Industry - Accounting Auditing, Bookkeeping, Industry - Quality Assurance, Food Safety & HACCP
4 Year Degree
Manages and assists in the development of the Wendy's QA programs regarding food safety, quality, sanitation, production, and animal welfare of multiple major products and other assigned minor products in accordance with the departmental plan of action. This position manages Wendy's Chicken Quality and Food Safety and requires experience in the poultry industry. Manages all aspects of assigned products and their corresponding suppliers' compliance including auditing, product evaluation, lab testing, data management and other necessary management tools. Manages supplier compliance to the quality and food safety standards and specifications set forth by the Wendy's Brand.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
-Develops, updates, and implements the programs, procedures, and actions necessary to effectively monitor and maintain compliance with food safety and quality specifications of multiple major products and other assigned minor products. Provides technical support to Wendy's franchise and company store operations. -Oversees the scheduling and conduction of audits of food processors to ensure attainment of the departmental plan of action and compliance with company specifications and standards concerning food safety, quality, sanitation, production, and animal welfare. Ensures completion of annual third party audits of assigned product suppliers. -Responsible for cross-functional communication and assistance: Assists other departments (R&D, QSCC, Operations) with new / improved product development, second sourcing, and quality issues with assigned menu items. -Coordinates and oversees laboratory testing and data management of assigned food products at external laboratories and suppliers to ensure the sampling / testing frequency and compliance standards outlined in the departmental plan of action are met. Manages specifications and lab evaluation procedures for assigned products. -Develops solutions and provides recommendations to suppliers and / or Wendy's QA personnel for corrective actions for deficiencies and/or areas of non-compliance related to assigned menu items.
This position will be based at The Wendy's Company headquarters in Dublin, a suburb of Columbus, OH. The Wendy's Company is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the U.S. and 25 other countries and U.S. territories worldwide. Not familiar with Columbus? Visit www.liveworkplaycolumbus.com
Bachelor's Degree: Food Science, Meat Science, Microbiology or related field. -Experience in the poultry industry is a requisite. -Knowledge of food science, HACCP, food processing technology, equipment, microbiology. -Minimum five years work experience in food processing QA or Operations. -Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. -Strong computer skills and knowledge of statistical analysis - statistical process control.
The Wendy’s Company (NASDAQ: WEN) is the world’s third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy’s system includes more than 6,500 franchise and company restaurants in the U.S. and 29 other countries and U.S. territories worldwide. To learn more about the brand, visit our website: www.wendys.com.
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. Formed from the 2015 merger of the American Meat Institute (NAMI) and North American Meat Association (NAMA), the Institute has a rich, century-long history and provides essential member services including legislative, regulatory, scientific, international and public affairs representation. NAMI's mission is to shape a public policy environment in which the meat and poultry industry can produce wholesome products safely, efficiently and profitably. Together, the Instituteâ€™s members produce the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb and poultry and the equipment, ingredients and services needed for the highest quality products.
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