Quality Technician in Hampshire, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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Quality Technician

The Quality Technician position is responsible for training, implementing, monitoring and maintaining the Quality Program. This includes testing and releasing all incoming raw materials; testing and releasing all bases and finished product; and maintaining all documentation in support of the traceability and product recall system. .



• Acts as a safety leader.

• Assists with the overall safety, health, and environment of the plant.

• Supports product safety, quality and legality.


• Helps perform recall and traceability exercises on raw materials and finished products.

• Performs Walk Through Inspections (i.e. sanitation, cleaning, and pest control) and documents and trends all information.

• Supports, and complies with all quality management systems, continuous improvement programs, food/feed safety, employee safety, preventative maintenance programs and legality.


• Monitors plant quality.

• Runs sample/release program.

• Tests raw materials, bases and finished products.

• Performs quality testing – Organoleptic, Bulk Density, Specific Gravity, Density, etc. using Standard Operating Procedures and specified laboratory equipment as applicable.

• Tracks and trends all data.

• Creates Certificate of Analysis and Certificate of Free Sale documents.

• Stores and accesses retained samples as needed.

• Reviews and releases all base and final product labels.

• Assists with product issues within the Quality and Production areas.


• Supports Quality & Regulatory Manager during trainings and audits.


• Two-year degree preferred in a science discipline.

• One (1) year laboratory experience required.

• Must have experience working in a cGMP, ISO, SFSF, or SQF environment.

• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

• Agricultural and manufacturing experience desirable.

• Strong work ethic and attention to detail.

• Experience in the development and/or manufacturing of flavor agents for either humans or animals, desirable.


6am – 2:30pm or 7am – 3:30pm

Hampshire, IL 60140

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.