COMPACT INDUSTRIES, INC.

Quality Assurance Technician

Job Location

St Charles, IL, United States

Job Description

Description:


Ensure that product blended and packaged meets customer specifications.

Referencing production schedule as source document, obtain the proper product specification from the network.

Understand all of the information contained within a product specification sheet.

Be knowledgeable of the quality characteristics for the product packaged:

Standard flavor reference

Changeover procedures are followed per written programs for cleaning and allergen control

Correct weights

Packaging inspection setup, seal and container integrity, lot coding and appearance

Accurately document quality characteristics on the QC Hourly Checklist.

Understand, perform, and monitor the following programs applicable to each product:

Specification compliance

Sample collection - quantity and frequency vary by customer.

Metal Detection

Allergen especially during changeovers/sugar washes

HACCP

GMP

Hold and Release

Traceability

Rework

Kosher

Understand the importance of immediately notifying the production department when a characteristic is out of specification.

It is the responsibility of the production department to produce products that meet the customers specification.

It is the responsibility of the quality control department to verify that the customers specifications are met.

Therefore, both the quality control and production departments must work together to fulfill their responsibility to the company.

When product does not meet specification, the goal of both departments must be to correct the deviation as soon as possible.

Follow hold and release procedure. Place product on hold as needed.

Conduct laboratory-testing procedures such as brix, density, flowability, sensory and weights as required.

Weekly:

Actively participate in bi-weekly meetings

Monthly:

Attend departmental or Company training.

Occasional, Infrequent:

Quality Audits

. Requirements:

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lifting up to 25 Lb.
  • Walking and standing 95% of the time
  • Overtime based upon seasonal needs

COMPUTER / EQUIPMENT SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of MS Office--Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Use of scales, titrators, viscosimeter, pH meter, refractometer, and salt analyzer

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work with teams
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify non-value added tasks working toward a lean manufacturing environment

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • H.S. Diploma. Some college with emphasis in food science/biology a plus.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of previous food industry experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of organic processes a plus.


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Location: St Charles, Illinois, US

Posted Date: 6/7/2019

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June 7, 2019
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