Inbound Quality Assurance Inspector I

Glanbia PLC Corona , CA 92882

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.

INBOUND QUALITY ASSURANCE Inspector

Job Description Revised: July 2018

Reports To: Inbound Quality Assurance Lead

Department: Quality

Location: Corona, CA

Pay Status: Non-Exempt

Position Backed up By: Compliance and Regulations Manager & Inbound Quality Assurance Lead

Job Summary

An Inbound QA Inspector is responsible for inspection, sampling, and approving all finished product bottles, caps, display box, labels, Dietary Supplement and Glanbia owned materials. Must be thorough, neat and orderly and keep their work area in a manner that supports inspection and testing. They must follow all regulatory, company and safety requirements. They must be able to consistently perform their job with little or no supervisory oversight. Must be able to walk / stand for long periods of time. Able to lift / handle material up to 60 pounds frequently. They must have a good attitude and be upbeat. They must be cheerful to employees, management and customers. They must have an attitude of always wanting to learn more and to help the Aseptic Solution's team. They must be willing to work extra hours and weekends when requested.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Daily sanitary cleaning of the work area

  • Daily verification of lab equipment (pH meter, Refractometer, Scales)

  • Inbound Raw and Packaging material paper work review

  • Inspect and sample raw materials

  • Maintain log of Inbound raw material paper work

  • Creation of raw material ID tags

  • Raw material sampling and labeling

  • Maintain log of raw material retains

  • Raw material inspection against established standards

  • Inspect all packaging materials complete packaging inspection certificates.

  • Creation of packaging material ID tags

  • Responsible for all Label inspections and approval.

  • Manage label database, including label control register, label claim register and label weight calculator.

  • Prepare shipments for external lab testing

  • Collect and ship customer samples

  • Maintain tracking log for customer samples shipped

  • Create Certificate of Inspection

  • Release raw materials and packaging materials from quarantine by applying material ID release tags to all material inspected.

  • Communicate food safety/quality concerns to immediate supervisor or management.

  • Must be willing to be trained as a back-up for lab technician

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in food manufacturing environment or equivalent type of manufacturing/warehouse

  • Proficiency in SAP preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions finished in written, oral or schedule form

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.

Language, Computer & Numeracy:

  • English required

  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and verbally

  • Ability to read, analyze company procedures and governmental regulations

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measures, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals

  • Ability to apply math skills with complete accuracy

  • Proficient in MS Office

Travel Requirements

  • N/A

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.

  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.

  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.

  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.

  • Special Vision Requirements:

  • Color vision

  • Peripheral vision

  • Distance vision

  • Depth perception

  • Focus Adjustment

Physcial Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds.

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.

  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.

  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).

  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).

  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.

  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.

Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: Corona

Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles


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