Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and
drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230
stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over
250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The
company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country
that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs,
ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United
Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.
The Supply Chain Department has an opening for a Quality Control
Supervisor. This position is located in Bellevue, WA at the Bellevue Milk
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Provide daily leadership to the Quality Assurance Department.
-Assist in the development, training, and implementation of process control
-Ensure that established process control procedures and all corporate
issued Quality Assurance Policies are followed throughout the plant.
-Maintain plant compliance to the HACCP, FSMA and quality systems programs.
-Conduct regular plant food safety and security audits.
-Provide training to production workers on SPC and process control, product
evaluation, HACCP, Allergens, GMP’s, security, and other quality related
SOP’s and procedures.
-Maintain daily product evaluation programs and records to include; product
quality scoring, key quality indicators, shelf life and microbiological
-Actively participate in continuous improvement processes (root cause
analysis, SPC, problem solving, Kaizen).
-Provide support to Safeway Corporate Product Development Managers in
conducting plant trials for new products/processes.
-Conduct analytical analyses on ingredients and finished product, including
but not limited to Brix, pH, Fat, Total Solids, Titratable Acidity,
Viscosity and Organoleptic analysis based on business unit product mix.
-Other duties as assigned by management.
-4-year college degree in food science or related field, preferred.
-Experience working in a food or beverage manufacturing environment,
preferred strong Dairy manufacturing background.
-Demonstrated ability to organize, supervise and direct a diverse work
-Excellent organizational skills with a high degree of initiative, sense of
urgency and flexibility.
-Versed in scientific method, continuous improvement methodologies,
statistical process control, Kaizen, and other methodologies designed to
reduce process variation.
-Knowledgeable in HACCP, GMP’s, MSDS now SDS CFR, and other state and
federal regulatory requirements. Working knowledge of FSMA and GFSI Food
Safety standards. FSMA PCQI certification.
-Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
-Knowledge of food and /or beverage process flow and process control
information as it relates to business unit.
-Demonstrated ability to work independently without daily
Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by
visiting www.CareersAtSafeway.com on your computer or mobile device.
Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working
environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee
is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful
relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible
through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to
better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and
The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation,
promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age,
disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally
We support a drug-free workplace – all applicants offered a position are
required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.
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