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– Review, develop, and implement policies, procedures, and standards to meet federal regulations, and conform with industry best practices areas of food safety, quality, and sanitation
– Maintain awareness of food safety regulatory developments and provide direction to DC Leadership with developing, maintaining and improving applicable Seafood HACCP and FSMA mandated food safety plans
– Provide leadership and feedback to site personnel with food safety/sanitation responsibilities in the performance of their duties and champion a food safety culture
– Develop/execute continuous improvement projects that will improve overall food safety/sanitation performance, ensure cold chain integrity corresponds with Kroger policy, and the control of inventory in the facility
– Provide and document Food Safety and Quality training for Supply Chain personnel
– Develop good working relationships with FDA, USDA, and state and local governmental agencies
– Develop, implement and maintain GFSI certification of the operation
– Follow established programs, policies and practices to ensure receipt, storage, and distribution of safe, quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirement
– Oversee accuracy of receiving product into the warehouse and resolve receiving discrepancies
– Accompany third party, state, federal and local inspectors during food safety audits, noting any problem areas and addressing issues with immediate implementation of corrective action
– Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
– Travel independently to other site locations
– Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation


– Bachelor’s Degree food science or a related field; or 5 years of food safety experience in retail, distribution, and/or manufacture of food products
– Proficient in Microsoft Office
– If not certified, development plan for PCQI, FDQI, HACCP certification active in the first 9 months in role
– Excellent analytical, critical thinking and reasoning skills
– Strong communication, facilitation, and training skills

Experience Level: Senior
Work From: Onsite

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