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EHS/ Food Safety/ Quality Assurance Manager


A national wholesaler is looking to appoint a EHS/ Food Safety/ Quality Assurance Manager to oversee compliance for their Stockton, CA site. The EHS/ Food Safety/ Quality Assurance Manager will be tasked with ensuring safe working conditions for all team members in an distribution/logistics setting. The incumbent must possess an ability to communicate with individuals at all levels with the goal of developing a positive safety culture.

 The Role:

  • Lead Health and Safety processes including risk assessments and mitigation, and ergonomics
  • Maintain EHS policies and standards to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations
  • Measure, evaluate, and recommend changes on the effectiveness of hazard management systems, policies and procedures to eliminate workplace injuries
  • Perform site health and safety investigations to ensure proper corrective and preventative measures have been implemented
  • Develop and perform training
  • Verifies that all Quality Assurance and Food Safety initiatives are functioning as required, being followed and correctly documented
  • Ensures that food products meet standards set by the company, regulatory authorities, and customers
  • Creates and structures testing and verification procedures, including frequency and documentation
  • Comprehends GMPs, sanitation processes, product recall procedures, and HACCP
  • Ensures that all quality checks are completed
  • Documents and communicates findings and recommends corrective action for non-compliance
  • Implements and employs a mindset of best practices and continuous improvement

The Candidate:

  • Minimum of three years' experience in EHS or Food Safety or Quality Assurance roles.
  • Safety experience within manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in OHS, IH, Physical Science/Engineering preferred
  • Associate's Degree required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and engage others.