by John Vogel
Westward Seafood has recently teamed up with leading military job board Hire Veterans. They are currently offering exciting careers to Veterans in the seafood industry. Have you ever dreamed of moving off to Alaska and trying something new? Now that dream can be a reality with careers being offered in Alaska by Westward. They are also offering careers in Washington State if Alaska is a little too exotic for you.
Westward Seafood is part of the largest Japanese seafood companies Maruha Nichiro. Maruha Nichiro was recently created when Maruha and Nichiro combined to make one large company after being rivals for years. Both companies created industrial powers in the seafood market, and combined they are the largest and most dominant in the world. This merger came about in 2007. Westward Seafood is proud to call Maruha Nichiro their family.
Westward Seafood’s is a wholly owned subsidiary of Maruha Nichiro. They were established in 1989 and started operations in 1991. In 2004, Western Alaska Fisheries merged with Westward Seafood’s to form what is now known as Westwards Seafood’s Inc. Their main production plant is in Dutch Harbor, focusing on Alaskan Pollock. They also have a plant in Kodiak which allows them to source more Alaskan fish and shellfish from the Bering Sea to the Gulf of Alaska. Today, Westward Seafood’s continues to be a leader in Alaska’s seafood industry. The future is bright for Westward Seafood’s as a natural and healthy seafood nutrition becomes more important to consumers.
Westward Seafood’s is also known for the highest standards in quality control. They have in house labs and HACCP approved state-of-the-art processing plants which follow extremely stringent quality control procedures. This ensures that all of their products are the best the ocean has to offer, and exceeds their customers’ expectations.
Between their two main plants, they have a total production of 300,000,000 pounds of fish. The fish that they are producing is Pollock, Cod, Halibut, Black Cod, King Crab, Snow Crab, Dungeness Crab and Salmon.
If an exotic career in the fishing and seafood industry is something you have thought about trying out, then now is your chance. Please visit Hire Veterans to see their available careers. You can also visit their official career page at Westward Seafood’s. Always check back periodically with Hire Veterans as these careers become updated.