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Quality Assurance Specialist/Lead
Ramar Foods International 7 reviews - Pittsburg, CA 94565





$50,000 - $60,000 a year

Job Summary

Job Title: Quality Assurance Specialist

Department: Quality Assurance

Reports To: Quality Assurance Manager

Job Summary:

  • Lead existing team of Quality Control Technicians
  • Performs sanitation inspection of the manufacturing facility both pre-operational and operational as per USDA standards
  • Performs checks, tests, and sampling procedures of incoming raw and packaging materials according to specifications
  • Performs environmental swab and product sampling for microbiological analyses
  • Conducts CCP Monitoring and ensure that all HACCP records are performed timely and accurately
  • Conducts routine monitoring of production operation to ensure compliance to specifications, regulations, and other standard operating procedures
  • Performs calibration of test equipment including but not limited to thermometers, weighing scales, and metal detectors.
  • Prepares records of all inspection and monitoring results
  • Maintains records and documents timely and accurately within the standard retention period.
  • Participates in the documentation and updating of Food Safety & Quality Management Systems
  • Conducts Problem Solving Analysis and recommends corrective and preventive actions
  • Assists the QA Manager in other Programs including R&D


  • Bachelorís Degree in Food Science, Chemistry or equivalent
  • At least Three (3) years experience in Quality Control preferably in a USDA Plant
  • HACCP Certified
  • Very good communication and analytical skills
  • Computer literate on Windows, Mac, Mobile, MS Office, Google Suite
  • Must be able to perform sensory evaluation of meat and dairy products and other products manufactured in assigned plant
  • Good leadership, initiative, and adaptability skills
  • Exciting combination of inspection, monitoring, technical analysis, and administrative tasks
  • Spend time between the office, production floor, and test kitchen areas; majority of time will be spent working on the production floor.
  • Work closely with production, maintenance and sanitation supervisors.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Bachelor's


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