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FSQA- Quality Assurance Technician - Springfield, OH

Dole Food Company, Inc.

$18.07 an hour - Full-time


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$18.07 an hour

Full Job Description

Come and Grow with Dole!


We are hiring a 2nd Shift Quality Assurance Food Safety Technician - We offer a great benefits package and opportunities to grow and hone your skills!


Who We Are


Dole Fresh Vegetables is leader in the food production industry and is known for the great care we take with customers and employees alike. We are based in Springfield, Ohio and we produce ready-to-eat salads and related products.


Why You Want to Apply!


  • This is a direct hire position with benefits effective day 1 of employment!


  • Pay is $18.07/Hour


  • You get on-the-job training opportunities


  • You get chances to move and grow within the organization


  • You get to work within an organization that believes that every person we work with should have the opportunity to learn and develop their skills. That’s why we encourage and support the growth and development of our employees and, wherever possible, look to fill positions by promotion and transfer from within the company.


The Team Members We’re Looking For


At Dole our employees are the cornerstone of our success, and we are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team. We have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Assurance Food Safety Technician, at our Dole Fresh Vegetables manufacturing facility in Springfield, Ohio.


In this position you will be providing support concerning product quality, breakdowns and shelf life. You would have the chance to grow your knowledge through your interactions with your supervisor, Team Leads, Production, and Auditors.


Our work environment is unique. Work is performed in a cool environment with an average temperature of 34°F. Concentrated chlorine and concealed ammonia is present. Work surfaces and floors are wet. Employees are required to wear approved shoes and protective equipment. Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs. unassisted up to 1/3 of the workday, and 6 lbs. overhead as job demands. Constant standing on a concrete floor, reaching, bending, stooping, and repetitive hand movements may be required. Moving machinery, including conveyor and forklifts are in operation in the immediate area.


As a Quality Assurance Food Safety Technician, these are some of the things you’d do during the course of the day:


  • Provide production support in all aspects of the Dole quality process
  • Maintain reports and system log entries
  • Remove product from shelf-life storage
  • Make determinations of product quality breakdown
  • Evaluate, grade and input shelf-life data
  • Communicate with production and QA staff concerning product quality issues and concerns
  • Other related duties assigned by your supervisor

Required Skills

What Will Help You Do Well in this Role


  • Good oral communications skills required
  • Solid computer skills and the ability to accurately enter data with excellent attention to detail
  • Hands-on ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented food processing environment
  • Ability to work independently and with limited supervision
  • Must be able to maintain regular and acceptable attendance
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to interact well with co-workers
  • Ability to understand and follow posted work rules/ procedures
  • Must be flexible with the ability to work any shift as workload demands


Required Experience

What You’ll Need to Start


  • 1 to 2 years of experience or Equivalent
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Previous experience in a food processing facility is desired, but not necessary - we will train
  • Great work attendance
  • A great work ethic
  • A team player attitude



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