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Quality Control Technician - 3rd Shift in Watertown, MA at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 3/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Essential Duties:

  • Evaluates finished products for quality and acceptability.



  • Communicates product quality issues to production supervisors, production managers, QC manager, and shipping and customer service staff. Logs all test results and batch information. Enters into AS-400 data entry.



  • Monitors line equipment for functionality, safety, and cleanliness. 



  • Checks metal detectors every 2 hours and calibrates as needed for products containing enrichment, etc. Assist production in metal detector alarm investigation. Perform control point and GMP audit once every two hours.



  • Helps maintain safe and clean work environment. Maintains analysis records and documents necessary for documentation compliance.



  • Checks allergen clean out effectiveness as needed.



  • Perform Pre – Op audit when necessary (example: equipment down for maintenance).



  • Examine and log sifter tailings for each department as well as incoming flour.



  • Examine magnets throughout the lines and log and investigate findings.



  • Perform production scale checks and lab equipment calibration based on calibration schedule.



  • Perform batch set up checks, assist in correcting the set ups, and log discrepancies.



  • Place product on hold as necessary and release when appropriate. Reject product as necessary and complete rejection forms including root cause and corrective action analysis.



  • Send out product samples for micro testing and place micro hold products on hold.



  • Maintain retain sample area and control sample files.



  • Generate Certificates of Analysis (COAs) for outgoing products.



  • Inspect incoming ingredients for specification compliance which includes sampling for outside lab analysis and/or sampling for analysis at the plant. Maintain cleanliness and organization of work area. Performs special tasks and other duties as assigned by QC manager.



  • Provides rotation Coverage between 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts.  This is a 6-day per week position with daily and weekend OT as needed.  






Job Requirements

 Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent education 

  • 2 years of Quality Control work experience in Food Manufacturing. 

  • Candidates should have  experience with evaluating and testing raw materials raw materials and finished products to meet internal and external customer specifications.

  • Must be able to flourish in a fast paced three shift industrial environment; and have a keen eye for detail and be able to handle multiple priorities at one time.

  • Ability to comfortably operate testing equipment and standard office equipment, including desktop computers and Microsoft software. 

  • This is a hands on non-exempt hourly-paid Staff position and is not a sit behind the desk job.  

  • Must be able, willing, and capable of obtaining a forklift license. and able to climb ladders.  

  • Flexibility in work schedule is also a must.

    Excellent remuneration and benefits package with bonus opportunity. 


    Equal opportunity Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans