Food & beverage skills matrix template

A skills matrix template is a tool that can be used in the food & beverage industry to effectively manage and assess the skills and knowledge of individual employees or teams.

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A skills matrix template is a tool that organizations can use to effectively manage and assess the skills and certification statuses of individual employees or teams.

For example, you can use this F&B skills matrix to evaluate employees’ expertise in food safety protocols and quality control measures – or to ensure your teams are ready for an FDA audit.

  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
  • Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000
  • Safe Quality Food (SQF)
  • ISO 22000
  • Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
  • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • BRC Global Standard for Food Safety (BRCGS)
  • Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
  • Certified Humane
  • Food Safety and Quality Auditor (CFSQA)
  • Certified Food Safety Professional
  • Fire Safety Procedures
  • Safety Inspections
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Supply Chain Analyst (CSCA)
  • Certified Packaging Professional (CPP)
  • Temperature Control
  • Logistics Coordination
  • Quality Control Checks
  • Packaging Techniques
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP)
  • Allergen Control
  • Waste Management
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Chemical Handling
  • Sanitization Procedures
  • Certified Food Scientist (CFS)
  • Inventory Management
  • Food Safety Protocols
  • Mass Production Planning
  • Batch Cooking
  • Industrial Equipment Operation

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Using this F&B skills matrix template can benefit your teams in various ways – especially if used with AG5’s skills management software. Our platform has several features built specifically to meet FDA requirements.

They include:

  • Audit trails. We automatically timestamp and document the history of all data changed – so you can meet the FDA requirements for accurate record-keeping and data traceability.
  • Data management approvals. Establish multi-person workflow approvals for confirming and updating production records – so you can meet FDA requirements for data accuracy and change management.
  • Data authorization. Set up two-factor authentication for approvals and data updates to ensure data integrity and enhanced access controls.


Frequently asked question Copied

  • What are the benefits of using an F&B skills matrix?

  • Is this F&B skills matrix free to download?

  • How do I use a skills matrix?

  • What if I want to take my skills management to the next level?

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Original version | March 30, 2023

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