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  1. Job Title: Quality Assurance Inspector
  2. Location: Alabama
  3. Number: 10663
  4. Post Date: 5/6/2019
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Job Description:

The Quality Assurance (QA) Inspector is responsible for assuring that all fresh fruit and vegetable products on inbound shipments, in stock inventory, and outbound shipments meet or exceed US No. 1 specifications, as well as meet other specific requirements assigned by Procurement and detailed on the Receiving Ticket.


  • Selects representative samples from each individual lot and determines compliance/non-compliance as to product specifications, utilizing USDA Standards and Grading Procedures.
  • Approves of and instructs the receiver to accept those lots found to be compliant, (in grade).
  • Documents non-compliant, (out of grade), lots and places them in “on hold” status pending disposition instructions from the QA Supervisor or Procurement.
  • Monitors daily the quality of all product in-house to ensure items are in-grade and good to ship to our customers.
  • Re-packs damaged or otherwise defective product when practical to mitigate product shrink and lost revenue for the Company.
  • Maintains daily temperature log for all coolers and product storage areas to be compliant with our GAP and GHP protocol.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 3 years of QA related experience and 5 years working in produce.
  • Ability to express ideas with clarity and thoroughness in both verbal and written communications.
  • Proactive, results-oriented with a strong attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface various levels of management as well as with support and service departments.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and follow safety guidelines.
  • Must be computer literate with experience in the use of Microsoft applications.
  • Able to perform basic arithmetic functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and using decimals.
  • Ability to work in wet, cold, conditions and stand for extended periods of time.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V.

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