a place where your talent can make a meaningful difference in peoplesí
at Feeding America is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees
work together as vital parts of a much larger mission. We are innovative,
mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, values-driven
and focused on results.
a national, nonprofit organization and the nationís leading domestic
hunger-relief charity. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, our
mission is to feed America's hungry through a nationwide network of
member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger.
have an opportunity for a Director of Food Safety - Field Operations
to join our Compliance & Capability Team to help
lead the Feeding America network in building its food safety capacity by
promoting a national culture of food safety, providing support and
resources to achieve and sustain food safety compliance and work to
become the leader in food safety in the food industry.
this role you will:
- Assist Members in the
implementation of food safety systems throughout the network.
- Assist Members in attaining
contractual compliance on food safety related issues.
- Promote and educate the
network on the new Food Safety Standard. (i.e.
webinars, one on one training, local or regional support).
- Manage, coordinate,
influence and support members to achieve positive results from third
party food safety audits.
- Work with the membership to
coordinate and encourage peer training/support on the issue of food
- Serve as a trainer and
resource to the network on the issue of food safety.
- Contribute to content of
Food Safety page on Hungernet.
- Lead the coordination and
support the content development for the Food Safety Summit.
- Transition the network to
an enhanced culture of food safety.
- Provide technical
assistance to network members as necessary.
- Lead the grant process for
food safety grants (rfp development,
application review, and donor reports).
successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and
- BA/BS in Food Science or
related field required.
- Food Safety Systems
Training and Certification.
- HACCP Certification.
- 3-5 years of experience in
operational food safety, quality assurance, and auditing required.
- Excellent oral and written
presentation, communication, and project management skills.
- Demonstrated ability to
attend to detail, focus on service and willingness to learn.
- Demonstrated program
- Proficiency in Microsoft
- Committed to organizational
mission of ending hunger.
- Ability to travel as
- A deep commitment to the
mission of Feeding America.
and qualified applicants should submit an application, including
a resume and cover letter, detailing how their career
experiences and interests meet the qualifications of the
position. All applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until
the position is filled.