Analyst Quality Control – West

Job Description

Analyst Quality Control – West

Requisition ID:  181240

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  Quality Control 

Travel Requirements:  0 – 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Alberta  

City: Edmonton

Location: RSC Office – AB 

Postal Code:  


Our family of 131,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1,600 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawtons Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family.





Sobeys is full of exciting opportunities, and we are always looking for bright new talent to join our team! We are currently looking for a Quality Control Inspector on a night shift for our Edmonton RSC.

Location: 12910-156 St. | Edmonton, AB, T5V 1E9
Shift: 10PM to 6AM

Key Responsibilities


  • Inspect inbound fruits & vegetables according to established Standard Operating Procedures and specifications which includes random sampling and defect identification
  • Reject and document product that does not meet specifications
  • Monitor inventory by completing daily cooler inspections; report inferior quality to appropriate team for recommended action
  • Monitor RSC handling and storage procedures in conjunction with RSC Management (i.e. cold chain management and slotting)
  • Verify weight, temperature, size, pressure test, refractometer test, package and pallet integrity of product
  • Identify superior quality of produce and communicate to replenishment and Category Management teams
  • Inspect and ripen bananas at the required stages (as applicable)
  • Verify and issue credits for store quality claims
  • Verify calibration of testing equipment (as applicable)
  • Request government inspections (CFIA) and facilitate sampling process
  • Facilitate returns to vendors and complete documentation (as applicable)

Skills and Experience Requirements


  • Experience as Retail Produce, produce grower/wholesaler or private produce Inspection Company or related experience
  • Degree is food science will  be an asset
  • General understanding of Food Safety Requirements
  • Strong understanding of quality control functions
  • Strong communications skills (both oral and written) coupled with the ability to communicate with multiple areas of the business
  • Proven experience working in a team setting
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing environment and workloads
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and multitask while performing under time constraints
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Ability to lift up to 40lbs

We offer teammates competitive total compensation packages that will vary by role and location. Some websites share our job opportunities and may provide salary estimates without our knowledge. These estimates are based on similar jobs and postings for general comparison, but these numbers are not provided by or monitored for accuracy by our organization. We look forward to discussing the specific compensation details relevant to this role with candidates who are selected to move forward in the recruitment process.

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.


While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.

We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.