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Sr. Manager Food Safety & Quality Assurance-Pacific-South Area

Kelly Services
Riverside, CA 92516
**Sr. Manager Food Safety & Quality Assurance-Pacific-South Area**

Riverside, California, United States (On-site)

The Sr. Manager Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) - Area position is a part of the leadership team that helps the organization deliver on this critical value day in and day out. The role is fast-paced and complex and has responsibility across a geographic area for creating a world class food safety culture in which UNFI associates are proactive and interdependent when it comes to food safety. This role is responsible for developing a high performing team of FSQA Managers and Partners to ensure the execution of the companys Food safety strategy and goals. The Area Sr. Manager will serve as a key advisor on FSQA matters to area DC stakeholders including but not limited to operations, human resources, merchandising and security/loss prevention leaders. Responsibilities include integrating food safety and sanitation programs across our enterprise to promote end-to-end confidence in food safety for our customers. Interacts with operations to ensure policies, procedures, audits, and training programs are understood and followed. This includes comprehensive support of any and all regulatory certifications. As an Area Sr. Manager, these roles will supervise, support, and develop FSQA Managers and Partners.



Bachelors Degree in Food Science, Public Health or related field required

HACCP, Preventive Controls Qualified Individual, and/or SQF Practitioner certifications required


7+ years of leadership experience in food manufacturing, food wholesale, and/or food distribution programs

3+ years of prior experience leading a team of FSQA professionals

Experience with interpreting state and federal regulations, and maintaining working relationships with industry and regulatory officials Experience actively working with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to strategically solve problems, manage projects, drive performance while maintaining long-term strategies.

Excellent ability to develop and present business plans and strategies to influence company decision makers.

Ability to coordinate planning and collaboration with other business functions in a way that is mutually beneficial and drives continuous improvement.

Ability to analyze and independently resolve a variety of difficult situations and problems using timely decision making.


Familiarity with Food Safety Modernization Act and Seafood HACCP requirements

Familiarity with GFSI (Global Food Safety Initiative) schemes.

Working knowledge of Federal Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) is beneficial


Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact and influence effectively with all levels of management, employees, and customers and experience collaborating with unions.

Ability to balance multiple priorities and ensure significant issues are communicated clearly to relevant stakeholders in timely manner

Exceptional presentation and training skills

Proven ability to influence without authority

Exceptional ability to deal with conflict in all levels and areas of the organization

Ability to work well with others to accomplish results

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Power point and Excel

Adapts well to and initiates change in the organization.


Travel will be required Most work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment

Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of normal

Stooping, bending, twisting and reaching may be required in completion of job duties

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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