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QA Technologist 1st Shift in Geneva, IL at OSI Group

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Assists Quality Assurance Manager in the development, implementation, and monitoring of the HACCP, SSOP, EV, GMP and other Quality Assurance and Food Safety programs to assure safe food handling practices, quality products, and regulatory compliance.
  • Perform all quality testing as outlined in Quality Programs and ensure regulatory requirements are met
  • Support with raw material, finished product holds, records, disposition and root cause analyses
  • Sensory coordinator and manage sensory program as required
  • CIP and Pest Control monitoring and record keeping
  • Manage, provide guidance and support to the BBS/BBQ program
  • Corrective /Preventive actions knowledge and understanding
  • Provide necessary technical resources and information to all Plant Department Managers and report all quality deviations to appropriate staff.
  • Perform and/or oversee HACCP and GMP audits of the process as well as employee training in these areas as needed. 
  • Utilize SPC and other statistical tools to improve areas within the QA function. 
  • Assist in overseeing the execution of all microbiological and chemical sampling, submission to third party lab and review and reporting of results. 
  • Act as plant representative to USDA personnel as needed. 
  • Covers duties in the absence of QA Supervisor; Trains crew leader to assume supervisory position in the event of absence or promotion. 
  • Assist in the preparation for and execution of customer, corporate, and third party audits. 
  • Produce and distribute reports analyzing QA, Food Safety and Microbiological data and trends of raw materials and finished products.      
  • Provide recommendations to management where unacceptable QA or Food Safety results have been identified. 
  • Provide technical assistance on projects and in the execution of specialized product tests. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Quality Manager 
  • Able and willing to work overtime and week-end when needed