Job Description

Chartwells HE

At Chartwells Higher Education, people are at the core of our business. Together we build innovative food service concepts and serve fresh, local and nutritious meals at over 270 college campuses across the country. Twice named the Fastest Growing Brand by Nation’s Restaurant News, at Chartwells we take pride in creating opportunities for associates to grow their careers and achieve their development goals within the company.

 

Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

Job Summary

If you have a keen interest and experience in food safety and quality assurance standards, come join Chartwells at the prestigious Northwestern University.  Rated as a top global university, we are looking for motivated, people driven individuals who are trailblazers in their career. 

Working as the Food Safety and Quality Assurance Manager you will be directly responsibility for the overall operational safety in a college dining account and will be held accountable for the overall safety behaviors of the account. The manager operates the department in accordance with the approved safety standards, while providing the Client with a safety first facility, maintaining excellent relationships with employees, guests and Client as well as other departments within the operation. Food safety and workplace safety education will be provided throughout internal inspections so foodservice workers can understand the “whys” and help to build transferrable skills relative to safety culture that will help all adapt to the high standard that is set within Chartwells.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform unit level surveillance safety audits for multiple areas
  • Identify deficiencies and implement new strategies
  • Provide written feedback to unit managers regarding unit observations and findings during unit surveillance
  • Attend meetings, workshops and special events for safety issues
  • Lead and provide readiness for Health Division Food Service Inspections, 3rd party Food Safety Audits
  • Attend safety management team meetings and perform Safety Training
  • Attend meetings, workshops and special events for safety issues
  • Manages Food Allergen Compliance
  • Develop and deliver on-going maintenance of the Food Safety Plans
  • Assist unit managers with implementation of Compass safety Standards and Solutions
  • Lead QA Training with associates, and one-on-one with management involvement
  • Provide verification that the safety systems are working daily
  • Attend meetings, workshops and special events for safety issues
  • Serve as flexible safety specialists as first responders

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in food technology, food science, or related curriculum and/or experience required
  • At least 5 years of directly related experience required in Quality Assurance and Food Safety
  • Experienced in prepared foods manufacturing a plus
  • Prior compliance experience with all Health codes, maintain Health permitting and ServSafe Certifications including professional communication skills with all levels of associates and clients; able to train associates and managers; able to analyze problems and select appropriate solutions
  • Ability to maintain ServSafe Certification (90% or higher) (within 90 days as per Compass Standard)
  • Previous health permitting, QA and Safety Training experience  
  • Attention to detail and ability to help managers to find solutions
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, and professionalism
  • Strong data management, reporting, and writing skills
  • Strong understand of FSMA is a must
  • Proficient in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

Positions at this location require proof of COVID-19 vaccination, boosters, and/or regular COVID testing. Where permitted by law, applicants who are offered a position for this location may be asked about their vaccination status, which must meet minimum business requirements. All religious, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)

 

Associates at Chartwells Higher Ed are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1008412

Chartwells HE 

CINDY SCHOENFELD 

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