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FSQA Product Specialist

Location: Sheetz Corporate - Altoona, PA



Verify that foods we purchase adhere to the highest food safety and quality standards through physical evaluations and specification reviews. To provide support to various FSQA department personnel in various programs including, but not limited to Supply Chain program, vendor issues and complaints, etc.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)
  1. Conduct daily, weekly, monthly evaluations of product received at DC Claysburg using the current vendor’s specification.
  2. Document and communicate results of product and retention evaluations to management teams.
  3. Under the direction of FSQA management, conduct appropriate follow-up procedures when product specifications are not met.
  4. Assist in evaluating products against written specifications and the targeted national brands.
  5. Maintain consistent standards for product and retention evaluations.
  6. Monitor the product date coding and packaging according to vendor specifications and regulatory requirements.
  7. Assist management in maintaining current vendor specification files.
  8. Maintain work area in an organized and sanitary condition while maintaining and practicing GDPs and SOPs
  9. Assist management in maintaining Supply Chain – vendor/manufacturing facility 3rd Party Independent Audit program.
  10. Provide support as backup for FSQA Manager as needed, including role as facility backup SQF practitioner.
  11. Provide support to the Food Safety & Quality Assurance Department, including backup for the FSQA Lab Technician, as needed

REQUIREMENTS: (Equivalent combinations of education, licenses, certifications and/or experience may be considered)

    Minimum High School Diploma/GED
    3 years food safety experience or equivalent
  • HACCP Certification (Basic and Advanced)
  • Seafood HACCP Certification
  • Implementing SQF Systems
  • Principles of Internal Auditing
  • Preventive Controls Qualified Individual Certification
Tools & Equipment
  • Hand tools (measuring devices, etc.)
  • Lab testing equipment (electronic scale, caliper, microbiological analysis equipment)


Sheetz, Inc. is a fast-growing, family-owned, food/convenience company that has been in business since 1952. Sheetz has over 600 locations in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and North Carolina.

Our mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Of course, things have changed over those nearly 70 years. Life is faster and busier, and customers expect us to be there when they need us most. One thing that hasn't changed is our commitment to our customers, our employees and the communities in which we operate. Sheetz donates millions of dollars every year to the charities it holds dear.

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Nearest Major Market: Altoona
Nearest Secondary Market: Johnstown

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