FSQA Technician -
Portland, OR 97203 (Cathedral Park area)
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc.
Job ID 2018-1532
# of Openings 1
Job Field Quality Assurance
Targeted Job Start Date 7/18/2018
Job Type Regular Full-Time
Shift Second Shift
The FSQA Technician is critical to the food safety of the products being
delivered to our customers. The Tech will primarily be checking and verifying
products at all stages of production. In addition, they will be responsible
for analysis of product for food safety and food quality. Swing shift
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Maintain Food Safety Program:
- Participate in and report on
pre-operational, operational, and facility assessment audits.
- Carry out line checks and all
- Verify all critical control
points, preventive controls, and control points for all processes in
accordance with plant HACCP and GMP programs.
- Assist in the monitoring of raw
material and finished product specifications; maintain and report raw
material and finished goods "HOLD" tag logs.
- Carry out microbiological and
chemical analytical tests on finished goods, environmental and other
- Prepare pre-shipment approval
- Complete all paperwork
accurately and timely.
- Review and modify the HACCP and
SSOP programs along with other necessary paperwork.
- Prepare taste tests for
finished goods for sensory evaluation and conduct product consistency evaluations
- Comply with all company
policies and procedures.
- Perform projects at the
instruction of the FSQA Supervisor or FSQA Manager.
- Perform training of employees.
- Perform other tasks as
- Maintain Lab and Inventory:
- Track materials to maintain
adequate inventory of laboratory supplies
- Maintain lab equipment and
production equipment stored in the lab; arrange for the repair and
calibration of any defective equipment.
- Maintain the daily operations
of the lab
- Update lab SOPs as needed.
- Maintain ISO databases.
- Maintain accurate laboratory
records for all product, environmental, and other types of testing
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, the individual must be able to
use a computer to perform reporting and record-keeping tasks as well as
create reports, presentations, and charts as needed. 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.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree (BA or BS) from a four year college or university; or at
least two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination
of education and experience. Experience in employee training and support;
attention to detail; familiarity with computers.