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Quality Food Safety Excellence Manager - Risk Analysis Job in New Albany, Ohio US

Quality Food Safety Excellence Manager - Risk Analysis

BEF Management, Inc. - New Albany, OH

Posted: 7/6/2022 - Expires: 10/4/2022

Job ID: 243917910


Job Description

Business Unit Overview

Bob Evans Farms operates in multiple convenience foods categories within grocery and club. It holds #1 market positions in three major categories. This winning brand has been experiencing strong growth, a trend it's expecting to continue mostly through its leadership in the refrigerated dinner and breakfast categories. In addition to its flagship Bob Evans brand, the Bob Evans Farms portfolio proudly includes Owens, Simply Potatoes, Egg Beaters, Davidson's and Pineland Farms. Bob Evans Farms products are distributed nationally in retailers throughout North America. This includes national grocery chains like Kroger, Safeway, Whole Foods Market, and SuperValu; mass merchants Target and Walmart; as well as club stores and via e-commerce.


This role is part of the BEF Quality and Food safety Excellence (QFSE) Function. Reporting to the Vice President of QFSE - this role has accountability for the risk assessments, risk management solutions and risk communication systems with regard to Food Safety, Quality and Compliance. QFSE is an integral part in finding resolutions and this role is accountable for bringing the right scientific data and method to the resolution process.

Serve as a business partner to QFSE department - the primary contact for technical expertise regarding food safety, Quality and compliance risks.
Identify and manage network of internal and external technical experts to support risk assessment and management. Manage pipeline of assessments and validation projects to ensure timely completion.
Provide the inputs for the development of BEF internal resolution processes. Codify all QFSE processes into the Quality manual.
Develop KPIs and evaluate metrics data to assess and verify the robustness of the QMS with respect to risk evaluation and report or escalate to stakeholders
Develop and drive continuous improvement in the BEF Quality management system (QMS) -specifically the systems, processes and capabilities involved in risk assessment and management.
Assess the need for and develop or identify appropriate tools and training to grow the BEF capabilities for management of Quality, Food safety and regulatory Compliance Risks.
Provide technical support and solutions as needed for situations or challenges involving Quality, Food safety and regulatory Compliance for BEF.


Advanced Degree (M.S., Ph.D.) in a field that ensures a high level of understanding of Microbiology, Food Science & food safety fundamentals and quality management in food products.
Experience in Food Manufacturing (minimum of 5 years) - with a broad understanding of Industry standards and best practices and regulatory compliance.
Working knowledge of state and federal Regulations governing food safety and quality of BEF product portfolio. Certified in HACCP &/or PCQI.
Experience with providing microbiological risk assessments for CPG industry using predictive modeling & statistical analysis tools.
Experience in working with food safety regulatory bodies (FDA, FSIS etc.).
Experience with experimental design and validation of preventive controls.
Adept at remote learning, research, and risk communication
Must be able to follow GMP and safety policies and procedures

Bob Evans Foods is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, medical condition, marital status, or a physical or mental disability.

Job Summary

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Full Time Employee
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Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Doctoral degree
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