Director, Specialty Compliance and Ethics – Busine...

Director, Specialty Compliance and Ethics – Business Process – Supplier Food Safety

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Ethics and Compliance
  • Job Function -
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD668784

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

As a Supplier Food Safety Director, you will be responsible for business processes strategy development and maintenance.  This includes partnership with members of global Food Safety COEs, sourcing and technical development teams to leverage knowledge, share best practice/lessons learned, and identify emerging opportunities to improve the program.

The ideal candidate for the role will be a strategic, influential, and progressive food safety science leader with the ability to translate business challenges into actionable solutions in a highly complex, rapidly evolving environment.  You are someone who builds trust and credibility and inspires associates across the business.  You are action-oriented, resourceful, and approachable while also having the ability to influence and lead change, based on your deep scientific knowledge, proven expertise, and network.

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • Food Science, Microbiology, Chemical Bachelor’s, or related degree, CQE, Experience. -15+ years

  • Strong knowledge in business process change management 

  • Successful track record of building, implementing, and improving operational processes; familiarity with continuous process improvement methodologies, such as Six Sigma or LEAN, a plus

  • Ability to facilitate strategic discussions with business leaders to identify needs, align on goals, scope requests, and plan strategy for new product training, delivery, and scale

  • Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, able to methodically work through complex problems, set priorities, and execute on commitments

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Managing one direct report (Sr. Manager I - Business Process Development)

  • Applies structured change management methodology to facilitate change and promote adoption; can identify the need for agility and how to modify this approach to meet the needs of the stakeholders

  • Develop and communicate business processes to implement the Supplier Food Safety, PDHA and Food Fraud Standards to manage risk with a science-based approach

  • Strong knowledge of quality management processes including quality monitoring, process improvement, and customer journey mapping

  • Identifies pitfalls and potential points of challenge or change aversion. Conducts thorough methodological investigations to identify key stakeholders impacted by the change and determines appropriate timing of that change

  • Creates training and awareness strategies, that maximizes stakeholder engagement and adoption and yield desired outcomes

  • Enhances corporate tools and training on how to conduct root cause analyses, how to interpret the findings, defining appropriate corrective actions and what to do with the data at micro and macro levels to drive risk reduction in food safety matters across all Private Brands Categories

  • Develops and keep up to date Web requirements, compliance procedures and SOPs for the US market

  • Supplier COE support and 3rd party liaison for supplier management service suppliers to ensure calibration, consistency, etc.

  • Global and US Scorecard/Metrics oversight

  • Perform the US Supplier Management Control Plan to ensure data in internal and external Systems (ProSpec, HIVE, FAS integration, Trade automation, Registrar Corp, and Tracegains, and UBX databases) is accurate and consistent

  • Map roles and responsibilities of supplier onboarding process, launch of new products, and reformulations.  Develop and train key stakeholders for proper execution following the Plan-Do-Check-Act model

  • Manage Food Safety related Complaints, investigations, and corrective action trends from customers and regulatory bodies

  • Reviews, monitors, and measures supplier food safety key performance indicators (KPI) by understanding food safety standards; determining appropriate action steps to ensure compliance as well as proactively predicting potential risks and developing mitigation alternatives​

  • Facilitates engagement and appropriate communications with cross-functional teams (including Ethics & Compliance, Legal, Internal Audit, and key business stakeholders) to ensure a transparent and comprehensive compliance strategy consistent with business objectives 

  • Keeps abreast of external best practice through industry collaboration e.g., with GFSI, trade associations and published data

  • Training, education:  Provision of content for consistent approach in science-based food safety education efforts

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks: 

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more. 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people. 

Who We Are

Join Walmart and your work could help over 275 million global customers live better every week. Yes, we are the Fortune #1 company. But you’ll quickly find we’re a company who wants you to feel comfortable bringing your whole self to work. A career at Walmart is where the world’s most complex challenges meet a kinder way of life. Our mission spreads far beyond the walls of our stores. Join us and you'll discover why we are a world leader in diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community involvement.  From day one, you’ll be empowered and equipped to do the best work of your life. careers.walmart.com

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field and 5 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area OR 7 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area. 3 years’ supervisory experience. 4 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Communications

Masters: Business Administration

Project Management - Project Management Professional - Certification

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting and valuing diversity – unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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