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Quality Control (graveyard shift)

Location: Hughson, CA, United States

Job Function: Operations

Req Number: 462

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We are a global leader in food & beverage ingredients. Pioneers at heart, we operate at the forefront of consumer trends to provide food & beverage manufacturers with products and ingredients that will delight their consumers. Making a positive impact on people and planet is all part of the delight. With a deep-rooted presence in the countries where our ingredients are grown, we are closer to farmers, enabling better quality, and more reliable, traceable and transparent supply. Supplying products and ingredients at scale is just the start. We add value through our unique, complementary portfolio of natural, delicious and nutritious products. With our fresh thinking, we help our customers unleash the sensory and functional attributes of cocoa, coffee, dairy, nuts and spices so they can create naturally good food & beverage products that meet consumer expectations. And whoever we’re with, whatever we’re doing, we always make it real. 
Position Summary
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, the Quality Control inspector will work in a fast-paced production environment inspecting product to ensure that it meets customer’s needs, expectations and requirements They will help ensure all product meets the required specifications and ensure compliance with all quality and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) requirements.
The ideal candidate will work collaboratively, have a sense of urgency and knowledge of safety, good manufacturing practices and excellent interpersonal skills (written and verbal).
Position Responsibilities
  • Perform all related quality control inspector tasks; inspection of product for physical attributes, calculate and record percentage findings and data recording
  • Document and record daily production information and equipment performance.
  • Report any unexpected findings to their supervisor
  • Assist with the holding of defective product.
  • Maintain data records on the computer system
  • Perform sanitation duties as needed or assigned
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Follow all company safety, hygiene, and work rules.
  • Maintain the company's commitment to providing quality products and services with an emphasis on Food Safety, legality, and integrity.
  • Maintain satisfactory attendance
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • High school diploma or State issued equivalency certificate is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbal and written, is required.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules, overtime and weekends during harvest season is required.
  • Individual should be self-motivated with a keen attention to detail.
  • Previous knowledge of the following programs and regulations pertaining to a food processing plant is preferred:
    • Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's)
    • Food Safety
  • Experience in quality control and Nuts preferred
  • Ability to work in a changing environment
  • Ability to work outdoors/indoors, in hot/cold, noisy, and dusty environments
  • Must be able to work in other departments and do other tasks as needed
  • Ability to properly lift and carry up to 30 lbs. in a repetitive motion.
  • Must be able to twist and turn frequently while working
  • Must be able to stand and work for prolonged periods
  • Understand and follow instructions
  • Understand and follow all Food Safety & Sanitation rules
  • Quality Control Inspectors work with every product produced, which means you should consider the potential allergens we work with: Edible Nuts 
The pay for this role in the state of California is $23.13 and is based on the position responsibilities and geographic location. 
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 
ofi provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: [email protected] 
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