QA Technician

SANTA ROSA, CA 95407

Industry : Light Industrial Job Number: 29370 Pay Rate: 15.5

QA Technician

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conducts pre-operational visual inspections of equipment and areas.
  • Performs Indicator, Microbiological and Allergen sampling of equipment.
  • Maintenance of documents and records (QC records, testing and results records, equipment monitoring, verification/validation records).
  • Immediately reports out-of-spec results and operating conditions to the responsible department.
  • Identifies differences from expectations/standards and communicates according to written procedure.
  • Initiates RCA/CAPA process to responsible departments for out of specification findings.
  • Assists with solutions to problems encountered.
  • Tracking and Trending of results.
  • Coordinates the collection and shipping of samples for outside analysis.
  • Assist with environmental monitoring, new equipment verifications, cleaning validations and food safety studies.
  • Works closely with QA departments and Supervisor to assist with special projects.
  • Monitors Good Manufacturing Practices of all individuals in the plant and warehouse. Advises infractions to supervisor.
  • Assists with training of various plant staff.
  • Monitors lab equipment and confirms appropriate conditions for operation during use.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Preferred: AA, preferably with strength in math or science
  • Alternatively, One to two years related experience and/or training.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience

SKILLS

  • Must pass a written proficiency test
  • Detail oriented
  • Computer literate (Excel, Word, Data Entry programs, Smart sheet)
  • Reliable/Dependable
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision
  • Preferred: Bilingual Spanish/English

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures.
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry:
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, rate, ratio by a pre-defined variable.
  • Draw and interpret bar & line graphs and pie charts.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
For consideration, please contact Jose@starhr.com or call 707-337-3090. 
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