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Director of Food Safety - El Segundo, CA




El Segundo

Quality Assurance


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Chef’d is looking for a Director of Food Safety to join our growing team in El Segundo, CA.  You will be the Chef’d food safety leader-- responsible for our overall food safety program, compliance with regulatory standards, driving food quality initiatives, and leading the QA, QC, and Sanitation teams at Chef’d.  You ensure our customers receive the safe, fresh, high quality food they’ve come to expect from Chef’d.


o    Implement and lead all food safety standards in Chef’d facilities and ensure proper protocols are being followed.

o    Continuous improvement of best practices/SOPs/GMPs to improve quality and food safety processes.

o    Manage HACCP food safety audits and programsManage all letters of guarantee.

o    Provide input on food safety issues to other teams and work with stakeholders on cross departmental initiatives.

o    Managed food safety teams across multiple locations.

o    Identify areas to develop and optimize quality and food safety programs across the company.

o    Gather data by developing new metrics and using the data to define ways to drive improvement.

o    Primary contact for food safety programs, research, sanitation practices, and regulatory compliance.

o    Act as food safety liaison to state and local regulatory agencies as well as identify where these needs exist in local, state and federal levelsImplement and maintain SQF program for certification.


o    Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Food Microbiology, Food Science, Quality Operations or related field

o    Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in food quality/safetyPrevious experience overseeing food safety programs in multiple sites

o    Expertise in food safety (Raw and ready-to-eat)

o    Excellent ability to analyze and assess risk

o    Current knowledge of regulatory government requirements (i.e. FDA, USDA, etc.) rules and regulations

o    Must have considerable knowledge of GMP’s, HACCP,  Seafood HACCP, FSMA, and SSOP as it applies to the food industry PCQI certification & SQF practitioner

o    Established reputation to liaise with government regulatory agencies and consumer associations 

o    Expertise in handling product recalls, and assisting with damage controlKnowledge of Quality Systems Standards

o    Come join the hungry folks at Chef’d and eat better!

Have you ever watched your favorite celebrity chef cook something amazing and thought, "I wish I could figure out how to make that,” Or read a recipe in the magazine and thought, "Who has the time to find all those ingredients?" Or taken that magical bite at a restaurant and thought, "I would kill to recreate this at home.” No worries - just one click and Chef'd has you covered! Chef'd is a Los Angeles based start-up focused on bringing professional cooking into the home through pre-proportioned, fresh, healthy, delicious-yet-easy to cook meal kits delivered right to your front door. Chef'd is a passionate group of hungry individuals spreading the joy of home cooked meals and we're looking for like-minded folks to join the cause. Come be a part of the fastest growing segment of the food industry and get on board the Chef'd rocket ship to the moon*. Chef'd-- Eat Better! 


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