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Food Safety Manager (Supply Chain/Logistics)

Company: Penske
Location: Irving
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:
The Food Safety Manager will assist the Director of Food Safety in the implementation of the Penske Food Safety Program in new food locations (DCM) and business operations (DCC) as well as monitor the sustainment of the program in established operations and facilities. This individual will work in locations with the operations management team to train and coach staff on all food safety matters and policies to ensure complains with all government food regulations, company and customer policies and standards. The individual will assist in providing a food safety subject matter expert to be present in customer required 3rd party food safety audits.

Major Responsibilities:
Implement food safety policies, procedures, controls, strategies, and goals for the company, captured in the Food Safety Platform. 100% compliance with Company / Customer policies and procedures, Federal, State, and Local Agencies requirements
Provide management teams and locations with effective training regarding food safety to include regulatory interpretations and updates. Continuous output of creative, innovative, and successful training that effectively supports Operations. This includes the PCQI (Preventive Controls Qualified Individual) training program.
Monitor compliance of monthly food safety metrics and compliance data to ensure locations are maintaining food safety programs. Provide feedback and assist with root cause analysis on any negative data trends
Be a valuable member of the DCM Start Up team at food locations. This includes travel commitment to site, developing the food safety plan and assisting in other facets of start up implementations where needed.
Perform food safety assessments; this would include the different levels of assessments GFSI, IFS, SQF, and AIB. Anticipate, identify, and assist locations with compliance. Proactive identification of defects and best practices.
Assist in annual review and continuous improvement of Penske Food Safety program of policies and procedures
Assist new and existing operations with any deficiencies found at their locations to assure they are properly abated. This includes follow up with locations and leaders to monitor sustainment.
Bachelor's degree required (Food Science, Food Safety, or related field preferred)
HACCP, Food Defense and Certified as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual (PCQI) Certifications required
5-10 years food safety or food quality experience developing and supporting a food safety program. Experience with implementation of GFSI audit schemes and being facilitator to GFSI audits.
Knowledge of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)
Expert knowledge of basic food safety techniques
Expert knowledge of government food regulations (FDA, USDA)
Effective communication skills
Effective team building skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Associate is expected to excel in decision-making, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Demonstrated business acumen.
Facilitating & presenting reviews/audits to various C level executives
Flexibility regarding travel - includes some weekends (50% travel)

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to read, communicate verbally and/or in written form, remember and analyze certain information, and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

About Penske Logistics:
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Keywords: Penske, Irving , Food Safety Manager (Supply Chain/Logistics), Professions , Irving, Texas

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