Eagle Inc., ranked 36 on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations
list, is one of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with
approximately \$9.5 billion in annual sales. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle,
Inc. has grown to be the number one supermarket retailer in the region with
more than 420 stores throughout western Pennsylvania, north central Ohio,
northern West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana.
Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest
Regional Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also
actively supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's
Hospital, Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company
also has created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students,
which has provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and
other classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper
school nutrition program. Further information can be found at
Food Safety Specialists (CFSS) provide food safety training, coaching, and support
to all retail (all formats) and RSC Operations on Giant Eagle (GE) Policies,
procedures and regulations relating to food safety.
Act as a recognized resource
and single point of contact for food safety related questions,
regulatory related issues, events, and 3rd party audits. The CFSS will
be available as a Food Safety Subject Matter Expert in order to
minimize risks that may lead to food borne illness outbreaks and to
ensure compliance with regulatory and GE requirements and standards.
Act as a liaison and active
partner between Corporate Food Safety, Retail and RSC Operations on
matters such as the execution of food safety policies, processes,
programs, tests and pilots which serve to enhance the Corporate Food
Safety Program. The Specialists will play a vital role in partnering
with the stores and RSC's to ensure successful execution of these
Act as a liaison between Team
Members and Health Inspectors when necessary to ensure regulatory
compliance and strengthen partnerships between GE and the regulatory
Serve as a Test
Administrator/Instructor for the Food Certification Manager Examination
as scheduled by the Corporate Food Safety Training Coordinator.
Perform review of pertinent
documents (ie. most recent scorecard, 3rd
party audits, internal audits, customer complaints and incidents) to
evaluate performance and corrective actions. Review completion
percentages on Tiers activities, Food Safety Theme, elearnings
and food safety certification. This prepares the Specialists for store
level visits and provides an understanding the history of the facility
Serve as an active participant
in the development of designated projects as assigned from the
Corporate Food Safety Team. Due to their experience and working
knowledge of store operations, the Specialists will play a vital role
in developing a Best in Class Food Safety Program.
Perform training assessments
along with regular Tier - based food safety activities and assessments
of all GE locations to ensure conditions are in compliance with and
training occurs on FDA, USDA, State and local regulations and company
standards and policies, communicate results as directed, and assist
Store Leadership in the development and implementation of effective
corrective action plans
Assess and monitor all
elements of the curbside express process including but not limited to
warerooms and lockers. In additions, assess and monitor all elements of
the home delivery program.
Perform follow-up activities
to ensure appropriate follow up and corrective/preventive actions have
occurred on deficiencies found during assessments, customer complaints,
incident investigations, 3rd party audits and regulatory inspections.
Direct or advise key leadership on appropriate follow up and corrective/preventive
action to deficiencies found during these events.
Partner with Operations by
providing direct support and follow up for situations requiring
emergency response such as store fires, power outages, boil water
advisories, natural disasters, food borne illness events, pest/rodent
issues and other events as deemed necessary.
Deliver Food Safety and
Sanitation training during new store openings, major store remodels and
newly assigned Store and Department Leaders. CFSS will conduct training
to Store Leadership to ensure regulatory requirements are understood
and maintained in order to reduce risks that may lead to food borne
illnesses. Training will be also conducted to support changes in food
regulations, changes in SOP's or as necessary.
Through facility visits and
training ensure compliance of Allergens and labeling by performing
checks during assessments.
Participate as a trainer
during annual food safety training events.
Perform effectiveness Checks
on recall events that pose a health risk.
Little or no financial or
budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: \$0