11/1/2008online: 11/1/2008

Job Title:

Registered Sanitarian/Certified Food Safety Professional Pleasanton, CA


Safeway Inc







Position Category:

Rsk Mgmt / Workers Comp / Consumer Protection

Requisition Number:


Job Description:

Safeway is an innovative Fortune 100 Company that, thanks to the diversity, professionalism, spirit and friendliness of our people, is thriving in locations across the U.S. and Canada. From our stores to our corporate headquarters, we offer careers that build your skills and your future.

Become Part of Our Corporate Team.

This is an exciting time to become part of Safeway. We encourage our employees to succeed professionally and maximize their potential by becoming part of our dynamic team.

Consumer Protection Department located in Pleasanton, CA, has an opening for a Registered Sanitarian / Certified Food Safety Professional.

4-year college degree required in food science or food technology. Registered Sanitarian or CFSP certification required.
Minimum 2 years, preferably 5 years of food safety and consumer protection experience in food service, food or retail industry managing multiple projects to drive results and achieve business objectives.
Thorough understanding and knowledge of facility construction and design including proper design of equipment used in a food establishment and regulations related to food facilities.
Knowledge of risk assessment (chemical, physical and biological) and emerging food borne pathogens and awareness of potential risk management strategies is required.
Knowledge of vectors and pests and pest control methods (educational, biological, physical and legal).
Thorough knowledge and understanding of cleaning and sanitation procedures in food service /food manufacturing/food retail establishment
Prior work experience with meat, seafood, poultry, produce, deli and foodservice a plus.
Thorough understanding and knowledge of public health (food safety laws and regulations) and weights & measures codes and regulations.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical and technical writing skills required.
Ability to motivate, lead and influence various levels of the organization.
Ability to assimilate new information quickly and react positively to new and challenging opportunities.
Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills required
Energetic, self-motivated and the ability to manage multiple projects and work with multifunctional teams.
Excellent organizational, planning and interpersonal skills; high level of trustworthiness and integrity.
Establish and maintain effective communication with internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Assist in the development and implementation of standards, policies and procedures related to food preparation, sanitation and pest control in retail food establishment.
Serve as a technical expert to resolve food establishment closures/crisis related to Health Department inspections.
Develop and assist in the implementation of cleaning and sanitation programs in a food service and retail food establishment.
Evaluate and provide guidance on proper design and construction of food establishments and equipment.
Develop and assist in the administration of retail food safety, facility sanitation, weights & measures and pricing accuracy policies and SOPs across all divisions.
Participate in the development and implementation of retail food safety, sanitation, weights and measures and pricing accuracy compliance audits.
Collect data in a scientific manner utilizing appropriate statistical methodologies, perform accurate measurements and calculations and interpret results. Develop executive summary reports with recommendations for continuous improvement.
Advise company management on regulatory compliance pertaining to food safety, facility sanitation, weights & measures and pricing accuracy.
Identify consumer protection opportunities within retail operations. Prioritize issues and lead resolution activities to drive sustainable change.
Create and disseminate project summary reports and key findings to senior management team.
Serve as resource for identification and resolution of opportunities identified by various business units.
Review audit reports generated by third party service provider. Identify, review and resolve any auditing issues. Participate and present information to standardize (peer review) third party auditors.
Provide innovative and strategic ideas to support company growth.
Serve as a resource to division management and provide support in leave of absence of a division CP manager.
Other duties as assigned.
Travel 25% to 50%.

What you can expect

Great Pay.

Professional and career education programs.

Medical, Vision and Dental Plans.

Paid vacations and holidays.

Corporate Brands Employee Discount.

401(k), retirement benefits and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Health and welfare benefits.

Leisure time activity discounts.

Smoke-free and drug-free environment. Post-offer, pre-employment drug screening.

How to Apply
Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting www.safeway.com/careers. Please refer to Requisition MKTN3195 . Click on Create Profile.

We recognize, celebrate, and benefit from the uniqueness of each employee and customer. We value, respect, and support these differences, in our workplace. We strive to reflect this diversity in the communities we serve. Safeway is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No agencies and /or recruiters please


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