Q.A. Auditor - Brownsville, TX
A Quality Assurance Technician ensures that quality control
and product liability standards are constantly and consistently maintained.
Performs the day-to-day Quality Assurance functions of auditing process
lines, conforming to product specifications that consist of:
Package Material Inspections
Foreign Material Investigation.
Root Cause Investigation.
Pre-op inspections (contamination issues, maintenance work, scheduled
Operational sanitation inspections (hand dip stations, general GMP
Batch verification (raw materials correct for product, usage correct for
Conduct regular product cuttings.
Collect 100% accurate data and communicate trends deviating from product
specification on a timely basis by using computer based data automation
collection programs to record QA line audit data from each work day.
Audit product processing and evaluate finished product for all attributes
as specified in the product specifications.
Conduct data evaluation and interpretation to identify quality of
Present quality summaries and trends at team meetings.
Assist in special projects and plant R&D tests providing accurate data
to special projects personnel.
Maintain effective communication with supervisor, co-workers, and other
departments; develop rapport and adequately discuss problems/issues.
Present and maintain a professional image at all times; observe GMP and plant
Contribute to an orderly lab, sharing housekeeping duties with co-workers.
Perform all responsibilities within the policies, procedures, code of
ethics of the Company.
A Quality Assurance Technician must have minimum high school
diploma or equivalent and 2 year Associates Degree or related Certification
preferred with Food Science or Microbiological background.
At least 6 months experience in a food processing plant.
HACCP training a plus.
Effective written and oral communication skills, good organization skills.
Strong mathematical, problem solving, and decision making
Basic proficiency with computer software (Excel, Word, Access.)
Aware of Safety Rules and Regulations.
Basic business requirements, such as attendance, punctuality, good work
habits, and good personal hygiene.
Be able to lift up to 55 lbs.
Daily activities include walking, standing, climbing, reaching, twisting,
bending, stooping, pulling, pushing, grasping, and balancing.
Required to work in freezers and near noisy machinery as part of daily
Exposed to elements- cold/ heat/ humidity.
Keep high level of concentration, work under pressure and at a fast pace
for extended periods of time.
Able to work in multi shift environment.