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US Foods Produce Inspector I - Anchorage in Anchorage, Alaska


Join Our Community of Food People!

Work directly in conjunction with warehouse management to address food safety concerns. Maintain records of inspections. Make recommendations on dump and damage and repackaging.


  • Communicate daily with the buyers and warehouse manager on all issues related to perishable items. Make recommendations on dump and damage or repackaging.

  • Inspect and verify Purchase Order quantities for all inbound perishable loads.

  • Inspect all inbound trucks for signs of pest and rodents before unloading.

  • Ensure compliance with all Standard Operating Procedures pertaining to receiving, storage, and shipping. Identify any issues to warehouse management.

  • Document temperatures of all inbound loads and report to warehouse manager and buyers any violations.

  • Responsible for proper rotation for all produce inventory and various perishable items.

  • Perform daily quality inspections for all perishable items.

  • Perform daily date checks and pull all out dated product from pick and reserve slots.

  • Complete daily dump and damage report and give to warehouse supervisor or inventory control.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


  • None


Internal :

  • Buyers, Warehouse management


  • Interact with Vendors, Suppliers, Third Party Consultants and Regulatory Bodies


Education/Training :

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Minimum 1 year Produce experience (Foodservice, Retail, Grower/Shipper) or similar required

Related Experience/Requirements:

  • Must be able to operate electric pallet jack

  • Must work well without close supervision

  • Must have good oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time

  • Team-player – flexible and willing to learn new things and adapt as the business evolves

EOE* Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status*

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US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 300,000 restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With 28,000 employees and more than 70 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and generates more than $28 billion in annual revenue. Visit www.usfoods.com to learn more.

US Foods may collect personal information from you in connection with the application process. US Foods complies with the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, and its policy may be found here (https://www.usfoods.com/content/dam/usf/pdf/Policies/HR/USF_CCPA_policy.pdf) .

US Foods, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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Pay Transparency policy statement is available here (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

US Foods is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the interview process or to perform essential job functions, please contact our US Foods Application Accommodation Line at 855-873-2468. You will be prompted to leave a message. Please state the specifics of the assistance needed and your contact information. A member of our HR department will return your call within two business days.