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Food Safety-Quality Assurance Technologist - College Point, NY 11356

Restaurant Depot

 

 

 

 

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Technologist

Job Position?Food Safety and Quality Assurance Technologist. This is a full-time position.

Who? Restaurant Depot is one of the largest wholesale distributors of food, equipment and supplies to restaurant owners and we have almost 100 stores across the nation

Our Motto?Good business begins with Food Safety

When?Available to work full time immediately

What are we looking for?Recent graduates in Food Science or a related field with knowledge of food safety, HACCP, food microbiology and food regulations

What does this role involve?Food testing, foreign supplier verifications, food imports safety and quality, private label brand quality assurance, food safety policies. More details can be found in the job description

Why Restaurant Depot?Ensuring we deliver safe and top quality food products to our customers in our top priority. If you are passionate for a career in food safety and quality, Restaurant Depot is perfect for you and your career aspirations. We have almost a 100 stores across the nation and are continuously growing.With this comes an increased responsibility of ensuring uniform and continuous food safety and quality

Where are we located?College Point, Queens, NY - East coast corporate headquarters

Contact?Come join us in our industry recognized food safety and quality assurance ventures. Send your resume and contact information to Gene Casazza and/or Angela Benton

  • Gene Casazza: gcasazza@jetrord.com
  • Angela Benton: abenton@jetrord.com

 

Food Safety and Quality Assurance Technologist Ė Job Description

At Restaurant Depot good business begins with food safety. We are one of the largest wholesale distributors of food, equipment and supplies to restaurant owners and have almost 100 stores across the nation. We are growing very fast and with our growing customer demand, reputation, food products, food imports and private label products, comes a growing responsibility to ensure top quality and safe products for our customers. The Food Safety and Quality Assurance Technologist will provide technical expertise and leadership for Restaurant Depotís Food Safety and Quality Assurance Program. Located at our New York corporate office in College Point, Queens, you will focus on quality and food safety of imports, quality assurance of our private label brands, foreign supplier verification and product testing. Come join us in our industry recognized food safety and quality assurance ventures.

Role objectives:

  • Work with third party laboratories to test imported food products and ensure food safety and quality
  • Analyzing and reporting of test results from product testing
  • Monitoring of the Food Safety Modernization Act regulations and identifying effective implementation of regulations pertaining to Restaurant Depot
  • Quality Assurance of private label brands. This involves comparing product specifications for private label products and ensuring products have good quality standards.
  • Meeting with suppliers and buyers to discuss food quality and safety requirements.
  • Creation of Restaurant Depot specifications for all private label products as a standard for all existing and new suppliers to follow thereby ensuring safe and high quality products
  • Creation of company policies pertaining to imports, implementation of FSMA regulations, store HACCP and food safety
  • Promotion and development of our Keep it Kool Program
  • Work with regulatory officials (FDA, USDA) to make sure the company food safety and quality policies are in line with regulatory requirements
  • Review and update of the annual Quality Assurance Program binder for the stores with the corporate food safety/HACCP team
  • Assisting our stores with any food safety and quality concerns or issues
  • Assisting with managing product recalls in the stores
  • Attending relevant conferences and seminars to keep in line with current developments in food safety and quality both in industry and regulatory
  • Membership and participation in industry recognized food safety organizations

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelorís degree in Food Science or related field
  • Knowledge and understanding of food safety, HACCP, food microbiology and food regulations
  • Strong communication and written skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams
  • Focused and detail-oriented
  • HACCP certified/ability to obtain HACCP certification on the job
  • Preferred: Masterís degree in Food Science or related field
  • Preferred: Relevant work experience in a role of food safety/quality assurance


Brand: Restaurant Depot
Address: 133-11 20th Ave College Point, NY - 11356
Property Description: 590 - RD EAST COAST CORP. OFFICE
Property Number: 590

 

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