Food Operations Support Specialist – Health, & Safety

Aramark - Dallas, TX (30+ days ago)3.6

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Aramark Healthcare is a leader in providing food, facility, clinical technology and senior living services to nearly 1300 healthcare organizations throughout North America. Our presence is felt throughout the entire healthcare continuum, from patients, visitors and residents, to nurses and physicians. That's why we believe our people are truly our greatest asset. And it's why we're committed to creating an internal culture where the best people want to work - with a dedication to diversity, exceptional career development, competitive benefits and compensation, and generous community initiatives that make a difference.

We are currently seeking a Operations Support Specialist - Health & Safety for the Aramark Healthcare supporting district operations at Baylor Health System, located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. The Operations Support Specialist - Health & Safety will coordinate efforts targeting a holistic approach to assist the organization with implementation of safety and risk control programs, processes and procedures to protect people, property, environment and company assets. This position will function as a strategic operational support generalist to enhance safety and risk process improvements. This role will also function as a key point of contact for addressing operational needs as they relate to occupational safety, food safety & sanitation, and environmental compliance, employee training and support execution of all Aramark safety process & procedures. Training and coaching of location management teams and staff is a main function within this role. This position will require travel to other accounts to monitor food and occupational safety standards.

Help Coach and Lead staff in accordance with facility and Aramark standards
Work closely with Aramark Safety & Risk Control, Aramark District Manager, Location General Managers, and Clients to review, implement and enforce Aramark's SAFE Commitment
Assist supported locations, site based management teams to effectively execute against safety standards and requirements
Assure highest levels of Guest Service and Quality Control for all supported events
Maintain working relationship with local and regional compliance and regulatory authorities (Local / County Health, etc.)
Coordinate and Support District Safety Meeting / Committee Structure
Conduct internal work safety and food safety assessments; follow-up with corrective actions resulting from assessments by external agencies.
Work as the leader of each supported team to provide high quality guest experience.
Ensure the location has the current Aramark safety standards and procedure documentation in place.
Verify the implementation and execution of Aramark safety standards and procedures
Accompany Health Department / Regulatory Inspectors during on-site inspections and respond to regulatory non-compliance and to the best of ability - mitigate or limit any future inspection violations.
Effectively manage internal and external corrective action processes to comply with regulatory requirements to identify cause, address problems, restore control, evaluate and monitor processes, modify procedures or improve the overall safety system approach, and prevent recurrences.

Bachelor's degree required - Safety & Health, Business Administration, or Public Health Degree Preferred
2+ years of occupational and/ or food safety experience.
Certified ServSafe Instructor is preferred or ability to obtain certification within first 6 months of employment
Flexibility to work within a dynamic work environment and a matrix style reporting structure
Excellence Communication skills - verbal and written.
Computer essentials; Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
Possesses Strong Coaching, Influencing & Negotiating skills.
Comfortable in providing training and coaching to management and hourly employees.
Ability to proactively assess location food and occupational needs, assist in finding solutions to needs in conjunction with operational team
Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
Previous management/training experience required.
Previous occupational, food, and/or culinary experience in a high volume venue or health or regulatory department preferred
Candidate must be willing to work event based hours - including nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran