Food Safety & Quality Manager at Hungryroot (Indianapolis, IN)

| Indianapolis, IN
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Who We Are

Hungryroot is the all-in-one recipe and grocery service. We're here to help people feel their best and make grocery shopping, cooking, and enjoying healthy food easier than ever. So, we're creating the first-of-its-kind food experience that puts people (and the planet) first, built for busy lives and individual needs. This position is based on-site at our Indianapolis fulfillment center.

What You’ll Do

Hungryroot is looking for a Food Safety and Quality Manager to join their growing Operations Team. This individual will be directly responsible for the company’s corporate and satellite food safety and quality programs. This role will partner with other team members to ensure the company and its Fulfillment Centers meet all internal and government food safety, regulatory and quality standards. The food safety and quality manager will communicate regularly to the broader team on product and process status’ and risks.  

To be successful in this role, this person will need to drive continuous improvement to the company’s operational metrics and ensure safe food at the highest quality is delivered to all customers. The ideal candidate will have experience evaluating the quality of fresh produce. This role will report directly to the VP of Technical Services.

How You’ll Make an Impact
  • Management of food safety and quality programs and SOPs  [Create documentation and training as applicable]
  • Management of vendor on-boarding food safety and quality documentation
  • Investigation of quality concerns and customer complaints with root cause analysis and corrective action documented
  • Documentation of product food safety risk assessments
  • Perform food safety audits at different facilities [some travel required]
  • Product Inspections and evaluations
  • Fresh produce quality program management
  • Proactively identify opportunities for continuous improvement and manage quality initiatives with cross functional partners.   
Why We Need You
  • Minimum of 3 years working in Food Safety and Quality in manufacturing, fulfillment center or warehouse
  • Travel required - about 15%
  • Strong Knowledge of Food Safety (HACCP certified, FSMA- PCQI, GMPs, SQF)
  • USDA and FDA product experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Suite, Airtable and Netsuite experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science or a related field
Perks & Benefits 
  • Competitive compensation + comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Monthly Hungryroot credit
  • 401k
  • Commuter benefits 
  • A working environment filled with passionate, happy, smart people!

Hungryroot is built on the values of being proactive, positive, and transparent in all that we do. Our mission to help make healthy eating easy, accessible, and joyful is better served by a diverse workplace.

We are a proud Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building an inclusive workplace. We have zero-tolerance for harassment or discrimination. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

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An Insider's view of Hungryroot

What projects are you most excited about?

The most revolutionary & challenging project is our new data and machine learning infrastructure that will allow us to be the AI pioneer in the culinary/food space. Our goal is to remove *all* the tedium and frustration out of routine grocery shopping and meal planning, leaving only the excitement of preparation and enjoyment of healthy eating.

Dave Kong


How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I'm so grateful for the opportunity I've had to learn and grow with Hungryroot! I was encouraged to explore areas of the business where I could make the most impact until I came to lead the creative team. I've become a more strategic designer and leader, all while helping people live healthier lives!

Lisa Zagari

Creative Director

What is your vision for the company?

To create the easiest way to shop and eat healthy. As the first online grocer built for customers and their individual needs, Hungryroot is redefining grocery shopping through personalization and artificial intelligence. We’re helping people save time, reduce food waste, and discover delicious food so they can feel great and live better lives.

Ben McKean


What are Hungryroot Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Financial & Retirement
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Company-sponsored happy hours
Pet friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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