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Quality Assurance Technician

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Rich Products Corporation

Location :
Plymouth, Minnesota

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Mon, 14 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $30,000 – $43,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Microsoft Excel – Math – EHS – Communication skills – OSHA – Bachelor’s degree – High school diploma or GED Full Job Description Rich’s, also known as Rich Products Corporation, is a family-owned food company dedicated to inspiring possibilities. From cakes and icings to pizza, appetizers and specialty toppings, our products are used in homes, restaurants and bakeries around the world. Beyond great food, our customers also gain insights to help them stay competitive, no matter their size. Our portfolio includes creative solutions geared at helping food industry professionals compete in foodservice, retail, in-store bakery, deli, and prepared foods, among others. Working in 100 locations globally, with annual sales exceeding $4 billion, Rich’s is a global leader with a focus on everything that family makes possible. Rich’sInfinite Possibilities. One Family. PURPOSE STATEMENT The QA Technician’s purpose is to assure food safety through HACCP compliance monitoring, implementing corrective actions and reporting of deviations to the QA Manager. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES/OUTCOMES Foster and encourage total team commitment for Health, Safety and Environment Conduct routine floor audits of production, warehouse and sanitation to confirm compliance with food safety and quality policies during day to day operations. Including product integrity, specifications, storage, packaging, labelling, CCP monitoring (during receiving, storage, production and shipping), GMP and Personnel Hygiene, overall sanitation and recording/reporting lot #’s during receiving. Identify food safety hazards and existing quality issues within processes and work with other department managers under QA managers’ guidance to proactively identify and implement solutions and/or modification to current procedures. Daily Inspection/sample analysis/sensory analysis of incoming product, ingredients, finished goods, returned finished goods, frozen products and investigation of customer complaints Supplier Management: Vetting new suppliers, obtaining required documents, completing risk assessments, auditing and continuous monitoring of quality and obtaining regulatory documents Implement HOLD & RELEASE process of incoming, returned and out of specification products. Coordinate annual safety training of all associates and assist with training new employees (production procedures, safety, company policies) Assist QA manager with FDA/MDA, MSC/RFM and GFSI(BRC) audits as required. Be an integral part of HACCP team – monitor various CCPs on daily basis and take control upon deviation from control points. Assist QA manager in formulation of EHS policy based on OSHA requirements and corporate directives. Be flexible and assist with other duties as assigned by QA Manager. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE High school diploma or GED equivalent REQUIRED; Bachelors’ Degree in food related field (Food Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry etc.) PREFFERED Minimum 2 years experience working as part of Quality and/or EHS unit in manufacturing or food processing environments Understanding of FSQA and OSHA governance Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with all levels of employees Excellent computer skills: MS office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is a must Ability to prioritize projects and daily assignments as needed Ability to work well independently or in team atmosphere with minimal supervision Proficient primary math skills Prior supervisory experience preferred Most importantly: MUST be PERSONNABLE, COACHABLE, and STRIVES FOR EXCELLENCE. Rich Products Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates (‘Rich’s’), are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity, and maintain employment statistics on applicants. Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Rich’s. Please contact Rich’s Human Resources department at if you need assistance completing this application or to otherwise participate in the application process. Show full job description Apply Now