Manager, Food Safety (Job Number: 016594)
At Walgreens, we help people
get, stay and live well. Thatís our core purpose and the difference we make
in peopleís lives every day. Our purpose has shaped the direction of our
company since Charles R. Walgreen Sr. founded his first drugstore in 1901,
and it still does today.
Our team members make that purpose come to life in our more
than 8,000 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto
Rico, in our call centers, distribution centers, clinics, specialty
pharmacies, infusion and respiratory service locations and corporate
offices. In fact, those daily demonstrations of our purpose have helped
Walgreens become an industry leader and a household name.
Walgreens has something for everyone who wants to build a
successful career. Here, youíll find supportive co-workers, an innovative
environment and the tools you need to expand your skills, help build
healthy communities and advance your career.
Responsible for setting strategies, developing, managing and
assuring compliance with food safety policies and procedures company wide,
across vendors, distribution and retail locations. Establishes center of
expertise and supervises relevant personnel.
Performs as Food Safety subject matter expert for the company,
driving policies and education at all levels of the organization.
Manages other Product Integrity programs as assigned by the
Director to achieve companywide product quality and safety objectives.
Represents the company on external committees within area of
Establishes and maintains a written Food Safety program
detailing minimum expectations for external and internal suppliers and
Develops, implements and
maintains a supply chain risk assessment model with control points, to
include manufacturing, shipping, warehousing, and point-of-sale for the
company retail food operations and Private Brands product selection.
Provides technical expertise for third-party retail and
warehouse food safety audit program to include reporting and corrective
Provides advance notification and communication of emerging
food safety issues.
Supervises Quality Specialists supporting Food Safety and
additional Product Integrity programs as assigned
Lends expertise for assessment and resolution of vendor or
consumer product issues.
BA/BS in Food Science, Microbiology, Food Engineering,
Chemical Engineering, Agriculture or other Scientific degree and at least 5
years of experience in Food Safety management in manufacturing,
distribution or retail environment.
At least 2 years of experience with the food safety standard
in distribution chain.
At least 5 years of experience with broad based risk
At least 5 years of experience with FDA Food Code and GMPs
(good Manufacturing Practice).
At least 2 years of experience with third-party food safety
At least 2 years of experience in indirect management of team
members, including assisting in the development, training and assignment of
work/projects to other team members.
Willing to travel up to/at least (choose one) 15% of the
time for business purposes (within state and out of state).
Masters Degree in
Scientific Field preferred.
At least 2 years of experience in pest control.
At least 2 years of experience with food safety programs for
retail ready-to-eat food.
At least 2 years of experience directly managing people,
including hiring, developing, motivating, and directing people as they