Conduct a variety
of supply chain due diligence activities including on-site evaluations of
food/beverage processors in assigned, packaging facilities and company owned
operations; oversee first production runs; provide technical training and
advice regarding quality systems, operational methods, personnel practices,
maintenance for food safety, and cleaning practices. Develop supply chain
guidance documents, supplier requirements and internal team administrative
procedures. Act as a liaison and a technical resource for select product
categories between global headquarters in Austin, TX and a growing diverse
This position has the capabilities of being remote or based out of a Whole
Foods Market Regional Office.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
oBachelor’s degree (BS) from four year college or university
preferred; Minimum of 10 years food safety and quality manufacturing
experience with particular emphasis on high risk food groups such as produce,
cheese or fresh prepared foods.
oStrong technical knowledge in GFSI, FSMA, HACCP, Quality
Systems, Federal/State and International food safety legislation.
oAbility to travel around 60% of the time.
oHome based, but located near a major International airport.
oPreferred experience in retail private label.
oPreferred experience with supporting and visiting
oProven track record of successful food safety auditing.
oKnowledge of/experience with natural and organic foods.
oAbility to serve as a technical resource to multiple
stakeholders and provide professional guidance as needed.
oExperience with developing and training on QA policies and
oExcellent analytical and project management skills.
oStrong time management and interpersonal skills.
oExperience with internet software; data management software;
spreadsheet software and word processing software.
oExcellent communication including written, verbal and
oAbility to handle confidential information.
oKnowledge of WFM policies, procedures, products, stores,
vendors, culture and marketing.
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.