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 Quality Assurance Technician – Taylor Farms – Orlando, CA


Reports To: Quality Assurance Supervisor Supersedes: 11/1/2012


Work Experience Requirements:

·       Basic knowledge of the process and quality procedures

·       Understanding of microbiology and water chemistry

·       Excellent oral and written communications skills

·       English and/or Spanish Speaking preferred



Under the direct supervision of the Quality Assurance Supervisor, the Quality technician shall

perform specific duties as deemed necessary to provide a high quality and food safe product

that meets and exceeds our customers overall expectations.


Job Responsibilities:

Monitor and enforce all GMP / Food Safety compliance

·       Utilize proper PPE and follow OSHA guidelines

·       Comply and uphold all Standard Operating Procedures


Specific Job Responsibilities:

·       Continual collaboration and partnership with the Production Supervisors and Leads to ensure that Food Safety and Quality expectation are being met.

·       Pre-Op Inspection and Corrective Action Documentation

·       Daily GMP monitoring and checklist

·       Environmental swabs as specified in ATP sampling procedure

·       Download ATP results

·       Perform product specification analysis based on customer specifications and document accordingly

·       Ensure that all products are produced to customer specification

·       Daily Non-Conforming Product review and complete Non-Conforming Holds

·       Calibration of laboratory equipment / sign off form

·       Prepare and ship environmental samples to lab

·       Collect and label finished product shelf-life and micro retains for analysis

·       Monitor temperature of the facility and the wash water for compliance.

·       Monitor and ensure compliance to walk patterns and zone separation within the facility.

·       Monitor compliance to the allergen program and segregation during raw and processing.

·       Product label verification checks during production run.   

·       Weight and leaker verification checks during production runs.

·       Monitor product flush levels for MAP product packaging.

·       Verify HACCP verification checks are being performed as specified:

o   Free Chlorine verification and pH as specified in Wash Water CCP #1 SOP and document on wash water form.

o   Metal Detector verification as specified in Metal Detector CCP#2 SOP and document on metal detector CCP #2 form

o   Temperature verification as specified CCP #3

o   PAA as specified in CCP #4


Condition of Employment:

The successful candidate will be requires to provide documentation demonstrating the right to work in the United States upon hire.

The successful candidate must submit to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

The successful candidate will be subject to employment history checks



BS in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science, Food Safety, Biology


Mission and Vision Statement: Understand, support and promote the company mission and vision statements.


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I have read and understand the above_______________________________ Date: _______________


Manager’s Initials: ___________


Vanessa Cranford, Director of Food Safety




Vanessa Cranford

Director Food Safety & Quality Assurance

Taylor Farms Florida






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