Corporate Food Safety Manager-18545
The Corporate Food Safety
Manager is responsible to provide proactive leadership and instruction in the
area of Food Safety. This position mitigates food safety risk through Food
Safety programs that provide safe food to customers and ensures compliance of
all applicable food regulations. The Manager oversees the system for food
safety policy management and compliance and assists with management of the
product recall process. This role partners with merchandising teams, supply
chain/distribution operations, and independent sales group to provide food
safety consultation support; and collaborates to provide leadership and
training to Safety/Food Safety Field team.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
- Partner with local retail store
Leadership in deploying and executing all food safety related
strategies, policies and tactics; and maintain open communication with
Store and retail store personnel to address the identification of food
safety hazards and process improvement opportunities.
- In partnership with the
Corporate Food Safety Director, provide leadership and development to a
team of Safety/Food Safety Administrators who are directly responsible
for executing approved food safety strategies and tactics.
- Assist with the management of
the recall team and product recall process to ensure timely
communication and execution of product recalls, including fulfillment of
the TSA recall requirement.
- Monitor and assist stores to
comply with local, state and federal food regulations, including the FDA
Food Code, USDA and FDA labeling laws, COOL, and the Food Safety
Modernization Act rules.
- Provide crisis management
expertise as needed for food safety related events such as media
stories, foodborne illness outbreaks, product recalls, or natural
- Manage food safety and pest
control vendor programs. Ensure vendors are maintaining agreed upon
- Manage food safety regulatory
programs for distribution center operations, including Seafood HACCP and
- Partner with Human Resources in
addressing food safety performance management issues involving store
personnel; and represent and/or provide guidance regarding the company's
interests at all regulatory agency hearings and
- Bachelor's degree in food
science, microbiology, environmental health, or public health.
- 5+ years
previous experience in Food Safety management or compliance.
- Possess strong familiarity with
retail grocery operations and distribution operations.
- Demonstrated working knowledge
of FDA, USDA COOL, FSMA and food regulations, plus continuous education
and certification in food safety is required.
- Possess excellent communications
skill, both written and verbal plus the ability to make effective
presentations to various group sizes.
- Ability to occasionally travel
(up to 25%) to various store locations throughout assigned retail store
locations. Incumbent must be able to drive a vehicle and move freely
about the stores including second-story offices, back rooms and
Why Work for Supervalu?
SUPERVALU Inc. is one of
the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. with annual sales
of approximately $17 billion. SUPERVALU serves customers across the United
States through a network of approximately 3,400 stores. Headquartered in
Minnesota, SUPERVALU has approximately 35,000 employees. We know that bright,
motivated people are the reason for our success. Because of our employees,
we’ve been providing the best service to our customers for more than 135
We encourage FRESH
thinking, offer an environment of inclusion and support, and set no
boundaries on your achievement!
A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!