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Job Title:

Quality Control Tech - Seasonal

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1st Shift




Transportation, Warehousing & Logistics

Job Description:

On behalf of Hickory Farms, Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking reliable and motivated individuals for Quality Control Technician positions. The individual is responsible for inspecting inbound and outbound shipments for packaging, labels (case/carton), use by code dates, product appearance, pallet formation and labeling, shipping temperature and conditions.

Job Requirements:

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Inspects all incoming food products shipped to Joliet warehouse and conducts statistical random inspection of each shipment. Record results of the inspection on the inbound inspection form.
• Inspects inbound and outbound trailers for cleanliness and proper temperature. Complete the inspection form.
• Separates, documents, and reports defects on incoming shipments. Take appropriate photos of the defective product. Retain samples for further evaluation and submission to the supplier.
• Performs random inspections of product in the cooler and freezer.
• Maintain daily temperature record of the cooler and freezer.
• Reports product defects, shipment non-conformances and other quality assurance related concerns to the Director, Quality Assurance on a daily basis.
• Inspect food assembly areas to ensure compliance with Government regulations and standards for sanitation, safety and quality. Report any non-compliance to Director, Quality Assurance.
• Inspect packaged product on-line for quality and to ensure labeling is done correctly.
• Follows specific directions, fully understand the training on safety, QA and GMP rules.
• Performs all other duties as assigned.

• Basic analytic and statistical skills; highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects.
• Detail-oriented, self-motivated with strong initiative and problem solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Physical Requirements:
• Exert up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 10lbs of force constantly to move objects.
• Regularly required to climb, stand or walk for extended periods of time.
• Able to stand up for a minimum of 8 hours per day.


• Pay Rate: $15 per hour

• Start Date: ASAP till December 2022

• Hours: 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM, Monday – Friday. Must be willing to work overtime hours as needed.

Company Information

About Hickory Farms Hickory Farms has been committed to providing unique food gift ideas since 1951. For almost 70 years we’ve offered gift baskets and specialty foods that families across the country enjoy. To learn more about our brand and culture, visit:
About Headway Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedicated to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us visit:
Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs and benefits.

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