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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Reston, Virginia
United States
Job Categories:
EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
EH&S Corporate Director/Manager
Industry Segments:
Food & Beverage, Foodservice
Experience level:
11-15 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Reference Number:

Director of Food Safety & Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) 1285

Our client, a prominent commercial food service organization, is recruiting for their Director of Food Safety and Environmental, Health and Safety, Americas in Reston, VA (also over New York City, NY, San Francisco, CA & Chicago, IL) job #1285. This is a full-time position as an employee of our client. Relocation assistance is available for this position.

There is never any fee or contract for a candidate. All fees are paid by our corporate clients who have hired us to find you! 

Job Purpose:
The incumbent will be responsible to design, develop, implement and continuously improve Food Safety and Quality, Environmental, Health, and Occupational Safety management systems and work with the Food Safety and Operational EHS teams to ensure system integrity and effectiveness. 

Industry: Food Processing / Preparation 

Minimum Requirements: 

  • All potential candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States, employer sponsorship is not available.
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited College / University in Biology, Food Science, Environmental Health & Safety, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • 10 or more years of EHS experience with at least five years in food manufacturing or industrial catering environments (processing or RTE preparation)
  • Demonstrated success managing a staff of Food Safety and Quality professionals
  • Demonstrated success developing and implementing management systems designed to ensure effective compliance programs regarding National, State and local Safety and Multi-Media Environmental regulations, permits and reporting throughout the Americas
  • Demonstrated success as a change agent

Additional Preferred Competencies: 

  • Experience designing, developing and/or implementing ISO 22001 and ISO 45001 management systems
  • Experience in a large scale industrial kitchen / food processing plant
  • Professional Certification (CP-FS, FMSC, CSP etc.) from a nationally recognized organization
  • Master’s degree in Biology, Food Chemistry, EHS or related discipline

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Partner with Food Safety and Quality and EHS (FSQ/EHS) leadership throughout the Americas in developing and continuously improvement related management systems
  • Co-manage the Global Food Safety Council
  • Lead Continuous Improvement initiative regarding FSQ/EHS policies and programs and management systems
  • Manage budgetary responsibilities
  • Lead and manage professional staff of Food Safety professionals

The information listed above is a summary of the position and not a complete job description. Other competencies, skillsets, and experiences are needed. 

Response Instructions:
Qualified candidates can apply via our by clicking the "Apply for this job" link on this page. 

Due to candidate volume, we ask, no phone calls please, however if you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions in the US, please call 973-577-7575 

Consentium Search is a niche professional search and recruiting firm committed to sourcing and recruiting exceptional professionals for our corporate clients’ EHS jobs. 

Consentium Search is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Recruiting Firm. Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran candidates and all interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to submit their credentials.

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