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.
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 GiantEagle.com.
Food Safety (Akron Youngstown Area)
E Waterloo Rd
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
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 elements.
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
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
Bachelors Degree Science, Food Science
1 to 3 years
safety auditing or Health Department experience