Quality Control Specialist

Quality Control Specialist

True Leaf Farms

Position: Quality Control Specialist
Reports to: Director of Food Safety
Location: Monterey County (Salinas, CA office) & Imperial/Yuma County (Holtville, CA office)

*Fresno County (Huron season)

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Responsible for the success of Quality compliance, oversee quality control systems and auditing compliance. Responsible for scheduled departmental reports in addition to the successful implementation of Church Brothers and Customer specific quality requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Knowledge of Agricultural field operations & Good Agricultural Practices

• Implementation of Company’s Food Safety, Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) & Good Handling Practices (GHP) written programs

• Provide timely communication to commodity managers and production department of field quality assessments

• Maintain communication with customer inspectors and manage private label field approvals

• Monitor food safety, traceability and specifications to determine present standards and maintain quality and reliability of harvested product

• Maintain quality control objectives complementary to the company’s policies and goals

• Complete trainings for the harvest crew forepersons, employees, etc. as well as continual verification of implemented quality standards

• Maintaining Grower & Harvest Crew (internal & external) compliance with client specifications

• Inspection of crews and fields to verify compliance to quality standards

• Take pictures/create field assessments for review amongst Production and Sales departments review

• Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION/TRAINNING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school and six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Knowledge of agricultural field operations

REQUIRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid class C California driver’s license; acceptable driving record

  • Bi-lingual in English/Spanish.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other computer software programs as needed/required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; effectively communicate

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality

  • Work well in a team setting as well as individually

  • Strong time management skills

  • Exercise ability to Identify potential problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions and solutions

LOCATIONS


Sales & Main Office

19065 Portola Drive
Salinas, CA 93908


Processing Plant

1275 San Justo Road
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045


Processing Plant (Winter Season)

2955 S Avenue 2½ E
Yuma, AZ 85365

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HOURS OF OPERATION

Sales:

6am-5pm: Mon-Fri
7am-11am: Sat
Closed: Sunday

Appointment Loading:

6.30am - Midnight
(Mon-Sat)
Closed: Sunday