Area Food Safety Manager','15536','Maryland-Bowie','','!*!Job Overview:
Administer all food safety and sanitation activities in compliance with established laws, regulations, and SuperValu and Shoppers policies and procedures; maintaining a safe food and a healthful environment for all customers, associates and vendors.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Conduct frequent and unscheduled food safety and sanitation visits to stores with particular emphasis on those locations with below average third party food safety survey results, evidence of pest problems, customer complaints, regulatory action, history of non-compliance or referral by other company associates or management. Review visit findings with key store personnel and provide assistance to correct deficient conditions. Communicate findings to Banner management for follow-up and support, as needed.
Assist in coordinating all food safety and sanitation efforts with Banner management, Store Directors and Department Managers under the direction of the Food Safety Director.
Monitor third-party sanitation and pest control providers in their day-to-day services to stores, communicating to them store needs for training, supplies and service. Implement plans to address noted deficiencies to ensure compliance with Company policies and applicable health regulations.
Monitor and assist stores to comply with local, state and federal food safety and health standards, including personal hygiene and hand washing, temperature control of potentially hazardous foods, cross contamination control, pest control and chemical use training.
Develop and deliver food safety & sanitation training to associates as required by Local/State Regulations.
Relevant Experience, Education, Certification, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental health, food science, or equivalent preferred. Previous experience or education in food handling, sanitation, or public health preferred. Familiarity with retail grocery operations preferred. Must obtain all professional licensure required by local law or regulation.
Must possess leadership ability to motivate others to achieve desired results. Deal effectively with a wide variety of people on a daily basis.
Strong analytical skills required for data interpretation and analysis. Computer skills in word-processing and spread sheet software preferred.
Possess excellent communication skills, including verbal and written plus the ability to speak effectively before groups. Must be able to interface effectively with a wide variety of personnel. Possess ability to communicate concepts, systems, procedures, etc., in a training environment.
In the retail stores, incumbent may perform any number of physical activities to accomplish assigned duties such as walking and standing (90% of the workday when in the stores), bending, stooping, reaching, and lifting up to 40 lbs.
Some work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.
Why Work for Supervalu?
As the third-largest grocery retailer in the nation, we know that bright, motivated people are the reason for our success. Because of our associates, we’ve been providing the best service to our customers for more than 135 years.
We encourage FRESH thinking, offer an environment of inclusion and support, and set no boundaries on your achievement!
A GREAT PLACE TO GROW!
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work performed by the employees assigned to this job. All employees must comply with Company policy and applicable laws. The responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified may vary within each department and/or location.
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