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Certified Food Safety Manager - South Plainfield, NJ 07080



Chick-fil-A South Plainfield




From $18 an hour - Full-time

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From $18 an hour

Job Type



  • High school or equivalent (Required)
  • Restaurant Experience: 2 years (Required)
  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Driver's License (Required)
  • ServSafe (Required)


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Employee discount

Flexible schedule

Health insurance

Meals & incidentals stipend

Opportunities for advancement

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Full Job Description

Certified Food Safety Leader

Chick-fil-A South Plainfield

4801 Stelton Rd. South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Starting at $18.00/hr

We Offer:

  • Employee meal stipend
  • College scholarships up to $2,500 per year (up to 4 years)
  • Professional development and Growth opportunities
  • Fun hard-working environment
  • Work for Independent Operator whose invested in your success
  • Opportunities for advancement and training
  • We love to promote from within
  • Discounts to Restaurants, Stores, Theme Parks, Gyms, Theaters, Hotels, Sporting Events, etc.
  • Requires 23-year commitment
  • Sundays Off

Your role on our team:

At Chick-fil-A South Plainfield, the Food Safety manager serves as a member of the kitchen leadership Team. This position focuses on the preparation, handling, and storage of food in such a manner to prevent any food related illnesses, maintaining the cleanliness of the restaurant at all times, and ensuring all Chick-fil-A food is meeting quality requirements. Using prescribed systems and protocols, the food safety & quality specialist will use @CFA standard operating procedures, the Jolt system, and routine processes aimed at reducing and eliminating food related health hazards. The purpose of this position is to protect and safeguard the health of everyone who consumes the food.

Key Outcomes:

How do we measure what great performance looks like?

  • Safe Daily Criticals completion 100% at least 4x per day (Morning, Before Lunch, Before Dinner, After Dinner)
  • Food Safety Score: no immediates/ high violations, no more than 2 combined medium or low violations
  • eFSA (Self Select) completed weekly & key outcomes fixed and addressed with the team
  • Create a team of food safety pros that can act as trainers for their areas
  • Review the data our Market Food Safety Specialist presents and correct the behaviors to improve the score each time
  • Walk with the Health Inspector & Safe representative to achieve 100% score
  • Develop a food safety inspection ready restaurant All day, every day
  • Complete 100% of the eRQAs on a weekly basis

Responsibilities Include:

What responsibilities and leading disciplines will drive the Key Outcomes (listed above)?

  • Coordinate and consult with local food regulatory bodies with respect to food safety and hygiene
  • Educate and train team members on health guidelines, food safety policies, and health codes
  • Study product and food formulations and preparation procedure to identify health hazards and points of concern
  • Develop constructive and corrective strategies to address red flagged areas in food preparation
  • Observe employees and daily procedures to assure quality control standards are met Conduct unannounced internal self-assessments (audits) for the restaurant to ensure processes are being followed
  • Assess restaurant food safety practices based on guidelines and policies. Accordingly suggest corrections for improving a poor assessment.
  • Determine if business is complying with regulations and policies regarding food safety & quality procedures
  • Look for visible and physical evidence of pests and small animals that could cause contamination in the food preparation area
  • Constantly update your knowledge and information on food safety by researching and studying for new methods of food safety and create systems to implement new procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 Year Higher Education Degree or equivalent
  • 2-3 years of leadership experience leading kitchen (10-20 people working at any given time)
  • Available to work 2 evenings per week and 3 Saturdays a month, 40-50 hours a week
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

* The person applying for this position must have good communication skills. You must be a minimum age of 18+ years old for this job.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:

All team members are required to wear a mask, and gloves and wash their hands regularly. Common surfaces are sanitized regularly.


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Restaurant Experience: 2 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)
  • ServSafe (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Required)
  • Day Shift (Required)

Work Location: One location


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