Retail Food Safety Manager - Shopper's Ė Lanham, MD


Requisition ID


Full/Part Time







SUPERVALU is a premier food and drug retail powerhouse with world-class supply chain and support services. We are the nationís third largest grocery provider, with a diversified portfolio of regional retail banners, locally managed and branded, spanning the nation, coast-to-coast and border-to-border. As the largest food distributor to retail stores in the United States, we also provide a robust suite of supply chain services to serve both our own retail banners and thousands of independent retailers.

Combined, SUPERVALUís two lines of business provide a wealth of diverse opportunities to grow and to contribute to a thriving enterprise

Our Philosophy:

Ongoing pursuit of excellence is a way of life at SUPERVALU and a key to our success. To achieve excellence, we seek associates who will contribute innovative business solutions. We embrace change and welcome others who do.

Our employees are as diverse as our opportunities - representing all ages, backgrounds and parts of the country. What they have in common is: talent, passion, sense of urgency, focus, standards, integrity - and an unsurpassed customer orientation. They form the foundation of our SUPERVALU Advantage - the key to our continuing success.

Title:  Retail Food Safety Manager - Shopper's


The qualified candidate in this role will manage, coordinate, and monitor the development, deployment and evaluation of the companyís food safety & sanitation programs to align with the companyís FSQA vision.








Coordinate food safety and sanitation efforts with Corporate and Banner FSQA directors/managers, Corporate Merchandising and Operations teams under the direction of the Director of Retail & Merchandising Food Safety


Consult with Banner FSQA teams concerning learning initiatives, programs and organizational development needs as required by the business


Determine program and education needs thorough understanding of Corporate and Banner FSQA initiatives


Prepare and manage FSQA related education project plans, including definition, scope, resources, schedule, and budgets


Maintain sense of urgency on project timelines, being the driver on escalating issues towards quick resolution


Determine need for additional or renewed training, considering changes in cleaning programs or equipment, new health regulations or concerns, and repeat inspection deficiencies or lack of ability to demonstrate required knowledge


Conduct group-training seminars in cooperation with Corporate and Banner FSQA teams


Review cleaning supply product movement with Banner FSQA teams to identify trends and opportunities


Review store sanitation evaluation reports provided by pest control and sanitation supplies vendor representatives to identify trends and opportunities


As requested, monitor and assist stores to comply with local, state and federal food safety and health standards, including personal hygiene and hand washing, temperature control of potentially hazardous foods, cross contamination control, pest control and chemical use training


Monitor/facilitate the deployment of completed education and program materials to the end users


Develop strong working relationships with Banner Food Safety Directors, to ensure appropriate involvement in FSQA program development and deployment








Bachelorís degree in public health, environmental health, food science, or equivalent desired


Previous experience or education in food handling, sanitation, or public health preferred. Familiarity with retail grocery operations preferred


Must have strong project planning and execution skills


Must have ability to work with and through others to achieve desired results


Must work effectively in a team environment. Team and relationship building skills required


Ability to utilize excellent verbal and written communication skills and to effectively interface with personnel (at all levels) effectively


Communicate concepts, systems, procedures, etc., in a working/learning environment clearly


Must have basic PC skills and desktop application (Word Excel, PowerPoint) knowledge required


Proficiency in publishing applications (PageMaker, Quark, PhotoShop) preferred


Working knowledge of technical and non-technical training media


Must be able to travel up to 20%


*This position is expected to be one year in duration.*





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