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31 May 2018

Northwest Quality Control Specialist – Washington

Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com – Anywhere

Job Description

Job #33649

A well-established grower/shipper/packer is searching for a Quality Control Specialist to join their team. The Quality Control Specialist will test, document, troubleshoot, report and provide support for our client’s sales and marketing staffs along with their growers and packers. The successful candidate will have a creative approach in his or her work and will never shy away from offering frank observations and recommendations.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and provide support on grade, color and condition of fruit that is being packed to maximize grower pack-out
  • Monitor and provide support on packaging requirements
  • Monitor and provide support on customer packaging and grading specs
  • Perform dock QC for customer specs
  • Take photos of boxes to share with Warehouses and Sales
  • Report to sales on the general pack-out of each lot being packed daily
  • Perform QC on purchased fruit
  • Provide quality and packaging information on fruit being shipped
  • Communicate with marketing on any packaging issues
  • Collect fruit and/or packaging materials for sales/marketing
  • Perform QC on Imported fruit
  • Provide support to sales on customer tours and outside QC 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Quality Control in the produce industry.
  • Manage time effectively
  • Work scheduled days, nights and weekends
  • Ability to work in different environments
  • Understanding of food safety
  • Ability to lift 50LBS
  • Good driving record
  • Experience is noted but this is an ‘in training’ position
  • College degree or some college is preferred but not required

Salary: DOE, Medical Benefits, relocation assistance.

Please contact Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com

Job Categories: QA, QC, Food Safety, R&D. Job Types: Northwest. Job expires in Endless.

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