Quality Assurance Technician in Los Angeles CA

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Mission Foods Corp
Quality Assurance Technician
Job ID: 
Los Angeles CA
Not Specified
$16.50 - $17.00/hour
Job Types:
Intern - QC/QA, Microbiologist, QA/Lab Technologist

Position Summary:

To collaborate with plant personnel to produce superior quality product. Monitor and ensure compliance to materials and product specifications, customer requirements and quality and food safety system requirements.


Essential Functions:


  1. Monitoring and ensuring compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices
  2. Responsible for performing key quality activities as described in the
    1. Quality Procedures
    2. Quality Plan
    3. Quality Work Instructions
  3. Ensuring compliance raw materials and packaging materials specifications and for performing the activities required by the Mission Foods Supplier Approval Program such as
    1. Approving raw materials using the COAPPA system
    2. Performing weekly COAPPA Audits
    3. Filling out Supplier Corrective Actions Requests (SCAR’s) in the Intelex System
  4. Performing key activities to ensure finished product compliance to requirements such as
    1. Finished product evaluations
    2. Finished product shelf life monitoring
    3. Segregating and placing nonconforming product on “HOLD” in accordance to the Quality Procedures
  5. Performing key activities to ensure products are produced in a clean environment such as
    1. Microbiology sampling (air and surfaces)
    2. Preoperational inspections
    3. Plant Inspection


  6. Ensuring the laboratory activities are in compliance to the requirements such as
    1. Cleaning and maintaining testing equipment
    2. Calibrating testing equipment
    3. Cleaning and maintaining the laboratory
    4. Complying with all safety requirements and promoting safety with the rest of the plant employees


    5. Education & Experience

      High school Diploma, GED or equivalent required.

      1 year of experience in Quality Assurance in a manufacturing environment required. Food/Beverage manufacturing preferred.


      Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above


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