Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.
The Supply Operations Bellevue Ice Cream Plant, located in Bellevue, WA has an opening for a Quality Assurance Coordinator.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Responsible for plant HACCP and FSMA reporting to include data collection, procedure development and record keeping.
-Deal with regulatory and plant personnel ensuring ongoing compliance with a focus on maintaining and improving relationships.
-Perform plant floor duties including quality audit inspection record keeping, product sample collection and analysis, HACCP and FSMA updating, compliance, auditing and active participation in the 5S//Continuous Improvement program.
-Collect quality related information from plant floor operators ensuring compliance with quality standard operating procedures.
-Develop, implement and role out new quality programs (sanitary maintenance, BRC audit gap analysis) to meet Corporate quality standards for all US Plants.
-Participate in regulatory audits, and perform Acting QA Manager duties during QA Manager’s absence.
-Working knowledge of Global Food Safety Initiatives and FSMA (Food Safety Modernization Act)
-Bachelor’s degree in Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology or related field.
-Three – five years experience in Quality Assurance and laboratory experience. -Excellent PC skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint; ability to grasp additional business related applications.
-High degree of initiative and sense of urgency.
-Excellent analytical judgment with confidence to act.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong analytical and technical writing skills required.
-Establish and maintain effective communication with internal and external customers. -Demonstrated time management and prioritization skills required.
-Energetic, self-motivated and the ability to manage multiple projects and work with multifunctional teams.
-Ability to motivate, lead and influence various levels of the organization.
-5% travel required.
-Work hours may vary in order to accommodate the business needs of a 24 hour operation.
Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.
We support a drug-free workplace
– all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test
before they are hired.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Job Type: Full-time
- Quality Assurance: 3 years (Preferred)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan