Coordinator Compliance – Bentonville,
Walmart serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at
more than 10,130 retail units under 69 different banners in 27 countries.
With fiscal year 2012 sales of $443 billion, Walmart
employs 2.2 million associates worldwide.
Manages food labeling compliance program for assigned area in stores or clubs
scale labeled product by maintaining and executing the scale labeling
program; ensure that all price look-up codes (PLUs) new and reformulated go
through the label certification process; maintaining PLU assignment for
assigned areas (for example, Bakery, Deli, Seafood, Meat, small formats) to
ensure PLU accuracy and that there is no duplication of PLUs; maintaining a
master data base of PLU’s and working with the Information Systems Division
(ISD) to eliminate any PLU duplicates; ensuring PLU and online item file
(OIF) is current and accurate in merchandising systems; escalating potential
labeling issues for resolution (for example, product removals, rolling
changes); working with merchants on packaging changes and ensuring tare
weight accuracy in systems; and communicating and coordinating with the
merchant group to ensure labeling compliance.
Manages food labeling initiatives and projects for assigned area in Sam’s
Clubs and Walmart Stores by collaborating with
merchandising to build project plans to complete labels for new and seasonal
items’ working with third-party label review companies to analyze new and
re-formulated products and gather food label requirements’ collaborating with
cross-functional teams (for example, Merchandising, Replenishment, Private
Brands, Legal, third-party label review companies) to manage food labeling
process and resolve escalations (for example, discrepancy about statement of
identity); and assisting management in the development of maintenance of
policies, procedures and guidelines related to food labeling.
Participates in implementation activities for large changes and food safety
compliance initiatives related to food labeling by responding to requests
from stores or clubs to address regulatory agency inquiries; working with
management to investigate new labeling requirements and setting plans to
address changes; and using private brands systems (for example, packaging
review software (ODIN), electronic label review system (ASPECT) to ensure
food label compliance.
Completes work assignments and priorities in Food Labeling and Compliance by
using policies, data, and resources’ collaborating with managers, co-workers,
customers, and other business partners; identifying priorities, deadlines,
and expectations; carrying out tasks; communicating progress and information;
determining and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities; and
adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
The ideal candidate has a minimum of an Associate’s degree or two years of
post-high school education in Business, Law, Science, Liberal Arts or related
field OR 1 year experience in retail, licensing, regulatory or related field.
Individual should have strong computer skills.
Bachelor’s degree in Food Microbiology, Food Science or related field
General knowledge of food safety and public health, FDA Food Code, and HACCP
Experience with Remedy, Access, Retail Link, Host, and OIF.
Food Safety Coordinator- Compliance