This is an entry-level position responsible for strict compliance with Food Safety and Quality Management System Policies, Procedure, and Work Instructions. Performs daily process checks to ensure the integrity of each batch of product.
Use established procedures to perform laboratory activities to include, but not limited to, analytical testing and sensory evaluation
Perform process checks throughout the raw ingredients, production, packaging, sanitation, warehouse, and shipping areas of the company (e.g. pre-operational checks, sanitation verification, raw ingredient testing, finished product testing, and packaging checks).
Work in a fast paced manufacturing environment and make key product quality
Maintain accurate and organized records of QA
Restock lab supplies and track
Perform air testing, PRP Verification, glass/hard plastic checks, and take swabs and
Attend and participate in initial and ongoing
Perform audits throughout shift to ensure high quality and food safety requirements are
Ask clarifying questions to ensure
Provide a high level of support to the next customer/person in line
React to any deviations for Critical Control Limits, as
Complete and comply with the Master Sanitation Schedule (MSS), HACCP procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Maintain a food-safe sanitary environment at all
Complete records/quality checks with accuracy and attention to
Escalate any non-conforming product/equipment/material to the appropriate manager/supervisor
Assist in training of plant personnel to ensure ability they can perform all the Quality Assurance functions with minimal guidance/support.
Follow Company’s quality assurance procedures and protocols at all times while on duty (eg. Labeling of containers, Inventory Control, PM programs)
Promote a positive proactive environment where input from team members is valued and
Report any security breaches, attempts at product tampering or contamination, or other suspicious behavior observed to manager/supervisor.
Available for overtime work on a scheduled or call-in basis, as
Provide back-up support for other roles as
Other duties as assigned by the manager/supervisor.
High school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Food Science or related field preferred.
Understanding of manufacturing production line process and testing
Minimum of one to three (1-3) years of experience in a quality lab environment and knowledge of