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Job Title: Quality Assurance Specialist

Location: KFC India · Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

At KFC India, we believe in giving everyone a seat at our table. We nurture the potential of our people to be their best selves, make a difference, and have fun. Together, we can create something truly extraordinary.


KFC India Hiring. We are seeking a QA resource to support Quality Assurance Services for Yum! Brands – KFC India. You will be primarily responsible for maintaining and improving quality and food safety systems in restaurants and suppliers, with a focus on achieving “TRUST IN EVERY BITE.” Additionally, you will support new product development, operational simplification, training at store level, and new projects.

Quality assurance compliance:

  • Perform supplier/DC audits and coordinate with third parties and suppliers for supplier audit planning, review, and ensuring timely submission of corrective actions.
  • Manage TrueView for supplier audits, corrective actions, specifications, QAP, product cutting, and KPI. Actively participate in TrueView core team meetings to improve system functionality.
  • Implement food safety systems at restaurants according to global standards and provide technical advice to prevent food safety issues. Train store teams on food safety standards through a “back to basic” program.
  • Follow up on emergency deviations raised during internal restaurant audits and advise the operations team on store closure decisions. Close the closure decision data in the website within the given timeframe.
  • Track and maintain fresh produce traceability. Collaborate closely with the franchisee team and SCM team to improve fresh produce traceability.
  • Support the SCM team in new vendor development and coordinate with suppliers for visits, GFSI compliance, specification and label closure, and other mandatory requirements as per Yum.
  • Support QA function through 60-70% travel to supplier locations for routine visits/audits, product cutting, new product launches, and handling product complaints.

Technical competencies:

  • Support NPD team in timely launching new products by providing technical inputs on process and product in cross-functional weekly meetings. Close new product specifications, labels, HACCP plans with suppliers. Complete nutrition analysis, determine shelf life, and validate final product delivery before launch.
  • Ensure that current specifications and labels comply with FSSAI regulations and internal global standards. Collaborate with R&D team on clean labels.
  • Monitor supply product quality by conducting regular cutting sessions and following up on corrective actions required from suppliers. Update the product cuttings in a centralized system.
  • Ensure Yum Class 1&2 approved suppliers consistently conform to Yum & FSSAI specifications for physical, chemical, microbiological, and antibiotic attributes.
  • Conduct bi-annual analysis of all KFC products as per FSSAI regulations.
  • Track and improve quality complaint process and follow-up activities like RCA and verification of corrective actions to ensure food safety and quality of products.
  • Provide technical inputs on local legislation amendments, addition of new product standards, and statutory compliance to support the regulatory head.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Graduate/Post-graduate in Science, Food Technology, or Dairy Technology, preferably with additional professional qualifications.
  • 4-6 years of relevant QA experience, preferably in the food industry or QSR industry.
  • Working knowledge of product costing.
  • Working knowledge of food processing/production.
  • Working knowledge of food safety tools & techniques. Trained on HACCP & GFSI schemes (e.g., BRC/FSSC 22000).
  • Working knowledge of product characteristics, evaluation processes, and applications.
  • Effective communication, goal planning, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in English, Hindi, Tamil, and Kannada.
  • Open to travel.

Job Location: Bangalore / Hyderabad


It’s not just what you do at KFC. It’s the way you do it. Unapologetically you, undeniably original. As part of our QA team, you’ll work with like-minded people who want nothing more than to succeed together. To tell our story and bring finger lickin’ good chicken to the world. We’ve got 26,000 restaurants in over 145 countries and territories, and your work will impact our global brand. There’s no time like the present to join us. You’ll be trusted to work in a way that suits you, to explore your ideas and have the freedom to make your mark on our iconic brand. There’s all kinds of potential here – you can explore new paths and choose where your career takes you. And whatever your journey looks like, we’ll help you get there, because we take your goals seriously. Limits? You won’t find them here.


Take one man with a big idea, add 11 herbs and spices, grit, ambition, and buckets of heart – you’ve got KFC. Since 1952, we’ve been bringing finger lickin’ good chicken to the world. But without our people, The Originals, none of it would be possible. Everyone at KFC is different. Unique. It’s what makes us special. We’ll always be original. And we welcome you to join us; to bring it. Your energy, grit, spirit, and story.

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