Food Service Certification Associate

  • Location

    Des Plaines, United States

  • Sector:

    Other Area(s)

  • Contact:

    Yasmin Baig

  • Job ref:

    212

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-04-06

Food Service Certification Associate
Des Plaines, IL

Job Description

The Food Service Certification Associate will be working in the newly formed section of Food Service Certification within the Technical Department. This section will work with food service providers in a variety of industries to develop and maintain Halal food options at their food service locations. Examples include college campuses, airlines, hospitals, and hospitality companies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist development of food service certification programs and procedures
  • Manage certification workflow, working with clients and internal departments to ensure all steps in the certification process are being completed in a timely manner and all information and communication is well-documented and organized
  • Follow-up with clients on certificate renewals and invoices
  • Review and approve menus and labels
  • Communicate with food service suppliers and connect them with food service providers
  • Work with outside affiliated organizations such as Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in developing training and education for food service providers
  • Work with dieticians and nutritionists at food service sites

Job Requirements

  • Minimum BS degree in Food Science, Nutrition, or related field
  • Strong organizational skills and customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • General knowledge of food and food service industries is a plus
  • General knowledge of Halal food requirements is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to work well in a team as well as independently with minimum supervision