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Salm Partners is currently looking to hire a
2nd Shift Food Safety Quality Assurance Technician!
Ensures compliance with USDA-FSIS regulations, company food safety and
quality programs and policies, and SQF requirements. Conducts
pre-operational and operational inspections, monitors product food safety
and quality attributes and performs other activities required to maintain
and document regulatory, food safety & quality compliance. Assists
with root cause analysis and quality improvement efforts.
QA Techs are responsible for and will be assigned to one of 3 areas of
the production facility.
and Offline Projects
and Offline Projects
and Responsibilities include
Tasks that are
inclusive of all 3 areas
and monitor the Operational Parameters of the product being produced on
their assigned line.
compliance to HACCP via record reviews and direct observation.
Pre-operational and Change-over inspections, document deficiencies and
Sanitation Standard Operating Procedure (SSOP) inspections as required
when the plant is in operation.
metal detector checks to required frequency
& document foreign material and perform initial root cause and
food safety & quality holds on finished goods, WIP products, Raw
materials & packaging and facility as needed
product, water, environmental and equipment samples as needed, complete
test requests and prepare the samples and form for transport to the
nonconformance issues, and elements that registered at the action limits.
initial root-cause analysis for elements out of compliance and determine
appropriate corrective actions with input from Operations, Maintenance
and FSQA Supervisory Partners.
in internal Glass & Brittle Plastic, GMP and Safety audits.
as needed with new and test project being run on their production line.
This would include running data loggers, pulling samples and
communicating food safety and quality attributes as needed.
shelf-life samples and participate in organoleptic evaluation of finished
compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) including partner
hygiene and product protection.
lock out / tag out procedures
& document compliance with USDA-FSIS Regulations including food
safety regulations on cooking and chilling, sanitation regulations, and
as point person for the USDA-FSIS.
in process validation activities.
calibration of technical equipment.
the SQF certification process and ongoing compliance.
all other duties as assigned.
When assigned to The Dock, Blending, and Offline Projects additional
tasks to be performed will include:
·Review Certificates of Analysis & Certificates
of Conformance for all incoming raw materials & packaging against the
most current specifications.
·Review all incoming printed film, labels &
sleeves for compliance with label approvals and pull samples for filing.
the ingredient declarations of all incoming compound raw materials and
seasoning blends against the specification
calls to the dock for all out of compliance shipments
with setup and review of package inspection keys
raw material, ingredient, and/or packaging suppliers to obtain
information as needed
in the revision of product specifications, product audits, QA & Food
Safety forms & procedures, etc.
in the resolution of customer complaints
Sr. FSQA Technician and or FSQA Supervisor with assigned projects
This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must have a strong attention to detail and be able to work with a high
degree of accuracy. An ability to cover other shifts as
needed, potentially for 1-2 weeks at a time, is desirable. Must be
dependable, punctual, and self-motivated.
High school diploma or GED equivalent is required
Previous experience in a food manufacturing environment is
Must possess strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication
skills and the ability to work effectively within a team. Must have
the ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and technical
instructions, and procedure manuals.
Must possess strong computer proficiencies with Excel, Word, PowerPoint,
and Outlook. Previous experience with databases, Statistical
Process Control software and Enterprise Resource Planning software (e.g.
MAS 500) is strongly preferred. Hands-on experience with electronic data
collection on the plant floor is highly desirable.
Must have strong math skills, with the ability to calculate formulas and
percentages, perform metric conversions and common statistical analyses,
and interpret data. Ability to perform mathematical analysis and
statistical computations and to work with concepts such as limits,
standard deviation and charting.
Must have the ability to apply common sense in decision making and
carrying out instructions furnished in written, verbal, and/or diagram
form. Must have strong troubleshooting and problem solving
skills. Previous training in and application of, root cause
analysis methodology is strongly preferred. Must have the ability
to use scientific method to analytical problems. Must also have the
ability to read and understand government regulations pertaining to foods
and understand and implement government guidelines for foods, laboratory
practices and validation.
While performing the duties of this job, the partner is frequently
required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The partner is frequently
required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and
arms, and occasionally smell and taste. Must occasionally lift
boxes of product weighing up to 30#. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, far vision, depth
perception and color vision.
The work environment described here is representative of conditions a
partner encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The noise level in the office work environment is low, and while the
production work environment is usually loud. A wide temperature
range exists in different production areas, ranging from 35 to 100° F.
The production work environment is wet and slippery at times, and each
partner is required to provide appropriate footwear to ensure firm
footing in all conditions. Partners are required to wear frocks,
hearing protection and hairnets at all times in the production areas.
Salm Partners is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, and we are committed to
the employment and advancement of minorities, females, individuals with
disabilities, and veterans. We do not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by
federal, state or local law.