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Quality Control Technician III

Department: Quality Control
Location: Osceola, AR

The QC Technician III is responsible for the following:

  • Monitor and document quality variables of the production lines through visual inspection, on-line measurements and analytical testing.
  • Correctly identify process variation and out of specification conditions. Afterwards, advise appropriate personnel and document corrective/preventive actions in a timely manner.
  • Accurately follow written policies and procedures for conducting product testing.
  • Support compliance of all Food Safety and Quality Management System programs, policies and procedures.
  • Assists in Special Projects as directed by Quality Manager, Supervisor and/or Director.
  • Maintain retained finished product samples inventory.
  • Performs other duties as assigned per Management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

                              % OF

ITEM                    TIME        JOB FUNCTIONS

 

1.                           80%           QC testing, visual code inspections, net weights, temperature checks, metal detector checks and finished product appearance. Interaction with production personnel.

2.                           5%             Special Projects

3.                           5%             Maintain Retained samples

4.                           5%             Calibration of scales and thermometers

5.                           5%             Perform other duties as assigned per Management

            TOTAL     100%


POSITION DIMENSIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Internal Contacts:

            Quality Director, Manager, Supervisor and personnel, Production personnel.

 

External Contacts:

            N/A

 

Education Level and Focus:

            Minimum high school diploma

 

Years and Type of Related Experience Required:

            Up to 1 year food processing quality control lab experience

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

 

Interpersonal and Communication:

            Requires strong oral and written communication skills. Have the ability to work independently, convey technical applications to others and exercise good judgment.

 

Technical and Analytical:

            Requires good organizational skills and the ability to perform required tests. Requires computer knowledge in order to input data and verification accuracy using MS Excel.

 

Administrative and Operations:

            Must be reliable, punctual, and exercise good safety habits

 

Physical Demands:

            Requires walking, standing, the ability to handle repetitive lifting and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs, sitting, bending, and climbing up and down stairs

 

Work Environment:

            Exposed to some chemical fumes, flammable liquids, extreme hot/cold and humid temperature, high noise levels, wet floors. First and/or second shift work is required.

 

Special Equipment Used:

            Various laboratory equipment includes but is not limited to balance scales, metal detection cards, and thermometers.

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