Food Safety Manager - Delhaize
Job Title: Food Safety Manager
Job Location: Scarborough, ME
Manage all retail support in the area of food
safety/quality compliance by directing food safety specialist responsible
for: sanitation audits, pest control, food safety training, and official
Principle Duties and Responsibilities (essential
•Manage all aspects of food safety programs
within Hannaford banner and assigned field territory including but not
limited to leading long-term food safety and regulatory compliance initiatives,
analysis of prevention, food safety metrics, interpretation of regulatory
standards and legislation and identification of industry trends and best
•Directly manage, direct and support company
Food Safety Specialist and vendor related support team for all areas
impacting food safety. Serve as ‘lead’ food safety expert within the
Hannaford banner and primary liaison to DA Director of Food Safety.
•Routinely interact and work in conjunction with
DA food safety colleague towards defining common food safety programs while
offering unique banner solutions, as needed. Serve as the ‘food safety
voice’ for assigned banner(s).
•Supervise food safety training for store
managers, department managers and all support areas. Conduct food safety
training for district managers. Conduct food safety training sessions and
proctor certification examinations.
•Supervise store food safety/sanitation audits.
Conduct in depth review of food safety and sanitation procedures
•Act as the liaison between Health department
and department of agriculture. Develop contacts and relations with
officials responsible for food regulation enforcement.
•Monitor sanitation and pest control vendor
activities. Work with the local pest control and sanitation vendors to ensure
compliance with contractual arrangements and directs them as needed.
•Conduct on-going problem-solving based on an
objective assessment of the facts or circumstances while using
collaborative work methods to achieve consensus. Advise leadership and business
partners (retail and corporate support) regarding food safety and
sanitation issues within their respective regions and areas of
•Assist distribution center operations with food
safety, sanitation and pest control support.
•Assist, as needed, in other regulatory
compliance issues such as Country of Origin Labeling, WIC, weight and
measure standards, Nutritional labeling, etc.
•Provide field support for corporate food safety
•Provide food safety field support and direction
for emergency/crisis situations (power outages, fires, floods, claimed
illnesses, recall audits, etc.).
•Five to eight years’ experience in managing
food safety or quality assurance related work including training and
•Three to five years’ experience with retail
•Expert knowledge of the FDA Food Code.
•Valid driver’s license.
•Bachelor’s degree in a life science (food
science, biology, microbiology, zoology) or public health field
•Master’s in Public Health or food science
•A self-starter with solid interpersonal skills.
•Must be able to communicate effectively and
present training programs.
•Basic computer skills to operate MS Word, Excel.
PowerPoint and e-mail.
•Ability to determine ‘root cause’ and
•Ability to manage others.
•Must be results oriented, have ability to
develop self and others
•Ability to influence without authority.
•Proven ability to excel in a team environment