Job Info
Job Title: Quality Control Manager
Location: Salinas, CA
Job Number: 11315
Posted Date: 5/19/2020
Job description

Pacific International Marketing (Pacific) is a growing leader in the fresh produce industry. We are involved in the growing, packing, shipping and processing of more than one hundred different commodities. We offer a complete line of conventional and organic produce, including value-added products.  Quality Control Manager is responsible to ensure products meet quality specifications and mange QC staff. Strive to meet customer’s needs and requirements. Position is based out of Salinas, CA works 4 ½ months (Nov. – Mar.) in Yuma, AZ (Per-deim provided) and reports to Sales Department.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work closely with Field Foreman, Crop Manager and Sales Department to ensure that all customer requirements are understood and met.
  • Knowledge of USDA standards.
  • Develop, document by way of Kip Traq, and maintain product specifications (based on USDA and customer requirements) for quality and condition for all produce commodities. 
  • Communicate and teach SOP’s (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Lead and motivate his team of QC inspectors
  • Monitor quality of incoming product from outside locations to ensure product quality meets or exceeds specification. Determine if product can be shipped as is, needs to be replaced in field or rejected at the cooler level. 
  • Conduct product inspections on inbound and on-hand inventories and report to sales team.
  • Keep accurate documentation and performing statistical analysis.
  • Gaining feedback from the clients, attending meeting, submitting reports, and assisting external auditors and inspectors.  
  • Perform related duties as needed by management.

Additional requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Business-bases programs.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal/teamwork skills 
  • 3+ years of Quality control experience in the produce industry
  • Strong attention to detail, observation, organizational, and leadership skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality control procedures and legal standards. 
  • Superior organization, planning, multitasking and prioritizing sills
  • Spanish bilingual is preferred  
  • Current driver’s license with excellent driving record.
  • Solid computer knowledge: Smart phones and electrical scanning tools.

Physical Demand:

  • Exposure to cold wet muddy environment and rough terrain. 
  • Physical effort required (ability to move 50lbs. from one area to another).

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Serious applicants should forward resume, and requirements via email.  Pacific International Vegetable Marketing, Inc. P.O. Box 3737, Salinas, CA 93912


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