POSITION: QA Technician
Provide support to the quality program in the plant.
Ensure the manufacturing process and finished products comply with GMPs and all applicable government, customer, and company expectations for quality and safety.
Collects, reviews and maintains files of all documentation relating to production and quality control.
Provides supervision and support to the oven operators if needed.
Records test data and results, applying established quality control procedures.
Evaluates data and take corrective actions when there are deviations deviations from existing standards.
Executes any other investigation or projects given by the QA Manager.
Ensures that all employees’ record real-time data or any other appropriate information requested on the forms.
Reports all manufacturing defects and rejections in the facility to the related department or management.
Executes USDA inspector requests.
Other duties as assigned.
At least two years experience working in QA in a food plant.
HACCP and GMP principle knowledge preferred.
Meat experience is a plus.
Food safety audit experience a plus.
Excellent oral, written, and communication skills.
Computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to manage control processes to meet regulatory requirements.
Ability to work with others to maintain system changes, upgrades and managing control documents.
Ability to provide guidance to operations and management staff.
English speaking is a must, Spanish is a plus
Able to handle multiple tasks with capability of prioritizing and planning work activities.
Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness with ability to improve and promote quality and safety.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
The work environment alternates between an office and a cold production setting with concrete floors. This position requires the incumbent to:
Stand and walk through plant;
Endure cold temperatures (38 degrees);
Handle a variety of raw, cooked and frozen food product;
Visually identify and evaluate product;
Accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities who meet the position requirements.