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Sysco Director Food Safety and Quality Assurance - SSMG - US in Northwood, Ohio


US6469 Sysco Payroll, Division of Sysco Resources Services, LLC

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

10+ Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%

Compensation Range:

$91,000.00 - $136,400.00

The compensation range provided is in compliance with state specific laws. Factors that may be used to determine your actual rate of pay include your specific skills, years of experience and other factors.

You may be eligible to participate in the Company's Incentive Plan.


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Develop and direct Food Safety & Quality Assurance (FSQA) support/evaluation programs and inspection/audit procedures to ensure compliance of products and processes to corporate and regulatory requirements at a Sysco Specialty Meat and/or Seafood Company with multiple shift operations or over multiple facilities within a region. Participate with Sysco Specialty Meat Company (SSMC) and/or Sysco Specialty Seafood Company (SSSC) personnel (some companies have combined seafood and meat operations) in the ongoing development, improvement and support of new and existing product quality and FSQA processes including supplier and customer interaction on FSQA matters. The incumbent will manage FSQA execution of source supplier approval, product sourcing functions, produced products, plant sanitation and FSQA related regulatory interaction for the company.


  • Develop, lead, direct, update, reassessment, verification and periodic validation of FSQA programs including HACCP Program, Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures, Pest Control, Good Manufacturing Practices, Approved Supplier Program, Foreign Material Control, Plant Sanitation, Chemical Control, Product Quality Assurance, FSQA Customer Complaints, Food Defense and Security

  • Direct Employee Training of FSQA Programs, Policies, and Procedures

  • Direct Recall and Traceability Programs including Mock Recalls

  • Direct Independent FSQA Audit Program - SQF Audits

  • Assist when necessary for product evaluations, plant visits, and supplier/customer communication to assist other staff members.

  • Assist as needed in any manner capable of during emergencies the plant President or General Manager determines are paramount to the business.



  • High school diploma or equivalent;

  • Bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Food Science or Biological Science from four-year college or university

  • Masters degree or higher preferred


  • 5-10 years meat and/or seafood industry (as appropriate) FSQA Management experience at a federal CFIA/FDA meat and/or seafood processing plant (as appropriate) acceptable instead of a degree.

  • A minimum of three to five years FSQA management with additional R&D(research and development) or production-operations in a meat and/or seafood processing environment being ideal (combined experience preferred).

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  • Demonstrate the ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals, as well as to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  • Demonstrate the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, can compute rate, ratio, and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Demonstrate the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Demonstrate the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

  • Ability to use personal computer, lab equipment, food preparation equipment and office communication equipment.

Certifications, Licenses and/or Registrations

  • Valid driver's license. SQF Practitioner or equivalent GFSI scheme experience, Meat and/or Seafood HACCP Certified (as appropriate)

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to talk or hear.

  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.

  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Plant audits and inspections may require lifting of products up to 100 pounds and inspection requires working in a production environment on a moving line, lifting cartons, and visual inspection.

  • Corrected vision required for sensory analysis to identify color, clarity.

  • Warehouse and plant audit require close and distance vision to judge GMPs; peripheral vision and depth perception mandatory for safety.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

  • Occasionally works near mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and risk of radiation.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Plant audits/inspections and working at remote in-transit processing facilities and Sysco Operating Companies contain both moderate/loud noise and exposure to fumes and mechanical hazards.


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.