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Quality Systems Supervisor Raw Material & Packaging 


Position Overview:

Supervisor oversees raw material compliance (selection, sustainable supply, rationalization)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Raw Material – Selection
  • Lead a team of Quality Systems professionals responsible for raw material
    1. specification development
    2. specification compliance
    3. document management and maintenance


  • Raw Material – Sustainable Supply
    • Lead a team of Food Scientists directly responsible for the evaluation and finished product testing of alternate and secondary supply raw materials.
    • Technical Support to Operations, Receiving and QS to troubleshoot and correct incoming raw material issues.
    • Team member of the US task force focused on establishing and implementing business rules to ensure sustainable supply (inventory levels; raw material approval process)


  • Raw Material - Rationalization
    • Lead a team of Food Scientists directly responsible for the evaluation and finished product testing of raw materials identified for SKU consolidation
    • Support GCI Product Optimization activities stemming from raw material rationalization activities
    • Team member of the US raw material rationalization task force focused on the development category specific rationalization strategies
    • Collaborate with Regulatory to assess viability and consolidation of raw material SKU’s
    • Partner with Innovation to identify , communicate and implement raw material solutions


  • Raw Material – Supplier Audits
    • Identify supplier sites requiring third party audits
    • Collaborate with Purchasing to secure third party audits
    • Manage the flow and communication with individual(s) responsible for the review of supplier third party audits and corrective action follow-up
  • Team
  • Assess and recommend staffing needs including hiring, training, evaluation, compensation and promotional changes
  • Coach direct reports on job performance and career development


Position Requirements
  • College degree in Food Science or Applied Science and relevant food industry experience
  • BS + 8 years industry experience preferred
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Relocation Available No  
Division GLUS  
Location Alsip  
About the Organization GRIFFITH LABORATORIES

Griffith Laboratories is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world's best-known companies.


For more than half a century, we've focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®.


Combining modern science and artistic culinary application, the Meat Flavor Experts™ INNOVA provides high impact taste fidelity with its Robust® brand of meat flavors. Profiles are available in every nuance imaginable from specific notes to complex ethnic flavors systems. INNOVA provided a full spectrum of savory flavors through the Savor Notes™ line.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  
EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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