QA Finished Product Technician

Fresh Express Grand Prairie , TX 75050

Posted 4 months ago

Summary:

This is a fast-paced position heavily involved with the mathematical and technical areas. The QA Technician serves as an important supporting member of the Production Team.

Job Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for routine sampling of Fresh Express product at various stages of production.

  • Responsible for recognizing, identifying, and communicating out-of-spec samples.

  • Responsible for helping to enforce GMP rules.

  • Responsible for performing duties listed below:

  • Sampling of finished products per customer specifications

  • Ensure control of finished products until lab test results received and verified

  • Maintain a clean work area to prevent cross contamination

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

  • Places product on hold as needed

  • Reinforces area practices to insure SOP's are being adhered to for quality checks and corrective action with peers and team.

  • Reinforces area practices that promote a safe work environment with peers and team

  • Reinforces area practices that promote GMP adherence and food safety with peers and team

  • Participates in food safety incident.

  • Encourages peer employees to maintain work areas well-organized, clean and safe with everything properly stored or staged

  • Reinforces proper safety habits including LOTO is being properly executed with peers/team

  • Completes paperwork.

  • Identifies process improvement opportunities within area of assignment

  • Serves a backup for other unit positions as needed to cover for breaks, meals, and absences.

Required Qualifications/

Skills:

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess basic science and technical aptitude.

  • Possess basic computer skills (Excel, Outlook and Word).

  • Possess the ability to read and interpret documents (in English) such as safety rules, product specifications, etc.

  • Possess the ability to write routine reports and e-mail correspondence (in English).

  • Be capable of working in a cold, wet environment for an entire shift.

  • Be capable of working overtime, including weekends and holidays as required.

  • Be capable of working hours and shifts dictated by production schedule.

  • Be capable of meeting all attendance requirements.

  • Be capable of meeting all required testing frequencies (detailed, fast-paced work).

  • Be capable of standing for long periods of time.

  • Be capable of operating measuring instruments, such as the weight scale and thermometer.

  • Be capable of performing basic math calculations and use a calculator.

Other Desired Qualifications/

Skills:

Basic computer knowledge in Word and Excel

Previous experience working in QA or a Technical environment.

Bilingual English/Spanish

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

Experience meeting or exceeding high production expectations.

Food industry experience.

Self-motivated individual who requires minimal supervision and direction.

Experience:

Food Industry experience

Education/Training:

High school diploma (or equivalent).


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