Quality Inspector 296 views

Company Name: Kroger Logistics

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
Responsible for contributing to the net profit return to the company through a reduction of quality related losses on the inbound shipments as well as current inventory of produce, meat, poultry and seafood.

Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety. Essential Job Functions:

Provide assurance that all incoming products conform to written and approved quality specifications.

Perform inspections on inbound product following company guidelines and written specifications.

Communicate with buyers and merchandising department on inventory levels, short dated product, shrink and other quality related issues on a timely basis.

Check Brix, pressure levels and pulp temperatures on inbound produce product.

File claims on out of spec product that stays in the DC and follow company guidelines and procedures for filing and recording claims. Communicate with merchandising, procurement and vendor.

Reject product that is out of temperature or dating guidelines. Communicate such to immediate supervisor, merchandising and procurement staff.

Be actively involved in banana ripening process and insure that bananas are shipping to stores at proper stage and temperature.

Work with vendor community and WESCO in identifying and correcting any quality issues.

Keep inspection area sanitized and thermometers and scales calibrated.

Perform short date surveillances daily on most volatile products and once per week on longer shelf life product.

Direct drivers or WSS to pull random samples throughout the truck on straight loads in accordance with company guidelines. Take samples to be inspected to the QA area.

Keep ground beef log and temperatures to provide information on any food borne illness point of origin.

Identify improperly rotated product and correct the rotation issue with the help of the supervisor.

Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. Minimum Position Qualifications:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Minimum 18 years of age

Ability to pass drug test.

Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.

Familiarity with distribution center terms and processes.

Ability to work on a computer Desired Previous Job Experience

High school education

Two years’ experience in a warehouse environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED Desired

Required Travel: None

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Midwest

States: Indiana; Kentucky; Ohio

Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.

Company Overview

Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly 443,000 associates who serve customers in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,253 pharmacies, 787 convenience stores, 324 fine jewelry stores, 1,439 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

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