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Warehouse - Quality Control Coordinator

Company: Chefs Warehouse
Location: Union City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Chefs' Warehouse is a specialty food distributor that began sourcing products focused on serving the specific needs of chefs who own and/or operate some of the nation's leading menu-driven independent restaurants, fine dining establishments, country clubs, hotels, caterers, culinary schools and specialty food stores. We believe that we have a distinct competitive advantage in serving these customers as a result of our extensive selection of distinctive and hard-to-find specialty and center-of-the-plate food products, our product knowledge and our customer service. We serve the finest restaurants, hotels, caterers and gourmet stores around the country.

Summary: The Quality Control Coordinator monitors the production processes to ensure product is within food and safety quality standards.


  • Inspect and test raw materials to ensure vendor compliance with specifications and established procedures.
  • As required, monitor current procedures to assure compliance to required specifications, reporting any findings to QA Manager for needed changes or adjustments.
  • Put non-conforming product or unsanitary processing equipment on HOLD status.
  • Perform technical operations such as taking and/or shipping samples, examining/analyzing product, recording results and taking appropriate corrective action.
  • Assist with the completion of reports requested by management.
  • Clean, maintain, and sanitize all equipment used in the Quality Control area according to established sanitary rules, regulations, and maintenance/calibration procedures.
  • Basic cleaning of the lab including sweeping, dusting, and cleaning the counters.
  • Inputting analytical data
  • Assist HR with the recruitment, hiring and training of sanitation personnel.
  • Deliver samples for testing to outside laboratories
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Good supervisory, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace
  • Collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
  • Delegate responsibilities effectively
  • Ability t operate a car and maintain valid driver's license


  • Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, Food Science or related field
  • Knowledge of food and safety regulations
  • General knowledge of processing, manufacturing and quality control procedures as they relate to food processing GMPs, SSOPs, and HACCP.
  • Ability to learn testing methods, including fat analysis and micro-biological tests.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Knowledge, skill and ability to operate routine lab equipment

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Math Ability:

Basic math skills with addition, subtraction and multiplication. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should Advance level of expertise with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to operate common office machines.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.


The Chefs' Warehouse is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment.

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  • 1250 Whipple Rd, Union City, CA 94587, USA

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