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Job - Quality Control Inspector

TITLE: Quality Control Inspector

LOCATION: Salem, OR

REPORTS TO: Quality Control Supervisor

 

The Quality Control Inspector (QCI) will be responsible for monitoring the production of Kerr Concentrates, Inc. (Kerr) products from raw to finished state. With support from the Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control Supervisor and the Production Shift Supervisor, the QCI will monitor product specific quality attributes of work-in-process material to ensure customer and internal quality expectation are met. The QCI will also assist in maintaining Kerr’s GMP, Sanitation, Food Safety, and Personal Safety programs.

The Quality Team is focused on delivering solutions that can help produce first time quality fruit and vegetable ingredients in a safe and efficient manner.  Join a collaborative group of solution driven employees working to deliver value for our customers.

 

As a Quality Control Inspector, your responsibilities will include:

·  Pre and post inspection of materials, equipment, metal detectors, screens, processing aids, personnel presentation and post sanitation of equipment.

·  With support from the Quality Assurance Manager, Quality Control Supervisor and the Production Supervisor the QCI will monitor product specific quality attributes (such as temperature, brix, pH and TA) of work-in-process material to ensure customer and internal quality expectations are met.

·  Approve-Inspect every lot prior to packaging and ensure that all target analytical values are met.

·  Collect-Samples both customer specific and finished product that represent every finished batch.

·  Maintain-Assist in maintaining Kerr’s GMP, sanitation, food safety and personal safety programs.

The Quality Control Inspector position is well-suited for you if you:

·  Push to continually drive personal and organizational results, take educated risks on business opportunities and benchmark external best practices to outperform the competition.

·  Create a talent culture founded on a strong conviction that superior talent delivers superior results; scout to find the best people, drive performance, coach transparently, and build strong teams globally.

· Regularly identify areas that can be improved and constructively propose new solutions that increase value and improve business performance; as well as explore multiple possibilities for tackling challenges, think “out of the box” to determine the best solution.

·  Challenge the status quo and promote bold thinking in order to create value.

Qualified candidates will have:

·  High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).

·  6+ months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·  Ability to observe, monitor, collect and record data. Ability to assess the accuracy, validity and integrity of the data.

·  Basic lab skills, titration, UV-Vis spectroscopy, atomic absorption spectroscopy, microbial plating.

·  Possess or have the ability to obtain a forklift certification.

·  Understanding of HAACP and SQF systems.

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Kerr Concentrates is the company for you.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.·  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

If you are inspired by professional challenges and the rewards that come from a high level of performance, then Kerr Concentrates is the company for you.

We believe in the power of our people to work together to seize opportunities, overcome obstacles and exceed expectations. Each day, individuals make a meaningful difference in the quality of our products and the success of our technology and operations and, in turn, the quality of life for consumers.

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