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QA Inspector - Fresh - Aurora, CO

Logistics / Warehouse Operations
145980 Requisition #


Join our team and immediately become part of the largest distributor of conventional, natural, organic and specialty products in the United States and Canada. We serve over 43,000 customer locations with 200,000 different products. Our Warehouse associates supply thousands of consumers with better for you food that nourishes families nationwide. Our retailers range from small family owned stores to Whole Foods Markets and everything in between. Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Join our growing Distribution team today!



Inspects all incoming shipments of assigned product groups, as well as product stored in the warehouse.


Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Inspects all incoming shipments of assigned product groups, as well as product stored in the warehouse.  May rate products according to Company and USDA specifications.  Maintains necessary inspections and rejection records.
  • Accepts or rejects product based on condition, short weight, transit damage, grade, temperature and other reasons. May reject product without further consultation if product doesn’t meet Company’s requirements/standards.
  • Spot-checks frozen foods to ensure that it complies with the Company’s standards and specifications.  Maintains necessary rejection records.
  • Informs buyers on product quality as necessary.
  • Prepares warehouse condition reports as requested.
  • May organize shipping schedule for all items having different degrees of maturity.  Gives shipping instructions to assembly via warehouse supervision.
  • Determine the dollar cost and cause of warehouse shrink due to spoilage.  Make recommendations to management regarding reduction in shrink.
  • Maintain logs and record of spoilage, including information on overbuying, lack of retail performance, weak produce, etc.  Prepare monthly and quarterly recaps for review by management.
  • Ensures that appropriate personnel are trained in the proper handling, storage, rotation, and selection of produce to be shipped to the retail units.  Ensure that shipping crews are provided with daily information on lots to be shipped.



  • Previous Retail Department Manager or 2 – 4 years wholesale/retail experience.
  • Must possess leadership ability to motivate others to achieve desired results.  Deal effectively with a wide variety of people on a daily basis.
  • Strong analytical skills required for data interpretation and analysis.  Computer skills in word-processing and spread sheet software preferred.
  • Possess good communication skills, including verbal and written



  • Some work is performed in a temperature-controlled office environment.
  • Incumbent may sit for long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.
  • Incumbent may use calculators, keyboards, telephone, and other office equipment in the course of normal workday.
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, and reaching may be required in completion of job duties.


For applicants in Colorado:  The compensation for this position is $21.97 per/hr.  You will also be eligible to participate in the following benefits programs - Paid Time Off; Sick Time; 401K Program; medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental death/ dismemberment insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance programs, Flexible Spending Account, and/or Health Savings Account, subject to meeting the eligibility requirements and the terms and conditions of these programs.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.


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