Quality Control Inspector

Job Description

Company: FreshPoint Denver
Location: US-CO-Denver
Zip Code: 80216
Minimum Level of Education: High School or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type:
Travel Percentage: 0

 

More information about this job:

 

OVERVIEW

FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce.  At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce!  If you want an opportunity to join a company focused on healthy living, environmental stewardship, and growing not only produce but your career, then read on and find what’s waiting for you at FreshPoint.

 

Overview:

FreshPoint is North America’s largest exclusively owned produce distributor. We purchase unique and seasonal products that support local farms and growers. But we’re much more than just produce. At FreshPoint, we’re all about People. Passion. Produce! If you want an opportunity to join a company focused on healthy living, environmental stewardship, and growing not only produce but your career, then read on and find what’s waiting for you at FreshPoint.

 

General Summary:

Responsible for the Quality Control program for Tomato/Repack/Fresh Cuts in a high

volume, specialty produce distribution center.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensure each product location is inspected daily, and proper action is taken based on product condition.
  • Ensure customer specific expectations are understood, specification books created/maintained, and associates have proper working knowledge of said expectations.
  • Identify product specification issues related to country of origin, pack size, decay, scarring and other USDA/FDA guidelines.
  • Communicate with multiple departments and team members as to any potential quality issues or concerns.
  • Compile and manage best use by and expiration dates to ensure that product approaching expiration is properly handled.
  • Identify and alert team members if items were scheduled to ship and did not.
  • Ensure all food safety regulations are met and exceeded.
  • Work with operations to ensure FIFO is always maintained and that all packages are properly labeled.
  • Assist in the investigative process for potential rejected loads and/or refused product (by
  • receiving associates).
  • Ensure that product requiring quarantine is segregated properly.
  • Ensure that all associates work in a safe manner, complying with all facets of FreshPoint Safe.
  • A typical shift is 12 hours days, Sunday – Friday; Off days - Saturday and a 2nd day off during the week
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of all produce items in the warehouse
  • Ability to properly stack pallets, preventing damage to product
  • Minimum 1 year produce handling experience.
  • Must have open availability to work weekends, holidays, and overtime.
  • Must have strong speaking, reading, writing, and typing skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Preferred background in computer software including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows.

 

Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Stand for extended periods of time; bend, stoop, reach, push, pull, squat, turn body, and walk.
  • Lift and move cases (selecting product and placing on a pallet) ranging in weight up to 75 lbs continuously to and from heights ranging from floor to knee, waist, shoulder, and overhead.
  • Use hands and fingers to peel and stick labels on cases.
  • Handle and feel objects and/or equipment controls; reach with hands and arms.
  • Must have the ability to talk and hear; must be able to hear warning horns on moving machinery and equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required to perform this job include close and distance vision, depth perception, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Must exhibit a high level of endurance, energy, and strength to successfully perform position.
  • Must be able to climb on and off the box of the truck.

 

 

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

 

FreshPoint, a Sysco company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

 

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time