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Director of Food Safety Culture and Brand Protection
McDonald’s - Oak Brook, IL



Job Description

McDonald’s has more than 36,000 locations in more than 100 countries throughout the world. Global Supply Chain & Sustainability plays an integral role in McDonald's aspiration to become a modern and progressive burger company. Supply Chain and Sustainability is driving change and ensuring that we continue to serve the food and beverages our customers love. Our Global Sustainability strategy aligns functions across the business around key social and environmental impact opportunities, as we build brand excitement using our scale as a force for good in the world. This position will report to the VP of Global Safety and Compliance, and will work closely with many different groups across the McDonald’s system.


As the leader of Food Safety Culture and brand protection, you will be responsible championing the culture for food safety and the food safety communications and training curriculum.To be successful in this role, candidates will work with key executive stakeholders throughout the world to:


• Champion food safety culture across the McDonald’s system
• Creates food safety communications [program and training curriculum
• Set standards for Food Fraud Program across the system
• Monitor emerging issues and ensures preventative programs established
• Oversees to regulatory monitoring companies. 
• Contributes to setting and executing long/short term strategy
• Able to Influence Key Stakeholders to advance food safety culture

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in required. (Food Science, Food Microbiology, Toxicology, Food Engineering preferred)
• 10 plus years of food safety and or regulatory program management experience. 
• Previous experience working with government agencies and multiple food industry sectors. 
• Previous leadership role and interaction with Key Stakeholders
• Strong analytical and risk management skills with a focus on Food Fraud Knowledge Skills.


Desired Skills:
• Bilingual or Multilingual preferred
• Knowledge of the fundamental principles of Food Safety, including HACCP, GMP and sanitation practices
• Strong communication skills and leadership skills
• Strong Project Management Skills. 


United States




Oak Brook

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