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VP, FOOD SAFETY - Charlotte, NC 28217

Compass Group

 

 

 

 

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As the leading foodservice and support services company, Compass Group USA is known for our great people, great service and our great results. If youíve been hungry and away from home, chances are youíve tasted Compass Groupís delicious food and experienced our outstanding service. Our 225,000 associates work in award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, hospitals, schools, arenas, museums, and more in all 50 states. Our reach is constantly expanding to shape the industry and create new opportunities for innovation. Join the Compass family today!

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Each and every individual plays a key role in the growth and legacy of our company. We know the next big idea can come from anyone. We encourage developing and attracting expertise that differentiates us as a company as we continue to raise the bar.

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Job Summary:

The VP, Food Safety leads food and supply chain safety strategies across the Compass US enterprise. Reporting into the VP, Risk Management, this leader ensures that products, processes and frameworks are in compliance with regulations, specifications, contract requirements and industry leading quality system standards. Will play a key role in establishing the strategic direction for the division. Having a deep understanding of Quality processes, tools and best practices, this leader will know how to scale and apply in practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning, direction and coordination of all Food Safety functions including Supply Chain Quality, Product Quality Assurance, Warehouse/Distribution and Continual Improvement across the Compass US business
  • Track record of effective collaboration with product development, commercialization, manufacturing, procurement and distribution functions
  • Ensure integrity by providing strategic leadership in establishing a common quality vision, culture, structure, management systems and processes
  • Participate in developing annual objectives and business plans and share responsibility for the general management and leadership of the business.
  • Develop, build and lead a high performance quality organization that is aligned with the objectives and operating structure of highly matrixed organization. Manage all related talent selection, training, development, succession planning and performance management
  • Background, training, and experience in regulatory compliance
  • Developing SOP's, manufacturing standards, protocols, and procedures for quality assurance
  • Analytical acumen and ability to effectively perform root cause analysis
  • Inspirational Leader that has built and lead teams in a direct and cross-functional environment
  • Development of vision, strategy and aligned resources to achieve goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated development and implementation of innovative quality systems / programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four year degree in a related, technical field
  • Minimum of 15 years of QA / QC experience in food manufacturing and/or food retail
  • Willingness to travel, up to 50% on average
  • Expertise in Food Safety Systems and Requirements
  • Managed QA audit processes
  • Background, training, and experience in regulatory compliance
  • Experience in developing SOP's, manufacturing standards, protocols, and procedures for quality assurance
  • Analytical acumen and ability to effectively perform root cause analysis
  • Inspirational Leader that has built and lead teams in a direct and cross-functional environment
  • Has developed vision, strategy and aligned resources to achieve goals and objectives
  • Demonstrated development and implementation of innovative quality systems / programs

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Req ID: 296058

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