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QA Technician

Company: Charlie's Produce
Location: Seattle
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Locations

US-WA-South Park

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CP Fresh is our fresh food processing and value-added division. At CP Fresh we make healthy, fresh food items as well as value-added fresh cut fruit and vegetables for use in a wide base of our retail and foodservice customers. CP Fresh was established in 2016 and is now a growing innovative leader in the fresh food world. We are looking for a dynamic & creative team oriented person to help us grow! Charlie's Produce - Who We AreCharlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our 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 was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus. With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce. What we offer:

An amazing company culture!Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire.ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k).Paid vacations, paid holidays.Pre-tax commuter benefits, and onsite parking.Coverage under State Sick Leave.100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents.Employee assistance program (EAP).Additional Compensation Details:
$21-25 hr Dependent on Experience and Location of RolePotential 90-day performance-based raise Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure


Schedule Sunday - Thursday 3am - 11:30am 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
  • Potential exposure to allergens


    Core Knowledge/Skills:
    Communicate effectively upstream and downstream with TMsCommitment to qualityStrong attention to detail and accuracy in record keepingHACCP TrainedRequired Experience:
    • Experience with QA in a Food Processing Facility (1+year preferred)
    • 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 testSupplemental InformationThis employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. We do not provide H1-B sponsorships at this time. Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state. For additional protected privacy information please visit: Privacy Policy - Charlie's Produce ( Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruiters - DO NOT CONTACT!

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