Agusa - Lemoore, CA
- Assures consistent quality of
production by developing and enforcing good manufacturing practice
systems; validating processes; providing documentation; ensuring food
quality. Serves as backup for the QA Manager in their absence.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities :
- Achieves quality assurance
operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to
strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans;
implementing production, productivity, quality, and customer-service
standards; identifying and resolving problems.
- Develops quality assurance
plans by conducting hazard analyses; identifying critical control
points and preventive measures; establishing critical limits,
monitoring procedures, corrective actions, and verification
procedures; monitoring inventories.
- Validates quality processes
by establishing product specifications and quality attributes;
measuring production; documenting evidence; determining operational
and performance qualification; writing and updating quality assurance
- Maintains and improves
product quality by completing product, company, system, compliance,
and surveillance audits; investigating customer complaints;
collaborating with other members of management to develop new product
and engineering designs, and manufacturing and training methods.
- Prepares quality
documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing
information and trends including failed processes, stability studies,
recalls, corrective actions, and re-validations.
- Updates job knowledge by
studying trends in and developments in quality management;
participating in educational opportunities; reading professional
publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in
- Enforce safety and sanitation
- Make sure the workplace is
safe and clean. Responsible for reporting all violations of safety and
other policies. They must ensure that the companyís exposure to risk
is minimized by following all safety regulations.
- Inspect materials, products,
or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
- Recommend or implement
measures to motivate employees and to improve production methods,
equipment performance, product quality, or efficiency.
- Develop, implement and
maintain food quality and food safety programs.
- Ensure that the packaged
product, packaging components and raw materials have the proper
disposition and comply with all the requirements for finished product.
- Provide ongoing development
and education of Quality Inspectors including inspection techniques,
product specifications awareness, maintain an up to date knowledge of
all food safety and sanitation procedures.
- Maintain HACCP Standards,
ensuring compliance, keeping all records current.
- Manage microbiological
program including: sampling, testing, holding and releasing procedures
when QA Manager is absent
- Manage environmental
- Write test methods and
equipment operating procedures.
- Directly manage lab
technicians when QA Manager is absent
- Assure that labeling,
packaging, warehousing and cleanliness are appropriate to avoid
- Track and document
non-conforming materials when QA Manager is absent
- Order and control of lab
supplies when QA Manager is absent
- Fill out microbiology forms
according to customer specifications when QA Manager is absent.
Position Requirements :
- Associateís Degree in Food
Science or related field.
- Must have 1-2 year(s) of
experience in quality assurance.
- Must have work experience in
GMPs and statistical methods of handling & reviewing
- Proficiency in MS Office
- Excellent written and verbal
Job Type: Full-time
- Quality Assurance: 1 year