Food Specialist/Technologist

  • Inspire Brands
  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • May 24, 2023
Full time Other

Job Description

To execute and maintain a program designed to perform selected chemical and physical tests, and from the results, verify and document specification compliance for food products distributed to each restaurant of Inspire Brands. RESPONSIBILITIES Perform selected chemical and physical evaluations of food products at established frequencies, or as required Coordinate monthly sampling, preparation, delivery, and receipt of product (must be capable of lifting boxes up to 50 lbs. in weight). Communicate standards to designated distributors which will ensure that samples are obtained at proper frequencies and in proper condition Conduct formal product evaluation cuttings with key team members within the organization Perform statistical analyses on product testing results Prepare monthly reports of the results of analytical and evaluative work Inventory and order supplies for the QA Laboratory/Innovation Center Notify applicable QA Category Manager when results are unacceptable EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS Minimum 4 Year / Bachelors Degree B.S degree in Food Science or Chemistry, with coursework in Microbiology 3-10 years experience Preferred: 5 years of directly related work experience Coursework in Statistics REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES Requires knowledge of PC with word-processing, graphics, database, spreadsheet applications and Internet in a Windows environment Requires the ability to perform a variety of laboratory procedures of chemical and physical analyses Requires a thorough knowledge of statistics, and the ability to interpret and report the results Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills Must have project management skills, handling complexity and maintaining flexibility to departmental demands Requires team interaction skills Some travel required Inspire Brands is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes nearly 32,000 Arby's, Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dunkin', Jimmy John's, and SONIC Drive-In restaurants worldwide. We're made up of some of the world's most iconic restaurant brands, but we're much more than just a restaurant company. We're a team of hundreds of thousands who individually and collectively are changing the way people eat, drink and gather around the table. We know that food is much more than a staple-it's an experience. At Inspire, that's our purpose: to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences.