Quality Assurance Tech
- Posted: over a month ago
This position performs Quality Assurance (QA) tests and laboratory checks to ensure finished products are meeting food safety regulations and product specifications at all times. At any time duties and responsibilities may be added, modified, or changed at the discretion of management – formally or informally, verbally or in writing – due to the nature of a food manufacturing business.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Follow and comply with applicable good manufacturing, safety, and quality assurance practices.
•Follow and comply with applicable regulatory standards (State Health Dept., FDA, USDA, etc.)
•Monitor cleaning records and frequencies
•Develop and implement food safety programs related to production
•Follow-up on customer complaints and correspond with production and sales related to complaints
•Monitor accuracy of analytical testing and ensure the product is compliant with product specification
•Manage product specifications
•Maintain documentation from suppliers related to food safety
•Maintain resources related to regulatory compliance and product requirements
•Maintain and implement policies and procedures relating to GMP’s, food safety and regulatory compliance
•Perform all required job duties at a consistent pace, long periods of time on feet and an environment where temperatures range between 35F – 100F degrees.
•Conducts routine checks and testing in support of company policies and procedures, including but not limited to environmental swabbing, temperature checks and calibration checks for all assigned areas and equipment
•Deviations from QC programs in area of responsibility shall be brought to the attention of the Plant QA Director immediately. Recommend corrective actions on product not meeting quality standards. Be thoroughly familiar with product specifications for quality purposes.
•Responsible for assisting with in-plant organoleptic testing. Must become knowledgeable about all equipment used in the processing areas.
•Ensures product integrity through inspections and testing.
•Be aware of and report non-compliance with GMP’s and federal regulations regarding handling of products, proper clothing and hand washing rules.
•Be vigilant to prevent actions leading to injuries or accidents. Report any safety violations.
•Monitors labeling of finished product shipping bins to assure correct shipping of products for further processing.
•Other duties as assigned.
These positions operate on 12 hour shifts, 3 days per week on a rotating schedule
• Multiple shift times available
• Over time may be required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills
•Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding environment
•Must be able to demonstrate an ability and willingness to communicate effectively in order to maintain high levels of safety, quality, and efficiency
•Demonstrate ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and duties as they relate to food safety and regulatory compliance
•Exceptional leadership characteristics, communication skills, and ability to interact with management and employees
Education and Experience:
•High School degree required. Prefer Associates Degree in Food Science, Production or related field.
•Or at least 5 years experience in Production with an emphasis in Quality Systems
Park 100 Foods also offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes, but is not limited to:
- Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
- Group life insurance
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- 401k with employer match
- Prescription drug coverage
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Park 100 Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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