Safeway Tracy , CA 95376
QC Inspector I
Albertsons Safeway is working to become the favorite food and drug retailer in every market it serves. The organization includes 2,230 stores, 27 distribution facilities and 19 manufacturing plants with over 250,000 employees across 34 states and the District of Columbia. The company is privately owned with supermarkets across the country that include: Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw's, Star Market, Super Saver, United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos.
The Procurement department located in Tracy California has an opening for a QC Inspector I.
Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* 4-year college degree in food science/agribusiness or equivalent related industry experience.
Retail produce and floral knowledge and USDA/CFIA Inspection experience helpful.
Fresh produce or floral growing, packing and/or harvesting a benefit.
Good management skills and ability to relate with diverse workforce.
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, and Word.
Basic math skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to differentiate between colors.
Ability to work in 34 to 38 degree temperatures for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift/move boxes up to 75 lbs. and up to 6 feet high.
Inspect produce and floral items per Standard Operating Procedures for compliance with Safeway specifications.
Use and maintain analytical tools.
Enter Quality data into database and complete other documentation accurately and in a timely manner.
Report key Quality Assurance information based on set Safeway standards to Procurement.
Resolve receiving issues in terms of quality of product as well as quantity on a timely basis to allow proper warehouse receiving.
Work with Quality Control management to quickly reconcile any outstanding issues so as not to cause out-of-stock conditions.
Assist in banana ripening.
Work with warehouse personnel to answer any questions with regard to product quality, packs or proper temperatures.
Monitor warehouse produce inventory for quality conditions on a daily basis and report older perishable commodities to replenishment personnel.
Other duties as required by management.
Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting www.CareersAtSafeway.com on your computer or mobile device.
Diversity is fundamental at Safeway. We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.
The Safeway policy is to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status. We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.
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