Kitchen Team Leader | IKEA | Doha, Qatar (67942)

Location: Doha, QA

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

About Al-Futtaim Private Company LLC

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

About Al-Futtaim IKEA


We are a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Our vision is to create a better everyday life for the many people.

Al-Futtaim IKEA holds the franchise rights for IKEA in Egypt, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for Food Safety compliance in IKEA Retail Food, leading risk-based food safety compliance plan, food safety in the value chain and food safety competence in the market.



  • Ensure that IKEA Food safety is compliant to IKEA standards and legal demands as well as valid food safety licenses are in place
  • Develop, lead, document and follow up the risk based compliance plan for food safety
  • Possess an in-depth knowledge regarding HACCP, Food safety standards and procedures
  • Ensure food safety practices in the whole value chain, for customers and co-workers – from farm to fork
  • Establish relations with relevant national and local authorities and stay updated on upcoming national food safety legislations
  • Liaise with Food Authorities / Municipality on regular basis to get technical advice for new regulations and fulfil government requirements
  • Handles complaints or enquiries from customers and local food safety and health departments on food hygiene matters
  • Conducts regular vendor inspections in partnership with purchasing and culinary leadership
  • Contribute in auditing & investigation procedures, instant traceability and recall management
  • Provides in-house food hygiene training for all food handlers, (e.g. new hires and trainees)
  • Ensures that equipment and facilities meet the IKEA Food safety standards and legal demands

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

A higher education/advanced degree in Quality assurance and Quality Control with focus on food

More than 3 years working experience in the areas of Food quality and Food safety

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