FSQA Technician 5 (3rd Shift)
SUMMARY: This position is responsible to support operations and quality on the following: performing daily audits; data collection, analysis and documentation; entering data into the Plant View Data Collection System; learning and understanding SOP, SSOP, and HACCP policies and procedures; perform pre-op inspections prior to the start of production; enforce SOP policies which include GMPs, etc.; communication and guidance to ensure compliance with all company, customer, regulatory and BRC requirements.Primary Duties and Responsibilities include; Perform incoming material receipt verification of labels and COAs/COCs against specifications for ingredients and packaging materials. Perform finished product labelverifications on every product run on every line each shift. Conduct metal detection monitoring with 7mm stainless steel standards three times per shift on every line. Conduct product formulation verifications on every product run on everyline each shift. Check finished product case net weights on an hourly basis on every line each shift. Perform equipment inspection and release after repair (Notification of Repair). SecondaryDuties and Responsibilities include; Monitor GMPs in production and warehouse for compliance and record on approved form. Perform analysis on finished product as required. Analysis includes visual, organoleptic, weight, and size. Analysis may also include moisture and/or pH. Keep accurate and detailed records of product testing, Perform test & measuring equipment (scale, thermometer, moisture analyzer, etc.) calibrations and project assignments in a timely, safe and professional matter, report results, and issues to FSQA Supervisor. Check production lines for type of product, correctness of labels, date codes, bags, boxes, pallet patterns, etc. to ensure compliance with customer specifications. Collect and prepare finished product samples for chemical and microbiological analysis, complete request forms and send to outside lab. Collect samples for environmental monitoring, including but not limited to air, water, drains, and equipment surface. Verify Critical Control Points (CCPs) on monthly basis, and ensure HACCP daily checks are performed. Verify and file COAs for incoming material and other receiving documents. Notify FSQA Manager/Supervisor, Shift Coordinator or Plant Manager of unusual product observation, or analytical results during analysis or sample handling to assure potential quality issues are identified, reviewed and resolved prior to release of product. Other duties as assigned by FSQA Supervisor.REQUIREMENTS: Education: High school diploma or equivalent experience required. Associate's degree in food science or related field preferred.Experience: Minimum of 1 year FSQA or related experience required and/or food industry manufacturing experience.Knowledge of Food Regulatory Requirements (such as HACCP/HARPC and GMP Standards) and BRC guidelines are a plus.Computer Skills: Must have good verbal and written communication skills.Communication Skills: Competent in Windows-based software, such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. Special Skills: Must possess skills to complete paperwork; ability to lead by example and motivate the hourly workforce; have good problem identification and problem solving skills; good math and organizational skills; ability to read and interpret product specifications; function well under stress; have flexibility to work where and when needed; work with little or no supervision.Supervisory: NoneTravel: None Job Safety: includes; Personal Protective Equipment:Pay Rate: Starting at $13.44To view a full job description and submit your resume for consideration, click APPLY TO THIS POSITION below and follow the prompts.Apply for this job.