Quality Control Inspector Apprentice

Are you ready to embark on a journey of growth and excellence in the world of produce operations? At Four Seasons Produce, we're seeking enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Quality Control Inspector Apprentice. In this role, you will receive comprehensive on-the-job training to become an expert in assessing and inspecting inbound and stored products while maintaining our high standards for quality and consistency. You will collaborate closely with our Quality Control (QC) team, develop your knowledge, skills, and efficiency, and play a key role in reducing product shrink. If you have a keen eye for detail, strong communication skills, and a passion for quality, we invite you to apply. Your dedication to safety, commitment to our core values, and ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment will make you a valuable addition to our Four Seasons Produce family. Join us in delivering top-notch produce to our customers and growing your career with us.

Schedule: During apprenticeship: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm ( The training schedule is flexible)

After completion of the apprenticeship (approx. 6 months) the position will be 2nd shift,1:00 pm - 9:30 pm.

Location: Ephrata, PA (onsite)

What you get to do as a Quality Control Inspector Apprentice
  • Through on-the-job training, learn how to properly assess and inspect inbound and/or stored product according to Four Seasons Produce, Inc. procedures and methods
  • Communicate effectively with internal business partners to provide information needed to make good business decisions and maintain the company's standards for quality and consistency
  • Build knowledge of how to reduce product shrink through proper education, training and accountability
  • Work collaboratively with QC staff to learn and support departmental goals and maintain high quality standards for both internal and external customers
  • Successfully complete all required knowledge and skill assessments
  • Demonstrate consistent growth in knowledge, skills, efficiencies, and quality of work
  • Operate equipment safely, follow safe work practices, maintain a safe work area, and adhere to food safety policies

What you bring
  • 1 year of produce operations experience preferred
  • Ideally, knowledge of Four Seasons Produce, Inc. operations
  • Strong computer skills and ability to learn new software programs
  • Must be able to distinguish colors for grading produce and have keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively, plan, prioritize, and make sound decisions
  • Adequate verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism at all times

What We Offer
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Earned Wage Access - flexible access to wages before payday
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Company life insurance & voluntary life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Additional benefits include tuition reimbursement, wellness program, employee assistance program, Success Coach, and more!

Who We Are
We are a family of companies that focus on wholesale produce distribution and logistics across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions. We partner with local growers to bring fresh organic and conventional produce to our Lancaster County, PA facility. We grade and package fruits and vegetables, sending only the best with our Drivers to deliver to independent retailers, natural food stores, and food co-ops.

We care about our associates and are committed to a healthy, diverse, and inclusive work environment.

All employment decisions are made on a non-discriminatory basis, and without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, pregnancy or maternity, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship status, military status, or any other similarly protected status under federal, state and local laws.

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