Charlie's Produce

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QA Technician

QA Technician

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US-WA-South Park
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Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage and Los Angeles. The secret to our 35 + years of 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 provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees!



  • Able to work flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays

Scope of Position:  The purpose of this position is to verify compliance to company standards during the production of food products; from receiving through to shipping of finished goods.


Daily Job Description:

  • Monitor the cold chain channel from incoming goods to outgoing.
    • Checks incoming raw ingredients for temperature and supplier compliance
    • Verifies temperature in plant/products
    • Pre-Shipment Review
  • Conducts Pre-Ops to include ATP swabbing
  • Verify Critical Control Points, Good Manufacturing Practices during production
  • Properly fill out and maintain food safety forms
  • Enforce company policies and procedures pertaining to food safety to ensure best practices are followed and reinforced.
  • Other tasks and duties as directed by QA Manager


Essential Skills:

  • Communicate effectively with employees at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping
  • Ability to work without direct supervision
  • Good Attendance

Work Environment:

  • Pre-employment drug screening required
  • Able to work in a refrigerated facility (35 – 40F)
  • The employee must have a full range of body movements including use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, computer equipment and peripherals; and bending, reaching, and crouching
  • Must have command of all five senses, sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds
  • Must be able to read/write and have verbal English skills

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