Quality Assurance Technician
Saturdays – Wednesday
5:30am – 2:30pm
Wednesdays – Sundays
2:30pm – 11:00pm
Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager
Purpose of the Position: The Quality Technician is responsible for monitoring food safety, HACCP, FDA, and CCOF compliance while ensuring production’s ability to operate smoothly while producing quality products for our customer.
Verify food safety documentation and audit for accuracy, completeness and deviations that may need corrective action.
Maintain QA dashboards, verifying accuracy of data.
Review and analyze QA data in conjunction with QA Manager .
Represent Quality team in the decision making process with Operations.
Ensuring sanitation standards are met through ATP and visual checks, oversee compliance of cleanup procedures as necessary.
Assist in training of food production and distribution team members on quality related functions (HACCP, food safety, etc.).
Demonstrate competency to interpret, implement, and maintain HACCP based food safety plans and documents.
Report problems or inconsistencies with any procedures to GM and QA Lead, involving QA Manager as necessary.
Work alongside operations to report claims on damaged/non-conforming product.
Take accurate notes regarding all quality issues identified within the facility, identifying root causes and preventative measures.
Work with team leaders throughout shift to determine where QA assistance is needed.
Provide QA support for production related questions and/or quality troubleshooting.
Monitor operational readiness for each shift, assigning corrective actions(s) as needed for deviations.
Perform routine sample collection and results tracking.
Participate in weekly interdepartmental produce evaluation.
Participate in internal audits to ensure all food safety and organic status procedures are being followed.
Provide support during audits and regulatory visits (HACCP, CCOF, FDA, local ordinances, etc).
Identify properly and resolve all non-conformance items, ensuring proper quality hold procedures and process documentation.
Complete daily thermometer calibration checks against NIST thermometer.
Complete daily sanitation, facility, and quality check documents.
High School Diploma, or equivalent
Bachelor’s Degree preferred
1 year of experience in Quality Assurance
Knowledge of produce preferred
ServSafe Certification preferred
HACCP and GSFI knowledge preferred
Ability to consistently lift up to 25 pounds
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
Regular stooping, squatting, bending, twisting, and walking
Temperature controlled warehouse environment
Must be able to withstand temperatures ranging from -20 degrees Fahrenheit to ambient room temperature
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.