Charlie's Produce Quality Control Associate in Seattle, Washington
Job Locations US-WA-Seattle Job ID 2023-4799 Overview Charlie\'s Produce - Who We Are Charlie\'s Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie\'s was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus. With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce. What we offer: An amazing company culture! Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire. ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k). Paid vacations, paid holidays. Pre-tax commuter benefits. Coverage under State Sick Leave. 100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents. Employee assistance program (EAP). Additional Compensation Details: \$26.00 to \$28.00 per hour Dependent on Experience and Location of Role Potential 90-day performance-based raise Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure \$100 Meal Credit to our onsite markets on first day of work Responsibilities The Role The Quality Control Inspector will be responsible for inspecting all inbound and outbound product to ensure that company quality and dating standards are met. Inspector will work closely with the receiving group to identify any quality issues with incoming product and take the approriate action. Inspector will also work closely with the Purchasing Department to resolve quality issues. This position reports directly to the Quality Control Supervisor. Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To Inspect and determine fresh produce, quality standards for inbound/outbound products using industry-approprate methods Maintain awareness of market trends, technology, and food safety Working with a warehouse management system that includes RF scanning and Inventory Control techniques Recording inspection results, summarizing reworks and shrink determinations Qualifications Required Skills and Experience Intermediate computer skills (MS Office) Good written and verbal communication skills Keen attention to detail and problem-solving abilities Ability to work independently and be self-motiviated to complete daily tasks with minimal supervision and multi-task Ability to lift up to 50lbs Ability to read/write/speak English Ability to work in a refrigerated environment 36-degrees Ability to work safely and professionally in a fast paced environment with frequent heavy equipment and pedestrian traffic Preferred Skills and Experience Pallet Jack/Forklift experience a plus Hear from Charlie\'s employees Supplemental Information Need help finding the right job? We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started. This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee\'s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Charlie\'s Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.