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Quality Assurance Technician

Marshall, CA

Job ID: 110629 Industry: QA/QC Pay Rate: $18.00/hour

Job Title
Quality Assurance Technician

Employment Type

Marshall, CA

  • BA in Food or Dairy Science, preferred
  • Technical experience in managing quality assurance programs and processes, preferred
  • Must have a valid California Driver s License and clean driving record
  • Occasional travel required to dairy farm inspections and/or other off-site locations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both written and verbally, with cross-functional team members, management, dairy partners, inspectors and auditors, vendors, and certifying agencies (organic, kosher, NON-GMO Project) and other team members
  • Comprehension of basic business math calculations
  • Ability to measure and convert measurements in volume and weight
  • Ability to communicate orally and verbally in basic Spanish, preferred but not required
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure and use sound judgment to make Quality decisions
  • Ability to perform with a high level of professionalism in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Ability to withstand noise produced by manufacturing machinery up to 90 decibels
  • Ability to lift, hold and/or carry 55+ pounds of product unassisted
  • Working on a computer and looking at the computer screen

Primary Job Functions
  • Providing bacterial, yeast, and mold testing, plating and other actions to collect, test, measure, record and communicate quality and sanitation data to the QA manager
  • Keeping files and samples for all tests and providing samples to external organizations
  • Tracks results and products for possible holds on shipments
  • Monitors and tests cleanup crew results, provides feedback to management for corrective action
  • Tests and reviews environmental quality, as well as facility for bacteria and yeast and molds contamination problems, equipment contamination problems, and process contamination issues
  • Provides for all required documentation and records for all areas of the QA department testing program
  • Ensures that chemical supplies for Quality testing and plating are properly used and inventoried to guarantee availability
  • Provide regular daily, weekly, and monthly reports on product quality testing that are reliable and results oriented
  • Communicate quality metric and inspection results to appropriate parties
  • Assist with all local, state, customer/third party, and federal audits, dairy partner inspections, organic and kosher/certifications inspections, and non-GMO verification
  • Ensure product loss is minimized
  • Ensure areas of responsibility are kept neat and clean, communicating any safety hazard immediately to a member of management
  • Comply with all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), and any/all established processes, whether established by manager, by the company or by law as well as assist with the communication, training, and enforcement of these
  • Scheduling flexibility to work different shifts when required and to work after-hours, weekends, and on-call to support operation of a 24/7 facility and to monitor and test sanitation or quality parameters when non-compliance occurs
  • Other duties as required


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