage, Dietary Supplements, and Cosmetics in regulatory, safety and production related topics.
This position is part of a statewide BioNetwork program funded by the North Carolina Community College System.


1. Delivers training both on-site at the BioNetwork Food, Beverage, & Natural Products Center at A-B Tech and off-site across North Carolina;
2. Develops short courses and training modules in areas of expertise with an emphasis on food safety and FDA regulatory compliance processes with topics including 21 CFR, food safety hazards, HACCP, current Good Manufacturing Practices, Food Safety Modernization Act, Preventive Controls for Human Foods/Animal Foods, Food Defense, environmental monitoring, cleaning, sanitation and documentation/technical writing according to current regulatory and industry standards;
3. Monitors industry trends and benchmark practices in other states and countries;
4. Maintains currency in field of expertise, in training and instructional development, and in course delivery to ensure best practices in the design and delivery of education and training;
5. Develops reports related to established metrics assessing the effectiveness of programs and monitors the needs of industry sectors;
6. Maintains effective positive working relationships with industry representatives, BioNetwork colleagues, community college staff, and the general public;
7. Represents BioNetwork at meetings, conferences and presentations by the promotion of our resources, capabilities, and programs to internal and external customers;
8. Other tasks and duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

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HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114