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Quality Assurance/Food Safety Pittsburgh, PA



About Us

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

Specialist, Quality Assurance


Quality Assurance/Food Safety

101 Kappa Drive




Manager, Sr Quality Assurance



The Quality Assurance Specialist acts as the primary point of contact for identified teams with regard to all aspects of Quality Assurance.

  • Verify regulatory compliance for all private label items and materials, including product labels, marketing materials, signage, etc.
  • Review and approve vendor safety audits and corrective actions. Interview and visit vendors when required.
  • Manage all product-related quality activities for assigned categories, including specification approvals, labels reviews and approvals, product monitoring, brand standard compliance verification.
  • Coordinate sensory testing to validate products against brand standards.
  • Develop infield metrics for fresh categories to allow for self-auditing. Receive and analyze data collected during field audits and monitoring reviews.
  • Ensure that all Own Brand vendors and items are known and have proper documentation.
  • Identify opportunities for quality improvements.
  • Act as a technical resource for merchandising and sourcing teams
  • Conduct safety reviews for local vendors of high risk products (note this would involve non OB products)
  • Little or no financial or budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: $1 - $100k
  • None

  • Bachelors Degree

Food Safety -

  • 6 months to 1 year

  • Calculator
  • Computer
  • Copier
  • Fax Machine
  • Printer
  • Telephone



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