Wild Rose Foods is seeking skilled, committed people to join our team.

Wild Rose Foods offers a wide variety of employment opportunities with competitive salary and benefits:

  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Discounts on all Basics products
  • Predictable, full-time and part-time schedules
  • Opportunities for hands-on learning


Open Positions

  • QA Specialist III
    Shift Type: Coincides with production shift for standard work week. Overtime as required. May include possibly working holidays/weekends.
    Location/Travel: Tualatin and Aurora – Travel would be involved to adequately visit and cover each of the site locations noted here. Travel would also be required to attend other events and training courses.
    Position Summary: Under the direction of the Quality Assurance Manager, implements all aspects of the quality systems for the processing sites. Coordinates and executes day-to-day QA/QC tasks, works closely with all levels of production staff. Assists with 3rd party audits and regulatory inspections. Supports the processing operation as needed; may assist with R&D projects and other special projects. Proactively and continuously works to expand knowledge specific to the process and products made in the facility, from incoming raw materials to shipping of finished goods.
    · Oversees internal activities with compliance to local, state and federal food safety and health standards, including personal hygiene, temperature control, cross-contamination, pest control, recall compliance, sanitation, and customer complaints.
    · Conducts line testing on incoming, WIP, and finished products (i.e. pH, brix, moisture, salt, titratable acidity, butterfat, etc.). Identify out of spec product or conditions and place non-conforming items on hold.
    · Assists with programs to include environmental monitoring, recall administration, good manufacturing programs and sanitation standard operating procedures.
    · Develops, validates, maintains, and reviews food safety (HACCP, etc.), for sites to assure compliance with regulations.
    · Supports plant personnel to ensure compliance with federal & state regulations, third party audit requirements, customer requirements, and internal quality programs (i.e. FDA, ODA, Organic, etc.).
    · Identifies food safety opportunities with sites; prioritizes issues and lead resolution to drive sustainable improvements.
    · Routes, investigates trends and closes all customer complaint issues.
    · Ensures all site personnel are trained on food safety and quality related items.
    · Supports raw material and finished product specifications to ensure they are accurate and properly maintained, including the development of specifications for new raw materials and new finished products.
    · Works as a liaison for site audits and regulatory inspections.
    · Performs monthly audits of each site to determine overall food safety and sanitation compliance.
    · Assists with development, implementation and administration of new and existing food safety and quality policies and procedures.
    · Develops and maintains documentation to comply with record keeping requirements.
    · Maintains and manages lab equipment and supplies.
    · Responsible for maintaining a positive workplace in a food retail environment that promotes safety, quality, trust, and teamwork.
    · Effectively communicates across the organization with all executive levels and operational management on the compliance status.
    · Be available for other functions and special projects related to the success of the business.
    · Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
    · Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment.
    · Demonstrate an understanding of the products and the processes involved.
    · Basic understanding of equipment operations and minor troubleshooting ability.
    · Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of safety, quality and efficiency.
    · Ability to read and comprehend standard operating procedures and company guidelines in order to maintain regulatory compliance.
    · Ability to understand daily production needs and participate in a team environment safely.
    · Able to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
    · Requires extended periods of standing, walking, climbing and sitting.
    · Exposure to heat, cold, noise, machinery and cleaning chemicals.
    · Bachelors’ degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, or related discipline preferred.
    · Experience with GFSI, FSMA, PMO, HACCP and GMP’s as they relate to food safety programs.
    · PQCI certificate preferred.
    · Minimum 3 years of experience in food manufacturing environment working in a QA and/or QC position. Dairy or cheese plant experience preferred.
  • Human Resources / Payroll Specialist

    Member of the Human Resources team who performs human resources-related duties at the professional level. Works closely with senior HR team members in supporting a wide range of employee populations from office, to retail, to farming in HR-related areas such as recruitment, onboarding, leaves of absence, wage and hour topics, etc. Oversees and processes full-cycle payroll operations, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, as well as answering general employee questions regarding payroll, benefits, pay stubs, and withholdings. This position uses an understanding of Kronos Workforce Ready payroll system to accurately pay employees in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, such as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rules and regulations.

