Thursday , March 23 2023

Chipotle Hiring – Regional Restaurant Food Safety Manager

Website Chipotle Mexican Grill

Job Description:

The Restaurant Food Safety Manager will support our Operations region (and Food Safety team) to ensure we deliver World Class Food Safety. Specific areas of responsibility include: crisis management, third-party food safety audits, health department relations, pest program management, and handling escalated issues from the Restaurant Safety Phone Support Hotline related to restaurant emergencies. Partners closely with cross-functional teams to ensure compliance of food safety through collaboration with the restaurant training team, enterprise compliance, and legal. The Regional Restaurant Food Safety Manager is responsible for ensuring we are executing on our food safety standards and protocols.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop relationships with health departments in the region; keep current on changes in regulations and standards and communicate those to restaurants, training as needed.
  • Follow up on issues identified in health inspections to ensure they are remediated and test for recurrence.
  • Facilitates partnership of restaurant support teams and operations to resolve pest infestations.
  • Determines when to close a restaurant due to the severity of activity through analysis of monthly service reports for the restaurants in their region and respond to findings with a recommended resolution.
  • Contribute relevant communications content including the weekly Field Leader communications, to promote and ensure Food Safety compliance.
  • Manage response to health department closures, fines, and other penalties. Facilitate partnership of restaurant support teams and operational leadership to resolve issues identified by health departments.
  • Serve as Food Safety subject matter expert supporting ETD and FL teams across assigned regions providing guidance and coaching on Food Safety programs and issues.
  • Analyze food safety data and trends to proactively improve food safety performance and procedures. Leverage our risk-based food safety model to provide solutions and facilitate restaurant improvement.
  • Respond to quarterly inspection reports. Monitor reports for high-risk findings and dispatch field support to restaurants that need immediate support.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to train and provide corrective actions with cross functional partners.
  • Ability to approach and solve problems in a logical and organized manner.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to travel (up to 60%) and be on call after business hours.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to lead and teach a group about food safety.
  • Ability to plan travel, manage workload, and prioritize tasks while working remotely with cross-functional leaders.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience working with pest management vendors and implementing systems for risk mitigation.
  • B.S. in General Science, Food Science and Technology, Human Nutrition, Hospitality Management, or Business Administration
  • Excellent phone etiquette.
  • Preferred Knowledge of food safety regulations and the FDA Food Code, perhaps as a food safety auditor.
  • CP-FS and REHS/RS Manger Level ServSafe Certification, HACCP Certification and Allergen Certification
  • 5-8 years of experience in Food Safety, Microbiology, Chemistry, Restaurant Operations and/or Pest Management

Job Details:

Company: Chipotle Mexican Grill

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Chicago, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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