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QA Coordinator
Schwartz Brothers Bakery - Seattle, WA


Schwartz Brothers Bakery is a Seattle based Wholesale Bakery serving the greater Pacific Northwest since 1973. Schwartz Brothers Bakery was established to bake desserts for the Schwartz Brothers Restaurants. We continue to bake desserts and breads for Chandlerís Crabhouse, Danielís Broilers and Gretchenís Shoebox Express. We have since expanded our product line to include scones, muffins, danishes, croissants, cookies and a variety of delicious pastries.

We are currently hiring for a Quality Assurance Coordinator to work between our Renton and Seattle facilities. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Pay rate is between $13-$17/hour depending on experience.

Position Summary:
Support the bakery Food Safety and Quality Manager with oversight of the bakery food quality and safety program through monitoring, documentation and internal department communication

Position Responsibilities:
- Perform daily pre-op/operational procedures in all products manufacturing areas.
- Monitor and verify all CCP's.
- Perform daily product checks following bakery QA and QC benchmarks.
- Continually monitoring, coaching and training team members on food safety practices.
- Identify and correct deviation, discrepancies, violation that may occur during production.
- Communicate all QA related issues to appropriate personnel, take immediate corrective action/preventive measures and resolve issues in a timely manner. Document all corrections on the daily QA Report.
- Implement all procedures and regulations as outlined in our QA, USDA/ HACCP and FDA program.
- Complete a QA Daily Report and send to Management, QA Team Members and other pertinent personnel to keep current information of all related QA activities and issues.
- Completion of all required QA, USDA, QAI, Kosher and HACCP and customer required daily records to support compliance with all USDA, FDA, WSDA and Health Department regulations.
- Complete Records Reviews daily as scheduled.
- File all records daily, as required.
- Review and approve all labels.
- Training other Team Members with signature documentation.
- Make recommendations to improve/develop current QA/USDA/FDA program.
- Attend QA meetings and other assigned or related inter-departmental meeting.
- Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- At least two (2) years of QA experience, in a bakery environment preferred.
- High School diploma required. College degree in related field preferred.
- Basic to intermediate computer skills required using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook a minimum.
- Basic math skills.
- Flexible work schedule. Must be available to work some nights, weekends and holidays and for co-worker coverage, as needed.
- Able to walk and stand most of the day.
- Must be able to read and write English proficiently.
- Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette
- Strong organizational skills.
- Multi-tasking ability.
- Strong problem solving abilities.
- Basic understanding of food safety principles.
- Valid Washington State Food Handler's Permit required.
- Basic understanding of food processing/manufacturing operations.
- Reliable transportation

We offer competitive salary and benefits to include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) w/ company match, Paid Time Off (PTO) and more!

Apply online at or email resume.

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