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Title:  Quality GFSI Specialist


Bedford Park, IL, US, 60501

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24147

Want to work for a company that is reimagining distribution?  Join Univar Solutions, the premier global distributor of chemicals and ingredients.  Our goal is to function as a direct extension of our customers’ teams; to serve as an ally in their quest of business success. 

At Univar Solutions, we’re building on our more than 90 years of experience  and drawing on deep resources – inventory and logistics experts, scientists, PhDs, procurement, customer service, sales and marketers-to deliver consultative services and an unmatched portfolio to solve customers’ formulation and operational challenges.  When you work for Univar Solutions, you’ll play an important role in shaping how we deliver more than chemical and ingredients. 



Primary Purpose:

The Quality GFSI Specialist position is an exciting role within our EHSQ (Environmental Health, Safety & Quality) department! In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining food safety programs at our Bedford Park, IL GFSI-certified plant.



  • Ensures program compliance by performing and/or auditing the branch's adherence to master cleaning schedules and housekeeping activities.

  • Compiles program information to demonstrate program maintenance against facility self-assessments and quality internal audits.

  • Prepares and submits reports on an as needed basis.

  • Assists Operations Management Team in the tracking of Univar Solutions' Quality-related corporate and local procedures.

  • Assumes the role of Branch HACCP Coordinator, and serves as a lead for the HACCP program.

  • Leads Branch FDARP Safety Committee meetings.

  • Leads Monthly Quality Meetings.

  • Performs branch inspections for, and maintains corrective actions for the following:

    • GMP/food safety

    • Glass/brittle plastics

    • Pest control

  • Participates in maintaining the Branch Allergen Management program to Company and BRC standards.

  • Supports the Operations Team during customer, internal, and regulatory audits/inspections.


Skills Needed:

  • The ability to learn and work under Univar Solutions company policies where experience and independent judgment are needed.

  • The initiative and work as part of a larger team, while supporting other departments.

  • Experience to operate and work with various tools and chemicals for general completion of MCS tasks.

  • An ideal candidate will have the experience and ability to maintain branch GFSI programs and data.



  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • HACCP or PCQI Certification(s) required.

  • Experience working within a GFSI-certified branch required.




Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

We offer comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.

Univar Solutions encourages qualified Bedford Park residents to apply for employment.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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