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Food Safety Program Consultant – Steritech – Atlanta, GA




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Food Safety Program Consultant




The Food Safety Program Consultant (PC) is a position on the Brand Standards team reporting to the Food Safety Program Manager within the Steritech Institute. This position is a full-time resource dedicated to a specific multi-state restaurant client.


The primary responsibilities of the PC are to provide to support the client's internal food safety team and restaurant operators related to the Steritech food safety assessment program and regulatory interactions. The PC will work closely with the Steritech Technical Standards Consultant (TSC) on form design and data analysis.


Secondary responsibilities include technical support of the account to support the TSC, such as compiling and performing basic statistical analysis on food safety assessment data.


The PC must possess an in-depth understanding of client-specific food safety policies and procedures, Steritech assessment processes and protocols, as well as the underlying government regulations and industry best practices.


This position is primarily based at the client's corporate office with allowance to work from home up to 25% of the time, and requires 10 to 20% overnight travel, including to new market areas, innovation project sites and at-risk restaurant locations.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 


  • Provide regular feedback on progress of the food safety assessment program to leadership of both Steritech and client.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests for guidance from the client regarding the food safety assessment program.
  • Respond to food safety-related inquiries from restaurant operators and recommend solutions.
  • Act as liaison between client's Food Safety and Training teams to ensure alignment.
  • Conduct projects as requested by client, providing accurate information and actionable deliverables within the established timelines, including but not limited to:
    • Prepare documentation and review data for food safety evaluations conducted at mobile kitchens and make recommendations to the client.
    • Periodically recommend adjustments to food safety assessment program to reduce food safety risk.
    • Draft and recommend best practices documents and teaching tools to assist restaurant operators with food safety improvements.
  • Perform coaching assessments on occasion for restaurants with special needs and for select grand openings.
  • Participate in the client's food safety-related training sessions.
  • Establish and maintain effective professional and consultative relationships at all levels throughout assigned client organization.
  • Maintain an outstanding level of client satisfaction.




The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or background required. 


·         Excellent communication skills in English, both written and spoken.

·         Proven ability to lead discussions both in person and over the phone.

·         Two years of work experience in the food industry.

·         Ability to maintain a friendly, positive, professional and customer service-oriented approach while working with all stakeholders.

·         Proven skills in planning, organizing, and problem solving.

·         Strong attention to detail and a drive to deliver measurable results.

·         Ability to prioritize and multitask.

·         Ability to work independently or with others in a flexible team environment.

  • Successfully complete Steritech's auditor training program including ServSafe certification, complete Steritech Specialist field certification, and pass the Steritech General Skills Exam.

·         Hold a CP-FS certification from NEHA or achieve it within one year of hire.

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint.)

·         Must be able to perform the essential duties of this position.



·         Bachelor’s Degree

·         Two years of restaurant management or restaurant training experience.

·         Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel including writing formulas, creating pivot tables and writing macros.

·         Skills in statistical analysis.

·         Proficiency in root cause analysis.

·         Prior experience performing field assessments.

·         Prior experience in corporate training.



Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use of keyboarding – possessing the dexterity to be able to operate a keyboard and mouse; talk and hear.  There is no lifting requirement associated with this position.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to view written correspondence, spreadsheets, and data via paper sources or electronic sources. 
  • Equipment Used: Telephone. (Cell Phone), Personal computer. (Laptop) and other general office equipment
  • Travel requirement: 10%


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