First Shift- Quality Assurance Technician
Company: Del Monte Fresh Produce Company NA Inc
Posted on: August 2, 2022
Job Description Purpose of Position: The Quality Assurance
Technician is responsible for understanding the company---s quality
policy, principles of food safety and good manufacturing practices.
This position is responsible for ensuring staff members are in
compliance with applicable laws and policies by verifying products
meet established standards set forth by the Quality Assurance
Department. Accountabilities: Follow food safety and quality
guidelines, Good Manufacturing Practices and Hygiene standards.
Conduct pre-operational inspections, ATP and environmental swabs.
Ensure placement of overage product (in process) on QA hold.
Calibrate QA equipment (hand held and thermometers) and Production
scales. Check metal detectors, wash water for free chlorine, pH and
temperature, monitor water change over and check free chlorine on
all wash waters, foot bath and hand dips. Inspect one bag/tray of
each product that is ran throughout the day for daily sample
collection and cases of finished product following retention sample
collection schedule. Check date codes, seals, weights, leak checks,
temperatures, perforations and COO on products that are being
produced. Ensure Production/Maintenance, shipping and receiving is
following all GMPs, SOP, specs, etc. Record any deviation on
ifoods, notify appropriate personnel and make sure that the proper
follow-up is conducted. Plane non-conforming product on hold with
physical stop signs, in ifoods and notify all pertinent personnel
by following Product Hold Contact List. Conduct finished product
evaluations and record data on appropriated forms and spreadsheets.
Ensure that all areas are covered when Maintenance does work during
processing and upon completion areas are washed and sanitized after
any Maintenance work. Collect raw, in-process, finished product and
wash water samples per micro sampling schedule. Follow QA cleaning
schedule. Help to maintain the shelf life process. Perform other
responsibilities as assigned. In the absence of other QA Supports
this position will assume additional duties and responsibilities
including raw product evaluations. Minimum Skills Required: High
School Diploma or GED. Completed at least one college level math,
science and English class Strong verbal and written skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Bilingual in Spanish (plus) Please
note: This position does not qualify for relocation expenses. DEL
MONTE FRESH PRODUCE IS AN EEO/AA/V/H
Keywords: Del Monte Fresh Produce Company NA Inc, Salinas , First Shift- Quality Assurance Technician, Professions , Gonzales, California
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