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Careers at topline farms

Commodity Specialist

Reports to Commodity Manager

The Commodity Specialist is responsible for managing commodity to ensure product freshness, reviewing incoming product to quality specifications, and allocating product based on customer specifications. Success in the position involves effective communication with the Commodity Manager, Quality Control (QC), and Sales Team to address any quality concerns, as well as physically tagging all products for shipping and verifying finished product based on customer specifications. 


Commodity Responsibility: 

All commodities


Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage commodity to keep product fresh

  • Review incoming product to quality specifications

  • Allocate product as per customer specifications

  • Communicate with Commodity Manager and Quality Control (QC), and Sales Team for any quality concerns

  • Communicate with Commodity Team and/or Sales if cuts are being made due to shortage or quality not meeting specifications

  • Allocate product for production if the product needs to be re-worked

  • Print out and work directly off daily Famous inventory report

  • Physically tag all products for shipping; product being straight shipped and production; product needing to be repacked

  • Verify finished product based on customer specifications

  • Tag next day allocation for early trucks based on commodity team decision

  • Review all product allocated for production and discuss quality concerns with QC department

  • Note discrepancies to Inventory Manager and QC Manager and resolve immediately to maintain live inventory


Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience in production, quality control, or commodity is preferred.

  • Excellent organization and time management skills are required.

  • Computer skills and experience with FAMOUS software are also an asset.

  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English.

        Please email your resume to: or contact us at (519) 398-3103

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