Kettle Cuisine

Quality Control Inspector/All Shifts

  • Location:   Everett, WA
  • Position Type:   Full Time

Shift available: ALL Shifts 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs verification of food safety and quality checks established in the KC-Everett Plant’s HACCP/FSMA and Preventive Control Programs.
  • Provide on the floor QA support to help with the investigation and troubleshooting of any food safety, quality, or process control related issues.
  • Assists QA management in the collection of data for the purpose of improving products and systems as necessary as it relates to food safety and quality (Statistical Process Controls.)
  • Assist QA and Operations as needed during special batch runs.
  • Assist QA and Operations in conformance checks of ingredients, packaging, and finished product to ensure they meet established specifications.
  • Work in a safe manner and follow all Kettle Cuisine standards, along with Federal, State, and Local regulations for occupational safety.
  • Assist QA and site in accomplishing the KC-Everett Plant and QA departmental goals and objectives.

Required Skills

  • Two years of related experience with respect to Quality Control
  • Good communication skills including computer, writing, and verbal
  • Ability to understand and verbally express ideas and instructions effectively
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently with others
  • Ability to prioritize, follow instructions and follow-through to achieve results

Desired Skills

  • Self-starter able to conceptualize and drive initiatives forward
  • Positive attitude and motivated by contributing to the overall success of the team
  • Able to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Obsessive attention to detail, well organized and able to juggle many projects at once
  • Comfortable moving at a fast pace and in ambiguous environments
  • Passionate about food
  • Willing to address difficult situations head on with patience and respect


  • Works with little supervision, but work is reviewed. Exercises discretion within areas of responsibility.
  • Recommends actions and alternatives to supervisor and others.
  • Position has little to no contact with customers.
  • Position makes indirect contribution to efforts that generate moderate levels of revenue.
  • Decisions or actions may have a moderate impact on other departments and/or external relationships of the organization. Errors are usually detected after the fact and may result in moderate interruption and delays in work output.

Compensation: $22.00 - $24.00/hour (DOE) plus shift differentials if applicable ($1.00/hour on 2nd Shift $2.00 on 3rd )

Americans with Disabilities Act

Kettle Cuisine complies with all aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. This means we will not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability in any phase of the employment relationship including application for employment, hiring, promotions and/or advancement opportunities, termination, compensation, training and any other conditions or privileges of employment.

Core Values

Kettle Cuisine takes the utmost pride in its people, products and reputation. Each employee is expected to understand and live our Core Values every day.

Honor Food – We create and produce the best tasting, safest, all natural recipes that strive for perfection in every batch, from bench to kettle

Honor Each Other – We seek to develop trusting, respectful and mutually rewarding relationships with all our team members and business partners

Honor Development – We recognize and nurture each other’s talents, strengths and interests in order to further strengthen and grow our team

Honor Innovation – We continually strive for creative and sustainable ways to achieve excellence

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