Full-Time

Director – Food Safety and Compliance

Posted on 6/4/2024

Weee!

Weee!

501-1,000 employees

E-grocer using social e-commerce in the U.S.

Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Senior

Fremont, CA, USA

Required Skills
Customer Service
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, environmental sanitation, microbiology, food science/technology, or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience managing Food Safety and Quality in large-scale distribution centers or manufacturing environments.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in HACCP, USDA, or FDA regulations.
  • Proven track record of resolving food safety issues in restaurants, retailers, distribution centers, or suppliers.
  • Excellent project management, process improvement, organizational, planning, and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in communicating complex concepts, systems, and procedures in a training environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of programs.
Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement company-wide food safety goals, objectives, policies, and priorities across all regions.
  • Establish and manage comprehensive food safety and quality programs and procedures in compliance with federal, state, and local food safety regulations.
  • Lead the strategic development of food safety and quality initiatives, ensuring alignment with the company’s overall business goals.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant food safety laws and standards at operational sites.
  • Manage regulatory compliance issues, including inspections and investigations, and develop strategies for effective resolution.
  • Lead the creation, filing, and maintenance of all regulatory permits and licensing required for various product categories and business models.
  • Oversee the implementation of food quality programs at fulfillment and distribution centers, including sanitation, chemical control, GMP, temperature controls, pest control, recall processes, cross-contamination prevention, internal audits, and supplier management.
  • Develop and oversee the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs and regulatory aspects of direct importation.
  • Maintain active relationships with government agencies and participate in regulatory meetings at local and state levels.
  • Collaborate with departments such as Operations, Merchandise, Process Engineering, Product Engineering, Customer Service, and Legal to address deficiencies, improve operational processes, and enhance customer satisfaction.
  • Supervise the statistical analysis of complaint data to identify issues and potential risks.
  • Lead corrective actions to continuously improve product quality, safety, and vendor performance.
  • Develop and manage a food safety team to achieve company food safety, quality, and regulatory objectives.
  • Identify and develop new training materials to support operations and merchandise teams in implementing world-class food safety and quality standards.

Weee! provides a unique workplace experience by leveraging social e-commerce and advanced forecasting technology to transform the online grocery shopping sector. As a leading e-grocer in North America, the company offers diverse and locally sourced goods, promoting affordability and accessibility. This focus on technological advancement and cultural inclusivity makes it an appealing environment for professionals looking to impact both local and global communities positively.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$863.9M

Headquarters

Fremont, California

Founded

2015

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

30%