• Food Safety Manager

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/30/2018 4:22 PM)
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  • Job Description

    At Amazon.com, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

    We are looking for a Food Safety Manager to join our team.

    Our vision for Food Safety is to support Amazon’s mission of offering the widest selection of products available, while protecting customers from potential hazardous products. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Food Safety department, focusing on our private label foods. The position will be located in Seattle. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a highly visible space and be part of a vibrant and fast-growing company!

    As a high-level summary the deliverables are:
    • Manage safety aspects of Amazon private brands vitamins, dietary supplements, nutrition products, related categories.
    • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Vitamins, nutrition products, and Dietary supplements safety and compliance.
    • Review GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe), NDIN (New Dietary Ingredient Notification) and other related documents, and provide safety recommendations on new formulations.
    • Coordinate food safety and quality audits with manufacturing facilities including communication of audit process and scheduling.
    • Audit facilities against the Amazon Ingestible Audit Standard and 21 CFR 111.
    • Create audit reports and close out corrective action plans within agreed to timeframe
    • Refine audit process as needed.
    • Manage AER (Adverse Event Reporting) / SAER (Severe Adverse Event Reporting).
    • Attend first production runs to ensure product and process match what is defined in the technical product specification.
    • Manage 3rd party consultants as required.
    • Keep abreast of emerging issues in vitamins, supplements, and nutrition product categories and advise the business team of safety and quality changes relevant to these categories.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in food science, nutrition, microbiology or related field
    • 5 years of experience in vitamins, dietary supplements, or nutrition products manufacturing and/or auditing
    • Exceptional risk assessment skills (regulatory requirements, safety and quality risks)
    • Ability to work independently and autonomously
    • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting
    • Ability to travel 40% of the time

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s Degree or PhD in food science, nutrition, microbiology or related field.
    • In-depth knowledge of California Prop 65 regulation.
    • Experience as a vitamins, dietary supplements, or nutrition products facility QA manager, auditor or similar position.
    • Experience in writing self GRAS and NDIN documents.
    • Experience working with international suppliers.
    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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