Quality Assurance Technician in Hermiston OR

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Shearer's Snacks
Title: 
Quality Assurance Technician
Date: 
09/12/2021
Job ID: 
5096222002
Location: 
Hermiston OR
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
QA/Lab Technologist

At Shearer s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options. Safety is our absolute priority.

Full Time Quality Technician

Shift: 8pm-4am. Days will vary depending on production needs.

Your seat at the table

The Quality Assurance Technician assures that analytical, microbiological, sensory attributes and corporate compliances are completed in order to meet the quality standards defined by Shearer s Snacks and its customers. They are responsible for performing assigned laboratory testing and assuring that equipment is calibrated and running properly. They also monitor the facility operation to ensure compliance with corporate quality requirements, SQF, labeling, GMP s, food safety, and all other such standards of the plant. The Quality Assurance technicians work with the production team to assure that all proper checks are in place and communicate on a regular basis regarding quality results. Additional duties include training and preparing for audits, documenting results in record keeping database and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Quality Supervisor.

What you bring to the table

Experience - Quality Technician experience preferred.

  • Collect and test samples from each production line for conformance to the finished product standards.
  • Test free fatty acid levels of fryer oils according to the schedule.
  • Document and record all test results and perform re-checks as appropriate.
  • Communicate the test results to the Operators and Supervisors.
  • Aid in making improvements in quality when necessary.

Education High School Diploma or GED equivalent, College is preferable but not necessary.

Attendance Good attendance is a must for the QA Tech. This is a skilled position that requires the associate be reliable on a constant basis.

Safety Mindset Create a safety and health workplace; make SSW a priority.

Language Skills Must be able to read, understand and effectively communicate to team members in their immediate area.

Mathematical Skills Must be able to do simple math, conversions (mm in., g-oz), and use formulas to compute run rates

Leadership The QA Technician will be an example for the line, as such they will need to be honest, dependable, punctual, and trustworthy and follow all policies/procedures set forth by Shearers Foods LLC. The QA Technician must have the ability to work well with others. Must demonstrate Shearer's North Star Core Values of Respect, Teamwork, and Giving Back.

Reasoning Ability Ability to apply common sense understanding and carry out written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems in common operating situations.

Computer Skills - Must have basic computer skills required to run production. Verifications on computer will be done routinely throughout the day.

Time Management Must be able to follow standard work instructions

Flexibility: Must be available for pre-shift meetings when applicable and able to work weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.

Physical Demands: The team member is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The team member must regularly lift and /or move up to 30+ pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. Team Members must be able to be on their feet for eight (8+) hours, to keep up with a fast, repetitious pace and to do repetitious lifting.

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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