Food Quality Assurance Analyst Job - Fort Lauderdale, FL
Job Number: 70838BR
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
PURPOSE OF THE
Ensure the highest levels of food safety
by continually improving the quality of KFC products sourced from regional
food suppliers and distributors, as well as, restaurant operations;
contribute to the continuous development of quality systems and
implementation of global brand standards.
Organizations Supported: KFC Latin
America and Caribbean (1000 restaurants, 39 markets).
External auditors: 10+
and continue to build 100% compliance to Yum! Quality Assurance (QA)
Food Safety program by ensuring franchise partners’ local practices and
suppliers are approved according to brand standards. Provide coaching
and food safety training when needed.
audits and follow up visits to suppliers in order to ensure the highest
levels of Food Safety and Quality are met locally in all vendors. Ensure
probation suppliers get re-audited within specified time and that
thorough action plans are in place to close non conformities. Coordinate
audits and local QA evaluation with franchise partners’ suppliers.
suppliers risk assessment based on QA program, guidelines and through
audit scores. Establish and follow actions plans with suppliers to
maintain high levels of food safety and increase quality.
the implementation of QA programs and develop specific programs when
necessary. Create and/or update all of the specifications for Yum! products and maintain the system with accurate
Supplier “Self Audits” for all local potential new vendors.
as the main QA point of contact for interaction with all vendors to
ensure best practices are shared and execute regional trainings to build
know how across the region.
up to date the StarNet system (Supplier
Management Website). Monitor with local QA Managers to ensure Specifications
and Quality Assurance Programs (QAP’s) are updated in the system for all
guidance on new product development projects regarding food safety for
all relevant new menu products. Ensure restaurant procedures developed for
new ingredients are safe.
microbiological tests and cutting reports sent by markets. Ensure
corrective actions are in place to amend any risk or gap.
Operations on Food Safety initiatives at restaurant level.
safety and quality data through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
regarding food products provided to our brand. Define and follow through
with the supplier on corrective action plans to amend any risk or
as an interface between franchise partners and the company in order to
resolve technical and daily quality complaints related to supplier.
Promptly address any food safety risk design flaw and redefine
procedures or product specifications as needed.
13. Performs other duties and
ad-hoc projects as required.
No direct reports; however, the person in this position will provide coaching
and support to market counterparts as well as suppliers and auditors.
LA&C FIT, Training and Operations Teams.
RSCS (Supply chain support)
Franchise Partners: QA, SCM, Operations
and General Management.
Vendors and 3rd party audit agencies
Local regulatory and health agencies, and
local food industry association forums, councils and committees.