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Food and Product Safety Compliance, Senior Consultant


  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Dallas, Texas, United States

Firm Service: Enterprise Risk Services

Reference Code: E11CHISCMS026-BR

Type of Position: Full-time

Job Description

AERS, Business Risk, Financial Operations & Control Transformation

Role: Senior Consultant

Industry: Consumer Industrial Products - Food & Product Safety (FPS)

Location: Chicago, Dallas or Atlanta


Deloitte & Touche LLP's ("Deloitte & Touche's") Audit and Enterprise Risk Services (AERS) business has a risk-based approach, experienced professionals, comprehensive methodologies, and technical resources. Deloitte & Touche's services combine competency and experience in the areas of financial reporting, risk management, and compliance.


Business Risk


Our Advisory practice solves our clients' most complex financial instrument and physical market challenges by delivering risk advisory, technical accounting, quantitative, technology and operational services.  Specifically, our consulting projects include risk assessment and solution implementation for business strategies and policies, business processes, organization structure, risk modeling, management reporting and treasury, trading and risk systems.  We help clients draw the necessary information from the capital markets, their customers, regulators and other sources, analyze the information across risk classes, and report the information to managers in an efficient but secure format to facilitate tactical and strategic decision making. Our professionals bring extensive experience in risk management, trading, treasury, investment management, operations, accounting, taxation, asset securitization, and management consulting to each assignment.


The Business Risk ("BR") service area is comprised of professionals that possess competency and experience in the areas of risk management, business and operational processes, internal auditing, financial reporting and other internal controls, and regulatory compliance. Business risk professionals use these skills to assess, analyze, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of governance, financial and operational control processes, offer recommendations to improve operations, and assist clients with enterprise risk and compliance activities.


Finance Operations & Controls Transformation (FO&CT)

Helps clients improve the effectiveness and efficiency of finance and finance related operations, primarily where linkages to the financial statements and internal controls are significant. Assists clients with managing technology and business risks associated with external contractual arrangements, internal control reporting, and capital markets systems.


Demonstrated Abilities:


·         Contribute to a strong client relationship through interactions with client personnel

·         Understand engagement as it relates to client's business

·         Demonstrate knowledge in some areas of industry or functional specialty

·         Assume responsibility for small components of engagements.  May have greater role on small engagements

·         Contribute to engagement planning and ensure that products/deliverables meet contract/workplan

·         Deliver services that meet Deloitte & Touche's task leader specifications

·         Report writing capability

·         Contribute to a positive team attitude


What is the Food and Product Safety Service?

Food and Product Safety (FPS) is a cross functional offering composed of all four Deloitte functions (Audit & Enterprise Risk Services, Financial Advisory Services, Consulting, Tax) that addresses many of our clients' key safety issues by assisting them:

•      Assess risks

•      Build quality, risk and compliance processes

•      Develop overall programs

•      Enhance their secure supply chains

•      Identify tax incentives

•      Develop integrated regulatory compliance approaches; and

•      Enhance overall issue management and related communications.

Our holistic, team approach enables engagement teams to deploy solutions to efficiently address our clients' challenges across the enterprise. Additionally, FPS is closely aligned with Deloitte's Federal Practice and maintains relationships with the USDA, EPA, FDA, DOT, CPSC and others to stay abreast of pending legislation and other regulatory changes.


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·         Conduct inspections of manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, and retailers who produce, assemble, distribute and sell consumer products.

·         Travel to on-site locations such as production plants, company offices, distribution facilities, etc.

·         Examine production methods, product specifications, manufacturer's testing and quality control procedures, product certification and labeling.

·         Identify & evaluate products for potential, substantial, and imminent hazards and determine compliance with the organization's regulations, laws, and product standards.

·         Conduct investigations by interviewing consumers, fire and police officials, as well as other knowledgeable officials and witnesses on product related injuries and deaths.


Specialized Qualifications and Experience

  • BA/BBA/BS degree required
  • Broad knowledge of the United States regulatory environment and requirements (2008 Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act, CPSC standards, CFRs, etc.)
  • Risk and Compliance, risk management, plant safety and/or quality assurance experience within a consumer products company
  • Broad knowledge of industry standards (ATSME, ISO 8XXX, ANSI, etc.)
  • Experience conducting routine investigations, writing reports based on findings, conducting oral presentations and analyzing written reports
  • Knowledge of manufacturing and marketing practices of consumer products, knowledge of broad product safety principles and regulations relevant to the investigation of possible violative products and ability to explain issues orally and in writing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Willingness to travel
  • Six Sigma is a plus

About Deloitte

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.






















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