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Sample quality control inspector job description

[Company X] produces high-quality, ready-to-sell cakes and cookies. Since we began operations in 1999, we’ve grown from a small-town bakery to a reliable distributor of delicious foods. We’re currently looking for an experienced quality control inspector to join our growing team. This person will work with the quality control manager to oversee all aspects of our food safety processes and quality control systems. The ideal candidate is an effective communicator and natural leader.

Objectives of this role

  • Conduct food safety and facility audits with a focus on sanitation and product specifications
  • Advise plant management team on standards for food safety and food quality
  • Prepare, distribute, and archive inspection reports


  • Develop and maintain systems to ensure that facility adheres to company’s quality standards
  • Oversee food sanitation and safety
  • Maintain systems and tools for verifying process quality, such as SPC (statistical process control) and HACCP (hazard analysis and critical control points)
  • Ensure effective training in food safety and quality control for facility team members
  • Report findings of quality control audits to general manager
  • Troubleshoot food safety and quality control issues as they arise

Required skills and qualifications

  • Three or more years of related experience in the food industry
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven leadership ability
  • Excellent judgment and an ability to make timely decisions

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent), with emphasis in food science, food engineering, chemistry, or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills