Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million
times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in
15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs
more than 2 million associates worldwide.
Senior Manager of Food Safety II position is responsible for managing store
and club food safety operations in a specific Walmart
business unit and Sam's Club geographical region. The primary role of this
position is to assist with all food safety issues related to store and club
operations within their area. This includes a broad scope of
responsibilities ranging from assisting with developing processes,
standards, policies, and measurement systems to directing third party
service providers to help ensure our stores and clubs are operated in a safe
and legal manner. This role can provide input on facility design and food
work flow from a food safety standpoint as well as input on food equipment
selection. The oversight of regulatory required food safety training within
their area of responsibility also falls under this position's purview. This
position also assists with managing and responding to incidents (alleged
illnesses/injuries, foreign objects, and intentional food tampering) related
to store/club prepared food products.
ideal candidate has a proven track record (5 to 8 years) in food safety with
at least 2 to 3 years of management experience in a related role as a
Director or Manager in food retail, food service,or food manufacturing sector. Experience in a
third party consulting firm or regulatory agency is also valid. He or she
must have an in depth knowledge of HACCP, food recalls and withdrawals, food
distibution channels, tracebility
methods, emerging foodborne pathogens and state of the art control
strategies. They must have a minimum of Bachelors
degree in Food Microbiology, Food Science or related field. This person must
have a good business acumen, high energy level, and effective communication
and influence skills. He or she must be highly organized, analytical, and an
excellent problem solver. This person must be a collaborator with experience
in interacting with company and regulatory officials at all levels.
degree in Food Microbiology, Food Science or related field is desired.
Global experience and familiarity with global standards are also beneficial.