Food/Retail Safety Specialist

POSITION SUMMARY:

 The Food/Retail Safety Specialist plays an imperative role in the development, monitoring and enhancement of third-party food safety assessments for AFCFC franchised operations.  Position entails management of third-party audit program: establishing guidelines and program standards, collaborating with third-party partners, directly coordinate with team counterparts in establishing trend analyses, conducting training sessions and creation and implementation of policies and procedures to drive improvement of the overall Food Safety and Quality systems.

 Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Collaborate with compliance team and cross-functional divisions with new program launches, program analysis and vendor support
  • Partner with program vendors routinely to drive program improvement and expansion
  • Develop and implement training programs associated with new policies and program changes
  • Draft and coordinate policy dissemination
  • Formulate trend analyses, identify gaps and develop viable action plans
  • Evaluate and update program rules, reference guidance, expansion opportunities
  • Perform verification activities with distinct focus on detail and quality improvement
  • Review and process vendor invoices

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BA/BS Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Food Science, Public Health, Microbiology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Quality Assurance, Public or Environmental Health with an emphasis in Food Protection
  • Working to proficient knowledge of 2017 FDA Retail Food Code
  • Fluent with HACCP
  • Professional, articulate and team oriented
  • Highly meticulous
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 25%
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Ability to adapt and excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and execute projects diligently
  • REHS, RS, or CP-FS Certification is desired

Employee Offered Benefits:

AFCFC’s benefits package includes group medical, dental, and vision health benefits, basic life and AD&D, flexible PTO, paid holiday, and 401k retirement plan with company match provision

Job Type: Full-time