Food Safety & Quality Assurance Coordinator/Technician-
At Panda, we all
share a common mission: "Deliver exceptional Asian dining experiences by
building an organization where people are inspired to better their
lives." We invest in our people because great people run great
operations that will exceed our guests' expectations. Talk to any of our
associates and you will experience a culture dedicated to its mission and our
five fundamental values- Proactive, Respect/Win-Win, Growth, Great
Operations, and Giving.
Panda Restaurant Group includes the original Panda Inn fine dining
restaurants, Panda Express, our Gourmet Chinese food concept served in a fast
casual environment, and Hibachi San, our Japanese grill concept. The family
owned and operated company is still run by founders Andrew and Peggy Cherng.
Panda offers competitive benefits and rewarding opportunities, from
entry-level positions to management. We have restaurant positions available
nationwide and support center positions in Rosemead, CA. Come join the
nation's largest and fastest growing Asian restaurant company.
FSQA Coordinator position is responsible for overseeing the supply chain
audit schedule, managing the supplier approval timeline, managing the FSQA
database and reporting systems, and coordinating the documentation of
ingredient specifications. This position also supports in-store testing and
Product Development projects.
essential functions in this job description are not all-inclusive of this
job’s duties and responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is
• Oversees the
supply chain audit schedule, setting up the schedule and coordinating monthly
with the company’s audit consultants on conducting the audits according to
• Coordinates cross-functional team involving Product Development,
Purchasing, and FSQA to manage the supplier approval timeline. Ensures that
contracts, ingredient specifications, production, testing, and rollout are
conducted in accordance with the project timeline.
• Manages the FSQA database and reporting systems, incorporating audit
results and FSQA scorecard data.
• Coordinates with Purchasing, Product Development, and suppliers to ensure
that the ingredient specification documentation is completed on a timely
• Supports the Product Monitoring Program by ordering ingredients from store
or supplier, cooking the ingredient(s) in a store kitchen, and coordinating a
cross-functional meeting to determine if the ingredient meets company
standards. Measures and weighs ingredients to ensure they are in accordance
with company specifications.
• Supports in-store testing and special projects as needed. Travels to a
store to cook new products and surveys guests to obtain feedback on the new
• Supports GO 101/202 classes by conducting food safety audits and providing
feedback and coaching based on audit results.
• Provides administrative support to FSQA, coordinating meeting logistics and
maintaining needed supplies.
Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Food Science, Public Health,
Biology, Chemistry or related field
• Minimum one to two years of related industry experience
Organized efficient, good communication skills, highly independent
Successful completion of annual store training
Restaurant Group’s culture is strongly guided by our Mission and Values,
highlighted on the Panda websites. We recommend all interested candidates
become familiar with our Mission and Values, as well as the principals of The
Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey.
Panda Restaurant Group, Inc is an Equal Opportunity
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