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Auditor - Quality Control

Company: Stratas Foods
Location: Decatur
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Stratas Foods LLC is the leading supplier of fats and oils to the Foodservice, Food Ingredients and Retail Private Label markets in North America and is a producer of quality bulk and packaged dressings, mayonnaise and sauces. Stratas Foods was formed in October 2008 as a 50/50 joint venture between ACH Food Companies (ACH) and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

Manufacturing facilities are located in Dallas and Houston, TX; Decatur and Quincy, IL; Englewood, NJ; Fresno, CA; Nashville, TN; and Valdosta, GA. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, TN. We are committed to maintaining a progressive workplace by utilizing the ideas, skills and talents of all of our employees. We strive to make Stratas Foods a great place to work and are building a team capable of meeting our business goals.

Job Description

The role of this position is to help maintain the quality of packaging materials from receipt of the raw materials through to the customer to ensure customer satisfaction. This position will be critical in the support and improvement of our Quality Systems. This position will be a project leader for materials issues and will be required to create corrective actions and bring the various projects to closure.

Responsibilities:

1. Continually strive to improve the existing Quality Systems.

2. Maintain audit systems (scale verification, hazardous waste documents, plant sanitation, program, etc.).

3. Lead on all third party audits and verify all documentation.

4. Responsible for updating all BOMs and verify packaging materials

5. Maintain all BOM documents and packaging books.

6. Maintain the HACCP program.

7. Maintain the Pest Control program.

8. Assist Quality Assurance Manager with various training initiatives.

9. Problem solve using root cause analysis.

10. Act as the primary fill in for the job of Laboratory Supervisor.

Qualifications

Education: BS or Associate's in a related technical area. Desired emphasis in Food Science, Biology, or Chemistry.

Related Experience: 3-5 years in packaging quality or production.

Skills: AS-400, Windows, Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations: AIB Certification would be a plus. ISO Auditor certification is preferred.

Competencies:

1. Communication: Strong verbal, non-verbal skills are essential to this position

2. Teamwork: Ability to work with a variety of individuals to reach common goals will be critical to success

3. Reasoning Ability: Excellent judgment will serve our customers well

4. Strong audit experience

5. Detail oriented: Very good record keeping

Additional Information

Physical:

Sitting up to 4 hrs. using a computer.

Walking and standing up to 4 hrs. to conduct Plant walk through, inspections, and audits.

Periodic lifting and climbing. Not over 40 lbs.

Sensory:

Speaking to vendors and at meetings.

Hearing at meetings.

Visual for looking at samples, finished product and defective issues.

Must have the appropriate level of sensory acuity (visual, hearing, speaking, smell and touch) to be able to identify and react to normal, abnormal and alarm conditions (chemical, temperature etc.)

Mental/Reasoning:

Reading and writing skills are very important.

Must be able to interact with a variety of people.

Reasoning and good judgment.

Must be able to logically and methodically work through and break down complex problems and processes to enable effective communication with all levels of the organization.

Problem analyzing and correct reaction.

Stratas Foods is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant or employee in any manner prohibited by law, including but not limited to, on the basis of race or color, religion, gender, age, genetic information, national origin/ancestry, mental or physical disability, family status/marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, and any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Stratas Foods, Decatur , Auditor - Quality Control, Accounting, Auditing , Decatur, Illinois

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