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QA Specialist I - 3rd Shift
Abacus Service Corporation Manassas, VA

QA Specialist I - 3rd Shift

Abacus Service Corporation
Manassas, VA
  • Contractor
Job Description
Company Info
Description/Comment: ONSITE - TEMP TO HIRE - DURATION - 3- 6 MONTHS - SHIFT - 11PM - 7:30AM.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential functions of this position include, but are not necessarily limited to, those specifically identified in this description. The position and its essential functions may change over time and these changes may not necessarily be reflected in the position description. The Company may, at its sole discretion, add to, change, or expand the essential or marginal functions of this position.

Conduct MCS verifications
Monitor changeover activities and be able to resolve issues of varying complexity
Conduct thorough and detailed quality audits ensure products meet established quality standards.
Communicate any deviations to the appropriate parties promptly.
Audit paperwork of operators to ensure they are meeting quality standards
Conduct PCQI documentation review.
Responsible for holding products that are not meeting company quality standards and provide the appropriate dispositions.
Conducts EMP and Allergen swabbing.
Document all areas of non-compliance and ensure corrective action to eliminate them;
Work with Production and Packaging Managers, Supervisors, and hourly associates on daily issues and problems
Comply with SQF, Food Safety Plan (HACCP), Food Quality Plan (FQP) standards.
Responsible for ensuring compliance to FDA and cGMP standards for Quality Control, including continuous training.
Responsible for ensuring Dietary Supplement's Identity, Purity, Strength and Quality.
Ensures accurate and timely completion of all tasks relating to issuance of Batch production records and maintenance of cGMP and SOP records.
QUALIFICATIONS
This position requires BS in Food Science and/or related major or have High School diploma with significant experience in manufacturing and training - HACCP, PCQI, GFSI, cGMP.
Ability to communicate with all line level positions and management
Attention to detail
Able to assert himself / herself effectively
Strong problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Ability to develop cross functional and multinational relationships to support interaction with various internal customers.
Strong analytical skills
Ability to read and follow documents (Standard Operating Procedures and Test Methods)
Knowledge of GMP and Quality systems
Knowledge of spoken Spanish is a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

The position requires working in a humid and warm environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is required to sit, climb or balance and taste or smell.

The position requires a great deal of walking and standing, approximately 85%. Start Time: 12:00 AM Hours: 8:00am to 5:00pm Location: 136 7370 Merritt Park Drive Manassas VA 20109 United States Education: Additional Job Details:

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