Safety Specialist will support and sustain store, regional, national and
global programs and specifications in Food Safety, Good Organics principles,
and Occupational Safety. They will partner with store leadership, regional support
and Global Food Safety in providing support to store teams to maintain and
improve compliance and excellence in all facets of the above. The individual
in this role will be responsible for supporting stores and facilities in the
South region. This position is based in West Cary, NC with travel primarily
in NC and SC, but may include travel to locations within the region in GA,
TN, MS, AL. Position reports to Regional Senior Safety Administrator.
Review and monitor all forms of store
audits and reports from 3rd Party Food Safety Audit Provider, Pest
Control Service Providers, Chemical Providers and city, county and
state Health Inspections.
Collaborate with store
leadership in establishing and revising ongoing pro-active Corrective
Action Plans to support stores in meeting and/or exceeding all
deliverables in a timely and effective manner.
Collaborate on the development,
implementation and execution of successful training methods and
matrices to provide effective regional/store training on all the above.
Assess consistency and
continuity in Food Safety programs including 3rd Party Food Safety
Audit Provider, Training, Pest Control Service Providers, Chemical
Providers and Regulatory Agency Inspections and report on trending and
Assist Regional Senior Safety
Administrator in roll out of occupational safety initiatives, this
includes program development, roll out strategy, and developing
Assist regions with store
openings, plan review and permitting process with regulatory
Assist regions/stores with the
evaluation and implementation of technology that promotes Food Safety.
Assist Regional Senior Safety
Administrator with providing metrics to stores to ensure food safety
programs are being executed properly.
Provide support with food safety
Calibration of 3rd Party Food
Safety Auditors to WFM Food Safety standards.
Provide Pest Control support for
Assist with recalls and/or
foodborne illness outbreak investigations as needed.
Oversee and/or act as a liaison
with regulatory agencies.
Provide food safety analysis
reports, newsletters and presentation materials to regional/store
leadership and team members.
Provide support and guidance for
federal, state and local regulations with regard to
food safety, organics and country-of-origin labeling requirements and
Must be able to work with all
levels of operational leadership in a collaborative and influential
manner toward continuous improvement of food safety standards and
At Whole Foods Market we provide a fair and equal
employment opportunity for all team members and candidates regardless of
race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age,
marital status, or disability. Whole Foods Market hires and promotes
individuals solely on the basis of their
qualifications for the position to be filled.