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Quality Control Specialist – Washington
Posted by Jennifer Mazza, Jennifer@producecareers.com
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.
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