Food & Nutrition Job Description

Food & Nutrition Job Description

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Food & nutrition provides technical expertise and support to the field on projects designed to improve our food quality, food safety and sanitation.

Food & Nutrition Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recommends modifications and/ or changes to recipes or production work flows
Responsible for the oversight, management, and smooth operation of respective section by monitoring employee performance, controlling man hours, coordinating schedules, and monitoring food quality and safety at all points of service
Develops and implements section workflows, employee schedules, daily work assignments and contingency plans for staff shortages
Responsible for assessing, maintaining, demonstrating, and continuously improving the competency of all staff members
Monitors employee work performance for areas of unsurpassed excellence and effectively utilizes the discipline process according to a culture of responsibility by engaging in thorough fact finding, problem identification, and appropriate action and follow up
Prepares employee performance reviews which reflect careful analysis of employee strengths and developmental areas
Maintains documentation of all work performance issues, employee discussions, meeting attendance, Kronos exception sheet records, and reviews payroll for violations of the time keeping policy
Identifies performance improvement opportunities and participates in evaluation to improve service
Develops strategies to improve patient, employee , and customer satisfaction
Maintains fiscal accountability for section

Food & Nutrition Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Food & Nutrition

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FH, ACF, CSNM, CDM, BLS

Education for Food & Nutrition

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the food & nutrition job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Education, Management, Food and Nutrition, Culinary, Hospitality, Graduate, Food Service management, Culinary Arts

Skills for Food & Nutrition

Desired skills for food & nutrition include:

Food and catering trends with a focus on quality
Food cost controls
Food safety and sanitation regulations
P&L accountability and contract-managed service experience is desirable
Food ordering
Basic principles of nutrition as related to modified diets
Computer and internet

Desired experience for food & nutrition includes:

Ability to direct work flow while maintaining open communication with work team
Able to maintain a mature problem solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflict, hazardous conditions, hostility or multiple time demands
Ability to effectively coach and train staff
Knowledge and ability to effectively use computers, email, WORD, and EXCEL and develop and maintain spreadsheets
Demonstrated knowledge and concepts of food sciences including recipe development, food safety and product quality standards
Operates and maintains all CBORD activities as they relates to purchasing and purchase order activities, inventory, menu selections, point of sale activities (cafeteria) and printing of reports for various usages

Food & Nutrition Examples


Food & Nutrition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a food & nutrition. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for food & nutrition
  • Assumes total responsibility for section in the absence of Purchasing Agent, Operations Manager, or Associate Director
  • The FNS supervisor position is a working position
  • Working with senior members of the editorial team to develop superb content on food, nutrition, and other health-related subjects
  • Generating compelling ideas and shaping them to meet readers’ needs
  • Upholding the highest editorial standards
  • Follow proper food preparation and storage to assure regulatory compliance, quality food outcome and food safety
  • Demonstrate knowledge and ability to follow basic therapeutic diets
  • Serve as the R&D Process Subject Matter Expert on product development, novel ingredients and functionality w.r.t
  • Provides advanced administrative support to a department or function
  • Maintains technical and nontechnical documentation
Qualifications for food & nutrition
  • Associates degree in Food and Nutrition required, Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition preferred
  • Knowledge of foodservice systems and equipment
  • Knowledge of management principles and employee relations
  • Knowledge of nutrition principles and food safety
  • Bachelor Degree in nutrition preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of food management experience ina healthcare environment

Food & Nutrition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a food & nutrition. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for food & nutrition
  • May prepare, submit, track, index and archive paper and electronic submissions, inlcuding information, amendments, annual reports, general correspondence and promotional materials
  • Responsible for filing and distributing electronic submissions to FDA
  • Writing and reviewing substantive sections of proposals providing input to budgets and other facets of proposals /pursuing new business opportunities through networking and other avenues
  • Prepares / reviews accurate and timely financial reports inclusive of but not limited to event costing, safe / cash handling procedures, inventory extensions, usage reports, IOI preparations, and benchmarking
  • Implements and complies with all organizational / departmental policies and procedures to meet The Joint Commission, Department of Health, and other regulatory agencies requirements
  • Participates in staff selection, orientation, training, and performance evaluations to assess competency and to provide the opportunity for personal / professional development with a hospitality focus
  • Provides all facets of special event planning and interacts positively and collaboratively with clients, vendors, and other sub-units / departments to foster effective partnerships and deliver desirable outcomes
  • Maintains quality food and service at assigned areas, for retail, and catering, with a hospitality focus for achieving excellence in customer service, and optimal image enhancement and dining experience
  • Performs day to day assignments in addition to supervisor duties
  • Conduct vehicle inspections on a daily basis to ensure it is safe, clean and operating properly and in compliance with ADOT regulations
Qualifications for food & nutrition
  • Ability to read recipes required
  • Hospital food service experience desired, but not required
  • Must obtain (by exam) City of Denton food handler permit within 30 days of employment
  • Previous institutional food service experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or another field related to the position required
  • Experience overseeing food, recipe, and nutrition stories

