Quality Assurance Inspector – Ocean Mist Farms, Castroville, CA
Under general supervision, the inspector will perform inspections on all commodities reporting to the Quality Assurance Supervisor. The Quality Assurance Inspector position is a temporary full-time position lasting between three to five months. Work schedule will be Monday – Saturday, with variable hours as needed to fulfill job responsibility; Sunday and holidays as required. Travel and seasonal relocation will be required to our remote facilities and surrounding areas. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in English & Spanish.
- Respond to requests for Quality inspections of specific lots or purchased product.
- Perform quality inspections for all commodities harvested each day including outside purchased products for California, Arizona, and Mexico.
- Rate products according to Ocean Mist Farms standards, including additional characteristics such as weight, color, condition, appearance, packing, temperature, etc.
- Make recommendations to Quality Assurance Manager for cooling, icing, cartons, packaging and palletizing of product.
- Create inspection reports for aging, daily and raw inspections.
- Conduct daily pre and post-harvest field observations as well as shelf life studies upon request.
- Coordinate with Sales Department to verify delivery of incoming product in poor condition.
- Help prepare and coordinate arrival of product for exhibitions, fairs, conventions, etc.
- High School Diploma or an Equivalent highly desired; requires continuing education in supervision, safety and other job related areas. One to three years of experience as a harvest crew leader; supervisory experience is preferred.
- Ability to read, write and speak in English at a proficient level is required. Bilingual in English/Spanish is highly desired; basic math and reading skills is required.
- Valid Class C California Drivers License is required to operate company vehicles.
- Majority of the time is spent working outdoors, often sitting, walking, standing, kneeling, turning, reaching, climbing stairs for long periods of time; ability to lift 60 pounds without undue physical exertion.
Fax application and/or resume (831) 632-0788
Talent Acquisition Team10855 Ocean Mist Parkway
Castroville, CA 95012