Wal-Mart 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
The Senior Manager I of Food
Safety Operations Support assists with managing all food safety issues
related to store and club operations within their designated area of a Walmart business unit and Sam's Club geographical region.
This includes a broad range of responsibilities ranging from assisting with
developing processes, standards, policies, and measurement systems and
directing third party service providers to 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
purvue. This position is also assists in managing
and responding to incidents (alleged illnesses/injuries, foreign objects, and
intentional food tampering) related to store/club prepared food products.
Very importantly, the Senior Manager I must proactively stay abreast of
current and emerging food safety issues and federal and state regulations and
advise the company of needed risk management actions.
The ideal candidate has a
proven track record (3 to 5 years) in food safety. 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.