FreshRealm: The Power of Fresh Thinking
FreshRealm is a pioneering platform helping
to empower the food industry to deliver better solutions for their
customers who are redefining their relationship with food. Founded 3 years
ago with deep food and tech DNA, we got our start with substantial funding
and strategic partnership agreements from two well respected publicly
Our mission is to bring quality healthy, fresh food
to the masses in innovative ways that saves time and reduces waste. We do
this by offering a Retailer and Merchant delivered suite of solutions
including national prepped food supply, unique IP fulfillment and delivery,
curated in-store and at-home meal kits and an eCommerce
platform designed to turn any retail brand, category merchant, celebrity
chef or lifestyle tastemaker into a viable meal-kit business.
QUALITY ASSURANCE DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT : Partner with our suppliers,
internal and external partners to deliver outstanding food safety, quality,
and sanitation that creates a world-class, strategic point of difference
for FreshRealm and its partners.
Food Safety Specialist PURPOSE:
Work with suppliers to assure that all products
delivered to the Food Packers meet approved specifications. In addition,
work with suppliers to evaluate their food safety and food quality systems
to assure compliance with FreshRealm’s
requirements. Stay well-informed and support Operations to be pro-active on
public health issues to protect the brand.
Essential Functions: (the position exists to perform
- Manage all voluntary supplier
inspection programs. Review all results in a timely manner and based
upon the findings, provide immediate feedback and support to
- Communicate and track the
status for any suppliers or Food Packers that require corrective
action plans .
Initiate appropriate actions to ensure that progress
is made toward compliance with approved brand standards.
- Develop Best Practices to
- Provide input into the
content training materials for food packer. Provide additional
training as needed to managers in each food packer location to support
the delivery of Brand Protection.
- Establish baselines for
product quality and measure improvements through training and
implementation of systems to improve food quality.
- Manage the investigation and
resolution of all Non-conforming product complaints, Supplier
- Assist in handling Foodborne
Illness & Crisis Management for Foodborne Concerns.
- Assist with new product
development (Food Safety & Sanitation) as well as in the
development of detailed measurable specifications and product sampling
protocol to assure that all products entering FreshRealm
Food Packers meet critical quality requirements.
- Product Testing
- Product Evaluations *
Organizational Culture :
The Quality Assurance Department umbrellas all
concepts and therefore must think and act proactively in order to
adequately support the growth and continued success of FreshRealm.
By design, we need to have individuals on our support teams who are
self-motivated and who are comfortable and can thrive in an environment
that encourages self-direction and initiative.
- Must have exceptional problem
- Must be an innovative thinker
and flexible to change.
- Possess good written and oral
communications, facilitation and presentation skills.
- Must have functional skills
in Excel, Word and Outlook.
- Display superior organization
and time management skills.
- Must be able to interact
effectively with all levels of the organization.
- Excellent analytical and
decision making ability.
- Good working knowledge of
A minimum of 3 years and preferably 5+ years of
public health or quality assurance experience.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, Masters
degree a plus, in Public or Environmental Health or other closely related
Must be state or nationally registered as a
Registered Sanitarian (RS) or Registered Environmental Health Specialist
Job Type: Full-time
- Food Quality Assurance: 3
Required license or certification:
- Registered Sanitarian or REHS