Jon Kimble is the Senior Food Safety Manager for Safe Food Alliance. In this role, he helps companies achieve their strategic goals through training and consultation, and leads voluntary facility audits in the SQF, HACCP, and Costco schemes. As an organization, Safe Food Alliance hosts both public and on-site training for food processors and growers, providing assistance to companies working to build a more robust food safety system.
As a member of the Training and Consulting team, Jon is a FSMA Preventive Controls Lead Trainer, FSMA Produce Safety Lead Trainer, FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Programs Lead Trainer, an SQF lead auditor, and has 17 years of experience related to quality assurance and food safety. During his career he has played a key role in maintaining certifications to the following internationally recognized certification schemes: IFS, BRC, FSSC 22000, ISO 9001, and ISO 17025.
Jon’s strengths include food safety system development and implementation, gap analysis, root cause analysis, management of internal audits, conducting third-party audits, and sensory analysis.