Regional Food and
Safety Specialist Job - Southington, CT 06489
BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
BJ's Wholesale Club was the first
retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United
States. Today, weíre a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs
in 16 states from Maine to Florida.
While our Members know us for
helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members
love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace thatís committed to
developing great talent.
If youíre a motivated and
enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to
providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJís
offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and
competitive salary and benefits packages to help you succeed.
The Regional Food & Safety
Specialist is responsible for managing all safety, food safety and quality
assurance programs to support club team members and members in their regional
market. Responsibilities include:
- Provide education and training
to club team members on BJís safety and food safety standards to
comply with regulatory standards (e.g., OSHA, EPA, FDA
- Collaborate with the clubs on
incidents that affect safety & food safety, such as power &
refrigeration outages, safety violations, etc.
- Conduct Safety & Food
Safety assessments at each location in your market and work with club
management on long-term solutions to remediate concerns.
- Support clubs with
emergencies by being on call once every 10 weeks.
- Proactively participate in
training classes, partner closely with the management team for
onboarding new team members, and build relationships to ensure a safe
shopping and working environment.
- Maintain an awareness and
understanding of regulatory changes.
- 2+ years of food quality
assurance and/or safety in retail, food manufacturing, food services,
or as a public health officer.
- B.S. in Occupational Health
and Safety, Food Science, Human Nutrition, Microbiology or another
Biological Science degree is preferred.
- Knowledge of applicable
federal, state and local regulations and industry best practices
related to food standards, safety and quality assurance.
- A proficiency in Microsoft
Word and Excel.
- Detailed oriented and possess
excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Must be able to clearly
communicate expectations and problem solve.
- Ability to work proactively
with regulatory authorities and respond to inspections within the
- Occasional overnight travel
BJ's Wholesale Club is
committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified
team members and applicants for employment without regard to race,
religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin,
physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular
or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity
and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics
protected by applicable law.