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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鈥檚 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.聽 Join a collaborative group of solution driven employees working to deliver value for our customers.

As a Quality Control Inspector, your responsibilities will include:

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

路 聽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.

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

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

路 聽Maintain-Assist in maintaining Kerr鈥檚 GMP, sanitation, food safety and personal safety programs.

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

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

路 聽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.

路 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 鈥渙ut of the box鈥 to determine the best solution.

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

Qualified candidates will have:

路 聽High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).

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

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

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

路 聽Possess or have the ability to obtain a forklift certification.

路 聽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.路 聽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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