Produce Quality Control Inspector

Date: Aug 19, 2022

Location: Schenectady, NY, US

Company: The Golub Corporation

SUMMARY

Responsible for inspecting incoming shipments of fresh produce, floral and related items to ensure that company standards for quality are realized.  Also, overseeing the maintenance and storage of produce products as it pertains to food safety, quality, and condition at the warehouse.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for inspecting incoming shipments of all produce and floral products ensuring that company quality, temperature and condition standards are being met.

 

Check labeling, making sure that all packaged items meet the labeling requirements that are required by USDA and FDA.

 

Oversee the proper maintenance and storage of all produce merchandise.

 

Handle Banana / Avocado ripening when supervisor is off duty and communicate issues to produce Category Managers.

 

Check temperature recorder for variances.

 

Examine loads to ensure proper product temperatures are within recommended ranges.

 

Ensure that all fresh produce merchandise is stored in the appropriate temperature zone that is recommended for each item.

 

Adhere to the Warehouse Receiving Inspection Report guidelines.

 

Daily ripening of bananas/avocados

 

Quality inspection upon receipt and maintaining quality integrity through process

 

Operation, care and maintenance of ripening rooms

 

Follow, develop and update all SOP’s for programs as needed

 

Communication with warehouse and retail personnel

 

Coordinate with others as assigned 

 

Perform other related duties as assigned by management and adhere to all company policies and procedures.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must have a Valid Driver’s License

Must be 21 years of age

Must submit to DL Monitoring

Satisfactory performance reviews

Strong communication skills

Strong organizational skills

The ability to multi-task

Highly self motivated person, with an eagerness to learn

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School diploma or equivalent.

 

5+ years as Produce Manager and /or Asst. or comparable experience in the produce industry preferred.

 

Experiences in inventory control, quality assurance, process improvement, and problem solving a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Exposure to Hot Environment Occasional 1-3 Hours
Exposure to Cold Environment Constant 5-8 Hours
Standing Constant 5-8 Hours
Sitting Occasional 1-3 Hours
Walking Constant 5-8 Hours
Grasping/Finger Movement & Dexterity- Left/Right Hands Constant 5-8 Hours
Bending Occasional 1-3 Hours
Twisting Frequent 3-5 Hours
Pivoting Frequent 3-5 Hours
Squatting/Kneeling Frequent 3-5 Hours
Pushing/Pulling Occasional 1-3 Hours up to 75lbs
Lifting Frequent 3-5 Hours up to 75lbs

OTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

EQUIPMENT USED

Calculator

QC inspection tools

Price Chopper/ Market 32 and the Golub Corporation does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, affection or sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, liability for military service, status as a veteran, gender identity or expression, genetic information, pregnancy, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


Nearest Major Market: Albany