Food Safety and Quality Mgr Job
Location:
Westborough , Massachusetts
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
19187-en_US

BJ's Wholesale Club was the first retailer to introduce the warehouse club concept in the northeastern United States. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar operation with more than 200 clubs in 15 states from Maine to Florida.

While our Members know us for helping them save up to 25% off grocery prices every day, our Team Members  love us for providing a supportive and engaging workplace that’s committed to developing great talent.

If you’re a motivated and enthusiastic person who enjoys working collaboratively and is committed to providing great service for our Members, we want to hear from you. BJ’s offers a fast-paced, team environment with great training opportunities and competitive salary and benefits packages to help you  succeed.

The Safety & Food Quality Manager manages quality assurance programs and leads a team of Food & Safety specialists to support and train club team members on safety, food and regulatory standards. Responsibilities include:

 

  • Lead and develop a team of Regional Food & Safety Specialists to implement safety programs and validate executional excellence. 
  • Train and support your team, as well as club team members, on safety, regulatory and food safety standards to comply with OSHA, EPA, FDA & USDA regulations.
  • Conduct and oversee Safety & Food Safety audits, and support the clubs with incidents that affect safety, such as power and refrigeration outages, regulatory violations, etc.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance safety and regulatory compliance and provide guidance on long term solutions.
  • Partner closely with business partners and build relationships to continuously improve the safety and quality of our work environment, products and shopping experience.
  • Establish a reputation of credibility and responsiveness in your regions.
  • Communicate effectively with regulatory authorities, vendors, home office and field team members.  
  • Support clubs with any emergencies, which may occur outside of normal business hours.
  • Remain current and educate your team on industry standards and changes in safety and food quality regulations.

 

Job Requirements

 

  • B.S. in Occupational Health and Safety, Food Science, or another Biological Science degree.
  • 5+ years of Food Quality Assurance and/or Safety experience in retail, food service, or as a public health officer.
  • Proven leadership capabilities and experience managing and developing remote teams.
  • Certified Professional in Food Safety and/or an OSHA Certification is preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state and local regulations and industry best practices related to safety and food quality assurance.
  • Ability to build partnerships and work towards common goals.
  • Detailed oriented and proficient with coordinating multiple priorities in a fast paced dynamic environment. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • 20% overnight travel required.

BJ's Wholesale Club is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all qualified team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, physical and/or mental disability, genetic information, atypical cellular or blood trait, marital and/or familial status, pregnancy, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


A little about us:
“For those whose hearts are bigger than their budgets, BJ’s makes it possible to live generously”

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