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
The Quality Assurance Specialist acts as the
primary point of contact for identified teams with regard to all aspects of
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
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
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
Little or no financial or
budgetary responsibility Amount of Budgetary Responsibility: $1 - $100k