1+ months

Test Kitchen Coordinator

Kelly Services
Plano, TX 75026
Kelly Services is hiring a Test Kitchen Coordinator for a leading brand in Plano, Texas.


+ Food Innovation and Technology works independently and as a cross-functional partner with the Brand Marketing Team, Operations, Food Safety and Quality and others to achieve breakthrough results in the areas of Food and Marketing innovation.

+ This position will play a key role for the Food Innovation Team (FIT) by ensuring that the Test Kitchen is clean, organized, follows all PH brand guidelines for Food, Equipment, Food Safety and Sanitation at all times.

+ The Coordinator will work cross functionally with Operations-Engineering, Training, Marketing, & Facilities.

+ International while ensuring seamless execution of day-to-day kitchen tasks (including but not limited to ingredient prep, sanitation, organization, ordering-receiving and daily PM needs) as well supporting special projects-events as needed based on business team objectives.


+ Day to day management of the Test Kitchen Activities, Sanitation, Organization and Maintenance, in addition to overseeing hourly support staff (dishwasher(s))

+ Oversee the kitchen to ensure it meets/complies and passes all brand, local, state, and federal cleanliness, and sanitization regulations.

+ Oversee kitchen equipment ongoing day to day and PM sanitation and maintenance: Support Engineering-Facilities team on Installation, qualifications, repairs, vendor equipment testing and communicate with Kitchen users when equipment needs repair or is not operating at its optimal level.

+ Proactively plan, coordinate and execute on-going improvements to ensure kitchen runs efficiently.

+ Lead the planning, and execution of various kitchen projects, such as kitchen instrument moves, signage updates and introduction of new instrumentation to include assessing design/kitchen/facilities requirements, obtaining quotes, and prioritizing/scheduling vendor response

+ Participates in readiness, execution, and compliance of all audits, communicate those requirements to the project team in partnership with Food Safety Quality Team.

+ Provide leadership and support for audits and subsequent remediation activities.

+ Maintain kitchen all inventory (food, paper etc.), anticipate needs, place and expedite orders for supplies accordingly

+ Act as key Kitchen contact for all kitchen support vendors in coordination with Facilities Team: Food Distributor, Linens, Contract Cleaning support staff

+ Partner with Mail Room staff to Coordinate and execute shipping/receiving/proper storage of all new-test ingredients to & from our food suppliers

+ Proactively Support weekly general usage maketable and ingredient inventory and prep

+ Assist Product Developers/FSQ team with new and existing daily product prep needs as directed/ requested.

+ Support Culinary Innovation Team to coordinate/execute all food shows; Kitchen Events based on business

+ Objective to support all International space planning/food order/sanitation support needs.


+ Associates Degree (2 year) and/or 1-3 year experience in R&D and/or Restaurant Kitchen Operations

+ Bilingual; working knowledge of Spanish Language is essential

+ Serve Safe certified (or ability to receive certification)

+ 1-2 years' experience working in kitchen operations is preferred

+ Working Knowledge Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint

+ High energy, proactive, positive, detail oriented, self-motivated, and flexible and adaptable, strong team player

+ Must be highly organized with the ability to perform multiple and changing priorities successfully in a fast-paced environment with little-moderate direct supervision

+ Must possess a high degree of integrity when dealing with confidential and sensitive information

+ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Shift: 1st

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-08-16 Expires: 2021-10-16

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Test Kitchen Coordinator

Kelly Services
Plano, TX 75026

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