Central Garden & Pet
Central Garden & Pet Company is a leading innovator, marketer and producer of quality branded products for the pet, lawn and garden supplies markets.
Quality Control Inspector-1st Shift
Central Garden & Pet
Central Garden & Pet
300 Athens Brick Rd.
75751 Athens , TX
Responsibilities Include: 
  • Count and document material information; clearly and accurately
  • Inspect product according to each customer standard on production lines and ensure accuracy
  • Inspect outbound shipments and labels
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to read and write in English
  • Make conscience decisions with product quality after being properly trained
  • Ability to communicate with employees in a manner promoting a “team” work environment
  • Ability to lead and communicate process
  • Escalate QC issues through the proper channels when needed
  • Ability to work independently while upholding team standards and objectives
  • Previous QC experience preferred, but not required
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing environment, strong plus
Special Skills/Abilities/Knowledge: 
  • Basic Math skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus
  • Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • Ability to bend, stoop and carry up to 25 lbs. repeatedly
Work Environment: 
  • Work is performed in a Warehouse/Plant environment.  Work temperatures can vary due to outside temperatures. 
  • There may be some variation in work hours due to overtime, special projects, deadlines, and other business initiatives. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.