Director of Food Safety and Quality Assurance in Atlanta, GA at RaceTrac

Date Posted: 2/19/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    200 Galleria Parkway Southeast
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/19/2021

Job Description

Responsibilities

Drive the Strategy and Agenda for Food Safety & Quality

Set clear vision, goals, and management systems for FSQA team that align with broader Foodservice goals

Drive the strategy, execution and continuous improvement of Supply Chain Food Safety & Quality Assurance, providing brand protection and growth through pragmatic solutions.

Lead QA in defining and executing on a vision around QA best practices to ensure consistency, high food quality and safety standards are met throughout production and supply.

Proactively drive continuous improvement process enhancements, margin management without compromise to quality, and supplier diversification recommendations.

Leverage data and metrics to help drive strategy, reporting, and making recommendations and being engaged in supplier sourcing decisions.

Oversight and execution of RaceTrac’s food recall processes and traceability programs.

Manage Supply Quality and Partner on Commercialization
Drive the effective execution and continuous improvement of Supply Food Safety & Quality, providing brand protection and growth through science-based pragmatic solutions.

Oversight and management over RaceTrac’s Food Safety Management System comprised of; HACCP Programs, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, Pest Control, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Foreign Material Control, Distribution Sanitation, Chemical Control, Product Quality Assurance, FSQA Customer Complaints.

Monitor supplier compliance including specifications, audits, cuttings, KPIs, non-conformance monitoring.

Risk Management: risk assessment classification, product removals/mock recall, crisis leadership.

Leverage data and metrics to help drive strategy, reporting, and making recommendations and being engaged in supplier sourcing decisions.

Define, standardize, and apply FSQA strategy and risk assessment for product teams while remaining flexible to specific team needs within the defined parameters for commercialization and supplier approval and onboarding.

Be the key regulatory contact for RaceTrac Distributing with State and Federal regulators. Ensuring full compliance with regulatory and RaceTrac policies

Audit RaceTrac suppliers to perform evaluations of supplier, manufacturer, distributor facilities to ensure audits are satisfied according to our service level agreements, and RaceTrac standards.

Provide Restaurant Food Safety Guidance
 

Communicate and advise the business and other key stakeholders on food safety protocol to protect the brand and optimize food safety performance. Perform risk analysis on new food items to determine inherent product risk.

Oversee the development and application of food safety systems and standards that adhere to RaceTrac food safety policies while fitting RaceTrac’s operating platform.

Serve as Crisis team lead on issues related to foodborne illness, product recalls, and consumer protection processes.

Promote and uphold a culture of food safety for store operators, franchisees and supply community.

Advise on any quality control and food safety issues in addition to presenting plausible solutions.

Work with other departments to help coordinate efforts for new product roll outs, and other cross departmental projects.

Drive the Strategy and Agenda for Food Safety & Quality

Set clear vision, goals, and management systems for FSQA team that align with broader Foodservice goals

Drive the strategy, execution and continuous improvement of Supply Chain Food Safety & Quality Assurance, providing brand protection and growth through pragmatic solutions.

Lead QA in defining and executing on a vision around QA best practices to ensure consistency, high food quality and safety standards are met throughout production and supply.

Proactively drive continuous improvement process enhancements, margin management without compromise to quality, and supplier diversification recommendations.

Leverage data and metrics to help drive strategy, reporting, and making recommendations and being engaged in supplier sourcing decisions.

Oversight and execution of RaceTrac’s food recall processes and traceability programs.

Manage Supply Quality and Partner on Commercialization
Drive the effective execution and continuous improvement of Supply Food Safety & Quality, providing brand protection and growth through science-based pragmatic solutions.

Oversight and management over RaceTrac’s Food Safety Management System comprised of; HACCP Programs, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, Pest Control, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Foreign Material Control, Distribution Sanitation, Chemical Control, Product Quality Assurance, FSQA Customer Complaints.

Monitor supplier compliance including specifications, audits, cuttings, KPIs, non-conformance monitoring.

Risk Management: risk assessment classification, product removals/mock recall, crisis leadership.

Leverage data and metrics to help drive strategy, reporting, and making recommendations and being engaged in supplier sourcing decisions.

Define, standardize, and apply FSQA strategy and risk assessment for product teams while remaining flexible to specific team needs within the defined parameters for commercialization and supplier approval and onboarding.

Be the key regulatory contact for RaceTrac Distributing with State and Federal regulators. Ensuring full compliance with regulatory and RaceTrac policies

Audit RaceTrac suppliers to perform evaluations of supplier, manufacturer, distributor facilities to ensure audits are satisfied according to our service level agreements, and RaceTrac standards.

Provide Restaurant Food Safety Guidance
 

Communicate and advise the business and other key stakeholders on food safety protocol to protect the brand and optimize food safety performance. Perform risk analysis on new food items to determine inherent product risk.

Oversee the development and application of food safety systems and standards that adhere to RaceTrac food safety policies while fitting RaceTrac’s operating platform.

Serve as Crisis team lead on issues related to foodborne illness, product recalls, and consumer protection processes.

Promote and uphold a culture of food safety for store operators, franchisees and supply community.

Advise on any quality control and food safety issues in addition to presenting plausible solutions.

Work with other departments to help coordinate efforts for new product roll outs, and other cross departmental projects.



Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year College or University preferred   

5+ years of food safety experience in related industry

Certified Food Safety Manager, Certified HACCP Manager, and/or Certified ServSafe Instructor preferred 

Certified Professional Food Safety certificate or willing to obtain within 6 months

Knowledge of food safety regulations in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Kentucky and Indiana preferred. Willingness to learn regulations in new markets as RaceTrac expands. 

Previous experience in Retail Foodservice or Convenience Stores a plus  

 Experience with Compliance Metrix CMX1 software platform a plus.

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