The Quality Control Technician - Aseptic provides quality and technical compliance for Aseptic Manufacturing and Packaging processes that drive significant improvement in overall equipment effectiveness and operational excellence. Partners closely with Operations, Quality, and Engineering on introduction and integration of new products and processes.
Takes immediate action when non-compliance is observed.
Partners with Production/Quality/Maintenance Leadership to make recommendations for enhancements to aseptic process.
Communicates openly to operators and supervisors in aseptic core regarding observed performance.
Provides immediate feedback when undesired behavior is observed.
Completes daily visual audits of all new and current Aseptic Filling Operators' aseptic behavior.
Completes daily inspections of the physical conditions of the aseptic core.
Maintains daily records in accordance with the FDA regulations.
Provides corrective action training based on visual audit by immediate feedback.
Expected to train personnel in Aseptic techniques and processes.
Provides support for various projects as assigned.
Complies with GMPs and FDA requirements as applicable in the facility.
Must be able to physically perform the functions of climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions
Must possess visual acuity to document company records.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
BS in Microbiology or equivalent strongly preferred
Aseptic Processing experience strongly preferred
Experience in a food grade environment (FDA, GMP's, HACCP, SOP regulations) with high speed packaging equipment
Specialized Training preferred: Lean 6-Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent
Heartland Food Products Group