    Essential Functions

    Payroll Functions

    • Ensures that employee payroll processing is in compliance with federal and state laws.
    • Assures proper tax treatment, accounting, and disposition of withholdings such as taxes, deductions for benefits, retirement contributions, etc.
    • Audits payrolls for accuracy, includes auditing a mixture of pay codes with corresponding workers’ compensation codes; auditing W-4s and complies with IRS compliance letters; audits vacation, sick and PTO accruals to correctly correspond with our policy.
    • Exercises a great deal of attention to detail to accurately prepare and process payrolls.
    • Reconciles payroll prior to transmission and validates confirmed reports.
    • Manages workflow to ensure that employee payroll is processed accurately and timely, including auditing payroll and timesheet activities.
    • Understands proper taxation of employer paid benefits.
    • Manages HRIS system changes, module implementations and system policies.
    • Process correct garnishment calculations and compliance
    • Processes out of cycle pay runs such as final checks.
    • Assists in payroll accounting, transactions, reporting, stop payments and other operations.
    • Oversees tax calculations and filing activities as per IRS regulations.
    • Enters client employee maintenance into Payroll System to guarantee reflection on the next payroll run, including new hire paperwork, address changes, benefits, PTO/ Vacation/Sick accruals and payments, job changes, terminations, and W-4 modifications.
    • Processes accurate and timely quarter-end and year-end reporting (W-2, W-2c, ACA forms, etc.)
    • Responds to payroll queries from employees in a timely manner.
    • Analyzes payroll issues and recommends corrective actions.
    • Ensures payroll system is up-to-date and accurate.
    • Maintains employee payroll records and timesheet data for future references.
    • Provides system training to managers and employees as needed.


    Human Resource Functions

    • Helps conduct newhire orientations and other onboarding activities.
    • Supports the main recruiting function with creating job descriptions, job postings, sourcing resumes, initial phone screens, etc.
    • Leads HR projects as assigned.
    • Ensures the accurate set-up and functionality of various HRIS modules.
    • Helps maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment and benefits laws and regulations.
    • Files EEO-1 report annually; and maintains other records, reports and logs to conform to EEO regulations.
    • Maintains company organization charts and the employee directory.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of employment policies and procedures.
    • Site visits as needed.


    Other Essential Functions

    • Participates in developing department goals, objectives and systems
    • Maintains a high focus on customer service to each internal customer.
    • Consistently demonstrates a high level of integrity in all areas.
    • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation
    • Displays excellent communication skills including presentation, persuasion, and negotiation skills required in working with customers and coworkers and including the ability to communicate effectively and remain calm and courteous under pressure.
    • Respectfully takes direction from their manager.


    Supervisory responsibilities: This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for managers using the payroll and timekeeping systems.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred, ideally in the field of Accounting or Business.
    • CPP and/or PHR credential preferred.
    • 4-6 years of Human Resources experience, with growing levels of responsibility.
    • 3+ years of experience processing payroll, preferably in Kronos and/or Bamboo.
    • 3+ years of HRIS management experience.
    • In-depth knowledge of payroll best practices.
    • Strong knowledge of federal and state regulations.
    • Ability to deal sensitively with confidential material.
    • Desire to bring creativity and mental agility to a dynamic, growth environment.
    • Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills
    • High level of professionalism and ability to balance urgency and decisiveness with patience and compassion.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects independently and meet deadlines under pressure.
    • Ability to effectively communicate, interact and build relationships with a diverse employee population.
    • Advanced Excel skills.
    • Requires frequent use of discretion, decision-making, creativity, negotiation, basic and advanced math, and exercise of independent judgment.

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Wild Rose Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Wild Rose Foods is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Wild Rose Foods are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Wild Rose Foods will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Wild Rose Foods encourages applicants of all ages.