Food Safety & Quality
Assurance Specialist Job – Minneapolis, MN
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Date: Nov 4, 2011
Minneapolis, MN, US
Safety & Quality Assurance Specialist(Job Number: FOO00002T)
JOIN US AS A FOOD SAFETY & QUALITY ASSURANCE SPECIALIST
Similar Industry Titles and Key Words: Food safety, quality assurance,
regulatory compliance, food GMP, audit, USDA & FDA, HACCP, CFIA, Health
Canada, food manufacturing
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.
Partners with Canada business team and HQ FSQA to manage Food Safety &
Quality Assurance needs of Target Owned Brands Foods sold in Canada by
supporting the commercialization of new products, continuous product
improvement, and managing food safety and quality incidents.
Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking
thinking and visionary goals. As a Food Safety and Quality Assurance
Specialist, you'll take the lead as you…
- Manage initial approval and on-going performance monitoring of vendor
facilities, including food safety program reviews through desk audit,
- Ensure the accuracy and completeness of compliance documentation in all
appropriate information systems.
- Manage follow up and resolution process for consumer complaints as well
as other quality issues.
- Lead and manage key technical programs and be "Subject Matter
Expert" on food safety and quality programs. Provide technical
training as required.
- Actively stay abreast of current and emerging Canada food safety issues
and regulations. Asses and communicate the potential impact to Target and
develop risk mitigation plans if needed.
- Provide support for implementing food recall/withdrawals activities as
well as communication with Target business partners, leadership and
regulatory agencies and records maintenance.
- B.S. in Food Science, Food Microbiology, or related discipline.
- 2-8 years experience in Food Safety and Quality
Assurance in food service or a consumer packaged food product manufacturing
- Working knowledge of food safety and quality assurance principles,
programs and practices and food manufacturing operations.
- Knowledge of CFIA, other provincial and federal Canadian regulatory
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team
environment to manage time and resources to execute projects and achieve
- Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills
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
Expect the Best. At Target, we have a vision: to become the best - the best
culture and brand, the best place for growth and the company with the best
reputation. We offer an inclusive, collaborative and energetic work
environment that rewards those who perform. We deliver engaging, innovative
and on-trend experiences for our team members and our guests. We invest in
our team members' futures by developing leaders and providing a breadth of
opportunities for professional development. It takes the best to become the
best, and we are committed to building a team that does the right thing for
our guests, shareholders, team members and communities.
Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serves guests at stores nationwide and
at Target.com. Target is committed to providing a fun and convenient
shopping experience with access to unique and highly differentiated
products at affordable prices. Since 1946, the corporation has given 5
percent of its income through community grants and programs like Take
Charge of Education®.
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