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Quality Control Manager

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Company :
Dole Food Company

Location :
Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania

Expiry Date :
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Quality Control Manager Tracking Code 1261-990 Job Description GENERAL DESCRIPTION / PRIMARY PURPOSE Responsible for the coordination, quality control and communication with sales, sourcing and senior management for aspects related to all berries and grapes in support of the divisional objectives at multiple storage locations. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS/DUTIES OF THE POSITION * Responsible for communication with outside growers related to all aspects of berry and grape quality. * Perform quality control checks at the field and cooler levels based on Dole internal and customer specifications. * Prepare and communicate QC audit update weekly to sales and management * Develop an open line of communication with growers to establish trust and help grow business objectives. * Manage 3rd party inspection team at multiple locations. * Work with Dole Food Safety Team as needed on document and certification preparation of growers. * Actively contribute to Operational Excellence meetings and committees to help drive the business. * Other duties as assigned. Required Skills JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES (Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements) * Experience: 5-7 years in field operations, including supervision of people. * Strong organizational, technical, interpersonal, and communication skills. * Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment; must be flexible, even-tempered, a good mediator, and forceful when needed. * Knowledge of vegetable farming operations. * Demonstrated negotiating experience * Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook 365) * Bilingual in Spanish/English INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RELATIONS * Communicates with operations, Finance, Quality Assurance, Food Safety, Science, Demand Planning Department * External contacts include outside Dole growers and Pest Control Advisors. EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION * Bachelor’s degree in Ag, Business or related areas, or equivalent experience. * 5-10 years increasing responsibilities in operational management with agricultural companies. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS * Ability to travel – able to walk on uneven ground in remote field locations * Ability to travel and drive: walk uneven ground in fields in various weather conditions: Position requires frequent bending, stooping, standing, walking, crawling, and reaching with hands and arms. EQUIPMENT NEEDED * Cell Phone * Laptop WORK HOUR REQUIREMENT * Ability to work long hours and work 7 days a week when necessary. * Ability to travel EEO STATEMENT: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Job Location Crum Lynne, Pennsylvania, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular