Quality Assurance Technician


Frontenac, KS

What you'll be doing

Perform pre-operational sanitation review of the food processing environment and equipment. Sample environmental surfaces, finished product, and ingredients for microbiological and chemistry attributes that are designed to monitor for acceptable hygienic conditions and chemical characteristics. Collect packages and perform tests associated with the products acceptable quality limits (AQLs), such as weight, temperature, verification of package code dates and magnet checks. Print labels on the label machine. Place product on hold when it does not meet AQLs. Report all product standard deviations to operations supervisor to initiate immediate correction protocol. Inform the QA manager, supervisor, and management trainee when issues cannot be resolved or input is needed. Verify the acceptability of ingredients and packaging materials based on internal specification for the product. Document and maintain concise and accurate records for Hazard analysis & critical control points (HACCP). Clean and sterilize laboratory equipment. Follow sugar creek safety rules and procedures, including good manufacturing practices (GMPs).

What your background should be

Some experience in quality assurance of a meat/food industry is preferred. Able to use basic equipment in a food manufacturing facility and simple tools, including scale, caliper, magnet, thermometer, sieve shaker machine, salometer. Able to use a computer with little instruction or guidance. Able to use critical thinking to identify strengths and weaknesses, inductive reasoning, and deductive reasoning. Able to communicate effectively and efficiently using both verbal and written skills, especially with management. Possess a positive attitude.

Required Schooling / Training

Bachelor Degree.

Who is the client company

This is one of the largest sugar packing company in United States.
If you are interested in this position, send your resume to apply@kochdavis.com