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Quality Assurance Technician - Savage, MN  

Davisco Unit of Agropur is currently seeking a Quality Assurance Technician in Savage, Minnesota.



Essential Functions include the following


• Uphold Davisco’s Food Safety, Quality and Employee Safety requirements at all times.

• Conduct routine Warehouse Quality Inspections related to food quality and safety: Finished product quality, regulatory compliance, pest control, routine sanitation, employee GMPs, training and food defense compliance.

• Work well with and without supervision.

• Provide GMP and Quality Program training to warehouse employees.

• Execute QA Hold/Release functions on incoming Raw Ingredients and Finished Products.

• Execute Cause and Corrective Action Program and Complaint Investigations for warehouse issues.

• Ensure electronic inventory system for warehousing is maintained with quality and customer updates

• Update SOPs, and warehouse documents as needed.  Implement updates within the facility.

• Ensure that work is completed timely, efficiently, and that it meets optimal quality standards

• Anticipate, trouble shoot, and resolve problems with product storage/distribution quickly

• Conduct work in a safe manner and abide by all company safety policies

• Collect samples for equipment, environmental and in-process monitoring

• Review facility documentation as it relates to food safety requirements

• Understand and obey all Good Warehousing Practices.



Technical Competencies:


•    Ability to read and understand SOP’s.

•    Computer literate.

•    Able to properly document information legibly.





•    AA/AS/BA/BS recommended in ration to one of the following fields; Science, food science, and/or chemistry or equivalent work experience in a food manufacturing environment.

•    1 year quality assurance experience preferred  



Non-technical Competencies:


•    Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

•    Ability to communicate and document work.

•    Strong organizational skills.

•    Good to excellent spelling, grammar and written communication skills.

•    Ability to plan ahead

•    Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively


 Work Conditions


•    Track and maintain information on a database.

•    Be able to move up to 50 pounds.

•    Able to move above about work stations in a warehouse environment for a 8 hour shift.

•    Be able to work at floor level, waist level, and shoulder level repetitively.



EEO Policy Statement


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law 


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