Department: Q2 Quality Control
Reports to: QC/QA Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Job Description includes but not limited to the following:
As a Quality Assurance Specialist, you must be able to fill in when a regular QA employee is absent or not available. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds. You will inspect all product to insure they are in spec. Keep records of all product ran through shift, check all raw materials, check batter for viscosity and fryer speed, test for bacteria and staph, grade onions on receiving. Perform job adhering to food safety, legality and quality.
Key Job Responsibilities
Inspect, Keep Records and Test
Collecting, Consulting and Supporting
The position provides an exciting combination of hands-on and technical analysis and administrative tasks. Time will be spent between the office, production floor and kitchen/lab areas; large majority of your time may be spent working on the production floor – this is not a laboratory position. Work closely with quality auditors, production supervisors and sanitation managers.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Scope of Authority
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situation.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to 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 frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and will be loud in the plant.
Potential Hazards and Environmental Factors
The above statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required for the position. Flexibility and improvement of job skills are essential to all positions at Great American Snacks.
Great American Snacks is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.