2nd Shift Quality Tech -$19.50/hour in St. Charles IL

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Compact Industries
Title: 
2nd Shift Quality Tech -$19.50/hour
Date: 
08/02/2022
Job ID: 
248220
Location: 
St. Charles IL
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Food Safety, QA/Lab Technologist

Since 1963, compact Industries has been the leading contract manufacturer of dry food products to the Fortune 500 companies that market the national brands you know and love. Compact Industries partners with its customer in the Custom Blending & Contract Packaging, Retail, Food service, Office Coffee Service & Vending maker segments to deliver quality food products with 216,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space. Compact Industries offers total rewards package, including attractive benefits, retirement saving programs, and tuition assistance. Work with an established team of long-term employees.

Apply with us today to become a part of our growing team!


Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Onsite Gym, Wellness Programs, Non-Exempt Sign-On Bonus.



Quality Assurance Technician

1st Shift: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

2nd Shift: 3:00 pm - 1:00 am


Quality Assurance Technician

PURPOSE:

Ensure that product blended and packaged meets customer specifications.

Quality Assurance Technician

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Daily:

  • Referencing production schedule as source document, obtain the proper product specification from the network.
  • Understand all of the information contained within a product specification sheet.
  • Be knowledgeable of the quality characteristics for the product packaged:
  1. Standard flavor reference
  2. Changeover procedures are followed per written programs for cleaning and allergen control
  3. Correct weights
  4. Packaging inspection setup, seal and container integrity, lot coding and appearance
  • Accurately document quality characteristics on the QC Hourly Checklist.
  • Understand, perform, and monitor the following programs applicable to each product:
  1. Specification compliance
  2. Sample collection - quantity and frequency vary by customer.
  3. Metal Detection
  4. Allergen especially during changeovers/sugar washes
  5. HACCP
  6. GMP
  7. Hold and Release
  8. Traceability
  9. Rework
  10. Kosher
  • Understand the importance of immediately notifying the production department when a characteristic is out of specification:
  1. It is the responsibility of the production department to produce products that meet the customer s specifications.
  2. It is the responsibility of the quality control department to verify that the customer s specifications are met.
  3. Therefore, both the quality control and production departments must work together to fulfill their responsibility to the company.
  4. When a product does not meet specifications, the goal of both departments must be to correct the deviation as soon as possible.
  • Follow hold and release procedure. Place the product on hold as needed.
  • Conduct laboratory-testing procedures such as brix, density, flowability, sensory and weights as required.

Weekly:

Actively participate in bi-weekly meetings

Monthly:

Attend departmental or Company training.

Occasional, Infrequent:

Quality Audits

Requirements

Quality Assurance Technician

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Lifting up to 25 Lb.
  • Walking and standing 95% of the time
  • Overtime based upon seasonal needs

Quality Assurance Technician

COMPUTER / EQUIPMENT SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of MS Office--Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Use of scales, titrators, viscosimeter, pH meter, refractometer, and salt analyzer

Quality Assurance Technician

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
  • Ability to work with teams
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to identify non-value-added tasks working toward a lean manufacturing environment

Quality Assurance Technician

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • H.S. Diploma. Some college with emphasis in food science/biology a plus.

Quality Assurance Technician

WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • At least one year of previous food industry experience is preferred.
  • Knowledge of organic processes a plus.



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