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Quality Assurance Technician

PastryStar
Laurel, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, medical, vision,
Job Description

The Quality Assurance Assistant assists the Quality Control Specialist to ensure safe and quality products. The assistant will help in preventing risk and promoting quality as well as assisting with the upkeep of the SQF program.

General Directives:

  • Perform and document quality control tests on each batch sample, communicate undesired results to improve quality, procedure and performance
  • Perform and document quality control tests on each shelf life sample upon expiration, communicate undesired results to improve quality, procedure and performance
  • Perform and document scheduled calibrations of all QA equipment as well as select production equipment (i.e. refractometers, thermometers, scales, kettle probes), communicate out of spec equipment to maintenance and upper management
  • Maintain an inventory of all QA equipment and supplies to ensure they are functioning properly and an adequate supply is available
  • Perform and trend scheduled environmental monitoring tests and retest, communicate results to QC Specialist, work with production management and sanitation personnel to improve deficiencies through training and procedure reinforcement. (Must take initiative to be knowledgeable of chemicals and equipment as well as procedures to be able to help ensure maximum results are obtained.)
  • Monitor GMPs (i.e. personnel, packaging, allergens, food defense, etc.). Maintain a log of deficiencies and corrective actions. Document GMP violations and communicate deficiencies to QC Specialist and production management.
  • CCPs: Perform random verification test, monitor personnel to ensure tests are being conducted, conducted properly and documented. Communicate deficiencies to QC Specialist and production management. Assist with procedure training and reinforcement.
  • Provide administrative support to the QC Specialist, including but not limited to; general filing, product specifications, kosher certifications, vendor documents, and SDSs
  • Assist with site, BPGC and Knife/blade inspections, communicate deficiencies to QC Specialist, communicate maintenance issues to maintenance, document corrective actions
  • Assist with inspecting and documenting returned product
  • Assist with out of spec product to ensure proper handling and corrective actions are made
  • Assist R&D when needed (following recipes, proper weighing and mixing of ingredients)
Company Description
Amero Foods/PastryStar manufactures bakery ingredients in Laurel, MD.
The company is growing and we have a lot of job opportunities
For information on the company, visit our website at www.pastrystar.com

PastryStar

Address

9445 Washington Blvd N

Laurel, MD
USA

Industry

Manufacturing

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