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QA Technician

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Actalent

Company : Actalent

Country: United States

Location : Frostproof, Florida

Post: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 05:04:10 GMT

Expires: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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JOB DESCRIPTION:Overall, the QA technician’s objective is to assure food safety through HACCP and GMP compliance monitoring, implementing corrective actions, and reporting deviations to the Plant QA Manager. The successful candidate will perform all duties assigned and take a personal initiative in ensuring Quality Assurance compliance throughout the plant and our products. In addition, the candidate should be able to update GMPs, SOPs, SSOPs, COAs, etc., and audits for compliance. This candidate will report to the Plant Quality Assurance Manager.EXPERIENCE LEVEL:Entry LevelMUST HAVES:

* Entry level understanding of Quality Assurance in the food industry
* Pass Drug & Back ground (past 7 years) check
* Bachelors Degree in Food Science, chemistry, or biology-related field required.
* 1-3 years work experience in a related field

SHIFT:

* $15/hr
* 5 AM – 1:30 PM Monday-Friday
* Over time: 3:30 PM or 5 PM Monday-Friday
* Saturdays required: (7 AM to 5 PM) OR (3 or 5 PM to 11 PM)

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:_Knowledge/Skills/Experience_- Bachelors Degree in Food Science, chemistry, or biology-related field required.- 2-3 years work experience in a related field- Chemistry work-related: Water activity; Viscosity; pH effect on Food; Brix, Concentration; Moisture analyses- Microbiology work-related: Knowledge of pathogens and the growth characteristics related to juice manufacturing and the facility.- One year of experience in commercial food processing preferred.- Must be able to use a computer for various reporting (word, excel, outlook)- Must be able to lift a maximum of 10lbs- Must be able to stand for long periods of time.ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:KEY REQUIREMENTS- Perform basic analytical testing as required by each product. This includes testing for Brix, total acid, pH, sensory testing, microbiological, etc. These tests are used to release all batches and produce an accurate COA.- Must be able to report any problems detected during production to the Plant Manager and the Plant Quality Assurance Manager.- Assure that all production runs comply with customer specifications.- Must learn the basic plant requirements for sanitation, safety, and regulations.- Perform, review and audit microbiological testing and sanitation cleaning inspection reports.- Place ingredients and finished goods on hold, as directed by the QA Manager.- Investigate the root cause of defects in raw and finished products and implement corrective actions.- Maintain and promote a quality culture through training- Maintain a well-organized and clean work area.- Maintain adequate inventory of supplies for laboratory testing, analytical test methods, and protocols for compliance with Standard Operating PROCEDURES- Coordinate timely hold and disposition of raw ingredients, packaging materials, and finished product.- Submit written reports on overall compliance, deviations, and corrective actions implemented.- Understanding of Acidified Foods and compliance to all federal guidelines preferred. ABOUT ACTALENT: Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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