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Quality Control Technician

Status:

Full-Time

Shift:

5:30am – 3:30pm, 2:30pm-11:30pm

Pay Range:

Description

General Description:

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for the inspection and testing of manufacturing

processes and products to ensure the product quality. The Quality Control Technician will work

with a variety of inspection and test equipment and methods, processes and products, ensuring

proper procedures are being followed and documented in order to maintain product quality and

records traceability. The Quality Control Technician will also assist to insure nonconforming

product is appropriately identified and removed from the production flow until such product can

be dispositioned.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring and verifying critical control points (CCP).

  • Responsible for monitoring and product food safety and quality throughout the manufacturing process.

  • Responsible for performing sanitation verification and allergen testing on equipment and other areas required.

  • Experience in building pallets with stock and breaking down stock to fill independent orders.

  • Responsible for the correct recording and filing of all relevant record logs and Documentation.

  • Ensures the correct recipe guidelines for products are met during processing.

  • Ensures employees are following all Food Safety and worker safety practices.

  • Ensures and educates employees on food safety and SQF standards.

  • Responsible to issue disciplinary action when directed.

  • Loading, unloading, shipping, and receiving warehouse items.

  • Compare the quantity, quality, labeling and address with customer order to ensure outgoing shipments are complete and correct.

  • Report’s shortages, damages, and mis-shipments.

  • Follow through on set processes and ensure adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMP), food safety, Safe Quality Food SQF) standards and product quality standards.

  • Collect product samples for Product Development, lab retains and the laboratory when directed.

  • Perform inspections on Products, Equipment and Machinery.

  • Maintain accurate documentation of quality inspection results

  • Ensure incoming materials are in compliance to required specifications.

  • Ensure outgoing products are in compliance with required specifications.

  • Ensure production personnel are following proper procedure for ongoing production checks

  • Assist with training and instruction for production operators in QA measuring procedures

  • Development and maintenance of quality procedures and work instructions

  • Provide management with detailed quality reports as required – daily, weekly, monthly, etc.

  • Monitor production processing via random QA audits

  • Assist with problem solving – root cause analysis – corrective actions

  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Work Environment:

In performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; dust, airborne particles, loud noises and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud; ear protection is required.

Physical Demands of the QA Technician:

While performing the duties of this job, the QA Technician must be able to stand for 8 hours, must infrequently lift 30-50 pounds, and work in cold room conditions (34-40 degrees) the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for the duration of the production shift. The employee is infrequently required to sit; climb, balance; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

A qualified candidate must:

  • Self-motivated with proven leadership skills.

  • Valid fork-lifting certificate

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Prior experience in food environment a plus.

  • Bilingual - English/Spanish beneficial.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Must have a positive attitude.

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, effectively under pressure, and deadline-oriented environment.

  • Flexible availability: we work night and weekend shifts.

  • Advanced print reading skills

  • Basic shop math

  • Familiarity with dimensional inspection gages

  • Strong work ethic

  • Strong ability to work without supervision

  • Ability to follow written and verbal work instructions

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours per week, 10 hours per day) potential for overtime.