**Position located in Terrell, TX**
Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects
Ensures business needs are being met
Manages exceptions (for example, fruit availability resulting from adverse weather, mechanical failures, room capacity) within the Walmart fruit ripening program for Walmart and Sam's Club business units across multiple distribution centers
Oversees flow of communication on product quality program for Walmart and Sam's Club business units across multiple distribution centers within region
Oversees multiple distribution centers within a region to ensure quality, freshness, and food safety of grocery products as they flow from suppliers through distribution centers to stores and clubs
Prepares regional overhead budget
Promotes and supports company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity
Provides recommendations to improve the quality of perishable products
Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates
Trains and develops Quality Control associates
3 years' of supervisory experience.
Bachelor s degree in Agriculture, Agronomy, Food Science, or related field and 4 years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related field OR 6 years' experience in agricultural quality control, agronomy, food retail management, or related field.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
2 years' experience in food safety or related field.
2 years' experience using basic Microsoft Office functionality (for example, Word, Excel, Outlook).
4 years' fruit ripening experience.
8 years' experience in agricultural quality c
As a most unique and forward-thinking retail employer, Sam’s Club helps our members live better by providing them great value on the things they need — both for their businesses and their homes. What makes Sam’s Club unique is the format we use to serve our customers. Our clubs give members access to a wide selection of large-volume items at value prices. Working at Sam's Club means working behind the scenes of a unique retail operation. The decisions to best serve our members have a profound impact on millions of people. We pride ourselves on our progressive environmental practices and the ability to change with the times. We look for people who can think creatively, make smart decisions, and anticipate future trends in retailing.