Food Safety and Quality Assurance Process Leader - Minneapolis, MN




Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: QA Manager, QA Supervisor, Food Safety Manager


About This Opportunity

Join a team that's committed to innovation and passionate about serving our guests. Develop trend-right, high-quality, owned-brand food products for our Archer Farms®, Market Pantry®, Sutton & Dodge®, choxie® and Wine Cube® brands.


Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals.  As a Food Safety and Quality Assurance Process Leader, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Manage the development, implementation and maintenance of Target's Food Safety and Product Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Develop and lead the implementation of specific food safety and quality assurance initiatives specific to vendor-produced or in-store produced Owned Brand food products 
  • Develop and maintain relations with federal, state and local Regulatory Agencies and keeping the Owned Brands food team fully apprised of the regulatory requirements and agenda
  • Identify, prioritize and lead key food safety and quality assurance initiatives to minimize or prevent food safety risks, ensure regulatory compliance and deliver the intended quality consistently
  • Collaborate with Food Operations and Food Distribution to align, develop and improve the food safety and quality assurance programs, practices and training for Owned Brand in-store produced food products, food service operations, and the food supply chain
  • Research and stay apprised of key retail food industry regulatory issues and events and serves as a Regulatory Relations representative for Target


·         4-year Degree in Nutrition, Food Science, Food Microbiology or related discipline

·         Five plus years experience working in a Quality Assurance management role in food service, food retail, or a related environment involving the sale and/or service of food products

·         Technical and working knowledge of retail HACCP and basic principles of food safety and working knowledge of Quality Management Systems

·         Knowledge of FDA and USDA regulatory requirements for food service and food retailing (US Food Code, GMP/GWPs, Labeling, Allergens, BTA

·         Working knowledge of food service operations and/or retail food production (standardized recipes, production records, product and ingredient ordering and tracking systems)

  • Five plus years supervisory experience.  Demonstrated ability to supervise, train and develop subordinates, facilitate multiple groups and projects to lead significant change


Eligible team members will receive one of the best earnings packages anywhere, including competitive pay, all-around insurance coverage, 401(k), flexible scheduling, training and development and many other perks and benefits. Target is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is a drug-free workplace.

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