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Regulatory Operations Analyst (Blended: Onsite & Remote)

Company: US Foods
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Community of Food People!THE COMPANY AND THE LEGAL TEAM:From the corner diner to the five-star steakhouse, US Foods (NYSE: USFD) has helped shape how people eat in America for more than five generations. The Company is one of the largest food services distributors in the United States, with a team of more than 26,000 people across the nation. With over 70 distribution centers, the Company serves independent and multi-unit food service operations including restaurants, healthcare, hospitality, government and education institutions and has a product lineup spanning more than 350,000 items. Based primarily in Rosemont, Illinois (a suburb of Chicago), the Company has four broadline regional hubs throughout the United States, in Chicago, Charlotte, Philadelphia, and Seattle (the "field" business), as well as over 70 Chef'Store-branded retail warehouse stores, primarily in the western United States. Finally, the Company operates Stockyards, Freshway and Save-On Seafood processing facilities for beef, produce and seafood.The Company's Senior Management Team is experienced, driven, decisive and committed to the core values of customer success, integrity, innovation and teamwork...and a passion for all things food. Learn more about the Company at Foods Legal Team is approximately 60 strong, including attorneys, paralegals, food safety and regulatory professionals and others. The legal team's mission is to advance business objectives through innovative legal partnerships. We are focused on building the team's reputation as a valued business partner by displaying leadership, arming our business partners with knowledge, creating brand ambassadors, and shifting the corporate mindset. We create value by identifying and acting on business opportunities, and lead the organization in identifying, anticipating and managing regulatory and business risks. We are a dynamic high-performing team and we are looking for new members who will bring excellent judgment, pragmatism, optimism, humility and a sense of humor to our mix.The Regulatory Operations Analyst will participate in the development and implementation of various food safety and quality policies and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory, legal and brand requirements. The role will provide technical support for food safety, quality and regulatory compliance to all Distribution Centers, participate in strategic projects supporting the Company's commitment to continuous improvement in the areas of food safety, quality and regulatory compliance, and provide support on a variety of food safety, quality and regulatory issues that arise from the day-to-day operations of a national food distribution and production business.**This role is Blended in Rosemont, IL. The work is a combination of onsite and remote as defined by the role segmentation.****Specific accountabilities and responsibilities are expected to include:**--- Maintain reports regarding compliance with company's food safety and quality policies and procedures and related regulatory requirements.--- Monitor and communicate safety alerts from regulatory agencies as needed.--- Interpret and analyze data from the field and 3rd parties and create ongoing reports regarding compliance with company's product safety and quality policies and procedures and related regulatory requirements.--- Identify trends in data to communicate to the business teams to support continuous improvement initiatives.--- Maintain dashboards to collect and track information relating to Recalls and other product safety and quality areas.--- Provide support for other product safety and quality programs and initiatives.--- Participate in the implementation of food safety and quality policies and procedures including standard operating procedures for distribution centers and transportation.--- Maintain and update SharePoint libraries and communications related to new and/or updated product safety and quality policies and procedures and related regulatory requirements.--- Prepare and evaluate monthly scorecard to review with related facilities, areas and regions.--- Provide support for other food safety and quality programs and initiatives.--- Support all aspects of product recalls and market withdrawals and other recovery processes (collectively "Recalls") for the enterprise, including communicating with business teams, suppliers and customers to obtain key product information; communicating Recall instructions to distribution centers, production facilities, retail locations, and customers; managing Recall service providers; monitoring and tracking all product recovery events; oversight of cost recovery efforts; provide regular reports and communications on product recoveries; serve as a point of contact for questions and problem-solving.--- Serve as a point of contact for all suppliers and customers regarding Recalls.--- Assist with maintaining databases and systems required for Recall notification and tracking process.--- Assist with review and approval of all internal and external notifications regarding Recalls.--- Assist with monitoring and tracking the actions of facilities to ensure compliance and verifying effectiveness of Recall process.--- Assist with all annual mock recalls and schedule for all divisions.**QUALIFICATIONS:****Education/Training:****Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, business or similar required.****Related Experience:****Minimum 3 to 5 years relevant experience in manufacturing, distribution, food safety, quality, or regulatory compliance.** **Experience with statistical process control or data analysis a plus.****Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:**--- Intermediate proficiency in Office 365, MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.--- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.--- Prior experience managing product recalls and/or demonstrated understanding of product safety, quality and regulatory matters are a plus.--- Works well under pressure, handles high stress situations and manages expedited timelines.--- Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, focuses on specific details but maintains perspective based on the organization's overall needs.--- A proactive, positive, energetic and enthusiastic approach to all tasks.--- Ability to be on call after hours as needed for urgent Recall issues.---Domestic travel - Minimal to none\#LI-BB1\#ZR\#ZC*****EOE** **Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual** **Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*****

Keywords: US Foods, Des Plaines , Regulatory Operations Analyst (Blended: Onsite & Remote), Professions , Des Plaines, Illinois

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