ABOUT QUINCY FOODS,
Quincy Foods, LLC is a processor and
packager of frozen vegetables, and employs 200 full-time employees and 320
seasonal employees during the processing season. Quincy Foods is a
subsidiary of NORPAC Foods, Inc., a farmer-owned cooperative founded in 1924,
which processes frozen vegetables and fruit, along with canning vegetables.
Headquartered in Salem, Oregon, NORPAC is Oregonís largest fruit and
vegetable processor and has 5 facilities in the Willamette Valley, along
with another subsidiary, Hermiston Foods, LLC in Hermiston, Oregon. NORPAC
and its subsidiaries employ 1,500 full-time employees and 2,500 seasonal
employees during the processing season.
BASIC RESPONSIBILITY: Manage all aspects of
the Quality Control program at Quincy Foods.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Work with all departments
company-wide to achieve and maintain quality standards.
- Provide training to QC
personnel and maintain the consistency of product grading on all
- Supervise the grading of all
- Provide annual employee
safety training and coordinate bi-weekly safety meetings throughout
the year for QC personnel. Review safety minutes and make
recommendations for improvement.
- Maintain, review, and update
the plantís HACCP, food safety and quality management programs to
comply with company as well as internal and external audits, and
provide training to plant employees on these subjects as required.
- Supervise microbiology lab
and document and correct deficiencies in implementation or execution
of lab procedures.
- Work with toll pack partners
on quality and ingredient issues.
- Manage the sanitation
department and monitor performance and cost of sanitation crews.
- Maintain a bacteria sampling
program to generate line and environmental profiles, correlate with
line conditions, and implement corrective actions to minimize product
- Order supplies to meet
- Maintain complete and
- Coordinate and lead all
external food safety and quality audit activities.
- All other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
- Bachelorís degree in Food
Science, Microbiology, or related life sciences preferred. A
combination of education and industry experience will also be
- Ability to lead and direct
others to achieve departmental goals.
- Ideal candidate will be a
Preventative Controls Qualified Individual or has completed training
on Preventative Controls for Human Food.
- Knowledge of food processing
methods and equipment used in the facility.
- Excellent verbal and written
- Excellent organizational
skills and accurate record keeping.
- Very good computer skills
(Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
- All new employee
hiring is contingent upon passing a drug screen.
HOURS: Full-time. Monday Ė
Friday. Usually 8 am to 5 pm. Overtime as needed. Must be able to
occasionally work weekends and other shifts as necessary.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Quincy Foods, LLC is
an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, E-Verify employer. Employment
decisions for all applicants and employees will be made without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status,
disability or any other characteristics protected under local, state or
Job Type: Full-time