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Quality Assurance Technician - 2nd Shift

Company: Universal Pure
Location: meriden
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionAt Universal Pure, we're dedicated to giving people everywhere safe, fresh and delicious food to eat and drink. We provide high-pressure processing, value-added services and cold storage for our partners in the food industry. We are focused on safety and driven by service. Schedule: 2:30p- 11:00pQuality Assurance Technician Position Summary: The mission of the Quality Assurance Technician is to provide quality assurance support to the operations of the facility. Quality assurance technicians perform various functions in ensuring only top-quality products leave the company's production facility. Reports to the Quality Assurance Supervisor. Quality Assurance Technician Duties and Responsibilities:Performs QA Tech position duties for products and systems.Is responsible for all other duties as assigned.Ability to prioritize and perform position responsibilities accurately and to deadline.Provide assistance to local and corporate management in carrying out changes to the food safety system of the facility; give assistance in creating, reviewing, authenticating, and maintaining food safety system documents, including standard operating procedures (SOPs) and programs working in collaboration with the quality assurance team; provide assistance in maintaining document registers and documentation.Provide daily monitoring of facility and personnel to ensure compliance to the food safety system of the facility; perform formal audit on GMP.Ensure training of facility personnel on GMPs, Risk Preventive Controls, Hazard Analysis, pre-requisite programs, and other applicable food safety system elements as required.Collect and analyze product samples as required, as well as document information derived from analysis.Safely keep records of all facility analytical results; immediately report results discovered to be out of specification to the QA supervisor.Provide documented reports of analytical results to the QA supervisor, also responsible for tracking and reporting data trends.Responsible for inspecting raw materials coming in; assisting in investigating non-conformance and complaints about product; and providing leadership for the facility team in performing self-audits.Aid in hosting visitors to the facility, including regulatory agency representatives and customer representatives.Knowledge and understanding of applicable FDA regulations and GMP.Possess innovative, resourceful, and proactive disposition, committed to ensuring continuous improvement of capacity and delivering quality service.Ensure product is processed to company HACCP/HARPC programs.Responsible for informing Quality Assurance Management of ANY Food Safety.Ability to implement and manage food safety corrective actions.Quality Assurance Technician REQUIRED Job Qualifications:High School Diploma/GED.Experience performing administrative work including completing and reconciling paperwork.Computer skills including basic Microsoft Excel.Extreme detail orientation. Ability to think analytically and problem solve.Ability to stay organized and multitask.Ability to perform basic mental math.Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.Ability to effectively work with others and as part of a team.Quality Assurance Technician PREFERED Job Qualifications:Prior quality assurance experience.Prior manufacturing experience, preferably food manufacturing.Working Conditions and Environment:Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 40%) of job.Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.At Universal Pure we offer medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and other health benefits. We also offer a 401(k) with a company match, paid vacation, paid holidays, and an attendance bonus. We are developing an effective, caring, and respectful team both in the HR department and across the organization and seek to add new employees who feel the same.Interested? Let's talk. Please apply today."We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability."

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