Job Title: Quality Assurance Technician
Reports To: Quality Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Purpose and Scope:
Quality Technician I:
The primary role of technicians at this level is to support the production, packaging, and warehouse operations. These technicians will be required to perform post clean-up inspections, sample testing, issuance of internally printed labels, release of incoming packaging components/raw materials, data entry, CCP verification, and the routing of samples to customers and 3rd party labs. This function is directly tied to the day-to-day operation of equipment and the production of product.
- Responsible for performing all job requirements in a safe manner using the proper PPE and being a proactive safety role model with co-workers.
- Responsible for correcting/reporting unsafe behaviors or equipment to ensure a safe working environment.
- Responsible for cleanliness within the work department.
Quality/Food Safety Expectations:
- Follow all Food safety practices and processes applicable to the department.
- Perform/execute job duties keeping the company's commitment to quality in mind.
- Monitor and maintain all food safety activities as part of daily tasks.
- Enforce food safety plan while producing product.
- The incoming inspection, sampling, testing, and release of raw materials and packaging components.
- Auditing, swabbing and release of operations areas and equipment post clean-up activities.
- Issuance of product specific labeling that is generated at IFP, Inc., and verification of MPRs for the packaging team.
- Verification of HACCP Program during the production of bulk and retail products.
- Organoleptic and Physical testing of raw materials, Work-In-Process Material (WIP), BULK and Retail Finished Goods (FG).
- Collection and routing of samples to customers and 3rdparty testing facilities.
- Routine GMP Auditing of the production facility, providing daily scores used to determine the audit readiness of the company.
- Data entry for the accurate usage of raw materials and packaging components used by the operations group during manufacturing.