Food Service Specialist Job Description

Food Service Specialist Job Description

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Food service specialist provides advice, consultation and direction to food, drug and cosmetic industry and/or local health department personnel on food safety issues.

Food Service Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective food service specialist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included food service specialist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Trains store staff and franchisee on operation of equipment, food processes, food safety, merchandising routines and food preparation
Maintains proper PPE and follows all company safety and SQF guidelines
Managing contracted food service providers
Sourcing new and exciting food sources, including caterers and local providers
Staying up to date with trends, restaurants, and events in the food industry
Keep informed on new products, pricing, and other general program and industry information
Serve as a consultant to both prospects and clients looking to strengthen their commitment to sustainable packaging and waste diversion goals
Work with and train brokers as needed making joint calls on pre-approved operators
Report monthly sales activities and business related matters to Regional Sales Manager and Director of Sales at the end of each month
Be informed of market conditions, product innovations, and competitors' products, prices, and sales

Food Service Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Food Service Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HACCP, SERVSAFE

Education for Food Service Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the food service specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and University Degree in Education, Department of Education, Graduate Education, Marketing, Culinary, Secondary Education, Hospitality, Business, Technology, Science

Skills for Food Service Specialist

Desired skills for food service specialist include:

Sound US food and health regulations
Commercial coffee brew and dispense systems operate chilled beverage dispensers
Food service industry with at least one year exp
Maintain current Serv-Safe certification
Transporting of perishable foods
Environmental legislation within the assigned food service environments
US health

Desired experience for food service specialist includes:

Perform administrative duties, such as preparing price quotes, customer sales reports and preparing presentations for customers
Create and present effective presentations that successfully communicates Eco-Products’ value proposition and services as part of our category solution
Interact with patients and co-workers requiring the employee to verbally communicate information, understand spoken information
Operate food service equipment or computer requiring the ability to move fingers and hands
See and read labels, monitors, and documents
Carry, push/pull, and walk while transporting food, supplies, and service equipment

Food Service Specialist Examples


Food Service Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a food service specialist. 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 service specialist
  • Complies with established sanitation standards, personal hygiene and health standards
  • Keeps work area neat and clean at all times
  • Checks patient menus and nourishments to insure compliance with diet order
  • Inventories and orders diet office menus and supplies
  • Corrects menus in accordance with physician’s diet order using computer records, diet manual and diet office reference guide
  • Employees must be in good standing (employment/corrective history, evaluation, ) to be considered for internal transfers
  • Calculate and input hourly and annualized semi-monthly payroll into the computer system
  • Ensure internal control standards regarding security of petty cash distribution and receipts
  • Reads food services production schedules, food supply and equipment orders, work orders, shipping orders, or requisitions to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Receives incoming food supplies, materials, or equipment and verifies orders against invoices
Qualifications for food service specialist
  • One year of food service or cashier experience
  • Hospital food service experience
  • Experience with dishwashing equipment
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, push/pull heavy carts, and carry objects
  • Must be able to perform motor skills such as bending, twisting, turning, kneeling, reaching out/up wrist turning/torquing, grasping, and finger manipulation
  • Must be able to receive and understand information given over the telephone

Food Service Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of food service specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for food service specialist
  • Assembles orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves, or conveys orders to packing station or shipping department
  • Transports stored items from warehouse to facility
  • Local insights, foresights and customer understanding
  • Give input and work together with the global team on development of activation campaigns
  • Define customer group Basket in alignment with the broader customer conversion teams to drive strong customer journeys
  • Track performance and develop & implement corrective actions
  • Manage the Marketing Budget within your customer group
  • Providing information and training materials for internal stakeholders
  • Designs process and programs for onsite coaching and development of franchisee teams in the execution of all new foodservice and beverage offers and products
  • Develops operational tools, aids, and materials to support franchisees ability to achieve consistent operational excellence
Qualifications for food service specialist
  • A minimum of one year experience in the institutional food service industry
  • Remain standing and reaching over the sink area for long periods of time
  • Experience with industrial/commercial dishwashing equipment
  • Tolerate extremes in temperature such as performing work at a grill or in a refrigerator
  • Food Service or cashier experience
  • Must be able to multi-task, to meet various deadlines and handle shifting project priorities

Food Service Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of food service specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for food service specialist
  • Leads formatted monthly audits of the Foodservice offer and provides scorings to Franchisee, FBC and Regional Sales Managers, developing corrective action plans, as needed
  • Escalates issues of non-compliance or consistent failure to meet food offer requirements to Andeavor ampm operations leadership
  • Visits stores frequently to ensure consistent, high quality execution of the foodservice offer
  • Liaises regularly with Store Operations teams in field and local office in Long Beach
  • Stock service areas with supplies such as coffee, food, silverware
  • Be flexible and adjust to school volume and flow of business
  • Identifies and prioritizes performance gaps, assists in diagnosing root causes, and discusses findings with management
  • May conducts orientation classes to ensure all new employees are informed of company policies and state laws
  • Maintains daily shipping and receiving truck schedules to meet plant and customer delivery requirements
  • Maintains and orders operating supplies
Qualifications for food service specialist
  • Proficiency with numbers/data/statistics
  • Knowledge of inventory principles and practices
  • Ability to set priorities of work to be completed and coordinate many activities simultaneously
  • Punctuality and attendance a priority
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have a passion for excellence in food and customer service
  • Previous cook experience

Food Service Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of food service specialist. 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 service specialist
  • Verifies roll stock consumption is accurate
  • Resolves roll stock scanning issues
  • Completes raw material cycle counts and corrects for discrepancies
  • Manages, schedules, and orders rolls stock based on production schedule and plant performance
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of finished goods and Roll stock through utilization of computer inventory control system
  • Receives raw materials and supplies into the Amtech system and provides receiving with inventory tags
  • Ensure that all paperwork is completed in a timely and accurate manner
  • Maintain housekeeping excellence in accordance with Cleaning and Sanitation Program
  • Participate and ensure plant is compliant with YUM! /SQF audit regulations
  • Actively participate on a PES Pillar
Qualifications for food service specialist
  • Familiarity with catering and banquet service strongly preferred
  • Must be able to service executive clients in a professional manner
  • Must be able to serve clients with confidentiality top of mind
  • Demonstrated ability to address the essential functions associated with this position including the knowledge and abilities identified above
  • Must possess a California Food Handlers Card
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in food service, preferably as a Prep Cook

Food Service Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a food service specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for food service specialist
  • The creation of the promotions workbook, designing all marketing collateral, flyers, brochures and menus
  • This position is the Marketing and Promotions champion for Sodexo program and is responsible for training managers
  • Responsibilities include market basket research and competitor analysis
  • Will assist in new contract startup and may require extensive travel
  • The compilation and creation of business unit quarterly reports
  • Responsible for directing customer service training and employee engagement program
  • Leads a bi-annual training workshop for managers to include agenda, presenters and the creation of all workshop collateral, booklets, surveys
  • This position may have supervisory responsibilities
  • This position will learn the role of a general manager and be able to fill in as a in unit manager as needed
  • Strategic category sales growth (Foodservice, Fresh Categories)
Qualifications for food service specialist
  • Must be capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal
  • Must have own transportation to and from work location
  • Must be capable of working split schedule (early morning/late afternoon to evening) for meal preparation up to three days per week
  • Multi-task oriented/detailed
  • Respects, appreciates and is curious about diversity in relation to working with others
  • Minimum 3 years operations experience within Foodservice, Quick Service Restaurant (QSR), Forecourt Retail or Convenience Retail is essential

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