Quality Assurance Technician
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
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,
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
Take accurate notes regarding all quality issues identified
within the facility, identifying root causes and preventative
Work with team leaders throughout shift to determine where QA
assistance is needed.
Provide QA support for production related questions and/or
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
Complete daily thermometer calibration checks against NIST
Complete daily sanitation, facility, and quality check
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.