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Quality Control Technician

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Company :
Spectrum Brands (UK)

Location :
Bridgeton, Missouri

Expiry Date :
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Quality Control Technician Job number: US12939 Position type Regular Function Operations State/Province Missouri City Bridgeton, MO Posting Date: Aug-11-2020 Division InformationThe Pet Care business unit of Spectrum Brands is based in St. Louis, Missouri with distribution, manufacturing and sales offices throughout the US and globe. Owners of dogs, cats, birds, small animals, fish and reptiles rely on our brands for exceptional value and trusted results. Our industry-leading brands include Tetra, Instant Ocean, Marineland, 8-in-1, Dingo, FURminator, Nature’s Miracle, GloFish, DreamBone and SmartBones. Job Summary The Quality Control Technician is an essential position to assure food safety and quality standards for all product manufactured at the Corporate Exchange facility. Responsible for providing quality oversight to all areas of manufacturing to ensure all food products are processed in accordance with cGMP’s. The QC Technician will be responsible for assessing, investigating and effectively resolving manufacturing issues in conjunction with subject matter experts and in accordance with standard operating procedures. Primary Duties & Responsibilities – Maintain quality standards to assure that manufactured finished goods conform to specific parameters that define product quality – Collect and maintain acceptable quality levels on stored finished goods – Inspect incoming raw material / ingredients – Perform scheduled finished good line inspections on all running production lines continuously throughout shift – Perform production line change over management of Fox Jet printing system – Perform testing of drying room products required to determine release of extrusion and molding production per designated specifications – Perform and verify testing to ensure that the current extrusion and molding production conforms to proper weight and glue inclusion parameters – Project work related to a current business need such as capability studies, data collection or the creation of supporting documentation or methods might be required. As required, assistance in the inspection of consumer/distributor returns for evaluations as to their cause of non-conformance – Skills in quality techniques and terminology for these evaluations as well as skills for small project management are valued – Report food safety issues to Management – Document and investigate food safety issues as directed – Conduct Internal Audits as directed – Other duties as assigned Education and Experience Profile – High School Diploma or GED required and 2 years of experience in quality control and assurance in an FDA regulated industry preferred Required Skills – A background in manufacturing and processing environments is desired – Quality inspection, auditing and testing experience – Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and databases – Knowledge of tools, concepts and methodologies of QA – Certifications an advantage including Quality Auditor, Quality Improvement Associate, Six Sigma, HACCP, GFSI, PCQI – Ability to repetitively lift up to 50 pounds – Ability to accommodate flexibility in the work schedule Work Environment – Exposure to hot and cold warehouse climate – Frequent exposure to motorized warehouse equipment – Frequent standing, sitting, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, and stooping