Regional Specialist Food Safety – Hatfield, MA
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Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
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.
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
- 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
- Assist in the implementation,
modification, and execution of Standard Operating procedures (SOPs) and
Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures (SSOPs) for warehouse and
- Assist in the development of
training materials and train operations personnel on Corporate Food
- 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
- HACCP Certification; Microsoft
Office Suite proficiency; Project Management and Problem Solving Skills
- Extensive travel required