Ingredient & Supplier Approval
High-quality products begin with high-quality ingredients and materials. Everything that enters your plant, and the places they come from, need to follow a specific system to ensure dependability, consistency, and safety. Learn the basics of creating a strong supplier approval program that maintains product quality.
Through 60 minutes of course content, including practical tools and exercises, this online course looks at the steps needed to perform a supplier evaluation for both raw materials and service suppliers. This includes setting appropriate specifications, establishing solid GMPs, and controlling the supply chain.
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Is This Training for Me?
This online course is designed for Quality Managers and all internal auditors, which hopefully includes the entire Management Team.
- Supplier Evaluation
- Supplier Questionnaire
- Supplier Review
Raw Material Approval:
- Ingredient Specifications
- Non-Food Materials
After This Training You Will Be Able To:
Define the purpose of ingredient and supplier approval.
Understand the different processes for supplier approval of raw materials and services.
Perform a supplier evaluation for both raw materials and service suppliers.
Understand the function of a supplier questionnaire and feel able to adapt one to your specific needs.
Know when to perform and how to simplify supplier reviews.
Understand the pros and cons of both audit-based and risk-based processes in terms of supplier documentation and specifications.
Evaluate what specific information you need from packaging suppliers.
Implement a non-food material approval process for things such as packaging, supplies, and non-food chemicals.
How Would This Training Benefit Me?
You will be armed with understanding the basic principles of supplier evaluation so you can:
Ensure you have a good evaluation structure to deliver safe products
Simplify your supplier approval process,
Implement relevent processes with confidence.
To access our online training, you will need:
- Desktop computer,
- Laptop computer,
- Tablet, or
- Mobile device
Your device will need to have the following capabilities:
- Video/audio output.
- High-speed internet connection (minimum speed of 5Mbps recommended).
- The latest version of one of the following browsers: Google, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge.