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Value Creation Quality Specialist

Company: Pacific Seafood
Location: Westport
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include but not limited to:

* Be a role model in projecting and applying The Pacific Group Diamond Philosophy (Productivity, Quality, Excellence and Teamwork) and promote teamwork at all times. * Maintain records for Q.A. Logs * Perform and monitor scheduled audits. * Offer and implement training. * Perform regularly scheduled inspections. * Remain current on all regulatory requirements and law changes. * Interpret and implement FDA, ODA regulations H.A.C.C.P., S.S.O.P., COOL Act standards are met. * Interact with Regulatory Agencies and/or third party auditors. * Environmental testing-contact surfaces, water, product. * Product tracking. * Follow-up on customer complaints. * Perform internal/external audits and inspections to ensure that all standards and requirements are met. * Responsible for achievement of quality department goals and objectives. * Assist in all plant quality activities. * Identify, investigate and report on critical quality defects on production processes and products. * Determine source of quality variance and specific steps to be taken in correcting the process and product. * Ensure systems are in place to make certain that vendors are capable of meeting quality expectations. * Prepare and submit reports as required. * Conduct line level problem analysis. * Project zero product defects objective/philosophy. * Implement Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) program. * Perform other duties, as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to successfully perform the job.

Education and Experience


* Minimum of one year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education

and experience.

* Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel


* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

* None

Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

* Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. * Ability to write simple correspondence. * Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. * Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. * Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. * Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. * Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Requirements

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.

* Particularly for sustained periods of time. * Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks. * Use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. * Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. * Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. * Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. * Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound. * Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds * Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. * Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to:

* Wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. * The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Core Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

Initiative - Undertakes self-development activities; seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Pacific Seafood University Required Training:

* First Ninety Days (Welcome to the Team, Diamond Philosophy, The Key Principles, and Star Method of Feedback and EAP) * Safe Lifting * Industrial and Office Ergonomics * Slips, Trips, Falls * Safety Orientation * Computer Work Station Safety * Preventative Stretching * QC Sanitation

The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skill required of personnel so classified. I fully understand the contents of this job description, have had the opportunity to ask questions regarding this job description, and have had the job duties, physical demands, and working conditions explained to me. I understand Pacific Seafood Group is an equal opportunity employer and that is job description is not a contract of employment. Its purpose is to define, though not exhaustively, the essential functions of the job. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.

Keywords: Pacific Seafood, Tacoma , Value Creation Quality Specialist, Other , Westport, Washington

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