This growing, high-quality restaurant group has an immediate need for an outstanding Food Safety Manager to join the team in NYC. The primary responsibility of the Food Safety Manager is to ensure that all food complies with the mission statement, the law and food safety requirements through establishing, maintaining, reviewing and continuously improving all systems, processes, and standards required for food safety and due diligence. Additional responsibilities with this cutting edge group include ensuring the successful launch of new food and beverage products from a quality assurance perspective such as managing the recipe standards system so that all ingredients have up to date specifications which are easily accessible. Managing the running of shelf life trials and the ongoing shelf life process. Managing supplier performance, both standards and quality related. Supporting customer services with nutritional and other customer queries. Remaining up to date with legal changes affecting the restaurants and manage the flow of that information into the business, ensuring that the company complies within the relevant timescales.
-3+ years experience within the Food Safety/Quality Assurance field required
-Food technology or equivalent qualification and experience in the field
-Passion for all things testing and evaluation-related.
-An inspirational leader and the ability to mentor
-Preference for a level of nutritional training/professional certification
-Fresh, organic food experience essential.
-Effective organizational and planning skills
-Strong communication skills, both spoken and written
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite