Quality Assurance Tech Summer D Shift (7:00pm 7:00am)
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Mon, 26 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT
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Imagine …working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process. We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture. We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference. HOURS: (Starting times and hours may vary depending on coverage due to report-offs and the production schedule especially during holidays.) JOB SUMMARY/ JOB DUTIES: The Quality Assurance (QA) Technician is responsible for performing a variety of routine laboratory operations in a quality assurance setting. Duties usually consist of making measurements, performing several routine quantitative and qualitative biological or chemical analytical tests according to standard procedures. Monitors the production process and product by sensory, weight control, and analytical methods to maintain product consistency and comply with established specifications including color, moisture, pH, weight, size, etc. Evaluates all finished product in regard to moisture, ingredient content, breakage, color, package fill, raw and finished weights, seal integrity, code date legibility, and overall product quality. Accurately performs and documents all testing. Testing may include: Inspection and testing of incoming raw materials, in process products, finished goods, and products produced by outside suppliers. Utilizes testing equipment for validation and/ or calibration. Communicates all out-of-compliance situations and product standards to production employees and Production/QA Supervisors. Practices and adheres to safety and hygiene guidelines for safe house keeping and personal protection. Keeps all work areas clean, stores laboratory supplies in designated areas, keeps benches and aisles clear. Strictly adheres to safety procedures when handling chemicals for testing. Follows instructions for safe lifting. Executes the Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan included in the SQF Program at the front line level. Monitors the Food Safety Plan and Food Quality Plan effectiveness and conformance with SQF system requirements Identifies, investigates and/or determines whether out-of-compliance finished product should be placed on hold. Coordinates disposition and/or rework with leadership approval. Monitors raw materials storage area locations and complete shift tailings. Notifies appropriate personnel with any abnormal findings. Monitors metal detection validation & verification. Audits allergen maintenance repair sheets and operator forms. Conducts pre-op inspections of processing, packaging and mixing equipment after product changeovers and/or prior to weekly production start-up as a cross-functional team. Performs plant sanitation verifications to ensure allergen free and equipment is clean. If applicable may participate in Kleanz or respective program. Mandatory overtime is required. May perform other duties as required. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma or GED and/or 1-year production experience in a manufacturing environment required. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sitting: Occasionally Standing: Continuously Walking: Continuously Using hands: Continuously Climbing: Occasionally Stooping, Kneeling: Occasionally Talking, Hearing: Continuously Tasting, Smelling: Frequently Two-Handed Carry: Frequently Stooping/Kneeling: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally One-Handed Carry: Frequently Where applicable, ability to climb into trailer & walk on uneven surfaces in order to gather samples: Occasionally Weight: Up to 10 lbs.: Frequently Up to 25 lbs.: Frequently Up to 50 lbs.: Occasionally Up to 100 lbs.: Seldom/Never More than 100 lbs.: Seldom/Never WORK ENVIRONMENT: Subject to indoor facility and outdoor weather conditions, dust, noise, heat/cold. Lighting: Good Temperature: Good Ventilation: Good Vibration: Fair Noise: Fair ACR The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law. In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.