Food Services QA & Safety Coordinator - Oak Brook, IL



Intertek NA, Inc.


Oak Brook, IL 60523


USD 40,000.00 /year
10% Bonus


Full Time, Employee

Job Category:

Food Services/Hospitality


General/Other: Food Services

Relevant Work Experience:

1+ to 2 Years

Career Level:

Entry Level

Education Level:

Bachelor's Degree








Job Description

Food Services QA & Safety Coordinator

Intertek is a leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of global and local industries, employing over 20,000 people worldwide.  We have an excellent opportunity in our Oak Brook IL office for someone looking to build a career in the Food Quality field.

This individual will be responsible for assisting all aspects of the North America region Food Services program. Both existing client alliances and new client needs require this person maximize all prospects for account development.  Key duties include supporting the North America Food Services Director in food safety and innovation of services in support of all Intertek Americas food service and food product clients, handle incoming food leads, staying up-to-date on regulatory/certifications/standards, and communicating effectively with International counterparts.  In addition to a solid base of business acumen, this Coordinator will be required to facilitate strong, focused relationships with existing and new customers who are interested in producing high quality food products that are safe for the consumers’ use. 

The ideal candidate will be familiar with the entire scope of the food industry – ideally derived from experience within the field and/or within the foodservice/food retail equipment industry. 

Intertek offers a challenging opportunity to be involved in a breadth of development and marketing activities and to create programs and products and to gain exposure to many different markets.

Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Assist in QA / QC systems development and execution

·         Help coordinate Inspection and Testing coordination and support

·         Provide support for Consulting facilitation (find solutions) for:

-          Advisory services

-          Training/ teaching

-          Standards Development

-          Traceability

-          Risk Assessments

-          Research

-          Proactive product development

-          Food processing

·         Coordinate with other Intertek divisions’ food clients

·         Provide research and vision to support continuous improvement

·         Facilitate communication of food safety information to clients; client training and education on food safety policies and procedures

·         Gain familiarity with various quality improvement programs including Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), Sanitation Standard Operation Procedures (SSOP), Sanitation Performance Standards (SPS), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), OSHA, quality and food safety programs, employee ergonomics, continuous improvement programs, specification compliance, R&D, raw materials and finished products quality assurance programs, equipment and facility sanitation, good hygiene and housekeeping practices, pest control, and all other quality control and sanitation related programs.

Skills /Education Required:


  • BS in Microbiology, Food Science, Chemistry or Industrial Engineering (preferred programs) or certifiable career experience.
  • Some experience in Food Supply Chain management preferred.
  • Experience in food safety, food technologies, bill of materials, and production processes in the food industry.
  • Strong verbal and written skills are required.
  • Effectively utilize PC software including: MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), email, and other software packages.
  • Ability to use statistical process controls preferred.

Intertek offers an excellent salary and benefit package along with 401-K and 20 Paid Days off annually.  We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential.

If you are interested in this rewarding opportunity, please submit your resume with Salary History and expectations to   EOE






Intertek NA, Inc.




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