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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 & USDA).
  • 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.


Job Requirements

  • 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 market.
  • Occasional overnight travel required.

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.

 

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