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LP QA Tech

at Quality Custom Distribution

Posted: 9/26/2019
Job Reference #: 4109
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Job Description

  • LocationUS-CA-City of Industry
    Job ID
    2019-4109
    Category
    Quality Assurance
  • Overview

    JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of technical food product tests, process checks, and audits to ensure compliance with company, process, and product quality, safety, and sanitation standards.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    1. Conducts, analyzes, and compiles the results of samples, tests, and audits on raw, in-process, and finished products and processes to ensure compliance with product consistency, safety, and quality standards. (40%)
    1. Routinely interacts with plant personnel to provide QA and safety-related information and to keep GSF and customers apprised of quality and safety concerns, techniques, and regulations. (20%)
    1. Maintains records and logs of tests, audits, and other quality procedures to ensure availability of accurate and thorough information. (15%)
    1. Trains new employees on GSF-specific techniques and practices. (15%)
    1. Calibrate and maintain testing equipment to ensure accuracy and reliability of QA procedures. (10%)
    1. Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.

    LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

    Not applicable.

    PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

    • Productivity/quality standards: test/audit methodology, accuracy and reliability
    • Productivity/quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughness
    • Domestic and international regulatory compliance
    • Teamwork within the department and across departments
    • Project/assignment standards
    • Customer satisfaction
    • Safety standards and procedures: food
    • Safety standards and procedures: laboratory equipment and procedures

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and experience equivalent to:

    Education/Certification:

    Bachelor’s degree in food science, chemistry, microbiology, or related field of science from an accredited college or university

    Experience:

    1 to 3 years of relevant work experience, with an understanding of food safety and regulations.

    Shift: 3rd Monday to Friday

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):

    • Food safety concepts and techniques (J)
    • Food chemistry (J)
    • Food microbiology (J)
    • Quality assurance concepts and techniques (J)
    • HACCP programs and related food safety regulations and processes (B)
    • Food processing equipment (B)
    • Food testing concepts and techniques (B)
    • PC word processing/spreadsheet software (B)

    Skill and ability to:

    • Work independently
    • Identify problems or irregularities for early resolution
    • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers verbally and in writing
    • Read and process written information with a high degree of accuracy
    • Perform a variety of food safety tests
    • Work in a laboratory environment
    • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
    • Act in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed