Food Safety Manager - Irvington,
Irvington, NY, USA |
02/20/15 | Full Time
leading food safety projects and initiatives for Planet Organic
Markets. Administer all food safety and sanitation activities in
compliance with established laws, regulations, and corporate policies and
procedures; maintaining a safe food and a healthful environment for all
customers, employees and vendors.
· Perform as the primary lead
in food safety under the direction of Operations assisting in food safety
projects and strategy.
· Provide leadership for
assigned corporate food safety initiatives. Coach, facilitate,
collaborate and deliver results in accordance with the project deliverables.
· Must be aligned with
Natural Markets Food Group regarding strategies and tactics and understanding
food safety and quality assurance.
· Conduct frequent and
unscheduled food safety and sanitation visits to stores with particular
emphasis on those locations with below average food safety survey results,
potential evidence of safety problems, guest complaints, regulatory action,
history of non-compliance or referral by other company employees or
management. Review visit findings with key store personnel and provide
assistance to correct deficient conditions. Communicate findings to
Operations for follow-up and support, as needed.
Monitor third-party sanitation providers in their day-to-day services to
stores, communicating to them store needs for training, supplies and service.
Implement plans to address noted deficiencies to ensure compliance with Company
policies and applicable health regulations.
· Monitor and assist stores
to comply with local, state and federal food safety and health standards,
including personal hygiene and hand washing, temperature control of
potentially hazardous foods, cross contamination control, pest control and
chemical use training.
· Develop and deliver food
safety and sanitation training to employees as required by Local/State
· Monitor and assist with
food safety and sanitation training programs and on-the-job training of new
employees with respect to food safety and sanitation policies and
procedures. Determine need for additional or renewed training,
considering changes in cleaning programs or equipment, new health regulations
or concerns, and repeat inspection deficiencies or lack of ability to
demonstrate required knowledge.
· Bachelor’s degree in public
health, environmental health, food science, or equivalent preferred.
Previous experience or education in food handling, sanitation, or public
health preferred. Familiarity with retail grocery operations
preferred. Must obtain all professional licensure required by local law
· Must possess leadership
ability to motivate others to achieve desired results. Deal effectively
with a wide variety of people on a daily basis.
· Strong analytical skills
required for data interpretation and analysis. Computer skills in
word-processing and spread sheet software preferred.
· Possess excellent
communication skills, including verbal and written plus the ability to speak
effectively before groups. Must be able to interface effectively with a
wide variety of personnel. Possess ability to communicate concepts,
systems, procedures, etc., in a training environment.
o Owner, thinks like its “their company”,
loves this lifestyle
Change through process, communication and most importantly by example
– speaks the vision, to everyone and very often
Builds and Leads Great Teams
o Attracts great people, spots the best
easily, people want to work for them
the bar on performance and celebrates the wins
Figures It Out
o Always learning, loves getting smart on a
topic, intellectually curious
technical/functional leader, can crack the code quickly
Visionary, obsessed with trend, detail and what it “could be”
Gets It Done
o Fast answer, right answer
to win, knows the “need” to do’s vs the “nice” to do’s
the ROI and makes decisions using analytics and financial data
WORK WITH US TO SHARE
If the prospect of helping to create an exceptional customer experience while
improving your knowledge on healthy living, you will love us! We are obsessed
with our products, our customers and the benefits that organic foods deliver
to the earth, our communities and the planet.
Why we do what we do:
Love the Lifestyle
are consumed with our products: the taste, the benefits to ourselves and to
choose to work at Mrs. Green’s because it is part of our lifestyle, not just
apply what we learn about our products each day to ourselves as well as our
Learn & Teach
associates we learn new things about our products and we teach our customers
not only “what” we sell but “why” we sell it
favorite thing to say is, “Did you know that..?
commit to learning new things every day to make ourselves and our customers
better at making healthy choices for themselves and their families
Laugh & Live Healthy
commitment to our customers is to make every visit to Mrs. Green’s an awesome
one, every time
strive to make our customers smile (or even laugh) and truly be glad they