Food & Nutrition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a food & nutrition. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for food & nutrition
  • Effectively manage stock rotation practicing first in, first out inventory principles
  • Fill cafeteria food and equipment orders
  • Load food and supply items at warehouse
  • Deliver prepared food products and other supplies to elementary kitchens from central kitchens
  • Prepare large equipment for delivery to schools and assist in delivery as needed
  • Transport outgoing and incoming mail between office and school sites
  • Pick up recycling material from various schools, transport back to warehouse and place in recycling container
  • Keep dry storage, freezer and cooler clean and organized in order to meet Federal, State and County Health Department standards
  • Review patient meal ticket for all necessary information (i.e., name, room number, diet order, time of order)
  • Set up patient tray neatly, according to guidelines, to include hot and cold food items and all other necessary items (e.g., silverware, china, beverage, condiments)
Qualifications for food & nutrition
  • Familiarity with K4 or similar publishing system
  • Familiarity with online publishing and content creation for the web
  • PhD or MSc in nutrition science or a related field
  • Flexibility and ability to work with diverse cultural backgrounds, personalities, work styles across various levels of the organization
  • Use scientific technical expertise for identification and evaluation of trends/ innovations in nutrition science
  • College or technical training preferred (preferably in nutrition, health, or equivalent)

Food & Nutrition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a food & nutrition. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for food & nutrition
  • Check assembled tray for accuracy and completeness prior to loading onto tray delivery cart
  • Load hot and cold tray delivery cart onto cargomaster and dispatches to unit as specified on tray ticket
  • Ensure that trays are qued and appropriately dispatched according to time printed on ticket
  • Notify room service associate on unit, via Nextel radio, that a cart has been sent to that unit
  • Monitors inventory of supplies (e.g., silverware, napkins, china, condiments, beverages, ) before and after each meal service
  • Completes Storeroom Requisition Form as needed and submits to supervisor for approval to maintain par levels
  • Establishes and accomplishes departmental objectives consistent with those of SMH and URMC
  • Establishes policies and procedures to meet regulatory and professional standards of performance
  • Establishes operations standards, staffing and equipment needs
  • Performs activities designed to achieve the hospital quality goals
Qualifications for food & nutrition
  • Minimum of 2 years customer service experience in high volume call center, hotel, concierge or guest service required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree can be substituted for experience
  • Promise and Standards of Behavior
  • Master’s degree in Nutrition, Public Health or related fields with a minimum of 3 years of work experience in SNAP-Education or WIC programs at the federal, state, or local level
  • Experience in evaluation methodology, including instrument design, data collection
  • Competency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint

Food & Nutrition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of food & nutrition. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for food & nutrition
  • Manages patient and customer satisfaction related to food production or service, including monitoring scores, implementing process improvements as needed and ensuring patient needs are met
  • Insures compliance with applicable safety and sanitary regulations
  • Continually identifies approaches to control and where possible reduce cost
  • Directs the department’s Quality Assurance Program
  • Coordinates the department’s recruitment, training and education functions, and participates in educational efforts with other departments
  • Conducts periodic operational assessments for all areas within the department
  • Represents the department throughout the Medical Center and the community by participation in institutional, community and professional activities
  • Work closely with the Food Team director/analyst to prioritize and distribute work and increase efficiency
  • Ensure food and nutrition data quality for grocery store products, restaurant foods and USDA generics by reviewing and editing new and updated food details
  • Learn and apply Program rules for tagging, adjusting, and categorizing foods based on food-type and nutrient composition
Qualifications for food & nutrition
  • Ability to work as an effective team member independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in the ability to operate basic POS (cash register) equipment, cash handling (accepting and counting change, customer service, conflict resolution, decision making, interpersonal relations, oral communication, problem solving, teamwork
  • 3 or more years in a previous lead position in a food service environment
  • Prefer previous experience with food service operations but not required
  • 2 Years of Lead or Supervisory experience in an institutional setting preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience selling into the Food and or Nutraceutical industry is required

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