City Shanghai

Function Name FOOD SAFETY

Employee Type Permanent/Regular

Years of Experience Required 5-10 Years

Business Format Support Center (Home Office)

Education Level Required Undergraduate

Job Description


  1. Set up management objectives and plans for supply food safety.
  2. Provide inputs to formulate food safety strategy based on risk assessment.  Develop and manage food safety programs to execute strategies in:
    1. Product Design Hazard Analysis (PDHA), Food Fraud, Allergen, etc.
    2. Food specification and label review, food product recall and withdrawal
    3. Supplier audits and Corrective Actions and Preventive Actions
    4. Food Testing and training
  3. Provide guidance to Merchandise regarding supplier and product specific regulatory compliance
  4. Facilitate crisis/exception management.  Develop new processes and enhancing existing processes to manage risks. 
  5. Conduct analysis of new/updated regulations and implement food safety plans to ensure compliance;
  6. Provide reports and scorecards and coordinate with Compliance functions. 
  7. Conduct gap identifications such as risk assessment, strategy development and other activities.
  8. Provide and support the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identify business needs; determine and carry out necessary processes and practices; monitor progress and results; recognize and capitalize on improvement opportunities; and adapt to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
  9. Drive the tech alignment to build the automation solutions in supporting the food safety management.
Organizational building, people development, and build a high performance team with clear direction and KPIs

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in microbiology, chemistry, food science, or food safety related field required.
  2. Possess strong knowledge in food safety systems/manufacturing processes (Codex, GFSI, FSMA, etc.) and advanced HACCP knowledge
  3. Minimum 10 years of experience in Food Safety/Quality Assurance with food processor
  4. Plant level food safety and sanitation experience is desired
  5. Prior experience in various food products processing and food safe production is required.
  6. Understands food safety regulatory requirements and safe food scientific practices and is capable of applying these practices in different types of food products.
  7. Keeps abreast with current food safety technology to develop performance standards for manufacturing preventive controls.
  8. Effective written and verbal communication skills with cross functional teams and management.
2. At least 108-10 years working experience in food industry, preferably in food safety management of China retail industry
3. certification: GMP, HACCP, GFSI

Company Summary

Save Money. Live Better.
About Walmart Inc.

Walmart Inc. was founded by American retail legend Mr. Sam Walton in Arkansas in 1962. Over the past 50 years, the company has served customers and is now the world’s largest private employer and retailer. Walmart was ranked on the top of the Fortune 500 list several times and is among the most recognized global brands. 

Walmart Inc. helps people around the world save money and live better – anytime and anywhere – in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 265 million customers and members visit our more than 11,500 stores under 56 banners in 27 countries and eCommerce websites. With fiscal year 2020 revenue of $524.0 billion, Walmart employs over 2.2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity.

As an omni-channel retailer, Walmart announced plans to change the company’s legal name from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. to Walmart Inc. effective Feb. 1, 2018. The name change chiefly demonstrates the company’s growing emphasis on serving customers seamlessly however they want to shop: in stores, online, on their mobile device, or through pickup and delivery.

In China, as elsewhere, we follow Walmart core values of “Service to the customer”, “Respect for the individual”, “Strive for excellence” and “Act with integrity”, and stick to the Walmart tradition of building our business one store and one customer at a time, so as to fulfill our core mission, and continue to make a difference in the lives of our customers, members and associates.

About Walmart China

China is a market with a vast number of opportunities. We are fully confident about the prospects of the Chinese economy and the Chinese market. Walmart entered the Chinese market and opened its first Walmart store and Sam’s Club in Shenzhen in 1996.

Currently, Walmart operates different formats and banners in China including Walmart store and Sam’s Club. Walmart now has been operating over 400 retail units covering more than 170 cities nationwide; as well as running 22 distribution centers. Walmart China’s omni-channel retail strategy focuses on customer experience to offer customers and members easier shopping solutions anytime, anywhere in the way they like through accelerated digitalization and scale-up of retail innovation and integration of stores, clubs with multiple ecommerce channels. At the same time, the China ecommerce team continues to seek collaboration in multiple areas to expand the landscape of integration and build a win-win omni-channel retail ecosystem to help people save money and time and live better.

Walmart is committed to local talent development and diversity, especially the cultivation and full utilization of female staff and executives. 99.9% of Walmart China associates are Chinese nationals. All of Walmart China’s store managers are Chinese. Furthermore, around 65% of Walmart China associates are female and nearly 50% of above-director level associates are female. In 2009, the company established the “Walmart China Women’s Leadership Development Commission” for driving women’s career development.

Walmart will continue to make long-term investment in China and develop both online and offline to provide customers with even better services. Meanwhile, Walmart will continue to upgrade existing stores, invest in food safety and build on strong partnerships with our Chinese suppliers. Walmart expects to create more jobs, makes joint development with Chinese economy and become a trusted corporate citizen in China.