Charlie's Produce

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QA Technician I

QA Technician I

Job ID 
2018-1361
Job Locations 
US-WA-South Park
Posted Date 
8/8/2018
Category 
Operations

More information about this job

Overview

40 Year Logo

 

 

 

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, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage, Boise, and Los Angeles. The secret to our 40 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 after 1 year! 

 

CP Fresh is a subsidiary of Charlie’s Produce that opened in 2016 and is a food processing facility located in South Park. We expanded a new kitchen line of specialty items like ready to eat fruits and vegetables, sandwiches, and dips, and many more.

Responsibilities

Schedule

 

Flexible to work early AM hours, weekends, and holidays.

 

The Role

 

The purpose of this position is to audit products and processes during production and ensure compliance to company standards and specifications. Backs up other QA Technicians

 

Essential Responsibilities Include, and Are Not Limited To:

 

  • Conducts line audits to verify compliance to standards and regulatory agencies
  • Accurately and timely - completes line check
  • Verifies: packaging, labeling, lot coding, ingredients for all production
  • Validates pre-shipment review
  • Perform daily ATP swabs to verify sanitation
  • Audits GMPs and conducts training
  • Understands and follows material hold release program
  • Effectively uses Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Follows GMP’s at all times
  • Team Member of the Safety Team

 

Charlie’s Produce Total Compensation Package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay
  • 90 day performance-based raise
  • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure
  • We recognize and reward hard work and commitment. Supplemental retirement plan through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Robust employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Vacation pay, paid holidays, pre-tax commuter benefits, and free onsite parking
  • Employer-covered College Program
  • Coverage under State Sick Leave
  • 401(k) available
  • Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision

Qualifications

Core Knowledge/Skills:

  • Communicate effectively upstream and downstream with TMs
  • Commitment to quality
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in record keeping
  • HACCP Trained

Required Experience:

  • Ability to work in refrigerated environment, 35 – 45 degrees
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and to prioritize activities under pressure
  • Ability to multitask in fast-paced environment
  • Ability to provide quality and Food Safety training to production employees
  • Ability to actively engage in continuous improvement activities
  • Ability to act as back up for QA Technician
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug test

Supplemental Information

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with the information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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