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

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Open Positions

  • Quality Assurance Specialist III - Dundee Fruit

    The Quality Assurance Specialist III implements all aspects of the quality systems for the canning/jarring processing site.  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 raw material arrival to shipping of finished goods.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.

    • 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, 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.

     

    Position Requirements
    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the ADA Amendments Act of 2008, and other applicable state or local law, we will make reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities.

     

    Qualifications

    • 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.

     

    Education/Experience

    • Bachelors’ degree in Food Science, Microbiology, Biology, or related discipline preferred.
    • Experience with GFSI, FSMA, HACCP and GMP’s as they relate to food safety programs.
    • PQCI certificate preferred.
    • Better Process Control School preferred.
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in food manufacturing environment working in a QA and/or QC position.

     

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  The job duties include working in a slaughter facility with meat and poultry and/or raw meat and poultry cuts.

     

    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. 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 stand, walk, climb stairs and talk or hear.  The employee is routinely required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.

  • Quality Assurance Specialist I/II

    Quality Assurance Specialist will be responsible for monitoring and observing conditions and processes within a slaughter and meat cutting facility to ensure food products meet standards set by both the Company, customers and regulatory authorities.

     

    Essential Responsibilities:
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary.

    • Responsible for maintaining a positive workplace in a food-processing environment that promotes safety, quality, trust, and teamwork.
    • Identify and communicate any potential Food Safety or Food Quality concerns.
    • Conduct line testing on incoming, WIP, and finished products (i.e. temperature, weights, visual inspection, etc).
    • Identify out of spec product or conditions and place non-conforming items on hold.
    • Maintain and manage lab equipment and supplies
    • Support plant personnel to ensure compliance with federal & state regulations, third party audit requirements, customer requirements, and internal quality programs.
    • Design, manage and maintain the plant’s Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS) to cover the entire manufacturing facility-including production, warehouse, utilities, and plant perimeter; ensures compliance and reporting to plant management. Involves environmental swabbing and some sanitation duties.
    • Support sanitation programs within the plant, including prompt follow up on out of spec conditions and investigation of root cause/effective preventive action plans.
    • Monitor and reviews records and documents for completeness and accuracy.
    • Support plant pest control programs to ensure they are effective and managed properly.
    • Support 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.
    • Maintain detailed, timely and accurate records.
    • Perform duties and monitor quality and food safety according to policies, procedures and programs.
    • Be available for other functions and special projects related to the success of the business.

    Job Qualifications:

    • 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.

    Education/Experience:

    • High School diploma/GED and experience in food manufacturing environment.
    • Basic knowledge of HACCP and GMP’s as they relate to food safety programs.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisor and others within organization.

    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.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate to loud. The job duties include working in a slaughter facility with meat and poultry and/or raw meat and poultry cuts.

     

    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.  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 stand, walk, climb stairs and talk or hear. The employee is routinely required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
  • Assistant Farm Manager

    The Assistant Farm Manager performs various farm duties which include record keeping, QA testing, landscape maintenance, equipment maintenance, equipment fabrication and general farm tasks.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Perform all work in a safe manner
    • QA testing required for milk production
    • Manage grape harvest, assist with wine making, QA testing and vineyard management
    • Assist with animal care, farm equipment operation and maintenance
    • Assist with shop organization and tools
    • Report any equipment problems to your supervisor or maintenance personnel
    • Other duties as assigned

     

    Knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Experience driving and operating farm equipment
    • Have a valid Oregon drivers license with farm endorsement
    • Ability to work with large and small animals
    • Experience with laboratory procedures including pH, titration, refractometers, etc.
    • Ability to push up to 300 pounds, pull up to 500 pounds and lift or carry up to 50 pounds frequently
    • Ability to create and use word documents, spreadsheets and databases
    • Ability to work with moderate supervision and be detail oriented

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Must have lab experience, computer skills and organizational skills.  College science degree preferred; two years of farm experience preferred.
    • Ability to communicate in English
  • Production Operator - Organic Milk Exchange (OME)

    Job Title: Production Operator

    Location: Organic Milk Exchange, Tualatin, Oregon

    Shift Type: Full time, Monday through Friday.  Other days, as necessary.  Hours – 9:00am to 6:00pm, typically

    Job Type: Full-time; Exempt

    Travel: Potential travel between OME production facilities (Aurora & Tualatin)

    Responsibilities:
    This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded, as necessary.

    • Maintain a positive, productive work environment.
    • Perform and direct milk production, including documentation, quality control, continuous improvement.
    • Perform, direct, and compose sanitation and preventive maintenance tasks.
    • Assist with material handling, including inventory management, shipping, and receiving.
    • Perform administrative tasks, including order processing and customer invoicing.
    • Ensure safe operation and regulatory compliance.
    • Other duties as assigned.

     

    Job Qualifications:

    • Effective verbal and written communication ability for co-workers and team members.
    • Demonstrated ability to complete precise, organized work.
    • Ability to adapt to change.
    • Ability to understand equipment and processes.
    • Ability to communicate production information clearly and consistently to managers and coworkers.
    • Ability to read, compose, and execute work instructions and standards.
    • Ability to understand daily production needs and participate in a team environment.
    • Ability to work in an environment with extended periods of standing, walking, climbing, and lifting, and exposure to heat, cold, noise, machinery and cleaning chemicals.

     

    Education/Experience:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Relevant manufacturing experience, preferably food related.
    • Ability to acquire pasteurizer operator license and other industry certifications.
    • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.

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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.