Regional Food Safety & Quality – Franklin, MA
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Fresh Dough FacilityLocation ID 1Location
Name Franklin FDFAddress 290 Beaver StState/Region MassachusettsPostal
Code 02038Country United States
Manager, Regional Food Safety & Quality
This position reports to the Sr. Manager Food Safety and Quality
Assurance. The Regional Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager will
interact directly with the FDF Management and Associates in his/her Region in
order to drive our food safety initiatives, FSMA/HARPC compliance and Quality
assurance, actively interacting with a cross functional team, such
Sanitation, Safety, Projects, Maintenance, and Supplier QA
The Regional Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager will be
responsible to monitor and ensure compliance and execution of Paneras food safety programs and regulatory Agencies.
This person will be an active agent on Food Safety cultural change and an
advocate for the protection of our Brand.
This position has duties which include the monitoring of the execution
and effectiveness of food safety procedures and policies in our FDFs, report
writing, data analysis, facility auditing, assistance in the development of
process improvement plans with corrective and preventive actions, provide
support to FDF Management and Associates related to food quality and food
safety, and interaction with regulatory agencies when audits or visits are
To assist the Regions FDFs in the compliance and execution of our Food Safety
policies and systems in accordance with FSMA, HARPC, FDA, HACCP and other
appropriate regulatory guidelines.
To promote the importance and understanding of Food Safety & Quality
across his/hers FDFs, that will allow to perceive Food Safety as an embedded
way of working to provide our customers Food as it should be
Monitoring customer complaints and working with the FDF to find a root cause
to the issue, and supporting the FDF with the creation of Corrective and
Preventive actions that will foster accountability and ownership
Actively assist in the training and development of FDF Management and
Associates on food safety guidelines, fostering participation, accountability
Provide technical expertise and support to the field on projects designed to
improve our food quality, food safety and sanitation.
Conduct periodic internal audits in the assigned FDFs to ensure we remain in
compliance with all local, state, and federal (FDA) regulatory agencies.
Collaborate and work in tandem with Quality Assurance to resolve food safety
issues relating to fresh dough and produce.
Support and drive the execution of key food safety initiatives in our fresh
dough manufacturing facilities.
Drive Continuous Improvement across the FDFs by sharing best practices and
Understanding of Sanitation, Sanitary Design, Process workflows, food defense
General knowledge of basic process improvement tools such as 5W, 5S and root
B.S. in Food Science, Microbiology or related field
SQF certification / experience
Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point
Six Sigma Green Belt Certification is a plus
Knowledge and understanding of requirements for GFSI Certification
Knowledge of food microbiology, food safety, food safety controls, food
defense, sanitary design, sanitation, internal auditing, and GMPs
Technical and professional knowledge as it relates to Regulatory Compliance,
FSMA, and HARPC.
3-5 years of work related experience in food industry, bakery manufacturing
and/or produce experience desire
Prior Auditing experience
Mock recalls and/or Recalls-Withdrawals experience
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast pace and plant environment
Strong team and interpersonal skills and the ability to influence positively
with Associates and Management at the Plant level
Self-starter with realistic and practical approach of Food Safety Execution
Active agent on culture change, motivation, accountability, ownership and the
capability of engaging others.
Ability to travel as much as 50% (1st year could be as much as 75%)
External Reference Code JR0008066Company Name 100 Panera,