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QA Technician in Broadview, IL at Staffing Network / QPA

Date Posted: 8/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The QA Technician is responsible for conducting food safety and quality assurance procedures to ensure the company, is in compliance with best practices for food safety and quality. The QA Technician reports to the QA Manager.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This section describes the core responsibilities of this position. Duties may vary dependent on department staffing and fluctuations.
• Responsible for meeting all applicable food regulations (international, national, state, and local)
• Responsible for sampling, testing, and documentation of the procedures, records, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP)
• Works to maintain the safety, legality and quality of each food and the processes used in their manufacture.
• Responsible for meeting and exceeding customer requirements
• Works to reduce customer/consumer complaints for foods manufactured on site
• Reports food safety and quality issues to their supervisor
• Authorized to hold product based on food safety or quality non-conformance
• Participates in daily food evaluation to identify possible defects
• Participates in physical bakery inspections on a weekly basis on each area (pest control, operational methods, maintenance for food safety, sanitation, personnel practices, etc.)
• Selects food items for analysis at specified stages in the production process for evaluating compliance to specification
• Able to perform pre-operational inspections and report any concerns to their supervisor
• Able to use the following instrumentation/measuring devices o Thermometers
• Responsible for assuring materials are received from approved suppliers and conducts raw material supplier performance monitoring
• Participates in the Environmental Monitoring Programs (i.e. collecting swab samples, using the ATP system)
• Able to print finished food case labels (as appropriate to the bakery or kitchen)
• Ensures appropriate communication of food safety/QA issues with Production Supervisors and QA Technicians at shift change
• Other duties may be assigned and QA Technician is expected to effectively manage and execute changes