Date Posted: January 31, 2024

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Organization: Palmetto Gourmet Food

Location: Saluda

City: Saluda

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: 19.00/Hour - 19.50/Hour


Quality Assurance Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Good manual dexterity  

  • Experience in food production (preferred not required)

  • Good work ethic

  • Attention to detail 

  • Physical stamina and strength and requires standing for long periods of time. 

  • Will require frequent walking, bending stooping crouching kneeling, and standing. 

Job Description:


Are you looking to become part of a high-energy team in beautiful Saluda, South Carolina? Here at Palmetto Gourmet Foods you will play a key role in building a successful company start-up that already has great traction.  At Palmetto Gourmet Foods we produce the next generation of Ramen Noodles. We create an amazing experience for our customers and employees. We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. At our world class production facility in Saluda, we produce vegetarian, halal and kosher certified ramen noodles. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and work as a team to build the new Palmetto Gourmet Foods.

Job Summary

Our fast growing, production company is seeking a Quality Assurance Team Lead. This position will provide the successful candidate the opportunity to apply their knowledge, learn new skills and work as a member of a dynamic team.  The ideal candidate for this role will have experience of at least one year in the food manufacturing sector and be committed to workplace safety. Additionally, the candidate for this position will be motivated to grow with Palmetto Gourmet Foods, building a career for years to come.  Flexibility with scheduled workdays and shift preferences is required.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Directs, administers and controls the day-to-day operations and activities of the team

  • Provides leadership, support and guidance to Quality Assurance Manager

  • Creating an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture 

  • Ensures all employees receive the appropriate training and education 

  • Setting clear team goals, and motivating the team to achieve these goals 

  • Delegating tasks and set deadlines for your internal team

  • Developing and implementing a timeline to achieve targets

  • Ensures compliance with established company and regulatory guidelines and procedures to provide high quality service and outstanding customer care

Quality Assurance Responsibilities:

  • Work with other packaging line technicians and machine operators to ensure productions lines run efficiently 

  • Work in a fast, efficient and controlled manner.

  • Operate/work with automated equipment to complete assigned tasks

  • Work well with team to complete tasks 

  • Maintain a high standard of quality.

  • Follow all Safety and GMP rules.

  • Follow QA instruction concerning the packing of noodles.

  • Requires standing for long periods of time.

  • Requires some heavy lifting (boxes weigh up to 25lbs).

EEO Statement

PGF provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Palmetto Gourmet Foods is a drug free workplace.

Monday-Thursday 5:00 pm to 5:00 AM
Contact Name:
Karen Wilson
Contact Phone Number: 864-445-6000
Application Process:
Please apply via Indeed, Zip Recruiter, or link provided.
Employer Address:

4160 Columbia Highway
Saluda, SC 29138
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.