QA Technician in Chicago, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 4/30/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

QA Technician

Perform duties to assure the ingredients, finished product and the product packaging comply with Food Safety and Food Quality requirements plus to insure the product handlers  follow Good Manufacturing Practices.

Essential Duties:

Responsible for all levels of quality control/quality assurance  •

Works closely with the production and shipping departments to improve processes  •

Follow Training processes: GMPS, SSOP, Food Safety, Ammonia Properties and uses, Back Safety, Blood-borne Pathogens, Emergency Preparedness, Ergonomics, Hearing Protection, Introduction to Hazardous Communication and Walking and Working Surfaces  •

Identifies, develops and secures alternative raw materials  •

Responsible for meeting all critical control points: HACCP paperwork

• Works along side with production, USDA, Sanitation, and Maintenance to find and correct deficiencies

• Schedules for sensory, samples and other daily tasks

• Works on the floor to assist production supervisors in maintaining a department that follows GMPs and HACCP procedures

 Evaluates product weight, temperature, length, width and record on net weight log

• Supervises production employees to ensure they are following company GMPs

• Performs metal detector verification every two hours

• Lab duties include sanitizing tools, knives and personal thermometers

• Calibrates personal thermometers, scales, PH meters and oxygen analyzers

• Quick swabs, brine samples, air samples, all plated and read

• Tests raw and finished product fat and water samples

• Monitors Pre-Op and Operational Sanitation compliance and records information and deviations.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent

Able to speak, read and write English fluently

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

Ability to solve practical problems.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form Microsoft Applications

Ability to work with small instruments and or equipment for measurements or readings.

SQF Certified preferred Physical Demands While performing the duties

$17.00-22.00/hr DOE

Temporary-Long term

6am-230pm

Chicago, IL