Quality Lab Technician - Kansas
City, MO 64120
The Kansas City facility produces Bakery Flour and Bisquick products. The facility has a strong food and
human safety culture along with highly recognized quality programs. Food
Safety and Quality plays the lead role in ensuring high quality and safe food
products that meet customer demands. This position reports directly to the
Food Safety & Quality Manager.
- Food Safety and Regulatory Compliance:
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance through daily and monthly
HACCP Program: Understand and use the 7 universal HACCP principles,
support implementation on floor through audits and maintenance,
evaluate and manage risk through incident management.
FSSC activities through verification, auditing, record keeping etc.
- Plant Quality and Sanitation Programs:
program support through plant inspections and FSRA management
- Manage Raw Material/Packaging Quality
plant/supplier interactions. Identify ingredient and packaging issues.
Manage non-conforming materials through the Quality Notification and
Transportation Claims processes.
- Analytical & Bake Lab
collection and analysis of daily production of Flour and Bisquick products. Testing to include but not
limited to: Moisture, Ash, pH, Farinograph, Falling# Stirring #, Salt,
Soda Fat, NIR.
Weekly Sensory program under the direction of the Quality Engineer.
Prepare weekly sensory panel evaluation and manage all data entry.
Environmental Monitoring Program to include assistance with required
swabbing-Monthly & Special Cause and data management
Inbound & Outbound Certificate of Analysis program. All analytical
testing and corresponding COA’s filled out daily for customers who
request them. Filing of all Inbound COAs.
In this role, the Quality Lab Technician will:
an understanding of GMI Regulatory Policies and Procedures and apply
them to the facility.
an understanding and working knowledge of the following FSQ-related IS
systems: SAP, PLM, MQIS, Hold Order Management Systems, Microsoft
analytical lab requirements and can perform analytical tests when
needed. Manages Analytical Quality Assurance (AQA) program, participates
in AQA audits, maintains IRM program.
Platform knowledge of plant systems and products
understanding of quality metrics including QI, CPM’s, FSRA. Manage Daily
Quality Metrics, through reviewing quality data and reports and
providing feedback and communication to appropriate plant personnel.
basics of Statistics and applications to plant systems and products