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Food Safety & Quality Assurance Scientist Target Minneapolis, MN





JOIN US AS A Food Safety and Quality Assurance Scientist


About This Opportunity

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of a professional cross functional team supporting the commercialization of new products, continuous product improvement, and managing food safety and quality for Target grocery.


As a Food Safety & Quality Assurance Scientist, the primary responsibilities are as follows:


  • Support Food Safety & Quality Assurance needs of Target food business for commercialization of new products, continuous product improvement, and managing food safety and quality incidents.
  • Manage initial approval and on-going performance monitoring of foods vendor facilities, including food safety program reviews through desk audit, on-site assessments and other necessary activities. 
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of compliance documentation in all appropriate information systems.
  • Manage follow up and resolution process for consumer complaints as well as other product quality issues.
  • Support key technical programs and apply food safety and quality assurance knowledge specific product categories in development of products specifications.
  • Assess/communicate food safety, quality assurance and/or regulatory guidance to organization.
  • Ability to independently lead and manage key strategic initiatives/ projects.
  • Provide back-up support to the Food Safety and Recall team when needed.
  • Ability to travel up to 35% domestically



  • B.S. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or related discipline.
  • 4-8+ years of experience in Food Safety and Quality Assurance with a strong focus in perishables and microbiological discipline.
  • Strong working knowledge of food safety and quality assurance principles, programs and practices
  • Working knowledge of GFSI standards and certification.
  • Knowledge of FDA and USDA regulatory requirements.
  • Ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Capability to manage time and resources to execute projects and achieve goals.
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills.



Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Minneapolis

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