Position Overview: The QA Technician will perform the necessary routine procedures to monitor the quality of in-process and packaged products, as well as incoming additives (ingredients) for in-process pasta. The QA Technician will also perform the required procedures related to non-compliance issues in these areas. This position will interact with all plant personnel and must have good oral and written skills in order to communicate deviations from standards and corrective actions. Responsibilities: Conduct routine sampling and auditing of processing and packaging lines (as minimally outlined by QA Supervisor). Perform visual inspection and analytical testing of in-process and packaged products (including lab samples for retention storage, and finished products in warehouse storage). Update laboratory computer software database (ARAS, CDC) with test in a timely manner. Perform inspection, sampling and testing of incoming ingredients (pasta additives) according to QA receiving procedure. Monitor product or ingredient quality according to AIPC and/or customer specification. Notify appropriate personnel and accurately document any deviation from quality standards or non-compliance issues. Segregate and hold non-compliance finished products and ingredients according to procedure. Responsible for ensuring product meets safe, legal and quality requirements. Ensure compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Programs. Clean and maintain laboratory equipment. Assist Quality Assurance and Technical Services Supervisor in other areas or projects as assigned. Supervision:
Qualifications/Education/Experience/Skills High School Diploma or Equivalent. Minimum 6 months experience in a manufacturing facility (Food Processing, Packing or QA/Laboratory preferred). Strong organizational and written/verbal communication skills. Basic math to determine percentages and calculate test results (use of calculator is essential). Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety issues. Must be able to work with little supervision in a fast paced environment.
Computer literate. Basic skills necessary for using e-mail, Microsoft Word and Excel.
Ability to understand specifications and recognize product quality issues.
Ability to effectively communicate deviations from quality standards to appropriate personnel.
Competency in process auditing and inspection.
Accuracy and timeliness of work.
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