Giant Eagle Inc., is one
of the nation's largest food retailers and distributors with approximately $9.9
billion in annual sales, which would make the company the 27th largest
privately held company on Forbes magazine's largest private corporations
list. Giant Eagle is also a recent recipient of Grocery Headquarters'
Retailer of the Year Award and the EPA's ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the
Year Award. Founded in 1931, Giant Eagle, Inc. has grown to be the number
one supermarket retailer in the region with 231 supermarkets in addition to
172 fuel and convenience stores throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio, north
central West Virginia and Maryland.
Giant Eagle was previously named America's Second Harvest Regional
Retailer of the Year for its support of local food banks, and also actively
supports numerous community events, the United Way, Children's Hospital,
Race For The Cure and other non-profit organizations. The company also has
created education initiatives such as Apples For The Students, which has
provided millions of dollars in computer equipment, software and other
classroom learning tools for local schools and the Be A Smart Shopper school
nutrition program. Further information can be found at GiantEagle.com.
Quality Assurance Specialist
Quality Assurance/Food Safety
101 Kappa Drive
Manager, Sr Quality
Participate as a member of the Quality Assurance
Team to assure the safety and quality of corporate brand products. Become a
recognized resource within the company for all issues related to product
quality and vendor requirements. Assist in developing and maintaining
various Quality Assurance Team databases with all pertinent information as
well as QA programs aimed at improving product quality, safety and
consistency. Act as a regulatory liaison between Giant Eagle and corporate
Provide expertise on local,
state and federal regulations for food safety and labeling review of
assigned food products for conformance with FDA, USDA, state and local
Ensure vendors conform to
Giant Eagle Quality Assurance Vendor Requirements.
Ensure vendors have in place
adequate GMP¿s, SOP¿s, HACCP programs and other various product safety
and quality programs.
specifications and third party facility audits to qualify products and
Support Giant Eagle¿s Recall Strategy designed to remove product
from shelf during a recall event.
Communicate with vendors to
resolve issues or concerns regarding regulations, quality, product
safety, customer incidents, and food defense for Own Brand products.
Maintain and manage all
supplier documentation utilizing web-based applications and internal
databases for specified category assignments
Assist in the development,
implementation and administration of Own Brand QA and food safety
operational procedures, policies, programs, and systems
Advise business leaders on
current food safety, regulatory and quality issues.
Work with internal departments
such as marketing and advertising to verify regulatory compliance with
printed communication to customers including in store signage, direct
mail, weekly circulars, etc¿
Little or no financial or
budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: $1 - $100k