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Regional Specialist Food Safety – Hatfield, MA
C&S Wholesale Grocers




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C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.



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Company Overview



C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. At C&S, We Select the Best® – those with the motivation, pride, and drive to succeed in our fast-paced world.


Working Safely is a Condition of Employment at C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. C&S Wholesale Grocers is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Position Overview

As a Regional Food Safety Specialist, you will be assisting the Food Safety department by; providing leadership and implementing all activities relating to Food Safety by instilling zero tolerance and continual improvement attitude throughout the regional facilities, implementing all activities relating to Food Safety, serving as customer liaison and coordinator for all Quality and Food Safety relations, establishing perpetual education philosophies and practices, ensuring operational efficiencies, designing, developing, and implementing region/facility measurement and monitoring systems, and participating in the development and execution of the company's mission, objectives and strategies.


  • Audit all operations for compliance to 3rd party audit requisites and customer food safety programs. Escalate unresolved items and drive improvement through corrective action follow up.
  • Accountable in providing facilities the assistance on activities to insure compliance to all FDA and customer audit requirements. Will assist facility management staffs in review for facility compliance and corrective actions and will assist leadership on internal and external audits.
  • Responsible for the implementation of corporate Food Safety Management System that includes documentation, control and adherence to all appropriate sanctioning regulatory concerns including FDA and customer-driven requirements. Insures that all HACCP plan development, allergen management, documentation and control are in place at all facilities and audits for compliance.
  • Utilize local pest control sanitarians in the support and execution of C&S Pest Control and Master Sanitation programs.
  • Instrumental in the incorporation and solidification of food security requirements per FDA and customer guidelines.
  • Assist the Corporate Food Safety Department and company facilities in developing food safety, bio-security, regulatory and quality initiatives to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations as well as compliance with specific customer requirements.
  • Assist in the implementation, modification, and execution of Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) and Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs) for warehouse and manufacturing operations.
  • Assist in the development of training materials and train operations personnel on Corporate Food Safety programs.
  • Design new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed. Evaluate and revise internal processes and policies to reduce costs and increase efficiency.
  • Train incoming GMP/Food Safety Supervisors and Pest Control Specialists.


  • BA/BS in biology, food science, chemistry or related fields preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience in food safety operations
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of food safety as applied to warehouse operations and food manufacturing
  • HACCP Certification; Microsoft Office Suite proficiency; Project Management and Problem Solving Skills
  • Extensive travel required

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