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Food Safety & QA Analyst – Denver, CO
Chipotle Mexican Grill




Denver, Colorado 9999 - Wynkoop-(09999) - 1401 Wynkoop Street, Denver 80202

Food Safety & QA Analyst (17015604)


Working closely with team members, the Food Safety Quality Assurance Analyst will support the FSQA team by managing our Food Quality Reporting System tool (FQRS), customer questions related to quality and food safety, and customer incidents. In addition this candidate will collect, enter and analyze data, communicate with restaurants via email and phone, write project reports and developing tools and systems to continuously improve food safety and quality. In addition, will assist in the management of our suppler management program and associated documentation (FSQA documentation, Specification, etc.).


In addition to following Chipotle’s policies and procedures, principal responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

•Working with restaurants, customer service, distributors and suppliers in the investigation process of potential food safety and quality issues, obtain documents and technical data to determine the root cause of issues and implement corrective actions to resolve these issues permanently

•Collecting, analyzing, and acting upon data from our food quality reporting system tool, restaurant tests in addition to writing reports and summarizing findings

•Communicating via phone and email with restaurants to help investigate food quality issues and to collect feedback and data from food tests

•Monitoring the online Food Quality Reporting System including some weekends and holidays

•Continuously finding ways to improve our systems (FoodLogiq and others) and programs to assure we are serving the safest and highest quality food possible

•Collecting, entering and analyzing data, documents, and other Quality Assurance and Food Safety information into Supply Chain databases

The ideal candidate will:

•Embody our team and department core values which include Protecting our Customers, Develop our Employees and Strive for Continuous Improvement and our core values of Responsibility, Accountability, Collaboration, Integrity, Culture and Desire

•Have a B.S. in Food Science or related field or an equivalent in education and experience

•Have 1-3 years work experience in a Quality Assurance, Food Research & Development, Food Safety or Food Science

•Possess a strong understanding of Food Science principals and food preparation techniques

•Have a passion for food and be interested in a long-term career in Quality Assurance and/or Food Safety

•Be able to perform occasional QA and sensory evaluations on a variety of foods including highly spicy foods, animal proteins, and foods with potential allergens including but not limited to milk, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, fish, shellfish, wheat and gluten, sulfites, sesame seeds and mustard

•Be a responsible, directed, dependable, self-starter with a can-do attitude, boundless energy, curiosity, creativity and a thirst for constant improvement.

•Ability to make decisions and provide recommendations when appropriate

•Possess strong written and verbal communication skills

•Work well in a team environment

•Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

•Have the ability to execute food research and quality assurance projects

•Enjoys working within quality management systems and must be proficient in Microsoft office, SalesForce and other software necessary for data entry and reporting

•Be a critical thinker with strong analytical skills and the capability to collect and clearly analyze data and report research results

•Possess extraordinary organization skills and ability to prioritize projects

•Thrive in a fast-moving environment

•Able to occasionally travel for work, including air travel and able to drive own vehicle to Denver area restaurants, distribution centers and suppliers


Primary Location: Colorado - Denver - 9999 - Wynkoop-(09999)

Work Location:
9999 - Wynkoop-(09999)
1401 Wynkoop Street
Denver 80202

Job: Quality Assurance

Job Posting: Jun. 27, 2017

Job Number: 17015604


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