Global Food Safety – Aramark – Philadelphia, PA
Director, Global Food Safety
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ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing
award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career
apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts,
stadiums and arenas, and businesses around the world. In FORTUNE
magazine's 2010 list of "World's Most Admired Companies," ARAMARK
was ranked number one in its industry, consistently ranking since 1998 as one
of the top three most admired companies in its industry as evaluated by peers
and analysts. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its
clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee
advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community
more at the company's Web site, www.aramark.com,
Director, Global Food Safety will be responsible for managing a team of Food
Safety Quality Assurance specialists that serve as subject matter experts to
the Global Risk Management (GRM) department and the enterprise concerning
food safety exposures. This position will work closely with the
Director - Risk Control Solutions and the GRM Account Executives, and will be
responsible for interfacing with senior leaders across the organization to
drive continuous improvement, and develop and execute ARAMARK food safety
policies and standards on a global basis to manage and mitigate risk and
create enterprise value. In addition, the Director, Global Food Safety
will be responsible for presenting at key external industry associations and
conferences to positively highlight ARAMARK's food safety quality assurance
program. Specific responsibilities
- Oversee the development of
field-friendly food safety processes, programs, procedures, enabling
systems, and tools to support ARAMARK's Risk Management System and build
and communicate ARAMARK's global standards as it relates to food
safety. Drive toward ISO22000 certifications to support the
establishment of ARAMARK as a global food safety leader.
- Develop, execute and maintain a
global strategy for governance and regulatory compliance associated with
food safety that includes measurement and monitoring to evaluate
effectiveness; report findings to Director - Risk Control Solutions, AVP
- International Risk Control, GRM Account Executives, and ultimately to
the applicable line of business (LOB).
- Oversee the assistance to LOBs
during any alleged food borne illness outbreaks, and/or any other type
of claims associated with food safety; based on the associated learning
identified during incident investigation from food safety exposure,
evolve existing programs and systems to mitigate any potential future
- Establish structured training
programs and determine the appropriate delivery model for regulatory,
safe food handling training. Assess effectiveness of training deployment
and understanding needs associated with food safety.
- Interact with both the internal
and external food safety communities, building strong relationships with
groups relevant within the food safety industry and identify opportunities
to externally present ARAMARK's food safety program.
- Integrate and work with ARAMARK
Supply Chain Management and ARAMARK Strategic Assets to ensure food
safety systems work seamlessly across the enterprise.
- Support contract review of new
and existing business to identify food safety system exposures
associated with scope of work. Support new business development
opportunities in partnership with Manager - New Business Development.
- Provide strategic direction to
ARAMARK Line of Business, including International as it relates to food
safety and other health issues (e.g., H1N1).
- Bachelor's degree in
microbiology, food science or other food related field; MS preferred.
- 10+ years professional
experience in food safety, required. Experience in management
systems or certified food safety professional designation preferred.
- Experience leading and managing
a staff of professionals through major organizational change initiatives
and driving results through use of internal and external (3rd
party) resources, required.
- Diverse background/experience
in addressing all types of food safety exposures and a proven track
record of developing and implementing sound food safety management
- A strong understanding of food
safety best practices (i.e., HAACP) and Department of Health and local
food safety regulations is also required.
- Knowledgeable of ISO 22000
principles (to serve global clients) and quality assurance programs (Six
Sigma, etc.) is desirable
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