Job Info
Job Title: Quality Control (Field/Cooler)
Location: Salinas, CA
Job Number: 11362
Posted Date: 6/29/2020
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. 

The Quality Control (Field/Cooler) is responsible for inspecting incoming and stored products to ensure they meet set standards. This position will provide detailed reports of fresh produce and communicate findings with sales and operations personnel. 

Position is based out of Salinas, CA works 4 ½ months (Nov. – Mar.) in Yuma, AZ (perdiem included) and reports to regional supervisors. 

Minimum work schedule includes: Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for monitoring field and cooler product temperatures.
  • Document daily quality and pack.
  • Communicate quality results of field pack product, directly to Sales staff, and Regionals Harvest Supervisor.
  • Inspect incoming and stored products to ensure they meet internal and external specifications.
  • Assist in cooler food safety inspections, audits, and testing.

 Additional requirements: 

  • 1+ years of Quality control experience in the produce industry.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of produce inventory management. (FAMOUS AND CITRIX)
  • Knowledge of PTI Barcode scanning, is preferred by not necessary.
  • Experience in packing processes.
  • Organized, motivated, detail oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Can work independently as well as within a team
  • Must have general knowledge of the fresh produce industry
  • Intermediate Computer Skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Acceptable driving record; Insurable a must

Physical Demands

  • Exposure to extreme sun, heat and cold environments.
  • Physical effort required (ability to move 50lbs. from one area to another).

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