Blount Fine Foods Quality Assurance Tech II- 2nd shift in Fall River, Massachusetts
Summary: Assists Quality Assurance Management in the maintenance of overall product quality and safety. Assists in the effective completion of tasks and documentation of Quality Assurance responsibilities. In event of absence position will be filled by the Sr. Quality Assurance Technician.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Receives leadership and daily direction from shift Quality Assurance Sr.Technician & Supervisor.
Routinely observes production activities to assure consistency and conformance to standards, as well as providing improvement suggestions.
Assists in the effective completion and documentation of daily, weekly, and monthly scheduled tasks as required.
Notifies Quality Assurance Sr. Tech or Tech Level 3 when non-conformances are noted, assists with scheduling product evaluations, and assuring proper documentation.
Assists Quality Management with verification and validation by collecting the required data.
Perform required finished product testing and the effective completion of documentation and data entry.
Maintain the condition of the Quality Assurance supplies required for daily operation.
Organize finished product retains
Conduct Food Safety Inspections in the production environment (i.e. inter-batch cleaning)
Conducting Daily, Weekly and Monthly tasks
Execute visual chemistry tests on raw materials, water sources, in-process samples, environmental samples and finished products
Tracking, verification and data entry of raw material specification and COAs.
Informs the team of raw material issues
Operate, maintain and calibrate laboratory instruments as required
Ensure compliance of incoming labels and packaging
May complete QA related production records to assure conformance to requirements.
Inspect finished product for food safety hazards including foreign material.
Filing QA documentation as requested.
Other duties with similar skill, work conditions, and responsibilities as assigned.
Responsibilities for Food Safety:
Responsible for completing required paperwork accurately and honestly.
Must adhere to and enforce posted GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) when working within the production facility.
Responsible for reporting suspicious packages, activities and individuals.
If monitoring CCPs (Critical Control Points), must be trained in HACCP (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) and adhere to approved HACCP plan(s).
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma preferred, 2-3 years previous food experience.
Must possess strong attention to detail.
Knowledge of data entry and moderately proficient with spreadsheet software and word processing software.
Medical, dental and vision benefits
401k with Company match and Profit Sharing Plan
Paid time off including vacation, sick time and holidays
Education Assistance Program
Life Insurance and Short Term Disability
Discounts on Blount products at Company retail location
Blount Fine Foods is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, and disability, marital & veteran status.
- High School or better
- 2 years: Food Experience
- 2 years: Quality