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Senior Manager II, Specialty Compliance And Ethics - Supplier Food Safety, Produce
- Location BENTONVILLE, AR
- Career Area Ethics and Compliance
- Job Function -
- Employment Type Regular/Permanent
- Position Type Salary
- Requisition WD860608
What you'll do at
What you'll do...
As a Supplier Food Safety Senior Manager II, you will be responsible for the assigned food category strategy development and maintenance. This includes partnership with the sourcing, technical development teams, and merchant to approve and monitor existing and new suppliers.
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 and network.
You’ll make an impact by…
Developing and communicating Supplier Management strategic vision to manage risk and protect the brand with science-based approach via the Product Design Hazard Analysis (PDHA) process/desk audit and onsite assessment
Being responsible for implementing Supplier Management Standards and utilizing traceability technologies such as blockchain for the Produce category. Work closely with the suppliers’ food safety and sales team. Ensuring supplier verification programs and parameters critical to food safety and associated regulatory compliance are appropriate and managing supplier CAPA’s
Developing strategy, specifications, process and conduct internal, external audits, process validations, and review risk assessments for higher risk product suppliers within the produce category
Supporting the supplier onboarding process, launch of new products, and reformulations by providing technical consultation to internal stakeholders for qualifying new, and existing suppliers within the produce category
Managing supplier recalls internally with key stakeholders and externally liaising with Federal and State agencies
Managing food safety related complaints, investigations, and corrective actions from both customers, regulatory bodies, and stores
Reviews, monitors, and measures supplier food safety key performance indicators (KPIs) 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
Supporting communication efforts to ensure leadership understanding of food safety risks
You’ll sweep us off our feet if…
You have Food Science, Agricultural Science, Microbiology, Chemical Bachelor’s, or related degree
You have strong knowledge in food safety systems, risks and controls associated with produce supply chains, indoor and outdoor growing operations, cooling, packinghouse, and fresh-cut processing operations
You have advanced HACCP and/or HARPC knowledge strongly preferred
You demonstrate a solid understanding of the GAP and GMP food safety standards and auditing in the produce supply chains
You have expert communication/organizational skills both written and verbal
You can triage and prioritize tasks/activities between “day to day” and “continuous improvements”
You have 7+years of related experience in produce or agricultural science. Solid external network in the produce industry
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
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Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.As permitted by applicable law, provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines OR secure approval of medical or religious accommodation for the vaccination mandate., Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field and 4 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area OR 6 years’ experience in compliance, ethics, legal, project management, or related area. 2 years’ supervisory experience. 3 years’ experience using intermediate functionality of Microsoft Office.
Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.Masters: Business AdministrationProject Management - Project Management Professional - Certification
Primary Location...702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America
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