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Quality Control Lead, 1st Shift - Ridgefield

Job Description

A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Quality Control (QC) Lead at our Ridgefield, Washington packaging and distribution center! This position ensures the full compliance of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards and product specifications throughout the supply chain; supports the Quality team to drive quality and process improvement programs in a professional, timely, and accurate manner via strong collaboration and communication with the production staff; and supports Quality Manager in identifying, communicating, and problem-solving all non-conformance issues.

The current opening is available on our 1st shift, which works Monday through Wednesday and every other Thursday from 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The base rate for this position is $20.00 per hour.


  • Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), company policies, safety policies and practices, quality standards, and GMP standards.
  • Performs all job duties as described in Quality Control Floor Staff – Packaging (QCFS) and Encoder as needed.
  • Maintains a constant floor presence to ensure employee compliance to current regulations and standards.
  • Leads, trains, coordinates, and directs QCFS in safe and efficient work methods.
  • Relieves QCFS employees of their normal job duties for breaks and lunches and/or filling in for any quality employee absences.
  • Reviews all paperwork on the production floor in a timely manner.
  • Reviews all QCFS procedures to ensure compliance to current regulations and standards then reporting any discrepancies to the Quality Manager.
  • Reports quality issues to the Quality Manager through appropriate means necessary to ensure escalation in a timely manner.
  • Provides technical assistance for all questions regarding quality defects.
  • Acts as point person on the floor to track and resolve quality issues.
  • Ensures completeness and accuracy of paperwork/logs as required, including observation reports.
  • Completes reports when needed as requested.
  • Ensures that all investigations are conducted according to GMP guidelines then implementing appropriate corrective and preventive actions.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Four (4) year degree in Food Technology, Biology or Chemistry, three (3) years’ experience in Quality Control functions and/or equivalent combination of experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job.


  • Ability to read, understand, and carry out oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  • Ability to analyze complex quality system requirements and handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to sort, check, count, and verify numbers.
  • Ability to prepare routine administrative paperwork.
  • Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
  • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel.
  • Ability to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, and establish facts
  • Ability to comply with standards and procedures.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of 21 CFR 110, 21 CFR 111, ANSI 173-2005 and the USP Dietary Supplement GMP Requirements.
  • Ability to perform moderate physical activity such as lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds; stand and/or walk more than four to six (4-6) hours and up to twelve (12) hours per day; and work onsite in a light industrial environment, including some exposure to non-toxic dust.

  • Ability to maintain punctuality and predictable attendance.

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