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Retail Food Safety Specialist - Elizabeth, NJ 07201

Wakefern Food Corporation






As a member of the Quality Assurance Division team you will be responsible for conducting a variety of gap assessments and validation audits in retail stores to ensure accuracy and effectiveness of third party inspections as well as assist the stores and members in implementing long term, sustainable corrective actions through a variety of training programs.

Additional responsibilities will include: conducting Certified Food Protection Manager training, designing and implementing specialized guidance documents and supporting training programs to support Division initiatives, programs and retail needs, acting as a liaison between retail stores and regulatory bodies, respond to all store emergencies during and after business hours (e.g., fires, power failures, refrigeration loss, floods, etc.), follow up on consumer complaints requiring store level contacts, provide guidance to retail regarding proper pest control and prevention programs.

To be considered a candidate, an applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of the posting.

  • Four year degree in Food Science, Environmental Health or similar field is required.
  • Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or equivalent certification is required.
  • Experience conducting a range of food safety training programs, including 8 hour and 16 hour food safety certification classes is strongly desired.
  • Experience developing and creating product work flow procedures, guidance documents and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPís) is preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of customer service, confidentiality and have the ability to interface with all levels of Wakefern / ShopRite Associates.
  • Well developed oral and written communications skills with proven ability to interface with FDA, USDA and State regulators.
  • Must have a valid driverís license. Flexibility with regard to travel throughout our trading area.

Job Type: Full-time

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