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Food Safety Product Integrity Specialist - Northbrook, IL







Job Description

Job Summary

Responsible for coordinating Product Integrity tasks related to qualifying and maintaining products and suppliers. Makes recommendations to process improvement opportunities; serves as point of contact to technical inquiries.


Job Responsibilities

•         Supports products, suppliers, and internal customers through the Product Integrity commercialization process.

•         Provides maintenance of supplier and product quality and safety programs to include but not limited to: product testing, auditing, specifications, food safety, print quality etc.

•         Ensures collection, analysis and reporting of Product Integrity data. Makes actionable recommendations based on trends, expertise/knowledge of product and external market trends.

•         Maintains and organizes Product Integrity databases. Recommends process improvement opportunities.

•         Drives program transparency and quality through internal communication and/or service improvements.

•         Coordinates and provides communication and follow-up to suppliers, 3rd party organizations, customers, and management staff as needed.

•         Provides project management and coordination for performance testing of products.

•         Serves as point-of-contact for technical inquiries to product integrity matters and processes.

•         Manages ad hoc product and vendor review for new and/or problem items.


Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. More than 10 million customers interact with Walgreens each day in communities across America, using the most convenient, multichannel access to consumer goods and services and trusted, cost-effective pharmacy, health and wellness services and advice. Walgreens operates 8,175 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Walgreens omnichannel business includes and Approximately 400 Walgreens stores offer Healthcare Clinic or other provider retail clinic services.


As the neighborhood drugstore and retailer, our goal is to make health and happiness simpler, easier and within reach. And we remain a trusted wellness provider offering convenient access to important health services, such as immunizations and an array of pharmacy services that can help patients improve their health. To our team members, Walgreens represents a unique opportunity to excel in their careers in a welcoming and inclusive environment. We offer the chance to work in a truly supportive environment, and be a part of a progressive organization dedicated to the well-being of our customers, team members and the communities we all call home.




Basic Qualifications

•         Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience in either Retail Merchandising or Consumer Products related OR High School Diploma/GED and at least 4 years of experience in Retail Merchandising or Consumer Products.

•         At least 2 years of experience in data base management.

•         Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (for example: using SUM function, setting borders, setting column width, inserting charts, using text wrap, sorting, setting headers and footers and/or print scaling).

•         Intermediate level skill in Microsoft PowerPoint (for example: applying a theme, formatting character spacing, inserting a picture, changing slide layout and theme colors, adding transitions, customizing slide numbers, changing chart style and/or formatting font).

•         Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Word (for example: inserting headers, page breaks, page numbers and tables and/or adjusting table columns).

•         At least 2 years work experience working with product data or product descriptions in retail, manufacturing, or technical environment.


Preferred Qualifications

•         Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field, such as Biology or Chemistry.

•         Experience in product testing requirements for consumer goods categories such as Grocery, OTC Drugs, Beauty/Personal Care, Hard Goods, Seasonal Goods.

•         Experience with database software, Product Lifecycle Management, or Laboratory Information Management system.

•         Experience in Food Safety and Quality Management Systems.

•         Knowledge of regulatory compliance regarding food safety, product testing, and/or import compliance.

•         Knowledge of retail processes and consumer packaged goods.

Employment type Full-time


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