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Technician - QA 1st shift

Company: Jack Link's
Location: Taylor
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Company Description--Classic Jerky Company, a Jack Link's owned business, is a leader in private brand meat snacks offering a diverse portfolio of high quality products to our retail partners.-- We are stewards of our customer brand - quality, value and safety are paramount in all that we do.Job Description--------Job Summary:Classic Jerky Company believes that our team members are the key to success. We strive to set ourselves apart from other companies by hyper focusing on our team members success. We are hiring Quality assurance (QA) technicians that are responsible for ensuring our company and customers remain compliant with industry regulations. You will perform manual and automated tests on company products, calibrate test equipment, and ensure employees are following safety regulations.Position Purpose:Supports the Food safety team with ensuring the facility maintains our USDA food quality standards as well as maintains the facility hygiene standards.20% Food Safety & Hygiene ControlCompletes daily Food Safety activities including but not limited to pre and post operational checks, temperature checks, thermometer calibration, reinforce GMP best practices by completing self-audits. Escalates non-compliance to Hygiene & Quality Assurance Manager.Ensures quality assurance and product/food safety and regulatory compliance, adhering to local, state, and federal environmental health and food safety regulations.20% Team Member TrainingCompletes on the spot coaching, as necessary, when completing daily tasks. Yearly re-trainings are required for the facility to remain complaint. You will also be trained consistently on Facility Safety, Hygiene, Food Safety, GMP's, and procedural changes.60%--Daily Quality Assurance DutiesPerforms daily equipment calibration of Metal Detector, scales, Water Activity, Moisture meters.Perform the quality inspection functions for finished products to assure product quality and package integrity is within specifications.Tests and verifies that packaging/meat are correct grade, standard, appearance, chemical/ physical/microbiological compliant and sensory attributes are met. Identifies and acts to prevent unacceptable product shipment to customers.Participates in physical inspections on a weekly basis on each area (pest control, operational methods, maintenance for food safety, sanitation, personnel practices, etc.)Daily monitoring of GMP s and other Prerequisite ProgramsMaintains records of findings and highlights non-conformancePerforms package evaluations on finished packagesQualifications--Required Skills--Ability to communicate with all levels of team members effectively in oral and written communication.Computer Skills are required (Microsoft Application required)Prior knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's)Nice to Have:SQF experience a plusExcellent organizational skills and attention to detail.Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.Ability to comply with the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standards (i.e. SQF)Education:High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:Quality Assurance: 2 years (Preferred)Food safety: 2 years (Preferred)GMP's: 2 years (Preferred)Additional Information--PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to be successfully perform the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time.-- Regular use of hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.-- The employee is occasionally required reach with hands and arms.-- The employee must occasionally lift and/or more up to 25 pounds.-- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.--Must have the ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):Earplugs and/or hearing protectionsHairnetBeard-netProtective eyewearSlip resistant footwearWORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment is a plant / office setting with varying degrees of temperatures and noise levels. Exposure to manufacturing equipment movement and wet / slippery floors. However; the vast amount of work is conducted in a climate-controlled office.--EEO Statement:Jack Link s provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic that is protected by federal, state or local law.Jack Link s is participant in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees.-- For information about the E-Verify program, please visit:-- http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employeesDisclaimer:This job description is intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by employees in this position.-- It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees performing this role.----

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