International Food Safety Compliance
Supports international markets in responding to urgent food safety and health
issues by researching regulatory issues, requests, and inquiries;
identifying and assessing new and emerging issues; evaluating industry
related outbreaks and recalls and the potential impact on Walmart business;
advising on and assisting with food or drug and supplement recalls and
withdrawals; developing responses to media inquiries; and investigating
alleged illnesses, outbreaks, allergic reactions, foreign objects, tampering,
and adverse events.
Assists in development and implementation of strategic plan objectives by
developing new, enhanced processes and procedures to manage risk;
conducting analysis of new regulations and implementing plans to ensure
compliance; creating new metrics, trend reports, and tracking tools; creating
new training tools; tracking and evaluating market objectives and progress;
collaborating with stakeholders regarding new and enhanced processes;
and developing new risk management approaches for enhanced compliance.
Executes projects for reducing risk by identifying customer and operational
needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities;
providing insights and resources; working with market stakeholders to improve
performance; identifying performance standards; measuring progress
and adjusting performance accordingly; demonstrating adaptability; supporting
continuous learning; and establishing relationships with industry
councils and agencies.
Serves as a subject matter expert for food safety enhancements by researching
industry trends and evaluating the impact they have on the food
safety business; reviewing data from food and health safety audits and
regulatory inspection reports; developing process, standards, and policies to
ensure the organization is meeting regulatory and Walmart corporate
expectations; reviewing and approving market level compliance action plans;
reviewing and interpreting food safety test results; developing metrics,
reports, and tracking tools; communicating food safety and health issues to
stakeholders; and consulting with buyers, suppliers, and other internal and
external stakeholders on food safety protocol.
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying
customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business
plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance;
providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring
progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans;
and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and
standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to
others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and
utilizing and supporting the Open Door Policy.
Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness
of current plans, programs, and initiatives; consulting with business
partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; soliciting,
evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost
and participating in and supporting community outreach events.
• Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Food Microbiology, Public Health, or
related field and 4 years experience in food safety
or quality assurance,
including auditing food establishments/facilities, or related field.
• 5 years experience with retail or food service
Senior Manager International Food Safety Compliance