Food Safety Coordinator (Oahu)

Jul 08 2021
Job Description

At HFA, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership. We are a locally-owned food distributor, in business over 19 years. We specialize in highly perishable foods sourced locally and from the West Coast. Throughout the Hawaiian Islands, we service grocers, clubs, convenience and independently owned stores. We offer free healthcare for our Team Members (and partial subsidy for family members).

The Food Safety Coordinator is part of the Safety & Quality Assurance Team and will execute work on behalf of the company safety programs. They will follow directives and implement the various health and safety guidelines that are mandated by federal and state entities, as well as the company as whole. They will also work with cross-departmental teams to ensure organizational goals met. Experience working in a matrix organization a plus.


  • Maintain records and training documentation including safety training, staff meetings, and safety audits.
  • Coordinate meetings as needed with the departments to discuss and report issues, concerns, and improvements to maintain the integrity of the food safety system.
  • Oversee the employee training processes to ensure the successful completion and implementation of all required trainings related to food safety.
  • Stay current on all regulatory updates and changes and communicating these changes to the Safety Dept.
  • Aid Supervisors and complete all forms relating to general food safety, corrective action, and departmental maintenance of the food safety programs.
  • Communicate and work with dept Supervisors to develop and maintain systems that promote quality.
  • Assist with safety committee meetings, activities, and maintain meeting minutes.

NOTE: General responsibilities listed are not intended to be all-inclusive. An employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization; these duties are considered marginal.


  • High School Diploma with relevant work experience
  • Experience and/or familiarity with basic food safety regulations (e.g. HACCP, GMP)
  • Experience and/or familiarity with OSHA regulations
  • Mid-level experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Food distribution or service industry experience a plus
  • Talent management system experience a plus
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Flexible work schedule (weekdays and weekends as needed)
  • Ability to travel to neighbor islands (as needed)


  • Competitive Pay
  • Free Healthcare
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid every Friday
  • Paid Time Off
  • On the Job Training
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts (e.g. Gym membership, Cellular service, Legal Assistance plan)

In case you were wondering, here’s a little bit about HFA:   We provide the staples (e.g., baked goods, fresh milk & eggs) and a variety of quality products to our customers throughout Hawaii - the leading clubs, grocers and retailers.  Join us if you like growth in a stable company working alongside happy, enthusiastic team members!