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Department: 9 Food Safety

Title of Position: Incoming Quality Control

Immediate Supervisor: Food Safety Manager

FLSA: Non-Exempt

In Case of Absence: Food Safety Manager

Safety and Plant Policies & Regulations

• Understand and comply with Cal-Osha regulations and Company policies as they pertain to the safety of all employees.

• Read, understand and acknowledge company policies as written in the Employee Handbook.

• All employees are required to adhere to all Food Safety requirements and programs including but not limited to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Food Defense and Allergen Programs. Food safety training will be completed a minimum of once a year.


• Individual needs to be comfortable working independently.

• Individual needs to be comfortable using the company software.


The Incoming Quality Control individual’s primary responsibility is to upkeep Food Safety, Quality System, and Safety Programs, all programs within and everything it entails. The Incoming Quality Control individual is responsible for inspecting and monitoring all incoming product prior to releasing to production. This team member must have sufficient knowledge and understanding of quality control and product specifications. The team member must be confident and capable of working within a Quality team structure handling daily assignment both independently and interdepartmentally between quality assurance and production team members. The team member must be confident and capable of enforcing GMPs, food safety and employee safety.

Key Duties:

• Inspect all incoming product for quality control.

• Conduct moisture tests for incoming product.

• Fill out incoming QC records.

• Monitor incoming raw material to ensure compliance with internal and client specifications.

• Make sure all incoming product has a COA, if incoming product does not have an accompanying COA a composite sample must be pulled and communicated with the Food Safety Manager for internal lab testing.

• Ensure product has the appropriate product tags and allergen stickers.

• Ensure all incoming suppliers are approved through the company’s Approved Suppliers Program.

• Report any Quality or Food Safety issues to management.

• Evaluate the facility and assist with ideas and suggestions to improve overall food safety.

• Must understand all quality systems in place and assist with ongoing development and improvements.

To Apply: 


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None