Senior Quality and Food Safety Specialist

Location: Healdsburg, CA, US

Date: Jul 14, 2022

Company: E. & J. Gallo

Why Gallo?

With a global portfolio of over 100 unique wine and spirits brands, we are the largest family-owned winery in the world. Apply Today! Our Brands. Your Future.

As a regional member of the E. & J. Gallo Product Integrity group supporting the Central and North Coast, this position is responsible for establishing Quality and Food Safety programs/standards, as well as providing area leadership for center-led quality and food safety improvement projects which help to ensure facilities and processes meet documented company standards. 

What you’ll do: 

  •     Leads cross-functional efforts to determine root cause and corrective actions for quality or food safety related issues, in cooperation with the Product Incident Process to drive enterprise continuous improvement.
  •     Envisions projects and initiatives to enhance standards that will improve quality and food safety programs.
  •     Provides subject matter expert support for HACCP and food safety programs across the enterprise.
  •     Oversees the development of pre-requisite programs required to comply with food safety certification at all applicable Gallo facilities and supports with similar functions at targeted co-manufacturers and suppliers.
  •     Responsible for approval of product contact materials including packaging, product transport and processing equipment to assure compliance with applicable regulations.

What You Need 

  • Master’s degree plus 5 years of quality assurance, production/operations, food/beverage sanitation 
    experience; or Bachelor’s degree plus 7 years of production/operations, food/beverage sanitation, or quality 
    assurance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; or High School Diploma or State-issued equivalency certificate plus 11 years of production/operations, food/beverage sanitation, or quality assurance experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility

What Will Set You Apart 

  •     Bachelor of Science degree in in a Natural Science discipline plus 9 years of food/beverage sanitation experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility; OR Master's of Science degree in a Natural Science discipline plus 7 years of food/beverage sanitation experience reflecting increasing levels of responsibility.

Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position now or in the future. 
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Requisition ID: 94814 



Gallo is an Equal Employment opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, traits historically associated with race, including but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles (such as braids, locks, and twists), color, national origin, ancestry, creed, religion, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition as defined by applicable state law (including cancer and predisposing genetic characteristics in California), genetic information, marital status, familial status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation (actual or perceived), transgender status, sex stereotyping, age, military or veteran status, domestic violence or sexual assault victim status, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 


We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Gallo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process.
If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at 209.341.7000.

Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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